In Canberra

The economist in Federal MP Ted O’Brien couldn’t be anything but pleased with the Treasurer’s announcement last night that the nation’s economy will have a budget surplus for the first time in 12 years. “We’re back in the black with a $7.1...

Federal Budget 2019-20 - Snapshot for Small Business We’re backing the Sunshine Coast’s 40,000 small and medium businesses: We are lowering taxes The company tax rate for companies with an annual turnover of less than $50 million has been...

The Federal Liberal and Nationals Government has committed up to $241 million to majority fund Stage 1 of the Bruce Highway – Maroochydore Road Interchange Upgrade, including an additional $91.4 in the 2019-20 Federal Budget. Federal Member...

Inquiry into access to free trade agreements by small and medium enterprises Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Australia should be proud of its extraordinary track record as a free trading nation and its...

Media release from the Hon Josh Frydenberg, Treasurer on Tuesday 12 March 2019 _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Following consultation with the mortgage broking industry...

Combating violence against women and children in Fairfax remains one of the Morrison Government’s top priorities, as part of its plan to keep Australians safe. The Morrison Government is proud to be making the largest ever Commonwealth...

The Federal Government has released its response to the landmark Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. The Government has agreed to take action on all 76 recommendations contained...

The mental health of young people will be further supported with an extra $47 million to the organisation headspace and a new youth mental health ambassadors project. About 560,000 Australian children and adolescents are estimated to have a...

More elderly Australians will be able to remain living at home with the rollout of an extra 10,000 new high-level home care packages. The home care expansion is part of the Liberal National Government’s half-billion dollar ($552.9 million)...

The independent Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission is operational from today giving Sunshine Coast seniors and their families increased peace of mind around standards of care. The Commission comes with a one-stop quality and safety...