In Fairfax

Expressions of Interest for Round 6 of the Stronger Communities Programme are now open $150,000 will be allocated for up to 20 projects located in the Fairfax electorate The funding will help support greater community participation as our...

The Morrison Government is backing a world-first innovation that can extend the expiry date of fresh milk to more than 60 days. Sunshine Coast company Naturo will use its $1 million Accelerating Commercialisation grant to build a pilot...

When other businesses were winding down over Christmas, local uniform manufacturer Seaborne Clothing was ramping up for the back-to-school rush. Their cutting room is strewn with school uniform patterns and chequered cloth in blue, gold and...

Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP has welcomed the release of guidelines for Round Five of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF) and encouraged communities in the region to apply after the especially tough year they have faced with...

The Federal Government is providing additional assistance to mature age workers with a $11.6 million investment to extend the Skills and Training Incentive for eligible mature aged Australians. Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and...

Local manufacturers on the Sunshine Coast with shovel-ready projects to increase their productivity and grow jobs are being encouraged to apply for a Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF) grant. Businesses will be able to apply for between...

Small business is the glue that keep a community together and this is particularly true here on the Sunshine Coast. When local businesses thrive, local communities thrive, and in turn, so too does Australia. That's why we need to pull...

From seedling to salad, students at Coolum Beach Christian College are doing it all thanks to a Federal Government grant which helped them turn an “eyesore” into a visual – and edible – feast. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien inspected the...

Live streamed vision is now constantly rolling in and keeping Brightwater safe from four CCTV cameras erected around the estate. With the aid of super sensors which detect movement, the vision is monitored around the clock and any...

Cooking classes to help widowed men are just one of the new offerings planned for the Maroochy Men’s Shed now that the group finally has a home of its own. The $700,000 facility is divided into two sections, with 200sq/mts dedicated to...