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...

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'...

Students at one of Coolum’s fastest-growing schools are counting down the days to the opening of their much anticipated state-of-the-art Science Centre. The new building at Coolum Beach Christian College is supported by a $440,000 Federal...

I am proud to again inform a Men's Shed in Fairfax that they have been successful in gaining funding as part of the Federal Government's National Shed Development Programme - this time for Coolum Men's Shed in the Coolum Eco Industrial Park...

Many local lottery agents and keno operators have expressed concern to me about lottery and keno betting services, such as those offered by Lottoland Australia Proprietary Limited (‘Lottoland’). As a result, the Federal Government is taking...

On Tuesday 27 March 2018, Infrastructure Australia released their 2018 Priority List of projects - which includes the Beerburrum to Nambour Rail Upgrade, recognising that the line is congested and adversely impacting on rail travel to and...