Press Releases

For the first time, military veterans experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be able to access specially trained assistance dogs under a new program funded by the Federal Government. The Sunshine Coast’s SmartPups is one of...

New transitional housing in Nambour will tackle substance abuse and addiction through better access to therapeutic community care. Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien attended today’s opening of the new six-bedroom community residence,...

Ted O’Brien MP has congratulated Rheinmetall Defence Australia after the first BOXER Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle was officially handed over to the Commonwealth Government. The Member for Fairfax lead a bloc of federal LNP Senators and MPs...

Australia’s Olympic Candidature Leadership Group will meet with the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) early next week to discuss Queensland’s potential candidature for the 2032 Olympics. The Australian delegation,...

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has opened Queensland’s first operational medical cannabis farm, paving the way for Australian patients to access prescriptions for Australian grown medical cannabis. Minister Hunt inspected the farm at...

The fundraising potential of Men’s and Women’s Sheds will be boosted thanks to reform announced by the Government in the 2019 Budget. The Government is following through on its commitment to grant Men’s and Women’s Sheds Deductible Gift...

Residents of Fairfax received a major road safety boost today with the Federal Government announcing it will invest $137,500 under the 2019/20 Black Spot Program. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional...

The Prime Minister’s representative for the South East Queensland (SEQ) Olympic campaign, Fairfax MP Ted O’Brien, said the first meeting of the Leadership Group in Cairns on 8 August provided a significant boost to securing the Games for...

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy has commenced an inquiry into the prerequisites for nuclear energy in Australia. Chair of the Committee, Mr Ted O’Brien MP, said that a fresh look at nuclear...