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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...

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...

Sunshine Coast Council has taken out the Multicultural Australia category in the 2020 National Awards for Local Government. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien, joined by Sunshine Coast Council Mayor Mark Jamieson, made the announcement in front...

Together with my State colleagues, I will be hosting three Jobs Forums across the Sunshine Coast to discuss rebuilding our local economy and creating jobs. We want to hear from local businesses, recruiters and job seekers. Please join me,...

Ted will be out and about across the Sunshine Coast for his Spring Road Trip from 14-17 September. Both the State and Federal Governments will be represented at each location, with Ted being accompanied by the region's State MP's. Please...

The Federal Government’s extension and expansion of the JobKeeper program has been passed through Parliament to ensure that we can continue supporting businesses, employees and families through these incredibly difficult times. While the...

The Lions Club of Buderim has been nurturing the idea of a garden, focused on biodiversity and embracing all walks of life. Now it has come into being, helped by the Federal Government’s Communities Environment Program. Member for Fairfax...

Sat 15 August 2020 marked 75 years since the end of WWII and Victory in the Pacific (VP Day). Some one million Australians served in the Second World War and 39,000 who lost their lives, the some 30,000 taken as prisoners of war. This was a...

Maroochydore’s Surf Life Saving Club and Nambour’s Vinnies are two very different charities in two very different locations. But they also have two wonderful things in common. Both have been awarded $12,500 Energy Efficient Communities...