Road Safety Funding Flows to Groom

New road safety upgrades and improvements will be delivered in Toowoomba Region thanks to funding from the Australian Government. Federal Member for Groom Garth Hamilton said the funding will deliver crucial road safety improvements while also supporting shovel-ready construction activity. “This vital funding provides a critical boost to local jobs and the economy in an…

Next Step for New Highfields Library and Community Facility

Tender has been awarded for design and construction of a new Toowoomba Regional Council (TRC) library, customer service centre and community meeting facility at Highfields. Toowoomba based construction company McNab Developments was awarded the tender to construct the new Highfields library at 32 and 38 O’Brien Road. The project is funded by the Australian Government’s Local…

Vital Funding for Pittsworth Airfield

Pittsworth Airfield is among 89 regional airports nationwide which will benefit from grants totalling nearly $30 million under Round 2 of the Australian Government’s Regional Airports Program. Federal Member for Groom Garth Hamilton said the airfield would receive $264,150 to upgrade the runway pavement and install solar emerency lighting. “Pittsworth Airfield is an important part…

Time for communities in Groom to get ready to apply for a share in $280 million Australian Government bushfire recovery funding

The Australian Government has today released guidelines for the $280 million Black Summer Bushfire Recovery (BSBR) grants program, providing funding direct to communities to help in their ongoing recovery after the 2019-20 bushfires. Minister for Emergency Management David Littleproud MP said bushfire recovery is still front and centre for the Australian Government. “The Government has…

Applications open for businesses in Toowoomba Region to help strengthen Australia’s supply chains

Businesses in Toowoomba Region are encouraged to apply for a grant to help strengthen Australia’s supply chain capabilities and access to critical products in times of crisis. Applications have now opened for manufacturers under the Supply Chain Resilience Initiative – a key part of the Government’s $1.5 billion Modern Manufacturing Strategy. Matched grants of between…

Boost for Local Road Maintenance in Toowoomba Region

Local road maintenance in the Toowoomba Region will receive a boost thanks to funding under the Australian Government’s Roads to Recovery Program. Federal Member for Groom Garth Hamilton said the Australian Government would deliver over $186.5 million to 366 local government authorities nationwide for safer and better-maintained roads. “The Roads to Recovery funding will allow the…