Recycle scheme flawed by botched rollout under Labor

Labor’s botched rollout of the Container Deposit Scheme means many Sunshine Coast residents and businesses have no way of doing the right thing by their hip pocket and the environment. Visiting the Sunshine Coast today with Fiona Simpson MP and Andrew Powell MP, LNP Shadow Environment Minister David Crisafulli said Sunshine Coast residents will now…

Laws to protect against sharing of intimate images

Proposed changes to the Criminal Code were debated in Parliament yesterday to protect vulnerable people from the sharing of intimate images or recording without a person’s consent. Speaking in Parliament, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that the Criminal Code (Non-consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Amendment Bill 2018 would strengthen laws to address this disturbing…

Have your say on Mt Coolum Management Plan 

THE VOICES of more than a 1000 people who signed a petition calling on the State Government to put toilets at Mt Coolum National Park have been sidelined by the State Government which rejected its responsibility for the facilities when releasing the much anticipated new draft management plan two years late. Member for Maroochydore Fiona…

Labor fails Queensland VET students

In damning new data released today by the National Productivity Commission, Queensland students in VET training have dropped by 33,700 from 2015 to 2017. Alarmingly, Queensland was the only mainland state in the nation to experience a decline in training numbers. LNP Skills and Training spokeswoman Fiona Simpson slammed the Palaszczuk Labor Government’s failure to…

Spend on skills training not golden handshakes

Apprenticeship and training completion rates have dropped by nearly 40 per cent across four years under Palaszczuk and Labor while TAFE Queensland is splurging millions on Commonwealth Games tickets, hospitality expenses, international travel and golden handshakes. READ MORE: I’m concerned that the Palaszczuk Labor Government has its priorities all wrong. Queensland has the highest unemployment…