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Christmas is upon us and what better way to celebrate than attending a community carols event! Here's a list of carols and Christmas celebrations around the electorate: Bli Bli Community Carols WHEN: Fri 7 Dec, 4:30pm WHERE: Bli Bli State...

We have a large cohort of retirees across the Sunshine Coast and they stand to lose thousands of dollars from their nest egg every year under Labor’s retiree tax. “In Fairfax there are around 7,500 people whose hard earned savings will be...

Financial and other support options are available for Sunshine Coast grandparents who have taken responsibility as primary carers for their grandchildren. Minister for Human Services Michael Keenan said the Grandparent Adviser program...

The Coalition Government is giving greater choice to Australian families by making parental leave pay more flexible. Each year thousands of parents return to work before they have used up all of their Government-funded Parental Leave...

A more than half a billion dollar increase to t he National Water Infrastructure Development Fund will bolster the delivery of transformational water projects for regional communities. Mr Ted O’Brien MP said the Liberal and Nationals...

Small businesses on the Sunshine Coast will benefit from the Federal Government’s introduction of a $2 billion Australian Business Securitisation Fund. Ted O’Brien, Member for Fairfax said many small business owners on the Sunshine Coast...

Small businesses on the Sunshine Coast will benefit from improvements the Coalition Government is making to employee share schemes which are designed to help attract, retain and motivate employees. The Government’s proposed changes include...

The Sunshine Coast has new Armistice Day memorials to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1 on November 11. Ted O’Brien’s Fairfax electorate secured $50,000 in Federal funding under the Armistice Centenary Grants Program for...

As a nation, we stand as one on Remembrance Day. It was a pleasure to be at the unveiling of the Eternal Flame at the Cotton Tree Park Cenotaph - symbolising eternal life and the spirit of freedom - remembering those who lay down their...

Most people living with a mental health illness don't ask for help, so it's great to support new initiatives for prevention, early intervention and treatment. _________________________________________________________________________________...