Teen gang violence must be stopped

Disturbing reports of two more sickening and brazen daylight attacks allegedly carried out by young people in Maroochydore has sparked calls for stronger intervention and more resources to crack down on youth crime. Member for Maroochydore was speaking in response to reports of two separate attacks on 15 year old girls by a group of…

Sunshine Coast jobseekers suffer from Labor cuts

Annastasia Palaszczuk’s cruel decision to axe Sunshine Coast residents from accessing the Back to Work program is heartlessly punishing local job seekers. LNP Shadow Minister for Employment Fiona Simpson said Labor are blatantly ignoring the needs of residents who are battling their hardest to put food on the table. “There are now over 12,000 Sunshine…

Bus safety needs fixing

Reports of an attack at the Maroochydore Bus Station on Sunday has sparked calls for more police and transport security resources and no tolerance for bad behaviour. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said urgent intervention was needed to restore public confidence that they would be safe using public transport. “Enough is enough. This reported Sunday…

Recycle scheme flawed by botched rollout under Labor

Labor’s botched rollout of the Container Deposit Scheme means many Sunshine Coast residents and businesses have no way of doing the right thing by their hip pocket and the environment. Visiting the Sunshine Coast today with Fiona Simpson MP and Andrew Powell MP, LNP Shadow Environment Minister David Crisafulli said Sunshine Coast residents will now…

Laws to protect against sharing of intimate images

Proposed changes to the Criminal Code were debated in Parliament yesterday to protect vulnerable people from the sharing of intimate images or recording without a person’s consent. Speaking in Parliament, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that the Criminal Code (Non-consensual Sharing of Intimate Images) Amendment Bill 2018 would strengthen laws to address this disturbing…