In the Media

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...

The Federal Government will deliver additional tax relief to over 40,000 small and medium businesses on the Sunshine Coast, five years earlier than planned. “This is good news for small businesses here on the Coast - lower company tax means...

TWO local Men’s Sheds have hit the jackpot with generous Federal Government grants to fund a new shed and comfortable amenities. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien surprised members with an announcement today (Wed October 3) of $84,000 funding...

The Federal Government will invest $52 million to protect Australian teenagers, including those in Fairfax against meningococcal, with the launch of a new free national program for 14 to 19 year olds. Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP said...

More choice for parents in Fairfax The Federal Government has accepted all the recommendations of the National School Resourcing Board’s Review of the socio-economic status score, released in July. The new method for calculating school...

Australia has a strong record on food safety and luckily, incidents of contamination of this kind are rare and isolated in Australia’s food safety history. We need to make sure that we all get behind our farmers, continue to buy Australian...

This is excellent news and highlights the Coalition Government's commitment to quality care for older Australians. As a community we expect high standards for the quality and safety of aged care services. This Royal Commission will be about...

Small businesses on the Sunshine Coast are set to benefit from additional opportunities to invest in their business and replace or upgrade their assets, with legislation to extend the $20,000 instant asset write-off passing the Parliament....

Everyday people will be trained as “citizen scientists” to keep an eye on their local environment and promote behaviour changes. The Federal Government is funding a Nambour-based environment group to roll out education programs across South...