Trucking the Bruce Highway

Shadow Minister for Main Roads Fiona Simpson will today begin a journey down the Bruce Highway to hear and see first-hand what is needed for this important piece of infrastructure. Ms Simpson will grab a ride with different trucking companies as they go about their normal business of moving freight the length and breadth of…

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Road safety works start on Bradman Avenue

Pedestrians and motorists on Bradman Avenue in Maroochydore will soon benefit from road safety improvements at three intersections and a new pedestrian refuge. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that the works will commence during the week beginning Monday 15 June and will improve safety and convenience for pedestrians crossing Bradman Avenue and for motorists…

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Simpson opposes Labor’s rego hike

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson took up the fight for motorists in Parliament and voted against Labor's new price hike on the family car rego. She said it was disappointing that the Labor-minority Government successfully voted last night to put up car rego two and a half times the latest inflation rate which could not…

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LNP supports National Road Safety Week

Queenslanders are being urged to keep the conversation going about road safety during the 2015 Yellow Ribbon National Road Safety Week. Shadow Minister for Local Government and Main Roads, Community Recovery and Resilience Fiona Simpson said the week runs from 3 to10 May and should act as a reminder for all drivers to be vigilant…

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Volunteers needed for Sailing for the Disabled

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson is calling for volunteers to help people with disabilities experience sailing. Sailability Sunshine Coast Queensland (SSCQ) is a not for profit group providing opportunities for adults and children with disabilities to get out onto the water. Club Patron Fiona Simpson said that the group operates from the Mooloolaba marina every…

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Coolum Beach ANZAC Day Boat Parade

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson praised the Coolum Beach Surf Life Saving Club for organising this year’s special ANZAC Day Boat Parade.   Ms Simpson said the Club’s ANZAC Day Boat Parade was especially moving for her as she waited on the beach and watched the oars men and women raise their oars to salute…

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We will remember them

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson is encouraging Sunshine Coast residents to keep the ANZAC spirit alive by making a special effort to attend an ANZAC Day Service to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings.  Ms Simpson said that $13.5 million in funding was provided by the previous Queensland Government to help local communities…

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