In Canberra

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...

After receiving feedback from Sunshine Coast businesses in the construction industry about foreign multinational (‘tier one’) securing the lion's share of big government contracts, Ted O'Brien MP, Federal Member for Fairfax, called for a...

Ted O'Brien MP says recent speeches by Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese and Shadow Foreign Affairs spokesperson Penny Wong shows they have fallen for a classic Communist ploy. They are spreading the message of the Chinese Communist Party...

In an address to the Australian Institute of International Affairs, Ted O'Brien MP, Federal Member for Fairfax, warned that Australia needs to limit Beijing's ability to use liberal values 'against us'. Click HERE to read more.

The Sunshine Coast will receive more than $170 million in the 2021/22 Federal Budget for much-needed transport projects, including the Mooloolah River Interchange and the Beerburrum to Nambour rail duplication. Read the Media Release HERE ....

The Sunshine Coast will share in more than $150,000 to help women back into work, as part of the Federal Government's Local Recovery Fund. We're among the first 15 locations to receive funding under the Local Jobs Program, aimed at helping...

The Prime Minister's pledge to fund 50% of critical infrastructure for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games in South East Queensland is great news. What's even better is the establishment of an independent body to review all relevant...

CONSULTATION OPEN FOR DEFENCE AND VETERAN SUICIDE ROYAL COMMISSION Veterans and their families, ex-service organisations, states and territories, peak bodies and other interested stakeholders are being encouraged to provide their input for...

Keeping the lights on: Committee to examine future energy generation and storage The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy today launched a new inquiry into dispatchable energy generation and storage...