The Morrison Government have several grants programmes currently open to support community groups, schools and businesses in Fairfax. Below is a snapshot of each programme and links for further information and advice. Please note that the...

Thank you to everyone who attended my Aged Care Forums. It has been a humbling process, both in terms of the stories and experiences being told, as well as a shared sense of purpose and vision of how the aged care sector can improve into...

The Federal Government is sticking to its plan to build a stronger economy to benefit all Australians. This is a budget custom-made for the Sunshine Coast, and focusses on five key measures: Provide tax relief to encourage and reward...

“The Labor Party is planning to rip money from the pockets of pensioners, retirees and low-income earners to pay for its budget black hole,” the Member Fairfax, Ted O’Brien MP said. Labor have announced they will abolish tax refunds for...

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Ted O'Brien MP – Federal Member for Fairfax

Ted is a family oriented person who entered parliament with over 20 years experience in business and a track record as a community leader. 

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,...

Agricultural Shows are the heart and soul of regional communities and the Federal Government wants them to stay that way. Grant funding is now available for organisers of regional Agricultural Shows to upgrade existing facilities and the...

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...