Press Releases

The Federal Government is providing an additional $130 million to support travel agents. Applications for Round 2 of the Consumer Travel Support Program will open later this month to provide further support for eligible travel agents,...

Keeping the lights on: Committee to examine future energy generation and storage The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy today launched a new inquiry into dispatchable energy generation and storage...

Walking, cycling and scooting along Alfriston Drive in Buderim is a much-improved experience thanks to a $280,000 upgrade funded by Sunshine Coast Council and the Australian Government. A new two-metre wide, 1.2 kilometre-long concrete...

Tens of thousands of new job opportunities will be created for apprentices and trainees across Australia with the expansion of the targeted wage subsidy program as part of the Morrison Government’s National Economic Recovery Plan. The...

With the Sunshine Coast unemployment rate at 6.8 per cent, job seekers will now have an exciting new opportunity with Suncare Community Services as the not-for-profit organisation launches more than 100 jobs on their careers’ website....

Australia’s greatest challenge lies not in COVID-19 but in resolving the China question, argues Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien. “The China question is the greatest challenge of our generation and if we’re to answer it successfully,...

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...