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May 2011

Lack of parking at Coffs Harbour Health Campus raised in parliament by Fraser

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The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, yesterday raised in Parliament the issue of a lack of parking and access options at the Coffs Harbour Health Campus.    “My office and I receive complaints almost daily from people attending the health campus either for day surgery or to visit relatives and friends who are patients because they are not able to find parking spaces”, Mr Fraser said.   “During the building of the Health Campus I had several discussions with the then Labor Minister for Health, Mr Craig Knowles, about the possible…

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Cold snap brings a winter safety warning

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Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today said the approach of winter was a timely reminder to check the safety of electrical goods and children’s clothing. Mr Fraser said a cold snap across much of the state meant families were already starting to switch on heaters and buy new winter nightwear for infants, toddlers and pre-schoolers. “A lot of people will be happy to see the arrival of winter after a long summer, but the new season brings its own hazards,” Mr Fraser said. “Two years ago we lost our…

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Road Safety Initiative

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The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has today written to the Minister for Roads, the Hon Duncan Gay MLC, asking him to initiate meetings with the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport Ltd (CAMS) President, Mr Andrew Papadopoulos in order to promote road safety initiatives in NSW. Mr Fraser said an offer came during a meeting organised by himself with the now Roads Minister, the President of CAMS and the President of the Federation Internationale de L’Automobile (FIA), Mr Jean Todt, held on Monday, 14 March, prior to the election….

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Fraser welcomes new police to the Coffs/ Clarence LAC

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The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, is pleased to learn that the Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command is to receive two new Police Recruits. “There are a total of 111 Probationary Constables attesting from the Goulburn Police College today and I congratulate these fine young men and women on their chosen career,” Mr Fraser said. “These new recruits will be very welcome in the area, however I believe that we still need more Police officers,” Mr Fraser said. “It has been identified by the Police Association that the Coffs/Clarence Local…

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Fraser refers refusal for a renewable energy lot to Minister

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The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has raised the issue of alternate energy sources in State Parliament.  “I was recently contacted by constituents who wish to complete a sub-division, but have been advised by Essential Energy (formerly Country Energy) that there is not sufficient energy in the current grid to supply a potential building on the site,” Mr Fraser said.  “My constituents were told by Essential Energy that it would be their responsibility to build and pay for the infrastructure to upgrade the electricity supply in the area if…

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Get involved for Graffiti Action Day – Sunday May 15

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The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, would like to encourage any groups or individuals to get involved with Graffiti Action Day which is being organised by Keep Australia Beautiful NSW and being held on Sunday, 15 May. “People in the Coffs Harbour Electorate can get together on the day to clean unsightly and unwanted graffiti vandalism in their local area,” Mr Fraser said. “Any groups or individuals interested in helping on this day, need to register with Keep Australia Beautiful, and they can do so by emailing graffitiactionday@kabnsw.org.au.” “Once…

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Fraser Welcomes New Police Recruits to the Coffs/Clarence LAC

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The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, is pleased to learn that the Coffs/Clarence Local Area Command is to receive two new Police Recruits. “There are a total of 111 Probationary Constables attesting from the Goulburn Police College today and I congratulate these fine young men and women on their chosen career,” Mr Fraser said. “These new recruits will be very welcome in the area however I believe that we still need more Police officers,” Mr Fraser said. “it has been identified by the Police Association that the Coffs/Clarence Local…

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Fraser Refers Refusal for a Renewable Energy Lot to Minister

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The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has raised the issue of alternate energy sources in State Parliament. “I was recently contacted by constituents who wish to complete a sub-division, but have been advised by Essential Energy (formerly Country Energy) that there is not sufficient energy in the current grid to supply a potential building on the site,” Mr Fraser said.  “My constituents were told by Essential Energy that it would be their responsibility to build and pay for the infrastructure to upgrade the electricity supply in the area if…

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Get involved for Graffiti Action Day Sunday 15 May 2011

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Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, would like to encourage any groups or individuals to get involved with Graffiti Action Day which is being organised by Keep Australia Beautiful NSW and being held on Sunday, 15 May.  “People in the Coffs Harbour Electorate can get together on the day to clean unsightly and unwanted graffiti vandalism in their local area,” Mr Fraser said.  “Any groups or individuals interested in helping on this day, need to register with Keep Australia Beautiful, and they can do so by emailing graffitiactionday@kabnsw.org.au.”  “Once details…

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Get it right with new Consumer Guarantees

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Consumers automatically get guarantees from businesses that provide goods or services, under the new national consumer law.  The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the new guarantees replace statutory implied warranties and more clearly set out consumer rights and responsibilities. “Consumer guarantees are part of the new Australian Consumer Law and will help consumers assert their rights,” Mr Fraser said. Consumer guarantees apply to goods and services bought on or after 1 January 2011 by a consumer from a supplier or manufacturer. They apply to: ·         any type of…

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