New homes threatened by Labor taxes and cuts

The Sunshine Coast’s building industry is bracing for the full force of the Palaszczuk Labor Government’s new taxes and Budget cuts. LNP Shadow Minister for Small Business Fiona Simpson and Shadow Minister for the Environment David Crisafulli visited Maroochydore’s Ausmar Homes to discuss how Labor’s new waste tax and the cut to the First Homeowners…

Labor cuts push young people back to dole

Labor’s decision to axe the Back to Work program in Southeast Queensland is throwing vulnerable young people back on the dole, the Liberal National Party warned today. Shadow Employment Minister Fiona Simpson and Nicklin MP Marty Hunt spoke out while visiting a Sunshine Coast cafe where the jobs of two young people with disabilities are…

Judges forced to use umbrellas inside leaky Courthouse

Shadow Attorney-General David Janetzki said it was disgraceful staff must use umbrellas inside the Maroochydore Courthouse to keep dry when it rains. Mr Janetzki and Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson slammed the Labor Government for ignoring terrible working conditions caused by the building’s leaky roofs and disrepair. “It’s just not good enough that there is…

Labor’s waste tax to hit Sunshine Coast businesses

Sunshine Coast businesses will be unfairly slugged by Annastacia Palaszczuk’s new waste tax and forced to pass costs onto customers. On a visit to a Sunshine Coast business today, LNP Shadow Treasurer Tim Mander and Local MP Fiona Simpson said the tax would push costs higher for businesses across Queensland. “Cafes and seafood businesses go…

Simpson calls on Mayor to play with straight bat

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has said the Mayor is not playing with a straight bat over plans for an entertainment and convention centre in Maroochydore. State MP Fiona Simpson has called on Mayor Jamieson to stop playing secret games over Council’s plans for the entertainment and convention centre which she said were fuelling concerns…