These are some of the many projects that I was directly involved with and believe my involvement was critical to achieving the outcome. Please contact me if you need further information about any of the following projects.
This list is incomplete and not in order of priority.
Convinced Government to retain Landsborough Police Stations, while also providing a new police station in Beerwah.
Upgrading of Nambour Police Station including, increased police services in Nambour.
New Ambulance Station for Nambour and retention of old station for community use.
New Fire Station for Nambour.
Expansion of Nambour TAFE.
New Public Trust Office for Nambour.
Additional Court Judge for Maroochydore Court House.
Expansion of the DPI and retention of services in Nambour.
Extensions to Woodford Prison
Workcover office for Nambour
Regional Communities offices for Nambour
Q-Build to be retained in Nambour
Department of Natural Resources offices to remain in Nambour
Various road improvements, including a number of new bridges.
Convinced the Government to bitumen all of the Maleny Stanley River Road.
Upgrade Kenilworth to Eumundi Road
Traffic Lights Nambour Connection Road
Cudgerie Cooroy to Curra Intersection
Nambour to Mapleton Road upgrade
Nambour Heights Pedestrian refuge
Replacement of Bridges Kenilworth Eumundi Road
Kenilworth Conondale Road Bellbird Range Road Upgrade
Palmwoods Main Street Safety Improvements
Kiel Mountain Road intersection
Maleny Kenilworth Road Upgrade
Fixed Speed Camera Woombye
Nambour Hospital expansion, including purchase of adjoining land for new car parking facility
Established Lymphoedema Services NGH
Extra Dental services NGH
Chapel at Nambour Hospital
Hibiscus House Nursing Home replacement of home including securing additional funding
Relocation of a range of Community Health Services into Centenary Square, Nambour
School Nurse Pilot Program Nambour
Air Conditioning Maleny Hospital
Rail Bus link from Landsborough to Nambour
Surveillance Cameras for Nambour Railway Car Park
Surveillance Cameras above Centenary Square
Bus service for Palmwoods
Yandina State School crossing and lollypop lady
Tilt Train Stop for Nambour
50 Extra Car Parks at Nambour Railway Station
Sunshine Coast Family Networks (New Respite Centre for Sunshine Coast people with disabilities)
New hall and facilities for SPIRAL
Secured additional funding for Cittamani Palliative care
Funding and accreditation for Teralba Mens Centre Mapleton
Secured the site for The Shack (drop-in centre) Nambour
Secure Tenure for the Nambour Museum
Roof for Nambour Museum
Blackall Range Care
Funding for Graceville Centre
BADYAC Flexi School (Beerwah)
Criminal Code (Palliative Care) Amendment (Rights of the Terminally Ill)
Criminal Code (Double Jeopardy) Amendment
New law to allow community hospices to operate in Queensland.
Right for residents of retirement villages to appoint a proxy at Village meetings.
Expansion of Kenilworth Campus
Inclusion of Nambour High in the Secondary School renewal program. New auditorium and classrooms.
Purchase of house adjoining Palmwoods School for future administration use.
Retention of old school house at Mapleton for community
Nambour High School - Council land swap for an extension of Quota Park.
Expansion of the School Nurse program.
Nambour Special School expansion and land purchase.
Various improvements at Nambour Special Schools including flooring and sports facilities
Adjustments to Student Teacher ratios at Nambour Special School
Release of money North Arm School BER project.
Nambour State School replacement of roof (Gatehouse)
Numerous improvements to schools, including new toilet block at Eudlo School
Community Cabinets (bringing Government to the People)
Horse riding trails on government land secured after long fight
Rainwater Tank incentives
Convinced Minister to call in Links development Montville
Convinced Government to reject the 900 acre industrial site at Bridges (near Yandina)
Successfully lobbied for northern connection pipeline to go through Pringle Hill via tunnel and not a trench.
Lobbied to stop mega dump at Kallangur.
Supported funding applications by community groups and sporting associations.
New Club houses for Nambour Netball and Sunshine Coast Churches Soccer and Sunshine Coast Vigoro.
Flood Relief Assistance Nambour Golf Club
Reprieve for local kindergarten threatened with closure
Help for patients waiting too long for surgery
Travel assistance for school children
Safer drop-off and pick up area for local school students
Fought for upgrading of Nambour Railway Station including a public lift beside the subway entrance
Help for terminally ill patients to access loving end-of-life care
Relocated a bus stop to provide safer access for disabled and elderly
North Arm Goldmine
PCYC and Wattles Tennis Club land deal
Continuation Kenilworth Conondale school bus route
Secured Community land from Queensland Rail for Community use in Eudlo (including toilet block)
Quota Park Adventure Playground funding
Montville Fire Brigade Truck
Maroochy Rive Fire Brigade site and the shed
New Fire Truck for Nambour
New Rural Truck for Belli
Secured Premises for Nambour and Kenilworth SES
Obi Obi Rural Fire Brigade
Secured tenure for Woodford Folk Festival
Funding to Purchase NAMTEC Building