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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...

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...