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Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP is encouraging Australians to acknowledge the enormous contribution of Australia’s carers this week. National Carers Week provides an opportunity to highlight the invaluable work of Australia’s 2.7 million...

The Federal Government will deliver additional tax relief to over 40,000 small and medium businesses on the Sunshine Coast, five years earlier than planned. “This is good news for small businesses here on the Coast - lower company tax means...

As a community we expect a high standard when it comes to the care and safety of our elderly and young Australians with disability living in residential aged care settings. The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety will...

Ted O’Brien MP has encouraged students, researchers and professionals in Fairfax to apply for a share of up to $119 million in funding as part of the Federal Government’s new Endeavour Leadership Program. Mr O’Brien said applications for...

Ted O’Brien MP has encouraged students in Fairfax to apply for a Government-funded scholarship to study a science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) course. Mr O’Brien said applications were now open for the $24 million Rural...

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...

The Federal Government will invest $52 million to protect Australian teenagers, including those in Fairfax against meningococcal, with the launch of a new free national program for 14 to 19 year olds. Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP said...

*********NOMINATIONS CLOSED********** Nominations are now closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted a mobile black spot IN FAIRFAX. The Federal Government has re-opened the Mobile Black Spot Program’s Database of Reported Black Spot...

The Federal Government has announced Expressions of Interest for Medicare eligible MRI licences for 20 facilities across Australia - and we want one for the Sunshine Coast! A Medicare MRI licence allows providers to charge MRI services to...

More choice for parents in Fairfax The Federal Government has accepted all the recommendations of the National School Resourcing Board’s Review of the socio-economic status score, released in July. The new method for calculating school...