Named in honour of Sir Littleton Ernest Groom, 1867–1936, Speaker of the House of Representatives (1926–29 ) and a Member of the House of Representatives (1901–29 and 1931–36).
5,586 sq km
The Division of Groom consists of part of the Toowoomba Regional Council.
Products/Industries of the Area:
This area is noted for its rich and diverse range of products and industries including agriculture, retailing and food processing as well as for the provision of educational and community services. Toowoomba is known as the Garden City. The University of Southern Queensland is located in Toowoomba while the Army Aviation Centre is based at Oakey.
Provincial – outside capital cities, but with a majority of enrolment in major provincial cities