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An unprecedented amount of road works is underway on the Sunshine Coast thanks to more than $3billion in Federal funding for the Bruce Highway. Here is an update on the progress of construction, and completion dates. Bruce Highway Upgrade –...

The Federal Government has released its response to the landmark Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. The Government has agreed to take action on all 76 recommendations contained...

Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien has accused the State Government of telling “porkies” as he leads a campaign to save Bloomhill Cancer Care. Without an urgent injection of funding, the wellness centre which nurses cancer patients will be...

FEMALE rugby players will soon be able to shower, change and have team briefings in a women’s-only change room for the first time thanks to a Federal Government grant. As male-dominated sports like rugby undergo an explosion in popularity...

Ted O'Brien and his team will take the mobile office across the electorate in February for the Summer Road Trip. If you would like to talk to Ted about anything you will find him at the following locations. Monday 4 Feb 7:45am KULUIN...

Bloomhill Cancer Care will be forced to reduce services and staff and limit further admissions to programs if additional funding cannot be found including an urgent request for funding from the State Government. The not-for-profit wellness...

A Sunshine Coast tech company, leading a digital revolution that could change the way people shop online, has been awarded a significant Federal Government grant. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien announced $616,888 for Alkira Software which...

The Federal Government pours billions into major highways but we also assist councils upgrade local roads and streets. The Sunshine Coast Council has received a generous allocation of just over $14.5million under the new Roads to Recovery...

The mental health of young people will be further supported with an extra $47 million to the organisation headspace and a new youth mental health ambassadors project. About 560,000 Australian children and adolescents are estimated to have a...

The Sunshine Coast has outperformed its SEQ neighbours in tourism growth, experiencing the best increase in visitor numbers, according to the latest data. While Brisbane and Gold Coast holiday visitations had modest or no gains in the year...