Press Releases

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...

Maroochydore’s Surf Life Saving Club and Nambour’s Vinnies are two very different charities in two very different locations. But they also have two wonderful things in common. Both have been awarded $12,500 Energy Efficient Communities...

Yandina Community Gardens has combined the funds from two Federal Government Environment Grants to pilot a three-way organic waste management system for the town. Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien said the funding amounted to $34,000....

Sunshine Valley Men’s Shed is going from strength to strength and thanks to funding from the Federal Government’s Community Development Grant it now has the facilities to attract new members. Federal MPs Ted O’Brien and Andrew Wallace said...

The Treasurer, Josh Frydenberg, outlined the mid-year economic and fiscal update on 23 July 2020. The Treasurer's media release and links to more detailed economic analysis is attached. ______________________________________________________...

Tenders will be sought next month for the design and construction of Stage 1 of the Beerburrum to Nambour Rail Upgrade on the Sunshine Coast. In 2019, the Deputy Prime Minister approved funding to progress this upgrade, demonstrating the...