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Ted O'Brien MP has called on community organisations in Fairfax to apply for grant funding to support the efforts of their volunteers. Mr O'Brien the Federal Government was providing $20 million worth of grants valued between $1,000 and $5...

Please join me at the 2018 Fairfax Seniors 'Cost of Living' Forum. I will be joined by two guest speakers - Julie Schafer, Financial Planner and Margaret Donaldson, MyAged Care specialist. Date : Monday 6 August When : 9 am - 12 noon....

The Federal Government will expand its successful Early Learning Languages Australia (ELLA) program into more preschools and schools in Fairfax. Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien encouraged Fairfax preschools and schools to get on-board and...

Farmers, food suppliers and retailers across the country are set to benefit from Australia’s first ever agribusiness clustering initiative. Food Innovation Australia Limited’s (FIAL) Cluster Programme encourages businesses, researchers and...

The Federal Government today announced funding of $18m towards a new Australia-wide program helping family and small businesses build their digital capability. Minister for Small and Family Business, the Workplace and Deregulation, Craig...

Regional incubators in Fairfax will be given additional assistance to apply for the Incubator Support initiative to improve their commercial prospects. A new regional specialist will be appointed to assist local incubators through the...

NUTRITION will be the theme for this year’s Veterans’ Health week with funding for applications to support events highlighting the week now open for Ex-Service organisations (ESOs) and community groups. Minister for Veterans’ Affairs,...

Sunshine Coast Solar Farm project wins national award • Sunshine Coast Council wins one of 10 categories of the 2018 National Awards for Local Government • The council is Australia’s first local government to offset its entire electricity...

The Federal Government is sticking to its plan to build a stronger economy to benefit all Australians. This is a budget custom-made for the Sunshine Coast, and focusses on five key measures: Provide tax relief to encourage and reward...

The Sunshine Coast is the big winner in this year’s Federal Budget with more than $1.68billion in new money for the Bruce Highway: $880 million for upgrades to the Bruce Highway between Pine River and Caloundra $800 million for upgrades to...