Press Releases

TWO local Men’s Sheds have hit the jackpot with generous Federal Government grants to fund a new shed and comfortable amenities. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien surprised members with an announcement today (Wed October 3) of $84,000 funding...

MEMBER for Fairfax Ted O’Brien is urging Sunshine Coast people to have a strawberry-filled weekend to support local growers. Mr O’Brien spoke in Federal Parliament today (Thursday 20 September) in support of legislation to invoke tougher...

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...

MEDIA STATEMENT: Liberal Party Leadership (Update) Andrew Wallace MP Member for Fisher Ted O’Brien MP Member for Fairfax **The following statement is attributable to both Ted O’Brien MP and Andrew Wallace MP “The events that have transpired...

LNP Federal Members of Parliament from the Sunshine Coast, Andrew Wallace, Ted O’Brien and Llew O’Brien, together with Nambour based Senator James McGrath, are joining the 2018 Vinnies Community Sleepout, by sleeping rough in a cold...

The northern end of the Sunshine Coast has proven itself as Queensland’s entrepreneurial capital if the latest round of Accelerating Commercialisation funding is anything to go by. State-wide only three businesses made the cut and they’re...

MORE Sunshine Coast women suffering alcohol and drug addiction will have access to a rehab bed thanks to Federal funding to build a new transitional home. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien said $256,060 awarded under the Building Better...

Residents in and around Dulong, Queensland are now benefiting from new and improved mobile coverage thanks to the Coalition Government’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. Federal Minister for Communications, Mitch Fifield joined the...

Work is now underway on an Australian-first engineering solution for the Bruce Highway Upgrade between Caloundra Road and the Sunshine Motorway. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Michael McCormack said the...

Farmers, food suppliers and retailers across the country are set to benefit from Australia’s first ever agribusiness clustering initiative. Food Innovation Australia Limited’s (FIAL) Cluster Programme encourages businesses, researchers and...