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THE Maroochy Men’s Shed can finally build a spacious new home thanks to a significant $450,000 Federal Government grant. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien surprised the group with the funding announcement at a Christmas gathering today...

Senior Australians living on the Sunshine Coast will receive more support, thanks to a half-billion dollar aged care funding boost by the Liberal National Government, including the release of 10,000 high-level home care packages within...

This week’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook confirms the strength of the Australian economy and that the budget will return to surplus. Returning the budget to surplus is part of the Liberal National Government’s plan to keep the...

A VITAL program to help migrants adjust to life on the Sunshine Coast has been awarded a significant federal grant. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien said some migrants had trouble finding work and forming relationships in the community and...

Over half a million Australians are getting a better deal on their energy prices thanks to pressure from the Morrison Government on the big energy companies to put customers first. For too long the big energy companies have focused on their...

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...