Press Releases

From seedling to salad, students at Coolum Beach Christian College are doing it all thanks to a Federal Government grant which helped them turn an “eyesore” into a visual – and edible – feast. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien inspected the...

Cooking classes to help widowed men are just one of the new offerings planned for the Maroochy Men’s Shed now that the group finally has a home of its own. The $700,000 facility is divided into two sections, with 200sq/mts dedicated to...

A virtual jobs fair showcasing employment opportunities across harvest regions nationally will be held on Thursday 19 November 2020. The National Harvest Virtual Jobs Fair, funded by the Australian Government, will bring together job...

Fish stocks in the Maroochy River, Pumicestone Passage and Deception Bay are set to improve following a habitat restoration project funded by the Morrison Government. The Morrison Government has committed $300,000 for the Fishers for Fish...

The 2020-21 Federal Budget was handed down on the 6th of October 2020 and sends a clear message to all Australians that the Federal Government has their back as we embark on a job-led economic recovery. A variety of unprecedented support...

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...

Ted O’Brien has a wealth of experience in Australia-China business relations having lived and worked in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), in Taiwan and in Hong Kong for many years. He speaks Chinese Mandarin and recently led delegations...

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy is holding the opening public hearings this week for its inquiry into the problem of feral and domestic cats in Australia. Committee Chair Mr Ted O’Brien MP said...

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...