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Local manufacturers on the Sunshine Coast with shovel-ready projects to increase their productivity and grow jobs are being encouraged to apply for a Manufacturing Modernisation Fund (MMF) grant. Businesses will be able to apply for between...

Small business is the glue that keep a community together and this is particularly true here on the Sunshine Coast. When local businesses thrive, local communities thrive, and in turn, so too does Australia. That's why we need to pull...

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...

Live streamed vision is now constantly rolling in and keeping Brightwater safe from four CCTV cameras erected around the estate. With the aid of super sensors which detect movement, the vision is monitored around the clock and any...

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...

15 thoroughbred cane toads contested the ‘race that stops the region’ today in the Nambour Cup! The biggest cane toad race in the Southern Hemisphere has become an annual fundraiser to help teenage mums stay in school through the STEMM...

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...

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy has today called for submissions for an inquiry into two climate change Bills, sponsored by Ms Zali Steggall OAM MP. Chair of the Committee Mr Ted O’Brien MP...

A new parliamentary inquiry will look into the merits of expanding the membership of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement. Chair of the Trade Sub-Committee of the Joint Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee, Ted O’Brien,...

Additional safe places for women and children escaping domestic and family violence will be available on the Sunshine Coast following a $2.6 million Morrison Government Safe Places grant announced for Coast2Bay Housing Group. Assistant...