$23,592 funding boost for local community groups

Congratulations to community groups in the my electorate who have shared in $23,592 in funding from the Queensland Government’s Caring for Our Community grants program to purchase essential equipment to continue their good work helping others. Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club                                             $5000 Anglican Parish of Coolum Beach                                                          $2126 Family Intervention Service Sunshine…

Local disaster affected clubs get funding boost

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson announced today that two flood and storm damaged sporting clubs in the Maroochydore electorate will receive a funding boost thanks to the State Government’s disaster recovery funding boost. Fiona Simpson said that the Maroochydore Beach Bowls Club and the Coolum Football Club  will receive funding from the State Government’s Sport…

$23,592 funding boost for local community groups

Six volunteer and community groups in the Maroochydore electorate will share in $23,592 in funding from the Queensland Government to purchase essential equipment to continue their good work helping others. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said this first round of the $4 million Caring for our Community grants program was delivering on a Newman Government…

New marine system to keep Maroochy River safe

The Maroochy River is set to receive a new, permanent marine safety system today after public consultation. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said it was important this regularly used river was safe for all users. “The community feels very strongly about this safety of this river. The changes are complimenting existing legislation to keep the…

“Thanks a million” to our Sunshine Coast Volunteers

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson celebrated National Volunteer Week with 260 Sunshine Coast volunteers at a sausage size in Cotton Tree Park. Fiona Simpson and Mayor Mark Jamieson joined with Volunteering Sunshine Coast to honour our volunteers for their important contribution to our local community. Valued volunteers were presented with a Certificate of Appreciation and…

School road safety boost for Maroochydore High

The State Government is ramping up its commitment to improving safety around school zones with flashing light signs being installed at seven Sunshine Coast schools. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the ongoing program aimed at installing school flashing lights at split campuses and on multi-lane roads across Queensland would be finished by June. “I…