Labor must deliver on Sunshine Coast projects

The LNP is calling on the Palaszczuk Labor Government to give some certainty to Sunshine Coast residents and deliver on a raft of much-needed infrastructure projects across the region. Since coming into Government, Labor has kept residents in the dark on key projects, including the Mooloolah River Interchange and the North Coast Rail Duplication. It’s…

Point Arkwright conservation area expands

Celebrating a win with the transfer of the old Point Arkwright Police reserve into the neighbouring Yinneburra conservation reserve is absolutely terrific, State MP Fiona Simpson said. Ms Simpson who has championed the expansion of the conservation area on behalf of the community and the transfer of the old police reserve said: “We've achieved a…

Speed limit reduction a win for local community

Members of the Yandina Creek community are celebrating a win for road safety with the announcement of a reduction in the speed limit to 80 km/h along a busy section of the Yandina-Coolum Road.  Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has campaigned on behalf of local residents and the Coolum Beach Christian College for the speed…

Funding win for local sports and community groups

Local sports and community groups have received a welcome funding boost through the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund grants. Ms Simpson said that almost $150,000 in grants will be paid to local groups in the Maroochydore electorate, including: Coolum Beach Junior Australian Football Club will receive $27,000 to upgrade facilities and equipment; Coolum…

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…