Future Drought Fund: Supporting drought resilience in Toowoomba Region

The Future Drought Fund’s $23 million Drought Resilient Soils and Landscapes Program opens today The grants aim to trial and demonstrate land management practices that will improve the natural capital across agricultural landscapes Applications are open until 11 January 2022 Farmers and interested organisations in Toowoomba Region are encouraged to apply for a share of…

Suicide prevention grants to double, focus on at-risk groups

The Morrison Government is increasing suicide prevention grants to organisations across the country to help reduce Australia’s suicide rate towards zero. Organisations in the Toowoomba Region can now apply for funding through the National Suicide Prevention Leadership and Support Program Grant Opportunity, with $114 million available for national projects that will raise awareness of the…

CHRISTMAS COMES EARLY FOR TOOWOOMBA REGIONAL COUNCIL WITH CASH BOOST

Toowoomba Regional Council will soon get their share of $1 billion flowing to councils nationwide to improve their local road networks and deliver priority community infrastructure projects. Made possible under the third phase of the Government’s Local Roads and Community Infrastructure (LRCI) program, guidelines for the funding are now online, meaning councils can now start…

New 10-year plan to support Australians in Toowoomba Region with diabetes

The Morrison Government has marked World Diabetes Day by releasing a new 10-year plan to better support Australians in the Toowoomba Region living with all forms of diabetes. The Australian National Diabetes Strategy 2021–2030 will drive real improvements in the prevention, early detection, management, and care of people with diabetes. Federal Member for Groom Garth…

Morrison Government funds Toowoomba Region project to help improve local community achieve career aspirations

The Morrison Government has funded a new project through the second round of its National Careers Institute’s Partnership Grants program, which will improve local career pathways and boost skills development for Toowoomba Region job seekers. As part of round two of the Partnership Grants program, the Morrison Government has committed $5.8 million to 16 projects…

Future Drought Fund fostering a new generation of drought resilient leaders in Toowoomba Region

The Australian Government is investing more than $11 million in the Future Drought Fund’s Drought Resilience Leaders program The program gives farmers and others in regional communities the opportunity to gain knowledge and skills through leadership development and mentoring to help build local drought resilience 2 mentors have been selected in Toowoomba Region for round…

FUNDING TO IMPROVE ROADS AND KEEP FREIGHT MOVING ACROSS TOOWOOMBA REGION

Local councils and state and territory governments can now apply for new funding under the Bridges Renewal Program (BRP) and Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program (HVSPP). The Liberal and Nationals Government has committed $250 million under these programs to improve heavy vehicle safety, keep freight moving and create new economic opportunities and jobs. For…