BONZA COLLAPSE REMINDER MORE WORK IS NEEDED ON THE COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

  Following the announcement that Bonza Airlines has been placed into voluntary administration, Federal Member for Groom Garth Hamilton has called on the government to do everything it can to ensure a competitive aviation sector. “This news about Bonza’s collapse will only add to the imbalance in the Australian domestic aviation sector. “Less competition is…

LABOR & CROSSBENCH DELIVER COST OF LIVING BLOW THIS CHRISTMAS

  Businesses, workers and consumers across the Toowoomba region will be worse off after having have been sold out by the Albanese Labor Government and Senate crossbenchers. Federal Member for Groom, Garth Hamilton said today members of the crossbench joined with the Labor Government to legislate higher cost of living, after passing through highly damaging…

‘GROOM’S GIFTS’ RECEIVES OVERWHELMING SUPPORT FROM LOCAL SMALL BUSINESSES

Following the launch of the ‘Groom’s Gifts’ initiative there has been an outpouring of support from the local business community, with a number of runner-up prizes being kindly donated to the draw. Federal Member for Groom, Garth Hamilton has expressed his gratitude towards local businesses for getting behind the initiative. “The response from our local…

Labor’s Complex New Laws Are Bad for Jobs & Australian Businesses

The Albanese Labor Government is seeking to limit parliamentary scrutiny and rush through new industrial relations laws that will hurt Australian businesses and put jobs at risk.  Last week Minister Burke used an address at the National Press Club to dismiss the concerns of business that the changes will increase complexity, stifle innovation and cost…

Garth Hamilton MP with Vice Chancellor Geraldine McKenzie and other University of Southern Queensland representatives

LABOR ABANDONS COALITION INVESTMENT TO BUILD OUR SPACE ECONOMY

The Albanese Government has confirmed it has cut over $1.2 billion from Australia’s space industry by cancelling the National Space Mission for Earth Observation program in its entirety. Federal Member for Groom, Garth Hamilton has labelled the cuts to the space industry ‘economic vandalism’. “This is pure and simple economic vandalism. Labor is cannibalising a…

Position Partners CEO Martin Nix, Geoscience Australia Representative Martine Woolf, Member for Groom Garth Hamilton, USQ Head of School (Surveying and Built Environment) Dr Glenn Campbell

Lift off for Toowoomba’s space industry

Today’s official launch of the University of Southern Queensland-led iLAuNCH Trailblazer Program greenlights Toowoomba’s future in the space industry. The $180 million project includes $50 million of federal funding provided under the former Coalition government’s Trailblazer Universities Program. Federal Member for Groom, Garth Hamilton, says he is proud to have worked closely with Vice-Chancellor, Geraldine…

Garth Hamilton Keith Pitt and Pat Weir

Speech – House of Representatives – New Acland Coal Mine

Finally, the Queensland Labor government has seen sense and provided the remaining approvals for the restart of the New Acland coal mine. The water licence is in, and we’ll see work resuming in the coming months. This is great news for our community. That means jobs for locals and extra cash flowing through our region’s…