Simpson calls for support to “Save Our Sparkies”

State Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson is calling for support for an e-petition to Save Our Sparkies and protect local businesses. Ms Simpson said the Labor Government was planning to create a new government-owned business which would compete against local sparkies by offering a range of electrical services such as smart meter and solar panel…

Labor’s ‘Minister for Traffic Congestion’

The Palaszczuk Labor Government is playing politics with people's lives after freezing critical road upgrades leading to the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, the State Opposition says. Minister for Main Roads Mark Bailey was asked by the LNP Opposition in Parliament whether the Palaszczuk Labor Government would upgrade the Mooloolah River Interchange and shrugged off concerns…

Funding wins for local sports & community groups

Ten not-for-profit organisations in the Maroochydore electorate will be celebrating funding wins from latest quarterly round of the State Government Gambling Community Benefit Fund. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the funds totalling over $200,000 would help support the vital work of these hardworking local community groups. Ms Simpson said that the funding will be…

New Year Funding Wins for Local Sports Clubs

Ten local sporting clubs will be celebrating a great start to 2016 with news of State Government funding wins. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that nine clubs in her electorate had been successful in gaining grants of up to $7,500 for new equipment and get more people into sport under round 4 the State…