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…

Federal Funding to Fix 67 Black Spots in Queensland

Funding under the Australian Government’s Black Spot Program will substantially improve 67 dangerous crash sites on Queensland roads in 2021-22. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack said the State would receive $20.8 million under the Black Spot Program’s 2021–22 funding round. “This major investment is part of the Australian…

Australian Government Backing Local Ideas in Toowoomba Region to Enhance Inland Rail

Three project proposals in Groom will be receiving expert technical support thanks to the second round of the Australian Government’s Inland Rail Interface Improvement Program (II Program). Project proposals which will move forward under the II Program in Groom include: GrainCorp Ltd who will investigate upgrading their Brookstead rail siding. Pacific National to investigate the…

Investing in Groom’s smart farmers

Groom to share in $6.48 million Smart Farms Small Grants funding Projects focus on supporting Australian farmers to adopt innovative practices that increase farm productivity, profitability and protection of natural resources management The Australian Government continues to back farmers in Groom by helping them adopt the next generation of sustainable farming practices through Smart Farms…