Scholarships for rural and regional students still up for grabs

Federal Member for Groom, Garth Hamilton MP said students from regional areas who started university this year could still apply for a scholarship worth up to $18,000. Mr Hamilton said Round 5 of the Australian Government’s Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarship (RRES) program has scholarships available for eligible students who commenced study in 2021. “If…

$393,461 for Indigenous education & wellbeing programs in Toowoomba Region

The Morrison Government is investing $393,461 to extend support for Indigenous programs in Toowoomba Region as part of the Indigenous Advancement Strategy. Minister for Indigenous Australians, the Hon Ken Wyatt AM, MP, said the funding will help organisations deliver successful early childhood, schooling, vocational education and training, and safety and wellbeing services for Indigenous Australians…

Safety Improvement for Toowoomba-Karrara Road

$2 million in safety improvement works will soon be delivered along Toowoomba-Karara Road from Todd Road, Cambooya to Southbrook Road, Felton. The jointly funded project is set to begin this month (October) and be completed by December 2021, weather permitting. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Barnaby Joyce announced the…

Toowoomba Region Jobs and ADF Personnel Benefit from Health Facility Upgrades

Australian Defence Force personnel and local businesses in Toowoomba Region are reaping the benefits of the Morrison Government’s $212.5 million investment in new and upgraded health facilities at Defence premises across the nation. The construction programs include a range of new and upgraded facilities to provide primary health care services, including dental, pharmacies, mental health,…

Morrison Government expands support for apprentices in Groom to secure Australia’s future workforce

The Morrison Government will continue to secure Australia’s economic recovery by expanding support to help apprentices finish their training, protecting the skills pipeline delivered under the government’s successful Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements program. The $3.9 billion Boosting Apprenticeship Commencements program will extend support into the second and third year of an eligible Australian Apprenticeship through the…

Building Resilient Regional Leaders in Toowoomba Region

Leadership training providers in the Toowoomba Region are encouraged to apply for the Building Resilient Regional Leaders Initiative pilot program, which will support current and emerging local leaders to become strong voices for the region. Federal Member for Groom Garth Hamilton said this is a great opportunity for people in the Toowoomba Region to develop…