John McVeigh

Federal Member for Groom
Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government

John McVeigh MP

Media Releases



Media Releases


27 October, 2016
Federal Member for Groom John McVeigh today welcomed $142,933 in disaster resilience funding to better prepare the Queensland community from the threat of natural disasters. Dr McVeigh said the funding will be provided to the Australian Red Cros... Read more
27 October, 2016
Works will start today on a $6 million upgrade of the Acland intersection between the Warrego Highway and Jondaryan Sabine Road, making the intersection safer and more efficient for all drivers.Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester... Read more
14 October, 2016
The Turnbull Government has delivered a comprehensive update of Australia’s second oldest free trade agreement, creating significant opportunities for Groom.Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said the signing of an updated Singapore-Australia Free Trad... Read more
14 October, 2016
A new project to help regional and remote students has been backed by the Turnbull Government with a $139,824 grant for the University of Southern Queensland to support more students who face barriers to higher education. Member for Groom John M... Read more
11 October, 2016
Federal Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh today welcomed the announcement of regular international freight services from the Brisbane West-Wellcamp Airport.Dr McVeigh said this was another step to enhancing the supply chain network out of the Darling ... Read more
11 October, 2016
Today marks the inaugural National headspace Day – a national day of awareness aimed at ensuring that every young Australian knows how to get help for mental health issues if they need it, regardless of where they live.This headspace Day Federal Memb... Read more
10 October, 2016
Federal Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh has used the start of Mental Health Week (October 9 – 15) to promote community awareness about mental health issues and remind residents about the importance of the social and emotional wellbeing of themselves... Read more
10 October, 2016
Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh has been appointed to four multi-party parliamentary committees including the influential Joint Committee of Public Accounts and Audit.The Joint Committee for Public Accounts and Audit holds inquiries into public admi... Read more
Works start on Toowoomba Second Range Crossing viaduct
30 September, 2016
Works began today on the Toowoomba Second Range Crossing viaduct – an 800m-long road bridge that will extend from the Lockyer Valley and cut through the Toowoomba Range at Mount Kynoch.Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester said the viaduct would provide the key link betwee... Read more
USQ researchers receive a boost
22 August, 2016
Three researchers from the University of Southern Queensland have received funding to help them work with international partners to develop innovative products and services for Australian and international markets.The researchers have received $7000 each in grants under the Australian Government’s $... Read more
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