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February 2012

Fraser announces boost for sport

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The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today announced that funding under the NSW Government 2011-12 Sport and Recreation Participation Program would see $800,000 in grants provided to local projects across the state for the purpose of getting more people playing sport. “I am delighted to see that five groups in the Coffs Harbour electorate will be receiving a total of $22,280 in assistance for six projects.  The groups to receive the funding are the Coffs Harbour branch of the NSW Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and…

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Pet Porpoise Pool Wins Tourism Funding

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Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser today announced $100,000 in funding for local tourism operator, Pet Porpoise Pool on behalf of Minister for Tourism and Major Events, George Souris, as part of the NSW Government’s $5 million Regional Tourism Product Development Funding Program. Mr Fraser said an independent panel of industry experts recommended Pet Porpoise Pool, also known as Dolphin Marine Magic, against a number of applications put forward in a highly competitive selection process. “I am delighted to announce that Destination NSW has awarded the Pet Porpoise Pool funding…

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Pacific Highway Funding

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The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has yet again raised the issue in Parliament of the urgent need to fast track the upgrading of the remaining sections of the Pacific Highway to dual carriageway. Mr Fraser’s call comes after the tragic accident that occurred in Urunga on 8 January that took the lives of two people, including 11 year old Max McGregor.  This tragedy yet again highlighted the need for this work to occur as soon as possible.  Mr Fraser once again called for a meeting between the relevant…

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Fraser Welcomes Release of the First Pacific Highway Report Card

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Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today welcomed the release of the inaugural six-monthly Report Card tracking the progress being made on the full duplication of the Pacific Highway. “The full upgrade of the Pacific Highway has long been a priority for the NSW Liberals & Nationals,” Mr Fraser said. “Last year the NSW Government committed to producing and releasing regular progress reports in response to calls from the community for greater accountability and transparency. “Today I was pleased to see NSW Roads Minister Duncan Gay deliver on this commitment…

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Coffs Harbour and Bellinger Valley North Beach Surf Clubs to receive $206,380

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The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has today announced combined funding of $206,380 for the Coffs Harbour and Bellinger Valley North Beach Surf Clubs from the NSW Government. “The primary focus of the Surf Club Facility Grant program is to assist Surf Life Saving Clubs develop their facilities to help increase usage and member numbers, which ultimately will benefit the wider community,” Mr Fraser said. “The local members of both these Surf Clubs do an outstanding job patrolling our beaches and the grants will assist the clubs to upgrade…

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