2020 BUDGET DELIVERS BROKEN PROMISES WITH DELAY IN DANGEROUS COAST ROAD FIX

Broken promises of delayed infrastructure and bigger debt was the disappointing outcome of the “lost opportunity” State Budget. The State Labor Government has broken their promise to deliver the Mooloolah River Interchange Business Case mid 2020[1] with evidence the project’s planning had been pushed out into 2021-22. Anyone that uses the dangerous interchange near the Mooloolah River would…

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2020 Budget Delivers Broken Promises with delay in dangerous Coast road fix

Broken promises of delayed infrastructure and bigger debt was the disappointing outcome of today’s “lost opportunity” State Budget, Shadow Minister for Infrastructure and Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said today. Ms Simpson said the State Labor Government had broken their promise to deliver the Mooloolah River Interchange Business Case mid 2020[1] with evidence the project’s…

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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 nearly $100,000 in grants will be paid to local groups in the Maroochydore electorate, including: Volunteer Sunshine Coast will receive $28,700 to purchase a motor vehicle; Surf Life Saving Queensland…

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Jobs pain for the Sunshine Coast

On the back of shocking unemployment figures last week which showed Queensland had the second worst unemployment rate in the nation, the latest regional data released this week shows 12,100 locals on the Sunshine Coast are unemployed. Queensland’s unemployment rate of 7.5 per cent was worse than Victoria, which is in Stage 4 lockdown. Across…

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