Press Releases

An announcement from the Prime Minister, 22 March: Australian governments are focused on working together to slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) to save lives. Every extra bit of time allows us to better prepare our health system and...

Sunshine Coast businesses and residents will be supported as part of the Morrison Government’s multi-billion dollar economic plan to keep people in jobs, keep businesses going and households supported as the challenges posed by the...

The Australian Government has unveiled a comprehensive $2.4 billion health package to protect all Australians, including vulnerable groups such as the elderly, those with chronic conditions and Indigenous communities, from the coronavirus...

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy yesterday called for submissions on the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Amendment (Transparency in Carbon Emissions Accounting) Bill 2020 . The Bill was...

Residents in Fairfax received a major road safety boost today with the Federal Government announcing an investment of more than $680,000 toward two local projects under the 2020-21 Black Spot Program. Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien...

Following the Government’s announcement of a National Royal Commission into the ‘black summer’ bushfires, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy will not proceed further with its Parliamentary inquiry...

Learning will take a leap forward this year for Nambour Special School students who will be able to jump, climb, roll and fall in their specially equipped soft play “engine room”. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien said the project was one of...

Sunshine Coast Council will receive further bushfire recovery funding from a $17million fund through the Federal Government’s new National Bushfire Recovery Agency. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien said the latest round of funding was to help...

MEDIA RELEASE LAST CALL FOR Sunshine Coast businesses to register for LAND 400 Roadshow 06 February 2020 Registrations are closing soon for an Australia-wide roadshow which will visit the Sunshine Coast to give local businesses the chance...

***THIS INQUIRY HAS CONCLUDED TO MAKE WAY FOR THE ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE 'BLACK SUMMER' BUSHFIRES*** The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment has extended the submission deadline for its inquiry into the...