John McVeigh

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

John McVeigh MP

Media Releases



Media Releases


Government funding paying dividends in Groom
29 May, 2018
Member for Groom John McVeigh is encouraging local companies to do their research into what grants are available after witnessing first-hand the difference Federal Government assistance can make.Dr McVeigh recently toured Toowoomba Engineering’s Torrington headquarters to see what they had put their... Read more
10 May, 2018
Toowoomba Wellcamp Airport will receive funding from the Turnbull Government in the 2018 Budget as part of a $50.1 million commitment to upgrade security screening equipment at regional airports across Australia.These changes form part of a broader $... Read more
10 May, 2018
The Darling Downs continue to play a key supporting role to our Australian Defence Force, as confirmed in the 2018-19 Budget.Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, and Federal Member for Groom, the Hon John McVeigh MP, welcomed the signi... Read more
09 May, 2018
Groom is set to benefit from the Australian Government’s continuing infrastructure investment under a range of programs to ensure the region’s economy can reach its potential, by tackling congestion, creating jobs, improving productivity, and better ... Read more
Coalition Government is all aboard for Toowoomba to Brisbane passenger rail
09 May, 2018
Plans for passenger rail services between Toowoomba and Brisbane have taken a major step forward with the inclusion of a $15 million business case announced in the 2018 Federal Budget.Member for Groom John McVeigh said the funding was provided under the Federal Government’s $250 million Major Projec... Read more
27 March, 2018
The new mobile base station at Haden-Maclagan Road has been turned on under round 2 of the Australian Government’s Mobile Black Spot Program, Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said today.“I’m pleased to announce improved and new coverage in the area w... Read more
19 March, 2018
The iconic Inland Rail project is building momentum in Queensland with the State’s Coordinator-General declaring the section between the New South Wales and Queensland border and Gowrie as a ‘Coordinated Project’.The Coalition Government committed an... Read more
Local Fulbright Scholar to honour US-Australia alliance
19 March, 2018
A Toowoomba academic will take part in the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship program and contribute to a five-decade long tradition that has helped forge closer relations between Australia and the United States.Member for Groom Dr John McVeigh said Professor Geoff Cockfield from the University of So... Read more
09 March, 2018
In great news for Darling Downs and South West region, Professor Jim Cavaye has been appointed as Chair of the Regional Development Australia (RDA) Darling Downs and South West Committee - a key advisory body to government in driving investment and j... Read more
02 March, 2018
The hunt is on for Australia’s top scientists, innovators and science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) teachers, and Groom residents are being encouraged to nominate for the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science.Minister for Jobs and Innovatio... Read more
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