In Canberra

Issue date: Tuesday, 3 December 2019 The Parliament’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee has launched a new inquiry into activating trade and investment between Australia and Pacific island countries. Chair of the Committee’s...

Beach safety was the topic of discussion at the Prime Minister’s sausage sizzle at Parliament House, attended by surf lifesavers and members of parliament yesterday. Marking the start of summer, the Prime Minister acknowledged Surf Life...

The child safety legacy of Daniel Morcombe unites Australia like little else. In Parliament today, on the eve of Day for Daniel, that unity will be on display with the Assistant Minister for Children and Families Michelle Landry, and the...

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy has commenced an inquiry into the prerequisites for nuclear energy in Australia. Chair of the Committee, Mr Ted O’Brien MP, said that a fresh look at nuclear...

The Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy is set to investigate the nuclear fuel cycle at the request of Energy Minister Angus Taylor. As Committee Chair, Sunshine-Coast based MP for Fairfax Ted O’Brien will be tasked to lead the...

The Prime Minister’s representative for the 2032 Olympic Games Ted O’Brien MP today urged the Queensland Government to back a South East Queensland campaign for the Olympics “boots-and-all”. “It’s essential that Team Australia be united...

The economist in Federal MP Ted O’Brien couldn’t be anything but pleased with the Treasurer’s announcement last night that the nation’s economy will have a budget surplus for the first time in 12 years. “We’re back in the black with a $7.1...

Federal Budget 2019-20 - Snapshot for Small Business We’re backing the Sunshine Coast’s 40,000 small and medium businesses: We are lowering taxes The company tax rate for companies with an annual turnover of less than $50 million has been...