Mooloolaba boat ramps set for major upgrade

A MAJOR $810,000 upgrade to Mooloolaba boating facilities is set to begin next week in order to boost access for boating and tourist community. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson welcomed the State-funded work on the ramps, located on Mooloolaba Harbour, at Parkyn Parade, saying it was a significant investment in local marine infrastructure. “The existing…

State funding boost for local community groups

Maroochydore’s Suncare Community Service and the Maroochydore Surf Life Saving Club are among those who were successful under the latest round of State Government community funding. It’s part of millions of dollars provided across Queensland through the Gambling Community Benefit Fund and the Jupiters Casino Community Benefit Fund. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the…

Bridge name recognises community spirit

A local man’s contribution to the Sunshine Coast community was recognised today with the Bradman Avenue bridge over the Maroochy River being renamed in his honour. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson unveiled the signs at a special ceremony  to mark the renaming of the bridge to Ken Neil Bridge. Ms Simpson congratulated Mr Neil for his…

Maroochydore’s better bus network

Maroochydore residents are being encouraged to get on board their better bus network which kicks starts from Monday, November 25.Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said providing better public transport was important to reduce traffic congestion in the Maroochydore CBD.  “Route 602 and 617 buses are now servicing Maroochy Boulevard and routes 610, 612, 620 and…