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The Bruce Highway bottleneck will be no-more, with two extra lanes to be built between Caboolture and Caloundra effectively 6-laning the Bruce from Brisbane to the Sunshine Coast. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien said the budget measure...

Two black spots at Buderim and another at Kiels Mountain will be fixed under road safety funding allocated in Tuesday night’s budget. Federal Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester and Federal Member for Fairfax, Ted O...

The Turnbull Government is making the right choices to ensure our nation’s remarkable economic growth story continues, so we can secure better days ahead for hard-working Australians on the Sunshine Coast. “Our economic growth has been hard...

Seniors on the Sunshine Coast will have their voices heard in Canberra through a new local committee dedicated to the over 50s. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien, who has established the Seniors Advisory Committee, said “it’s all about...

Tourism operators and small businesses are hopeful the recent boom in trade will roll on as many people plan an extended long weekend ahead of ANZAC day. The local tourism industry is going from strength to strength with more public...

Children suffering type 1 diabetes will no longer face the stress of having up to 10 blood tests a day thanks to a Federal Government initiative supplying eligible families with free, continuous glucose monitoring devices. “This will quite...

A new Federal Government incentive is now available to help Sunshine Coast businesses hire additional staff. Wage subsidies are a key component of the Government’s new jobactive PaTH Program, which will be fully rolled out in April and will...

It’s been a record hot start to the year but kindy kids, sports and volunteer organisations are playing it cool thanks to federal government funding. Community grants totalling $35,000 have warmed the hearts of community groups installing...

O’Brien delivers 30 speeches in 33 days Palmer delivered 30 speeches in 33 months It’s taken Ted O’Brien just 33 days in Parliament to equal what his predecessor Clive Palmer achieved in 33 months as the Member for Fairfax. This evening Ted...

Time is running out for Sunshine Coast Kindergarten’s to embrace an exciting early-learning languages program being rolled out nationally for the first time this year. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien is encouraging local Kindy’s and...