Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project – Community Consultation opportunities

The Airport Expansion Project is well-underway and due for completion by the end of 2020.  The community is invited to provide feedback on the proposed airspace and flight path design for the new runway, which is now being finalised. Information is available online at http://www.airservicesaustralia.com/projects/flight-path-changes/sunshine-coast-airport-airspace-changes-runway-1331/ Submissions close on 30 April 2019.  Sunshine Coast Council, Airservices…

Sunshine Coast jobseekers suffer from Labor cuts

Annastasia Palaszczuk’s cruel decision to axe Sunshine Coast residents from accessing the Back to Work program is heartlessly punishing local job seekers. LNP Shadow Minister for Employment Fiona Simpson said Labor are blatantly ignoring the needs of residents who are battling their hardest to put food on the table. “There are now over 12,000 Sunshine…

Bus safety needs fixing

Reports of an attack at the Maroochydore Bus Station on Sunday has sparked calls for more police and transport security resources and no tolerance for bad behaviour. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said urgent intervention was needed to restore public confidence that they would be safe using public transport. “Enough is enough. This reported Sunday…

Recycle scheme flawed by botched rollout under Labor

Labor’s botched rollout of the Container Deposit Scheme means many Sunshine Coast residents and businesses have no way of doing the right thing by their hip pocket and the environment. Visiting the Sunshine Coast today with Fiona Simpson MP and Andrew Powell MP, LNP Shadow Environment Minister David Crisafulli said Sunshine Coast residents will now…

Have your say on Mt Coolum Management Plan 

THE VOICES of more than a 1000 people who signed a petition calling on the State Government to put toilets at Mt Coolum National Park have been sidelined by the State Government which rejected its responsibility for the facilities when releasing the much anticipated new draft management plan two years late. Member for Maroochydore Fiona…

Simpson calls for boost for Coast bus services

THE Sunshine Coast’s population is booming but they made 120,000 fewer bus trips than five years ago showing the transport system is failing. Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that the State Labor Government had dropped the ball on public transport by failing to ensure the services met public need. “About…