Mooloolah River Kawana Beach Fields of Green Stockland's Stadium Glasshouse Mountains

Air Australia Nothing To Cheer About

Sunshine Coast  cheerleading group MDC has worked hard for 12 months to qualify for the Olympics of cheerleading, only to be left stunned by the collapse of Air Australia.  What is even more frustrating is these athletes and their families were required to part with their final fund-raised money on Thursday night, just 12 hours prior to Air Australia  grounding their fleet.

“There needs to be a reform of this industry to protect consumers” said Peter Slipper. 

While the ethical and legal battles continue, the possibility of recovering the $70,000 paid after a year of fund-raising and practice seems dim, as do the hopes of these accomplised athletes unless a sponsor or sponsors can be found.

If you know a company or individual who can help MDC fultill their dreams of competing in the Aloha Championships, please send an email to:


Learning and laughter as Beerburrum teacher gets “thrown out of Parliament”

Politics and parliament don’t usually draw smirks and giggles from nine and ten-year-olds, but a mock parliament at Beerburrum State School did just that.

Continue reading

Quick Poll

Should voting be compulsory for Australians over 18 years of age in Australian Federal, State and Local elections?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
Have your Say
Watch Parliament Live
Follow Peter
Follow Peter on Facebook Follow Peter on Twitter Watch Peter on Youtube
Photo Gallery
Peter Slipper Discussing the opening of the AEIOU Early Learning Childcare Centre Bev, Peter & recipient Anna Grosskreutz Friends of Tibet attended an event with Special Envoy Gyari The Hon. Julie Bishop and Peter Slipper at Maleny Inge, Peter, His Excellency the Thai Ambassador and his wife Sarapee with photograph of the Thai King in background Seniors' Forum