In the Media

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...

Since 2013, the Coalition Government has provided more than $1.8 billion in assistance measures to help farmers and communities in drought. Through the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper , we’ve made a range of social and business...

During the week of 27-31 August, I took my mobile office to 14 sites across the electorate of Fairfax speaking to many of you about matters that concern you, including the recent leadership spill. For those of you who were unable to meet me...

Mr Ted O’Brien MP has encouraged local sporting groups in Fairfax to apply for funding for a national $29.7 million program aimed at upgrading community sport infrastructure. The Community Sport Infrastructure grant program has been...

Ted O’Brien MP has called on community organisations on the Sunshine Coast to join the Be Connected Network and be eligible to apply for a share of up to $20 million in funding to help get seniors online. Mr O’Brien said the Turnbull...