The NBN rollout plans from 2012 to 2015, announced by the Federal Government, have bypassed Noosa, The Greens spokesperson for Noosa, Jim McDonald, claimed today.
He said that the plan includes Nambour, Maroochydore, Bli Bli and Coolum Beach, but excludes Noosa.
Jim's recent local media story links:
Palliative care is one of the failures of Queensland Health under Labor.
The various Ministers for Health under Labor have neglected putting in place a comprehensive palliative care service that is community based so that relatives do not have to travel unnecessarily to spend time with their loved ones before they die.
As gay couples flock to Noosa for the Mardi Gras Recovery Week, they won't be welcomed by the LNP member, Glen Elmes, or the Katter Party candidate, Bob Jarvis.
The Greens candidate for Noosa, Jim McDonald, said that both Mr Elmes's party and the Katter Party have promised to repeal legislation legalising civil unions for gay couples if they get the numbers.
Election signs are a sign that democracy is at work and there is an election in place
I am going to talk today about three aspects of policy that I think are significant for Noosa.
We are, of course, the Party for the environment. We are the only choice for the Coast, for the Mary Valley, for sustainable ocean resources, for the Reef, for real sustainability.
The Sunshine Coast Regional Council's ban on effective poster advertising in Noosa is an attack on election democracy according to the Greens candidate for Noosa, Jim McDonald.
The Greens candidate for Noosa, Jim McDonald, said that he would work to ensure a positive environment for seniors in the electorate.
“My approach will be to ensure that seniors get the opportunity to participate in the social, economic and political aspects of life and to maintain their independence to whatever degree they feel able.”
Letter to the Noosa Chamber of Commerce
I have been long concerned about the economic security of the Noosa region. The following statement reflects those concerns:
Speech to Noosa Parks Association
24 February 2012
Ladies & gentlemen,
First of all, I'd like to acknowledge the Gubbi Gubbi people whose ancestors husbanded this land for aeons before my ancestors set off in ships to this continent.