Dr John McVeigh

Dr John McVeigh was declared as the Federal Member for Groom on 22 July, 2016 and he was sworn in as the Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government on December 20, 2017. John has a Bachelor of Business (Marketing & Economics) (University of Southern Queensland), Master of Business Administration (Bond University) and a PhD in Agribusiness Management (University of Queensland).

John spent his early childhood on a Darling Downs grain farm starting school at Jondaryan State School and completing his schooling at St. Joseph’s and finally Downlands College in Toowoomba, and proudly still calls the area home, now living here with his wife and six children.