Work starting soon to make Mooloolaba roads safer

Construction work is starting soon to improve safety for motorists and pedestrians at the busy intersection with Pacific Terrace and Mooloolaba Road (also known as Buderim Ave). Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that new traffic lights and signal-controlled pedestrian crossings will be installed to provide greater opportunities for motorists and pedestrians to safety cross…

Spring funding wins for local community groups

Seven not-for-profit organisations in the Maroochydore electorate will be celebrating funding wins from latest quarterly round of the State Government Gambling Community Benefit Fund. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the funds totalling $137,378 would help these hardworking groups to continue their invaluable work in the local community. Ms Simpson said that the groups represent…

Simpson to honour Sunshine Coast Women

The unsung heroines of the Sunshine Coast community will receive the recognition they deserve thanks to local MP Fiona Simpson and a host of sponsors who are seeking to honour the many local women who make a difference in our world. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson today launched the inaugural Sunshine Coast Inspiring Women Awards…

Urgent action needed to tackle Domestic and Family Violence

We are all saddened by the tragic domestic violence events over recent  weeks and as a community we must step up on this issue to eradicate this violence from our communities. There are a number of helplines to provide immediate support: DVConnect Womensline           1800 811 811 DVConnect Mensline                1800 600 636 Elder Abuse Helpline               1300…

Safety issues at Maroochydore taxi rank

The State Government is being called on to act urgently to fund measures to ensure the safety of the public in popular night spot in Maroochydore. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that the situation was becoming urgent as stakeholders warned that the delay in funding for a taxi marshal and security guard to help…