Press Releases

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...

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...

With 15 Men’s Sheds across the Sunshine Coast and a couple of Women’s Sheds too, the Shed movement is going from strength to strength and today the Morrison Government has announced its decision to introduce a new law that will make...

MIGRANT and refugee women on the Sunshine Coast will be empowered to smash cultural stereotypes and take control of finances thanks to a Federal grant. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien announced $45 369 for the Nambour Community Centre’s new...

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...

Media release from the Hon Josh Frydenberg, Treasurer on Tuesday 12 March 2019 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Following consultation with the mortgage broking industry...

Ted O’Brien has handed in his submission to the Aged Care Royal Commission after compiling input from hundreds of Sunshine Coast residents. The Member for Fairfax used his annual Seniors’ Forum, attended by more than 120 people, to publicly...