Sunshine Coast receives 19 additional police officers

The Newman Government is delivering more police on the Sunshine Coast with 19 additional officers starting in the Sunshine Coast Police District since April 2012. Police Minister Jack Dempsey said the results of the Queensland Police Service’s (QPS) massive recruitment drive had been seen across the State. “In the last 12 months we have seen…

Access changes at Sunseeker Parade near Sunshine Plaza

As work on the Maroochydore bus station progresses there will be changes to vehicle access at Sunseeker Parade near Sunshine Plaza. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the changes were needed to allow for the safe operation of buses using the new northbound platform and to ensure pedestrian safety. “Works at the Sunseeker Parade intersection…

Budget to rebuild Queensland and grow Sunshine Coast

The 2013-14 State Budget is focused on growing the economy, rebuilding Queensland and making our communities more resilient, Treasurer and Minister for Trade Tim Nicholls says. Mr Nicholls said communities across the State and in the Sunshine Coast region would benefit from the Newman Government’s positive plans. “In more ways than one, this Budget is…

Maroochydore MP welcomes Budget boosts

A $45 million boost to health funding  to tackle Sunshine Coast waiting lists was welcome news in today’s State Budget, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said today. Ms Simpson said the funding would improve access to general, orthopaedic surgery, medicine, ear, nose and throat and gastroenterology services. “I appreciate the big focus initially was on…