Good news for North Shore boaties

North Shore boaties will pleased to hear that the plans for the much-needed boat ramp and floating walkway on the Maroochy River at Nojoor Road will be delivered by July 2016.  In response to a Question I asked in Parliament, the Minister has confirmed that $620,000 funding for this project, which was announced under the LNP…

Call for major roads funding ahead of Labor Budget

The community campaign to upgrade Cleveland Redland Bay Road continues to gain traction with a call by Shadow Minister for Main Roads Fiona Simpson and State Member for Redlands Matt McEachan for vital funding ahead of Labor’s State Budget next week. The Shadow Minister visited the electorate to experience firsthand the congestion and traffic Redlanders…

Funding win for local community groups

Local community groups in the Maroochydore electorate have been successful in winning grants through the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF). Ms Simpson said five local groups had been successful in their grant applications and would be putting the money to good use to buy much needed equipment and upgrade facilities to support…

Trucking the Bruce Highway

Shadow Minister for Main Roads Fiona Simpson will today begin a journey down the Bruce Highway to hear and see first-hand what is needed for this important piece of infrastructure. Ms Simpson will grab a ride with different trucking companies as they go about their normal business of moving freight the length and breadth of…

Road safety works start on Bradman Avenue

Pedestrians and motorists on Bradman Avenue in Maroochydore will soon benefit from road safety improvements at three intersections and a new pedestrian refuge. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that the works will commence during the week beginning Monday 15 June and will improve safety and convenience for pedestrians crossing Bradman Avenue and for motorists…

Simpson opposes Labor’s rego hike

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson took up the fight for motorists in Parliament and voted against Labor's new price hike on the family car rego. She said it was disappointing that the Labor-minority Government successfully voted last night to put up car rego two and a half times the latest inflation rate which could not…