In Fairfax

The Federal Government is sticking to its plan to build a stronger economy to benefit all Australians. This is a budget custom-made for the Sunshine Coast, and focusses on five key measures: Provide tax relief to encourage and reward...

“The Labor Party is planning to rip money from the pockets of pensioners, retirees and low-income earners to pay for its budget black hole,” the Member Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP said. Labor have announced they will abolish tax refunds for...

Ted believes in listening to his constituents to better represent them in Canberra. Please take a moment to let him know what concerns you the most. Click here to take his 30 Second Survey on Jobs and the Economy Thank you.

NUTRITION will be the theme for this year’s Veterans’ Health week with funding for applications to support events highlighting the week now open for Ex-Service organisations (ESOs) and community groups. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs,...

Sunshine Coast Solar Farm project wins national award • Sunshine Coast Council wins one of 10 categories of the 2018 National Awards for Local Government • The council is Australia’s first local government to offset its entire electricity...

The 2018 Federal Budget has delivered a trifecta for the Sunshine Coast! Revealed today, a massive $880 million for Bruce Highway upgrades between Pine Rivers and Caloundra; on top of the $800 million promised to fix the Bruce from Cooroy...

Today the Deputy Prime Minister was on the Sunshine Coast to announce the Federal Government will fund duplication and capacity upgrades to the North Coast Line between Beerburrum and Nambour. This is a huge win for our 'Get on Board'...

Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie, and Ted O’Brien MP, Federal Member for Fairfax, have welcomed the announcement of the 2018 Regional Telecommunications Review that will examine communication issues in regional...

15,000 trees will be planted on the Sunshine Coast by June 2020 thanks to a $110,000 boost from the Federal Government for new revegetation projects that directly help recover threatened ecological communities or threatened species. Ted O...

An ingenious Sunshine Coast invention that is being snapped up by the world’s top food and product brands has been awarded a sizeable federal grant. Snapsil Australia , based at Forest Glen, has developed ‘world-first’ packaging which...