In Fairfax

Our seniors have been doing it tough this year. As we continue to see lockdowns and restrictions of aged care facilities, it is as important as it has ever been that we take the time to celebrate our seniors, the wonderful lives that they...

The Morrison Government have several grants programmes currently open to support community groups, schools and businesses in Fairfax. Below is a snapshot of each programme and links for further information and advice. Please note that the...

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...

Ted believes in listening to his constituents to better represent them in Canberra. Please take a moment to let him know what concerns you the most. Click here to take his 30 Second Survey on Jobs and the Economy Thank you.

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has a range of information available to help the community understand the JobKeeper Payment and the new extension. Please see the links below to the latest information. The JobKeeper key dates page...

My office is receiving many enquiries from businesses across the electorate seeking assistance. I have put together the below one-page information sheets to keep business owners and operators up to date on measures and supports available to...

The current level of JobKeeper and Coronavirus Supplement payments (including JobSeeker, Youth Allowance, Parenting Payment, Austudy, ABSTUDY Living Allowance, Farm Household Allowance, Special Benefit, Dept of Veterans' Affairs Education...

Encouraging local families to get outdoors and become ‘citizen scientists’ is a key goal for the Sunshine Coast’s first ‘ClimateWatch Trail’ which has been unveiled just in time for the school holidays. Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O...