LNP’s plan to boost local jobs

A LNP jobs plan will see up to 20,000 young Queenslanders in jobs, encourage apprentices to finish their training and incentivise employers to train and retain workers.  Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson,  in welcoming the State LNP's policy, said the Sunshine Coast had one of Australia's highest rate of business ownership. “Under an LNP State government…

State Labor delays major Sunshine Coast road project

An angry Member for Maroochydore has labelled the State Labor Government as inept after it was revealed they’ve failed to get cracking on a major funded Federal Project to blitz a Bruce Highway blackspot on the Sunshine Coast. “Labor’s not just asleep at the wheel in Queensland, they’ve been really sneaky and it comes at…

LNP Cash for Containers scheme to clean up Queensland

To mark World Environment Day, the LNP has committed to a policy to address one of Queensland’s enduring environmental issues – cans and bottles littering our land and waterways and creating excess land fill issues.  Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the LNP would introduce a container deposit scheme (CDS) that would see Sunshine Coast…

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…