In the Media

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...

This week’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook confirms the strength of the Australian economy and that the budget will return to surplus. Returning the budget to surplus is part of the Liberal National Government’s plan to keep the...

A VITAL program to help migrants adjust to life on the Sunshine Coast has been awarded a significant federal grant. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien said some migrants had trouble finding work and forming relationships in the community and...

We have a large cohort of retirees across the Sunshine Coast and they stand to lose thousands of dollars from their nest egg every year under Labor’s retiree tax. “In Fairfax there are around 7,500 people whose hard earned savings will be...

Financial and other support options are available for Sunshine Coast grandparents who have taken responsibility as primary carers for their grandchildren. Minister for Human Services Michael Keenan said the Grandparent Adviser program...