More Support for Travel Agents in Groom

Travel agents in Groom will benefit from sharing in additional funding support of $130 million from the Coalition Government. Garth Hamilton MP said local travel agents should apply for funding support in Round 2 of the COVID-19 Consumer Travel Support Program, which opens later this month. “The Coalition Government has committed $258 million to support…

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…

Thousands of New Apprentice and Trainee Jobs

Tens of thousands of new job opportunities will be created for apprentices and trainees across Australia with the expansion of the targeted wage subsidy program as part of the Morrison Government’s National Economic Recovery Plan. The Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements wage subsidy program is fully subscribed, helping to create 100,000 apprenticeships in less than five months.…

Broadband

I’m very happy to speak about the government’s great achievements on the NBN. After all, when this government came to office, we had the task of fixing Labor’s NBN mess, and what a mess it was! Labor had a gold plated approach which would have cost billions of dollars more and left millions of Australians…

Australian Made Products

Mr HAMILTON (Groom) (18:43): I rise to support Australian industry, particularly locally-made and locallyowned goods. Of course, I’m not a protectionist and I believe Australian goods must compete internationally. Indeed, it is the weight of competition that, when lifted repeatedly, grows strength in our products and expands our capacity as a producing nation. However, as…

Quarantine Camp Concerns

I want to place on record my deep concern and regret, at the Queensland Labor Governments idea, of placing regional quarantine camp in Toowoomba, in my electorate of Groom. The Premier floated this idea at a press conference on 22 January, 2021 – in what now seems a desperate attempt to find a solution to…