New homes threatened by Labor taxes and cuts

The Sunshine Coast’s building industry is bracing for the full force of the Palaszczuk Labor Government’s new taxes and Budget cuts. LNP Shadow Minister for Small Business Fiona Simpson and Shadow Minister for the Environment David Crisafulli visited Maroochydore’s Ausmar Homes to discuss how Labor’s new waste tax and the cut to the First Homeowners…

Deb’s pledge to keep Sunny Coast kids cool

LNP Leader Deb Frecklington today promised parents, kids and teachers that she will air condition every state school classroom on the Sunshine Coast if she wins the next election. Ms Frecklington said every Queensland kid needed a comfortable environment to learn. “I want our kids to learn and thrive, but it’s hard to do that…

Labor cuts push young people back to dole

Labor’s decision to axe the Back to Work program in Southeast Queensland is throwing vulnerable young people back on the dole, the Liberal National Party warned today. Shadow Employment Minister Fiona Simpson and Nicklin MP Marty Hunt spoke out while visiting a Sunshine Coast cafe where the jobs of two young people with disabilities are…

Judges forced to use umbrellas inside leaky Courthouse

Shadow Attorney-General David Janetzki said it was disgraceful staff must use umbrellas inside the Maroochydore Courthouse to keep dry when it rains. Mr Janetzki and Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson slammed the Labor Government for ignoring terrible working conditions caused by the building’s leaky roofs and disrepair. “It’s just not good enough that there is…

Labor rips off small businesses with new tax

Queensland small businesses have been hit with a new waste tax in today’s State Labor Budget which will cost them and their customers $1.3 billion over the next four years. “It’s a cruel and crass tax that takes more than Labor is giving in any cash incentives to business,” Ms Simpson said. “The Budget papers…