LNP’s $30M plan to bust Coolum congestion

An LNP Government will invest $30m in a major upgrade of Coolum roundabout and new Mt Coolum on-ramps to the Sunshine Motorway to help Queensland build its way out of recession and create nearly 100 new jobs. LNP Deputy Leader and Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander made the announcement today with Ninderry MP Dan Purdie and…

Funding win for local sports and community groups

Local sports and community groups have received a welcome funding boost through the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants. Ms Simpson said that nearly $100,000 in grants will be paid to local groups in the Maroochydore electorate, including: Volunteer Sunshine Coast will receive $28,700 to purchase a motor vehicle; Surf Life Saving Queensland…

Jobs pain for the Sunshine Coast

On the back of shocking unemployment figures last week which showed Queensland had the second worst unemployment rate in the nation, the latest regional data released this week shows 12,100 locals on the Sunshine Coast are unemployed. Queensland’s unemployment rate of 7.5 per cent was worse than Victoria, which is in Stage 4 lockdown. Across…