Press Releases

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...

The Federal Government today announced funding of $18m towards a new Australia-wide program helping family and small businesses build their digital capability. Minister for Small and Family Business, the Workplace and Deregulation, Craig...

Sunshine Coast Solar Farm project wins national award • Sunshine Coast Council wins one of 10 categories of the 2018 National Awards for Local Government • The council is Australia’s first local government to offset its entire electricity...

***** Submissions are now open. CLICK HERE FOR Details ****** Minister for Regional Communications, Senator Bridget McKenzie, and Ted O’Brien MP, Federal Member for Fairfax, have welcomed the announcement of the 2018 Regional...

15,000 trees will be planted on the Sunshine Coast by June 2020 thanks to a $110,000 boost from the Federal Government for new revegetation projects that directly help recover threatened ecological communities or threatened species. Ted O...