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April 2013

IMPROVING ORAL HEALTH SERVICES IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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  IMPROVING ORAL HEALTH SERVICES IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE   Oral health outcomes in the Coffs Harbour electorate will be improved under a landmark plan launched earlier this week by the NSW Minister for Healthy Lifestyles, Kevin Humphries.   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the release by the NSW Government of Oral Health 2020:  A Strategic Framework for Dental Health in NSW was a vital step forward in returning quality services to oral health and providing equitable access to dental care.   “It is fantastic that for…

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PROBLEM GAMBLING COUNSELLING SERVICES AWARDED

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  PROBLEM GAMBLING COUNSELLING SERVICES AWARDED   Lifeline North Coast has secured a contract from the NSW Government to provide problem gambling counselling services to the local community, the Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser said today.   Mr Fraser said Lifeline North Coast is one of 56 services across the State which have successfully tendered for contracts to provide high quality problem gambling counselling and support services on behalf of the Government over the next four years.   “Congratulations to Lifeline North Coast for being selected by the Government…

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SUBCONTRACTORS TO BE OFFERED PROTECTION

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  SUBCONTRACTORS TO BE OFFERED PROTECTION     The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has welcomed the Government response to the recommendations made by Mr Bruce Collins QC, from the Inquiry into Construction Industry Insolvency in NSW.   “I am very pleased that the Coalition Government has agreed to act on a number of recommendations in the Collins Report which will strengthen protection for builders and subcontractors who are left owed money when head contractors collapse,” Mr Fraser said.   “I was able to give evidence to the Inquiry…

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ANZAC LEGEND STRONG IN COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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ANZAC LEGEND STRONG IN COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE ANZAC Day is a time for reflection and pride on the most important date in Australian military history, Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said this week.   Mr Fraser has again produced the eight-page booklet titled ‘The Spirit of ANZAC’ which gives an interesting insight into Australia’s military history and the role personnel from within the Electorate played in various wars and conflicts.   The booklet also carries a handy reference guide to many of the ANZAC Day dawn services and marches…

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COMMUNITY BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS ANNOUNCED FOR THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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  COMMUNITY BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS ANNOUNCED FOR THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today announced that 15 local projects in the Coffs Harbour electorate will receive funding under the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership program.   The funding has been provided under the NSW Government’s Community Building Partnership program with a total of $300,000 allocated to projects in the Coffs Harbour electorate.   Mr Fraser said he was delighted the NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell announced the roll out of 1,235 community projects throughout the state…

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SOLUTION TO AIRPORT PROBLEM FOUND

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    SOLUTION TO AIRPORT PROBLEM FOUND     The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, is pleased that a long term resolution has been found to the management of vegetation within the Obstacle Limitation Surface (OLS) surrounding the Coffs Harbour Airport.   “I was very pleased to be able to assist Coffs Harbour City Council in this matter,” Mr Fraser said.   “This has been a problem for Council for many years, and at one point the Civil Aviation Authority (CASA) was threatening to restrict aircraft operations into and…

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2,000 COFFS HARBOUR FAMILIES ELIGIBLE FOR NSW GOVERNMENT ENERGY REBATE

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  2,000 COFFS HARBOUR FAMILIES ELIGIBLE FOR NSW GOVERNMENT ENERGY REBATE   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser is calling on eligible families to take advantage of the NSW Government’s Family Energy Rebate to help manage household electricity bills.   The $75 Rebate rises to $125 from 1 July 2013 and to $150 by 2014, and is available to over 540,000 households who currently receive the Commonwealth Government’s Family Tax Benefit A or B.  Approximately 2,000 households in Coffs Harbour are eligible to receive the Family Energy Rebate as a…

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