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History made as 2032 Olympics secured for Queensland Australia will host the Olympics for the third time and Paralympics for the second time after Brisbane and South East Queensland tonight secured the 2032 Games. Prime Minister Scott...

The Hon Stuart Robert MP Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business Ted O’Brien MP Member for Fairfax Andrew Wallace MP Member for Fisher JOINT MEDIA RELEASE Tuesday, 6 July 2021 WIDE BAY AND SUNSHINE COAST...

Issue date: Thursday, 24 June 2021 The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy has called for submissions for an inquiry into two Bills to establish an Australian Local Power Agency (ALPA). Chair of the...

The Department of Agriculture, along with GrainGrowers and Wine Australia, will appear at a public hearing today for an Australian parliamentary inquiry looking at the merits of expanding the membership of the Comprehensive and Progressive...

Following representations by Ted O'Brien MP, Member for Fairfax, on behalf of craft brewers and small distillers from the Sunshine Coast, the Federal Government has announced tax breaks for the sector. From July 1, small brewers and...

DFAT to appear at first hearing for the Trans-Pacific Partnership inquiry The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade will appear at the opening public hearing today for an Australian parliamentary inquiry looking at the merits of expanding...

As part of Men’s Health Week, the Australian Government is encouraging Men’s Sheds across Fairfax to apply for funding as part of the newest round of the National Men’s Shed Development Programme. Read details HERE or submit an application...

Two Sunshine Coast accommodation providers have received a welcome boost from the Federal Government. The businesses at Coolum Beach and Maroochydore are among 440 across Australia to benefit under the Hotel Energy Uplift program. Eligible...

The IOC Executive Board has recommended that the bib by South East Queensland to host the 2032 Olympic Games and Paralympics to to a final vote of its members at the IOC Session in Japan Next month. As the Prime Minister's representative...

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...