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“The Labor Party is planning to rip money from the pockets of pensioners, retirees and low-income earners to pay for its budget black hole,” the Member Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP said. Labor have announced they will abolish tax refunds for sha...Read more

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

Ramp closures at Caloundra Road interchange Temporary ramp closures will be in effect at the Caloundra Road interchange on Sunday 18 March and Monday 19 March 2018 between 8pm and 5am when traffic volumes are lower, as Energex conducts majo...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

Around 950 children at 28 preschools in Fairfax will be given the opportunity to learn a second language this year, thanks to the Federal Government’s Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program. Mr Ted O’Brien MP said it was encourag...Read more

Mr Ted O'Brien MP, said unpaid carers in Fairfax would benefit from $85.6 million in additional funding for support services. Mr O'Brien said the new support services were in recognition of the important contribution unpaid carers were prov...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

More than 100,000 of the most disadvantaged Australians, many long-term unemployed welfare recipients, have gained a job through the Federal Government’s wage subsidy program since 2015. Wage subsidies are playing a strong role in helping s...Read more

Our local community, landcare, environment and other natural resource management groups can now apply for funding to help restore our local environment in Fairfax, under the Federal Government’s $5 million Environment Small Grants opportuni...Read more

AN indigenous Sunshine Coast business is flying high after winning a major Commonwealth Games contract. Kennelly Constructions, based at Chevallum, is building 170 flagpole bases for the Gold Coast Games, including the base for the 9 metre...Read more