Mooloolaba to Maroochydore Cycleway update

Thanks for your feedback about the proposed Alexandra Headland to Maroochydore 3 metre-wide $6.7million M2M Cycleway. This project’s success will depend on whether the Government listens to concerns about all users in this space. I expect there will be further public consultation with a proposed design being released next year. Local residents are asking for more information and…

Join my fight to protect Mooloolaba Spit from high-rise redevelopment and protect vital marine services

High-rise at the end of Mooloolaba Spit is not acceptable. I am calling on the State Labor Government to rule this out and to protect our vital marine-based industries and services after the Government was caught out secretly investigating redeveloping the end of the Spit with increased height limit. There is already a Spit Master…

Bus Safety fail with fewer translink officers

The State Labor Government has been accused of failing passenger and bus driver safety with revelations of cuts to Translink officers on Sunshine Coast buses. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that despite growing public concerns over safety and fare evasion on Sunshine Coast buses, the Palasczcuk Labor Government had cut the number of Senior…

Wheely friendly office on the way after impasse

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson‘s Electorate Office is moving from near the RSL to new wheel-chair accessible premises in Horton Parade.   Fiona thanked disability advocates who raised the problem about the current office’s lack of wheel-chair access, saying they had been heard.   “It’s true that one dear gentleman’s wheelchair got stuck going into…

Cheers to Beer Tax Win

After popular craft breweries were slugged a near 10-fold tax hike in early July, they are celebrating a reprieve with the withdrawal of the increase in Queensland Parliament.   LNP Small Business Spokesperson Fiona Simpson who joined the small brewers in fighting against the Palaszczuk Labor Government’s “beer tax” hike (the emergency services management levy…

Keeping our Community Safe

Hats off to the heroes – in our everyday lives. So grateful for our emergency services, volunteers, auxiliary and full-time professionals who saved homes and lives – along with the many community groups and good neighbours who came to help during the fires that ripped through our Sunshine Coast community recently. It makes you proud…