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THE outlook for small businesses in the Sunshine Coast community looks bright as Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien took the Minister for Small Business Michael McCormack to the heart of his electorate today. “As the most...

Former part-pensioners in Fairfax will have their Pensioner Concession Card (PCC) reinstated from this week. These former part-pensioners lost the card in January as a consequence of reforms to the pension assets test, which were designed...

The Turnbull Government has assisted 10,000 long-term unemployed young Australians get off welfare and into work through the Youth Bonus Wage subsidy component of the Youth Jobs PaTH program. Member for Fairfax, Ted O’Brien said the Youth...

SUNSHINE COAST – THE SMALL BUSINESS CITY The Sunshine Coast is outpacing Australia’s growth in start-up businesses, and member for Fairfax Ted O'Brien wants to enable that trend. Mr O'Brien will launch his Spring Road Trip next week,...

The Federal Government issued a Proposed Recall Notice for a compulsory recall of all vehicles with defective Takata airbags installed, following an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) safety investigation. Small Business...

Minister for Justice Michael Keenan and Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien MP today announced that grant applications for round two of the Coalition Government’s Safer Communities Fund programme open on Friday 29 September. The Safer...

Tourism Research Australia’s Annual National Visitor Survey was released on 20 September and shows a steady increase of national and international tourists to the Sunshine Coast in 2016/17. The Sunshine Coast welcomed 3.72 million national...

The Federal Minister for Health, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, recently visited Bloomhill Cancer Care in Buderim. The Minister subsequently announced that the Commonwealth would decline an offer from the Queensland State Government help fund places...

A challenge for 15 to 25 year olds to start their own businesses. The first of its kind anywhere in the world, the GI Challenge connects budding young entrepreneurs with the marketplace in a way never seen before. By throwing together the...

The Federal Government has committed nearly $2.5 million to upgrade Sunshine Coast roads under the latest Roads to Recovery funding round. The program means funding is provided directly to Councils to assist them with maintaining and...