Do you want to ask some questions ? Along with our members and the community at our Meet the Candidates Forum, part of our Toowoomba Chamber Political Series – The Ayes Have It.
The Geelong Advertiser in 2019 reported that the Geelong Hospital shared in 40 million dollars of federal funding to develop new paediatric emergency departments. The health sector is the region’s biggest employer. What will our candidates do to secure federal funding investment for the new Baillie Henderson Hospital?
The Townsville Bulletin in 2021 reported that the Townsville Concert Hall project will benefit from a 100-million-dollar federal government funding injection. It is understood that the federal government also contributed a reported $100 million for the Townsville stadium. What will our candidates do to secure federal government funding for a new convention centre and a new stadium for the city?
The Toowoomba Region is a renewable energy hub, with over 500 million invested in recent years, yet there has been a decrease in federal government spending. How will our candidates build on the renewable energy foundation in our region?
Australia’s top 50 economists have stated that climate change is the most important issue for the incoming government. What are our candidates plans for climate change?
The Ayes Have It | Meet the Candidates
Small business community is crying out for workers. What is the candidates position on increasing immigration levels to assist in securing skilled and unskilled workers to address the regions skills shortfall?
Small business (under 20 employers) represents 97% of businesses in Australia. The ABS identify the three biggest small business sectors are professional services, health, and construction, the 3 key sectors in Toowoomba. What do the candidates for Groom propose to do to support small business?
Delivery of fast rail, inland rail, light rail is seen as critical pieces in securing long term social and economic prosperity for the city. How will the candidates help secure these three transport initiatives for the city?
A Wellcamp Entertainment Facility, a revitalised Jondaryan Woolshed, and the Quarry Gardens with enhance the city’s reputation as a tourist destination. How will our candidates go about securing federal government funding to make these legacy assets a reality?
The event will be held on Thursday 28 April 2022 at the Toowoomba Cathedral Centre -123 Neil St, Toowoomba. It will commence at 5:30pm and conclude at 7:30pm and be moderated by ABC Reporter, Belinda Sanders.
Do you want to Meet the Candidates of Groom?
Toowoomba Chamber and Toowoomba Business Networks Members are Free.
The event will be held on Thursday 28 April 2022 at the Toowoomba Cathedral Centre -123 Neil St, Toowoomba. It will commence at 5:30 pm and conclude at 7:30 pm and be moderated by ABC Reporter, Belinda Sanders. So come along and meet the Candidates.
Grab your tickets from our website. Got a question you would like the Toowoomba Chamber to ask on your behalf? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org