Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project – Community Consultation opportunities

The Airport Expansion Project is well-underway and due for completion by the end of 2020.  The community is invited to provide feedback on the proposed airspace and flight path design for the new runway, which is now being finalised. Information is available online at http://www.airservicesaustralia.com/projects/flight-path-changes/sunshine-coast-airport-airspace-changes-runway-1331/ Submissions close on 30 April 2019.  Sunshine Coast Council, Airservices…

Teen gang violence must be stopped

Disturbing reports of two more sickening and brazen daylight attacks allegedly carried out by young people in Maroochydore has sparked calls for stronger intervention and more resources to crack down on youth crime. Member for Maroochydore was speaking in response to reports of two separate attacks on 15 year old girls by a group of…

Sunshine Coast jobseekers suffer from Labor cuts

Annastasia Palaszczuk’s cruel decision to axe Sunshine Coast residents from accessing the Back to Work program is heartlessly punishing local job seekers. LNP Shadow Minister for Employment Fiona Simpson said Labor are blatantly ignoring the needs of residents who are battling their hardest to put food on the table. “There are now over 12,000 Sunshine…

Bus safety needs fixing

Reports of an attack at the Maroochydore Bus Station on Sunday has sparked calls for more police and transport security resources and no tolerance for bad behaviour. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said urgent intervention was needed to restore public confidence that they would be safe using public transport. “Enough is enough. This reported Sunday…