UPDATE: Prime Minister Tony Abbott was treated like a "rockstar" at Noosa today with both children and their parents rushing and pushing to get a photo with the PM. 

It's a rare sight to see a Prime Minister at Noosa so it's no surprise fans were keen to get up close for a selfie with the PM. 

Mr Abbott also met with Noosa elite for lunch on Hastings St earlier today. The event cost $150 per person. 

Tony Abbott speaks with the Noosa community.
Tony Abbott speaks with the Noosa community. Geoff Potter

EARLIER: Noosa main street traffic is flowing again as Prime Minister has arrived at a lunch on Hasting St. 

EARLIER: THE local indigenous community have taken to Hastings St to protest the Abbott government about the closure of indigenous communities. 

Prime Minister Tony Abbott is currently dining with the Noosa elite at Berado's restaurant as part of a $150 per head function. 

Protest outside Tony Abbott's lunch at Hasting St Noosa.
Protest outside Tony Abbott's lunch at Hasting St Noosa. Stuart Cumming

EARLIER: Tony Abbott has arrived to have lunch at Berado's at Noosa. 

PRIME Minister Tony Abbott has arrived on the northern end of the Sunshine Coast to celebrate the 25-year anniversary of Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss's entry into politics.

He's dining with the LNP statesman at a $150-a-head function at Berado's in Hastings Street, Noosa.


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The noon lunch will include a three-course meal, glass of wine.

Funds from the lunch will contribute to the Wide Bay council of the LNP.


He called a snap press conference earlier today with Mr Truss -- who is the local member for Wide Bay -- to announce that the C section of the Bruce Highway upgrade of the Cooroy to Curra bypass project would be under construction from "early next year".

Mr Abbott then faced questions on whether Western Australia deserves a larger slice of GST revenue and the threat of the amphetamine ice.

The drug is now being targeted by a national taskforce announced by the Prime Minister earlier this week.

Mr Abbott said allegations of ice use by Navy personnel in Western Australia showed how insidious the epidemic was.

"It's more addictive than heroin. It damages you more than heroin. It is linked to extreme violence, to very serious mental health illnesses," he said.

" That's the scourge that ice is."

A new public campaign against the drug is coming soon, he said.

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