Cut the flip flop and set reopening roadmap to save jobs

It’s outrageous and ignores top medical advice for Queensland’s state borders to remain closed until September or later, Small Business Shadow Minister and State MP for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said. “The State Labor Premier’s flipflopping on the border reopening date of July ignored her own published roadmap when she told journos the date could instead…

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…

State Govt Spit Development Secrets Spilled

The State Government needs to stop the cover-up on investigating redevelopment options on the publicly owned land at the end of Mooloolaba Spit. State MP for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has evidence obtained under the Right to Information Act that confirms that the “Commercial advice provided by Ernst & Young was based on the department’s instruction…