Roadmap to reopen driving tests needed

Nearly 3000 young drivers may be backlogged awaiting a driving test by the middle of June unless the State Government urgently releases a roadmap for recovery for drivers tests. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has called on the State Government to give clarity about the reopening of testing and also more resources to cut through…

Backing Sunshine Coast’s Comeback

Sunshine Coast State MPs have backed a four-stage plan for re-opening the local economy to give businesses certainty, calling for businesses to give their feedback. The Sunshine Coast team are taking the plan across their Coast business communities, asking local businesses to have their say, while pressure mounts on the State Government to act. Shadow…

Small Business needs more help

State MP, Fiona Simpson, is calling on Sunshine Coast residents to stand up for small businesses that have been ignored by the Palaszczuk Labor Government in the covid-19 crisis. Ms Simpson speaking with Joe Da Silva from The Silva Spoon said Queensland was the only state where small businesses were not being given emergency assistance…

Pedestrians to win safer Marcoola crossing on David Low Way

It’s good news for the local residents crossing to the beach at David Low Way, Marcoola, says Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson. Ms Simpson said: “The Queensland Transport Department has confirmed funding has been approved for a pedestrian refuge just south of the Mudjimba Esplanade intersection. “The pedestrian refuge will help make it safer and easier…

Labor must do more to support small business

Annastacia Palaszczuk is letting Queensland small businesses fend for themselves, as interstate governments lead the way by providing crucial financial support during the coronavirus pandemic. LNP Shadow Minister for Small Business Fiona Simpson said Queensland is the only state that doesn’t provide direct grants to small businesses. “Annastacia Palaszczuk needs to immediately introduce rapid emergency…