MP calls for road investment to be extended

A welcome investment in road infrastructure is now underway, with a multimillion project to resurface the Sunshine Motorway between Maroochydore and Peregian Springs. Ninderry MP Dan Purdie said nearly 60 jobs would be supported for the duration of works, which are expected to take 12 weeks. “This is a much-needed

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Tennis served an ace as restrictions ease

In a welcoming sign, Coolum Tennis will re-open its doors to the community from tomorrow whilst adhering to strict social distancing guidelines. Ninderry MP Dan Purdie met with Coolum’s head coach Andrew Ash today to discuss the exciting development, which will see access initially limited to singles matches, and matches

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From little things, big things grow

A plant based burger patty created in the kitchen of a Kuluin café now tempting the tastebuds of a growing number of customers across the country is the latest small business success story to come out of the Sunshine Coast, according to Ninderry MP Dan Purdie. Mr Purdie said Veef

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Community spirit alive and well in times of crisis

Despite the unprecedented circumstances, community spirit remains alive and well in Coolum, according to Ninderry MP Dan Purdie. Mr Purdie said he was impressed to see business and community members respond quickly when the Coolum Meals on Wheels put out an SOS for a commercial freezer recently. “Due to new

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Gambling grants offer silver lining during COVID crisis

More than $160,000 has been shared by local community groups in the latest round of Gambling Community Benefit Fund. Ninderry MP Dan Purdie congratulated the deserving groups, a mixture of sports and community clubs who will use the funding to improve their facilities for the benefit of their members. “Even

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Quota club’s fundraising efforts support local firies

When the Quota Club aren’t busy fundraising, they are actively supporting other worthy causes, like donating much needed funds to our volunteer firies, according to Ninderry MP Dan Purdie. Mr Purdie said the Club had a very long and proud history of sharing funds with other deserving not-for-profit organisations and

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People power secures win for road safety

Ninderry resident Lee Todhunter and his young family are all too familiar with speeding motorists on Ninderry Road, but after the most recent accident where a mother and her children crashed into his front yard, sending large fragments of rock hurtling towards his living room, Lee decided he’d had enough.

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