We want our family at our wedding?

State MP Fiona Simpson is calling for clarity and direction around the Queensland border reopening. Amanda Gawthrop and Milan Somerville are getting married on the 8th of August and want their family (who all reside interstate) to attend their wedding.  Right now there is no clarity around whether their family will be able to cross…

Call for fee relief for hurting tourism operators

Salt is being rubbed in the wound of a bleeding Sunshine Coast tourism industry who are being slugged thousands in State Government taxes without relief while other regions get special multi-million dollar relief packages. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has called for a fair go and fee relief for Sunshine Coast businesses such as “The…

Cut the flip flop and set reopening roadmap to save jobs

It’s outrageous and ignores top medical advice for Queensland’s state borders to remain closed until September or later, Small Business Shadow Minister and State MP for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said. “The State Labor Premier’s flipflopping on the border reopening date of July ignored her own published roadmap when she told journos the date could instead…

Roadmap to reopen driving tests needed

Nearly 3000 young drivers may be backlogged awaiting a driving test by the middle of June unless the State Government urgently releases a roadmap for recovery for drivers tests. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has called on the State Government to give clarity about the reopening of testing and also more resources to cut through…

Backing Sunshine Coast’s Comeback

Sunshine Coast State MPs have backed a four-stage plan for re-opening the local economy to give businesses certainty, calling for businesses to give their feedback. The Sunshine Coast team are taking the plan across their Coast business communities, asking local businesses to have their say, while pressure mounts on the State Government to act. Shadow…