Entries for November 2013
A local man’s contribution to the Sunshine Coast community was recognised today with the Bradman Avenue bridge over the Maroochy River being renamed in his honour.
Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson unveiled the signs at a special ceremony to mark the renaming of the bridge to Ken Nei... ... (29-Nov)
Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson is delighted to champion the work of the Salvation Army and to support the annual Kmart Wishing Tree Appeal to spread the joy of Christmas to thousands of children and families in need.
Ms Simpson encouraged shoppers at Sunshine Plaza to support the appe... ... (28-Nov)
Maroochydore residents are being encouraged to get on board their better bus network which kicks starts from Monday, November 25.Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said providing better public transport was important to reduce traffic congestion in the Maroochydore CBD.
“Route 602 and 617 ... ... (25-Nov)
Sunshine Coast residents can help bring a smile to the faces of children and young people living in care on Christmas Day by donating a present to the State Government’s annual Kids in Care Christmas Appeal. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said locals could show their community spirit by dropp... ... (19-Nov)
Coolum Beach Surf Life Savers have welcomed the addition of a brand new patrol vehicle to help keep us safe this holiday season, thanks to State Government Funding. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson was delighted to celebrate the handover of the keys for the patrol vehicle to Club President Joh... ... (18-Nov)
Pedestrian safety on Aerodrome Road will be improved with a new signalised pedestrian crossing between May Street and Fourth Avenue. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said works would start this week. “The new facility will provide a safer and easier crossing for pedestrians on Aerodrome Road,”... ... (13-Nov)
Sunshine Coast seniors and carers can benefit from savings on a wide range of products and services from a number of local businesses under the State Government’s Seniors and Carers Business Discount scheme. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that residents who hold a Seniors Card, Seniors ... ... (13-Nov)
Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has welcomed the second round of the State Government’s $300 million commitment to revitalise Queensland state schools.
Ms Simpson said the investment was part of the Advancing Our Schools Maintenance Fund, targeting school maintenance backlogs.
“Thanks ... ... (08-Nov)
Local drivers have the chance to Join the Drive to save lives by taking part this year's Christmas road safety message.
Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that film crews will be in Mooloolaba at the Mantra Sirocco Resort, on Thursday 21st November from 9.00 am to 10.30 am to record feedba... ... (08-Nov)
The Sunshine Coast Airport’s new aerospace precinct has launched with Machjet International cementing its tenancy today and new economic opportunities taking off in a way not possible under the previous Labor Government. Deputy Premier and Minister for State Development, Infrastructure and Planning... ... (06-Nov)
The State Government has provided funding of $50,000 towards improving road safety locally with an education program to discourage drink-driving. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said funding for two Sunshine Coast Council pilot projects will provide a positive approach to educating the public ... ... (05-Nov)