Entries for October 2012

Sunshine Motorway work to start

  The Queensland Government is investing almost $1 million to repair the pavement on the Sunshine Motorway at Coolum Beach.   Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the upgrade would provide a smoother and safer road for motorists.   “The department received a lot of feedbac... ... (29-Oct)

Funding wins for local primary schools

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson welcomed news that local primary schools in her electorate would benefit from new funding to support literacy and numeracy programs over the next four years. Ms Simpson said the Getting the Basics Right – Literacy and Numeracy grants are a welcome funding boo... ... (25-Oct)

Grants now available for community groups

Sunshine Coast community and volunteer groups can now apply for a share of $1.35 million in State Government funding to buy essential items to help their local communities. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the community groups should take advantage of the Newman Government’s Caring for ou... ... (19-Oct)

Simpson takes Minister to meet with AGL Rescue Helicopter Service

  Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has organised for Health Minister Lawrence Springborg to meet with AGL Rescue Helicopter concerning their future funding requirements.   Ms Simpson welcomed the opportunity for the Minister to visit the facility at the Sunshine Coast Airport and d... ... (10-Oct)

Strategic Partnership

Sunshine Coast Council and local member Fiona Simpson have formed a strategic partnership to advance the major place making projects in Maroochydore. Mayor Mark Jamieson, Deputy Mayor Chris Thompson and Major Projects Portfolio holder Cr Tim Dwyer met with the Maroochydore MP  to advance the&... ... (08-Oct)

New era in access to local health data welcome

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson welcomed news that from today Coast residents will be able to judge improvements in the performance of their local hospital on key data such as waiting times and emergency department access. Full details of local hospital performance and comparison data stretchi... ... (04-Oct)


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