Press Releases

Queensland is a step closer to hosting an Olympic and Paralympic Games for the first time in the state’s history following a decision by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to enter into exclusive negotiations for the 2032 event. The...

Ted O’Brien MP, Federal Member for Fairfax, has welcomed the news that two towns in his electorate, Buderim and Woombye, will be among the first to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. As part of the Australian Government’s COVID-19 Vaccination...

Coolum State School kids crossing the busy Yandina-Coolum Road will be safer thanks to a Federal Government road safety funding commitment for a new pedestrian refuge. Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien MP announced that the Federal...

The Sunshine Coast Council will receive a $1.33 million boost to attract high value sports tourism to the area and position Sunshine Coast as the premier destination for high performance sports training, as part of $8.9 million in bushfire...

New change rooms at the Maroochydore Rugby Union Club were officially opened today , marking a special milestone for sport on the Sunshine Coast. Maroochydore Swans Rugby Union Club Vice President Megan Constable said the new facilities...

The Morrison Government is backing a world-first innovation that can extend the expiry date of fresh milk to more than 60 days. Sunshine Coast company Naturo will use its $1 million Accelerating Commercialisation grant to build a pilot...

When other businesses were winding down over Christmas, local uniform manufacturer Seaborne Clothing was ramping up for the back-to-school rush. Their cutting room is strewn with school uniform patterns and chequered cloth in blue, gold and...

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...