Press Releases

Schools in the electorate of Fairfax will take a stand against bullying today, with students set to participate in the country’s key annual anti-bullying event. Federal Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien, said that nothing riles him more than...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

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

Thousands of university students are expanding their education horizons in foreign countries thanks to a Commonwealth scholarship program. With O’Week kicking off on campuses this week, Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien is urging undergraduate...Read more

To help protect Sunshine Coast youngsters from the devastating consequences of meningococcal, the Turnbull Government will add a quad-strain vaccine to the National Immunisation Program (NIP). Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien said the new vac...Read more

Sunshine Coast surf lifesaving and water safety groups will benefit from the Turnbull Government's commitment to reducing drowning deaths. Ted O'Brien said an extra $3 million would be delivered to lifesaving clubs and other water safety or...Read more

A SPECIAL banner representing Queensland’s Rats of Tobruk war heroes is going on permanent display in Nambour’s historical museum. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien announced a $2,631 grant to the Nambour and District Historical Museum Associa...Read more

The Australian Government has approved funding for a $56 million Intelligent Transport System (ITS) to deliver a safety warning system along the length of the Bruce Highway – giving drivers immediate updates on the status of the road ahead....Read more

International tourists are flocking to the Sunshine Coast in ever greater numbers in an important boost for the region. Visitor numbers increased 8% in the year to September over the 2016 figure. Federal Member for Fisher, Andrew Wallace sa...Read more

Indigenous culture and history will be passed on to school students through a new hinterland outdoor education facility. Mapleton’s Queensland Conference and Camping Centre (QCCC) is one of five community groups in the Sunshine Valley area...Read more