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Consumers are set for greater protection from corporate and financial sector misconduct, with the Federal Government introducing legislation into Parliament that will significantly strengthen penalties for white collar crime. “Criminal...

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...

****Update**** 23/10/18 - Legislation has now passed Parliament, meaning that f rom 2021-22, a business with a turnover below $50 million will have a tax rate of just 25 per cent, five years earlier than planned. Similar timing changes will...

Thank you to everyone who attended my Aged Care Forums. It has been a humbling process, both in terms of the stories and experiences being told, as well as a shared sense of purpose and vision of how the aged care sector can improve into...

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...