In the Media

The Turnbull Government has assisted 10,000 long-term unemployed young Australians get off welfare and into work through the Youth Bonus Wage subsidy component of the Youth Jobs PaTH program. Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien said the Youth J...Read more

The Federal Government issued a Proposed Recall Notice for a compulsory recall of all vehicles with defective Takata airbags installed, following an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) safety investigation. Small Business...Read more

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien MP today announced that grant applications for round two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund programme open on Friday 29 September. The Safer Co...Read more

Tourism Research Australia’s Annual National Visitor Survey was released on 20 September and shows a steady increase of national and international tourists to the Sunshine Coast in 2016/17. The Sunshine Coast welcomed 3.72 million national...Read more

The Federal Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, recently visited Bloomhill Cancer Care in Buderim. The Minister subsequently announced that the Commonwealth would decline an offer from the Queensland State Government help fund places...Read more

Thank you to everyone who has contacted me about the plebiscite on same sex marriage, including questions on the process and why people should have a vote. I spoke to the team at Hot 91.1 about these issues - feel free to listen here . I su...Read more

My #TeamSunshineCoast colleague, Andrew Wallace MP, Federal Member for Fisher, and I announced $3.5 million of Federal Government funding yesterday for facilities here on the Sunshine Coast. $3 million for significant renovation to The Even...Read more

See the announcement here. The Federal Government has come to the rescue of Australia’s largest Men’s Shed with a grant worth half a million dollars. “The Buderim Men’s Shed found out last year it needed to move from its current location an...Read more

Medifarm , Queensland's first licensed provider of medical cannabis, has commenced construction of their greenhouse facility at a secret location on the Sunshine Coast. I saw the facility this week , which is expected to begin providing med...Read more

The “Team Queensland” MPs and Senators lobbying for Defence Force super tanks to be built in Queensland have today won valuable ground in the battle against Victoria. Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien welcomed the announcement that one...Read more