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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...

MEMBER for Fairfax Ted O’Brien is urging Sunshine Coast people to have a strawberry-filled weekend to support local growers. Mr O’Brien spoke in Federal Parliament today (Thursday 20 September) in support of legislation to invoke tougher...

Australia has a strong record on food safety and luckily, incidents of contamination of this kind are rare and isolated in Australia’s food safety history. We need to make sure that we all get behind our farmers, continue to buy Australian...

This is excellent news and highlights the Coalition Government's commitment to quality care for older Australians. As a community we expect high standards for the quality and safety of aged care services. This Royal Commission will be about...

Small businesses on the Sunshine Coast are set to benefit from additional opportunities to invest in their business and replace or upgrade their assets, with legislation to extend the $20,000 instant asset write-off passing the Parliament....

Everyday people will be trained as “citizen scientists” to keep an eye on their local environment and promote behaviour changes. The Federal Government is funding a Nambour-based environment group to roll out education programs across South...

Since 2013, the Coalition Government has provided more than $1.8 billion in assistance measures to help farmers and communities in drought. Through the Agricultural Competitiveness White Paper , we’ve made a range of social and business...

During the week of 27-31 August, I took my mobile office to 14 sites across the electorate of Fairfax speaking to many of you about matters that concern you, including the recent leadership spill. For those of you who were unable to meet me...

MEDIA STATEMENT: Liberal Party Leadership (Update) Andrew Wallace MP Member for Fisher Ted O’Brien MP Member for Fairfax **The following statement is attributable to both Ted O’Brien MP and Andrew Wallace MP “The events that have transpired...

I'll be heading off on my Winter Road Trip on Monday 27 August, with 14 locations in 4 days! Come down and have a chat about any Federal issue. Locations and details are: Mon 27 Aug 7.45am PEREGIAN SPRINGS (Cnr Peregian Springs Drive &...