Press Releases

Residents in Fairfax received a major road safety boost today with the Federal Government announcing an investment of more than $680,000 toward two local projects under the 2020-21 Black Spot Program. Federal Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien...

Following the Government’s announcement of a National Royal Commission into the ‘black summer’ bushfires, the House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment and Energy will not proceed further with its Parliamentary inquiry...

Learning will take a leap forward this year for Nambour Special School students who will be able to jump, climb, roll and fall in their specially equipped soft play “engine room”. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien said the project was one of...

Sunshine Coast Council will receive further bushfire recovery funding from a $17million fund through the Federal Government’s new National Bushfire Recovery Agency. Member for Fairfax Ted O’Brien said the latest round of funding was to help...

MEDIA RELEASE LAST CALL FOR Sunshine Coast businesses to register for LAND 400 Roadshow 06 February 2020 Registrations are closing soon for an Australia-wide roadshow which will visit the Sunshine Coast to give local businesses the chance...

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on the Environment has extended the submission deadline for its inquiry into the intensity and frequency of bushfires. Submissions are now invited by 31 March 2020. Chair of the Committee, Mr...

A parliamentary committee has released a report into nuclear energy that puts the Australian people at the centre of any approval process for a future nuclear plant. “Nuclear energy should be on the table for consideration as part of our...

The Sunshine Coast Council region has been recognised by the Queensland Government as being impacted by drought. Local community groups can now apply for the latest round of the Morrison Government’s Building Better Regions Funding. Member...

Federal Minister for Sport Richard Colbeck and the Prime Minister’s representative for a 2032 Olympic Games Ted O’Brien are delighted the Queensland Government is finally locked-in to bid for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. “This is...

Issue date: Tuesday, 3 December 2019 The Parliament’s Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee has launched a new inquiry into activating trade and investment between Australia and Pacific island countries. Chair of the Committee’s...