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...

Across the Sunshine Coast volunteers are doing everything from supporting children with special-needs by working with horses, to preparing meals for the elderly and the Federal Government is aiding their valuable contribution with its own –...

The economist in Federal MP Ted O’Brien couldn’t be anything but pleased with the Treasurer’s announcement last night that the nation’s economy will have a budget surplus for the first time in 12 years. “We’re back in the black with a $7.1...

Federal Budget 2019-20 - Snapshot for Small Business We’re backing the Sunshine Coast’s 40,000 small and medium businesses: We are lowering taxes The company tax rate for companies with an annual turnover of less than $50 million has been...

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has committed up to $241 million to majority fund Stage 1 of the Bruce Highway – Maroochydore Road Interchange Upgrade, including an additional $91.4 in the 2019-20 Federal Budget. Federal Member...

Entrepreneurship continues to thrive on the Sunshine Coast with tech company Yondo the latest local business to secure Federal funding to help commercialise its revolutionary Live Experience software. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien said...

Coast people can look forward to improved mobile phone coverage thanks to the Liberal and Nationals Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. Minister for Regional Services Bridget McKenzie and Fairfax MP Ted O’Brien today...

Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien is celebrating today’s crucial milestone formalising a South-East Queensland City Deal. Mr O’Brien was in Brisbane for the Statement of Intent signing where all three tiers of government committed to work...

THE Maroochy Men’s Shed can finally build a spacious new home thanks to a significant $450,000 Federal Government grant. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien surprised the group with the funding announcement at a Christmas gathering today...