In the Media

“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 sha...Read more

Team Queensland has applauded the Commonwealth for today’s decision to award the Land 400 Phase 2 contract to Rheinmetall Defence Australia which will base its operations in Queensland. The announcement comes after months of advocacy by Tea...Read more

Mr Ted O'Brien MP, said unpaid carers in Fairfax would benefit from $85.6 million in additional funding for support services. Mr O'Brien said the new support services were in recognition of the important contribution unpaid carers were prov...Read more

Construction on the Sunshine Coast Airport expansion project is set to commence with a major construction contract awarded today. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the project deliver...Read more

The Federal Government is making it easier for people with disability to participate in nationally focused, disability-related conferences held in Australia. Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP said grants of up to $10,000 are available to o...Read more

The Federal Government will provide two new ground-breaking flu vaccines to over 3 million Australians aged 65 years and over - free of charge. These new vaccines will help provide stronger protection for over 65s in Fairfax. Member for Fai...Read more

Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith says awarding a lucrative $5 billion Defence contract to Queensland will give our soldiers the best chance of survival. The decorated war hero believes Rheinmetall’s armoured vehicle, to be built i...Read more

Farmers across Fairfax are set to benefit from new rules announced today to ensure Aussies get a fair go in agricultural land sales. The changes require farm land to be marketed widely to potential Australians bidders for a minimum of 30 da...Read more

The Federal Government is continuing to take action to combat the scourge of ice and other illicit drugs with more Local Drug Action Teams set to rollout across Australia. Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien said that applications are now open...Read more

Ted O’Brien MP says a new, free support network is now available to stand up for the rights older people in need in Fairfax. “The Turnbull Government understands that, from time to time, older people, their families and carers need help to...Read more