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On 25 January 2021, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health, announced that the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) had provisionally approved the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use in Australia. The TGA's provisional approval of...

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...

From a little conversation, big things have grown at St Andrew’s Anglican College, who today opened a sensory garden thanks to a grant provided by Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien. The idea for the sensory space, which focuses on...

An ambitious proposal for a new national conservation mission dubbed ‘Project Noah’ was launched on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast today, aimed at combatting the killing of native wildlife by feral cats. Chair of the Australian Parliament’s Environment and Energy Committee, Ted O’Brien MP, was joined by Sylvia Whiting of ...

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...

Ted spoke about Queensland's medical cannabis industry capability with recent data showing Queensland leads the country in medical cannabis prescriptions. Click below for details.

Ted laid out his priorities for 2021 today, with a focus on infrastructure. The region’s largest transport infrastructure projects are all majority-funded by the Federal Government - Bruce Highway upgrades between Caloundra Rd and the...

Ted will be holding his Summer Road Trip around the electorate, commencing Monday 18 January 2021. Come on down and chat to Ted about any Federal matter. We are particularly interested in talking to community groups who are seeking funding...