Cooking up a celebration for Seniors Week

Local MPs Fiona Simpson and Steve Dickson rolled up their sleeves today to launch the “Our Kitchen Rules” lunch in support of Maroochydore Meals on Wheels Seniors Week celebrations. Fiona Simpson and Steve Dickson have provided the funding to sponsor the free celebration lunch for local senior citizens to be held in Maroochydore on Wednesday…

Good news for North Shore boaties

North Shore boaties will pleased to hear that the plans for the much-needed boat ramp and floating walkway on the Maroochy River at Nojoor Road will be delivered by July 2016.  In response to a Question I asked in Parliament, the Minister has confirmed that $620,000 funding for this project, which was announced under the LNP…

Funding win for local community groups

Local community groups in the Maroochydore electorate have been successful in winning grants through the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF). Ms Simpson said five local groups had been successful in their grant applications and would be putting the money to good use to buy much needed equipment and upgrade facilities to support…

Road safety works start on Bradman Avenue

Pedestrians and motorists on Bradman Avenue in Maroochydore will soon benefit from road safety improvements at three intersections and a new pedestrian refuge. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that the works will commence during the week beginning Monday 15 June and will improve safety and convenience for pedestrians crossing Bradman Avenue and for motorists…

Simpson opposes Labor’s rego hike

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson took up the fight for motorists in Parliament and voted against Labor's new price hike on the family car rego. She said it was disappointing that the Labor-minority Government successfully voted last night to put up car rego two and a half times the latest inflation rate which could not…

Volunteers needed for Sailing for the Disabled

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson is calling for volunteers to help people with disabilities experience sailing. Sailability Sunshine Coast Queensland (SSCQ) is a not for profit group providing opportunities for adults and children with disabilities to get out onto the water. Club Patron Fiona Simpson said that the group operates from the Mooloolaba marina every…

Coolum Beach Surf Life Savers Funding Win

Surf Life Savers at Coolum Beach now have better equipment to help them keep us safe in the water thanks to a state government grant of $4800 from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson was on hand to view the 12 new life jackets  and mobile radio equipment the Club had…