Brimblecombe Road prior to upgrade

LABOR’S SHAMEFUL WARREGO HIGHWAY FUNDING DEAL

After two years of deliberately taking away critical road, rail and water infrastructure in regional Queensland, Labor’s latest budget does more damage. The Albanese Government’s review of the Infrastructure Investment Pipeline established a ‘Warrego Highway corridor’ derived funding allocated by the former Coalition Government. According to the review papers, the new corridor would usurp: •…

LABOR HAS LOST CONTROL OF IMMIGRATION, INCREASING HOUSING PRESSURES

Australians have no trust in the Albanese Labor Government to manage immigration with new figures showing the number of people coming to Australia has increased to 1,625,000. Federal Member for Groom, Garth Hamilton said Labor has lost control of the immigration system and reconfirmed their commitment to a big Australia immigration policy. “Labor says they do not want a Big Australia despite confirming the migration figure of 1.5 million…

Community wins as corridor scrapped

Federal Member for Groom, Garth Hamilton is welcoming the news that the Palaszczuk Government has scrapped the Toowoomba North South Transport Corridor, following an intense, sustained campaign by residents against the State Government’s proposal. “This is great news for local residents who stood up to fight against the Palaszczuk Government’s ill-planned proposal that lacked consultation.”…

LABOR HACKS FUNDING FOR OUR ROADS

LABOR HACKS REGIONAL ROAD FUNDING After 200 days of uncertainty and chaos on the future of the infrastructure investment pipeline the Albanese Government has swung an axe on road funding and abandoned local government. Federal Member for Groom, Garth Hamilton slammed Labor’s decision after 200 days of indecision to cut important safety upgrades on regional…

Brimblecombe Road prior to upgrade

LABOR DELIVERING KING SIZED CUTS IN REGIONAL QUEENSLAND

Regional communities and local roads across the Toowoomba region are set to lose out, with the Albanese Labor government re-designing the Commonwealth infrastructure investment pipeline. From a conference in Sydney, Minister for Infrastructure Catherine King confirmed she would abandon the 80-20 funding split for infrastructure projects in regional areas. Federal Member for Groom, Garth Hamilton…

THE CITY DEAL IS STALLING UNDER LABOR, DELAYING RAILWAY PARKLANDS

Federal Member for Groom, Garth Hamilton has slammed the lack of progress on the SEQ City Deal.   As part of the deal, Toowoomba was set to see the long-anticipated Railway Parklands come to fruition, with $25 million in joint funding from the Commonwealth, State and Local governments.   “This is a critical project for Toowoomba’s future…