Entries for April 2014

MP launches CORE training program to help get young people work-ready

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson was delighted to officiate at the opening of a new program in Coolum to train young people in hospitality and retail to help get them into work. Integrated Family and Youth Services (IFYS) was successful in securing $270,000 of funding for Community Learning in... ... (30-Apr)

MP launches CORE training program to help get young people work-ready

Maroochydore bus station taxi trial

The Newman Government will implement a new late-night taxi pick-up zone providing a safer place to wait for a cab on the Sunshine Coast. Transport and Main Roads Minister Scott Emerson and Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the new taxi zone will be trialled for 12 months at the new Maroochy... ... (23-Apr)

New pedestrian refuge at Yaroomba

Pedestrians will find it easier to cross David Low Way at Yaroomba with plans for a new pedestrian refuge. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the new refuge would improve safety and convenience for pedestrians crossing David Low Way. “There is still some final consultation to be finished... ... (17-Apr)

State funding boost for local community groups

News of just over $70,000 in grants to five local community groups under the latest State Government funding rounds has been welcomed by Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson. Funding from the latest  round of grants from the Gambling Community Benefit Fund and the Jupiters Casino Community Be... ... (17-Apr)

No time for speeding on Sunshine Coast roads

 Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson is reminding all Sunshine Coast motorists to slow down and don't get distracted over the Easter holiday season. Ms Simpson said that the State Government was launching a series of new road safety television advertisements across Queensland. “Speed and in... ... (11-Apr)

No time for speeding on Sunshine Coast roads

Sunshine Coast leads the way in Queensland’s jobs creation

The Sunshine Coast is out in front and Queensland as a State is leading national economic growth, according to ABS labour force figures. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that Sunshine Coast businesses have created more jobs than any other region in the latest ABS data which shows there a... ... (11-Apr)

Affordable housing scheme delivers on the Coast

Low income families on the Sunshine Coast continue to benefit from the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) with 485 affordable dwellings provided under the scheme so far. Minister for Housing and Public Works Tim Mander said that the scheme was delivering on the Government’s election promise... ... (03-Apr)

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