Thank you to everyone who attended my Aged Care Forums. It has been a humbling process, both in terms of the stories and experiences being told, as well as a shared sense of purpose and vision of how the aged care sector can improve into...

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 Labor Party is planning to rip money from the pockets of pensioners, retirees and low-income earners to pay for its budget black hole,” the Member Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP said. Labor have announced they will abolish tax refunds for...

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Meet Ted

Ted O'Brien MP – Federal Member for Fairfax

Ted is a family man who entered parliament with 20-plus years of experience in business and a track record as a community leader. 

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...