Fast-track Baringa State High School Petition
Concerned parents from Caloundra are rallying the community to support their petition to fast-track the opening of Baringa State High School for the 2020 school year.
It comes as students who currently attend the newly opened Baringa State Primary School are headed for years of uncertainty and chaos with its sister high school not set to open until 2021 at the earliest.
Landsborough Rail Overpass Proposal
As part of the State Government’s plan to duplicate the North Coast rail line, the Department of Transport and Main Roads has proposed a new rail corridor between Landsborough and Nambour, which will replace the existing North Coast line through this section of the Sunshine Coast.
The Department as highlighted a number of major road and rail infrastructure changes that they deem necessary to accommodate this new corridor.
Landsborough specifically will see significant changes under the Department’s current proposal.
Caloundra Emergency Department Closure
State Member for Caloundra Mark McArdle has slammed the State Government over a major gap in emergency care services soon to be available in Caloundra.
It comes as Caloundra’s Emergency Department is set to close its doors ahead of an E.D. facility opening within the new Sunshine Coast University Hospital in April 2017.