Press Releases

The Sunshine Coast Council region has been recognised by the Queensland Government as being impacted by drought. Local community groups can now apply for the latest round of the Morrison Government’s Building Better Regions Funding. Member...

Federal Minister for Sport Richard Colbeck and the Prime Minister’s representative for a 2032 Olympic Games Ted O’Brien are delighted the Queensland Government is finally locked-in to bid for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. “This is...

Beach safety was the topic of discussion at the Prime Minister’s sausage sizzle at Parliament House, attended by surf lifesavers and members of parliament yesterday. Marking the start of summer, the Prime Minister acknowledged Surf Life...

From 1 November, the Morrison Government will make Medicare rebates available for positron emission tomography (PET) scans and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans for those with, or suspected of having, breast cancer. These new Medicare...

The Coalition Government has today announced it will offer almost 1,200 scholarships worth $19.5 million for domestic and international students to study at regional universities or vocational education providers across Australia. Member...

Almost $1.8 million in seized proceeds of crime funding will be provided to the Daniel Morcombe Foundation’s proposed ‘Keeping Australia’s Kids Safe Program’. The program is a national campaign that aims to increase awareness, confidence...

The child safety legacy of Daniel Morcombe unites Australia like little else. In Parliament today, on the eve of Day for Daniel, that unity will be on display with the Assistant Minister for Children and Families Michelle Landry, and the...

For the first time, military veterans experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be able to access specially trained assistance dogs under a new program funded by the Federal Government. The Sunshine Coast’s SmartPups is one of...

New transitional housing in Nambour will tackle substance abuse and addiction through better access to therapeutic community care. Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien attended today’s opening of the new six-bedroom community residence,...

Ted O’Brien MP has congratulated Rheinmetall Defence Australia after the first BOXER Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle was officially handed over to the Commonwealth Government. The Member for Fairfax lead a bloc of federal LNP Senators and MPs...