Press Releases

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...

TUESDAY 18 MAY 2021 O’BRIEN HITS THE RIGHT NOTE WITH HALF A MILLION FOR LOCAL MUSIC Ted O’Brien MP, Federal Member for Fairfax, has welcomed a boost to the live music scene on the Sunshine Coast, with half a million dollars of Federal...

It’s SHOW TIME! The Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show returns The Sunshine Coast Agricultural Society Show is back and $70,000 organised by Member of Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP, has ensured the show will go on. Last year’s event was cancelled...

Nambour on the right track for a bright future Officially opening the new Nambour Heritage Tramway Depot, Ted O’Brien MP, Federal Member for Fairfax, said the project was a huge milestone in the reimagining of the historical town. “This...

Ted O’Brien MP, the Federal Member for Fairfax, says Sunshine Coast families, businesses and our senior citizens are the winners from the 2021/22 Federal Budget. “This is a Budget to secure the economic future of Australia, and all of us...

The Sunshine Coast will receive more than $170 million in the 2021/22 Federal Budget for much-needed transport projects, including the Mooloolah River Interchange and the Beerburrum to Nambour rail duplication. Read the Media Release HERE ....

The Sunshine Coast will share in more than $150,000 to help women back into work, as part of the Federal Government's Local Recovery Fund. We're among the first 15 locations to receive funding under the Local Jobs Program, aimed at helping...

Alexandra Headland, Buderim, Coolum Beach, Marcoola, Maroochydore, Molunt Coolum, Mountain Creek, Pacific Paradise, Twin Waters and Peregian Beach are set to get improved NBN services. Read details HERE .

The Federal Government is providing an additional $130 million to support travel agents. Applications for Round 2 of the Consumer Travel Support Program will open later this month to provide further support for eligible travel agents,...