Rego hikes hit small business & family purse

Car rego will rise today under the State Labor Government, bringing the increase to 19.4% since the Palaszczuk Labor Government took office in Queensland. LNP Small Business Shadow Minister and Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has called on the State Government to freeze rego and give people a break from the hikes. Ms Simpson said:…

ALEX UNDER PRESSURE

Rock Seawall at Alex is yet another reason to “Pause and Re-think” cycleway route Link to Council’s proposed rock seawall from Maroochydore to Alexandra Headland Beach There is no doubt we need to protect the fragile dunal system between Maroochydore Beach and Alexandra Beach AND we need bike paths – but the two need to…

Airport is go

Photo:  With Alliance Airlines Chairman Steve Padgett (Right) and Cr Jason OPray to welcome first jet to land on our new runway   It’s up, up and away with Alliance Airlines’ new flights from the Sunshine Coast to Cairns starting on July 17 on our new airport runway which opened last week. This is a…

We want our family at our wedding?

State MP Fiona Simpson is calling for clarity and direction around the Queensland border reopening. Amanda Gawthrop and Milan Somerville are getting married on the 8th of August and want their family (who all reside interstate) to attend their wedding.  Right now there is no clarity around whether their family will be able to cross…

Call for fee relief for hurting tourism operators

Salt is being rubbed in the wound of a bleeding Sunshine Coast tourism industry who are being slugged thousands in State Government taxes without relief while other regions get special multi-million dollar relief packages. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has called for a fair go and fee relief for Sunshine Coast businesses such as “The…