Sunshine Coast rail duplication to become a reality

• LNP will build duplicate Sunshine Coast rail line to deliver 150 extra train services, reduce commuting times and ease congestion on the Bruce for locals • Construction is expected to support more than 1800 jobs • LNP will commit $300 million and work with the Federal Government to deliver this project Liberal National Party…

Dob in a Dealer

 Drugs like ice are having a devastating impact on our communities and more needs to be done to tackle this growing problem. I really want to encourage people to be actively involved in taking ice off our streets by dobbing in a dealer. Our police, our ambos and other health workers, particularly in hospital emergency…

Simpson blasts Labor over threats of Summer power cuts

Mums and dads, grandparents, the sick and elderly are being asked to ration their electricity use this Summer by Queensland’s Labor Government. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson spoke out in Parliament yesterday to condemn the Palaszczuk Government’s Summer Preparedness Plan which asks Queenslanders to set their air conditioners to 26 degrees or above to avoid…

MP backs convention centre bid

Moves by Council to finalise the first ever business case on a Sunshine Coast Entertainment and Convention Centre are welcome and have advanced the case more than ever before, State MP for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said. However, she said suggestions being floated that it could be a casino were not in the brief as she…

Congratulations to local clubs on funding wins

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson today congratulated local sports and community groups in the Maroochydore electorate for their success in the latest funding round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF). Ms Simpson said that seven local clubs would be receiving a funding boost to upgrade facilities and purchase essential equipment. The successful recipients for Round…

Bread and Water Budget delivered for Queensland

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson accused the State Labor Government of dishing up a “Bread and Water” Budget for Queenslanders with $4 billion underspend on infrastructure since Premier Palasczcuk came to power. “That means every region, including the Sunshine Coast, are fighting over crumbs when they should have been putting some meat on the table…

Simpson says don’t rock the Maroochy

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson is sending a clear message to Council and to the local community that she does not support Council’s plans to build a permanent rock wall at the Maroochy River mouth. Ms Simpson is joining with community members in their “don’t rock the Maroochy” campaign. Ms Simpson said she had called…