Entries for September 2014

Sunshine Coast to receive new funding for domestic and family violence services

Vulnerable families and children across the Sunshine Coast will be better supported through a new Queensland Government funding as part of the Stronger Families reforms.   Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said that tenders had opened for the new local services as part of the government’s... ... (30-Sep)

Spring funding boost for local community groups

  Seven not-for-profit organisations in the Maroochydore electorate will be celebrating funding wins from latest quarterly round of the State Government Gambling Community Benefit Fund. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the funds totalling $183,984 would help these hardworking groups... ... (29-Sep)

Have your say on Sunshine Coast Airport expansion

The next step in the potential expansion of the Sunshine Coast Airport which will create more than 1500 long-term jobs and provide a major economic boost for the region is underway, with the independent Coordinator-General releasing an environmental impact statement for public comment.  De... ... (26-Sep)

Students to get Great Results from extra funding

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson welcomed today’s announcement of more than $1 million in additional funding for schools in her electorate from the second round of Great Results Guarantee.   Ms Simpson said that $1,175,368 would go directly to the five schools in the Maroochydore elector... ... (24-Sep)

Students to get Great Results from extra funding

Simpson reaffirms opposition to state call-in of Sekisui

Fiona Simpson MP said she had advised the Premier of her opposition to a possible State Government call-in of the Sekisui House development at Yaroomba.   "I met with the Premier last week and am pleased that the Premier listened to my concerns and gave me and colleagues a commitment that the... ... (14-Sep)

Member for Maroochydore says time for plans to be revealed

Member for Maroochydore, Fiona Simpson, has asked Sekisui House to involve the community in developing a resort facility that showcases the beauty of the Sunshine Coast.She has asked Sekisui House to release their potential plans for development in Yaroomba and engage the community in the best plan ... ... (11-Sep)

Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving Queensland launched in Brisbane

The Parliamentary Friends of Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) was launched last night at Parliament House in front of Members of Parliament, dignitaries and surf lifesaving representatives.    Speaker and Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson MP will co-chair the bi-partisan group wit... ... (09-Sep)

Simpson supports Child Protection Week

Protecting our children is everyone’s business and Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson is supporting the fantastic work of Integrated Family and Youth Service (IFYS) as part of child protection week. Ms Simpson said that Child Protection Week, which runs from 7–13 September 2014, aims to raise t... ... (08-Sep)

Coolum Beach Quilters make a special delivery to Nambour’s Special Care Nursery

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson and ladies from the Coolum Beach Quilters today handed over 30 tiny rainbow quilts for premature babies in the Special Care Nursery at Nambour Hospital. The group were delighted to respond to the Special Care Unit’s request for 240 small quilts a year and have ... ... (05-Sep)

Coolum Beach Quilters make a special delivery to Nambour’s Special Care Nursery

Think Queensland and buy local

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson will be trying her hand at selling newspapers and magazines this weekend to spread the word about the 2014 Queensland Small Business Week and Buy Locally Saturday campaign. Ms Simpson said that Queensland Small Business Week (1 – 6 September) celebrates the out... ... (01-Sep)

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