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July 2013

NSW GOVERNMENT TO INSTALL SEATBELTS IN DEDICATED SCHOOL BUSES

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    NSW GOVERNMENT TO INSTALL SEATBELTS IN DEDICATED SCHOOL BUSES     Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser MP today welcomed an investment of more than $200 million from the NSW Government that will see seatbelts installed on almost 1700 buses across the state.    Mr Fraser said the seatbelts will be installed on buses dedicated to school runs.   Mr Fraser said that the NSW Government had listened to the views of people in rural and regional communities and had taken action where the previous Labor Government had…

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$10,000 for Coffs Harbour City Council to Protect the Local Coastline

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      $10,000 for Coffs Harbour City Council to Protect the Local Coastline   Coffs Harbour MP, Andrew Fraser and the Minister for the Environment, Robyn Parker today announced Coffs Harbour City Council would receive $10,000 for a project to enhance and protect the local coastline. “Coffs Harbour City Council will use the funds to continue to implement aspects of its Coastal Zone Management Plan, “Mr Fraser said. “The funds will assist Council to update its coastal planning controls and develop a Development Control Plan that integrates with the…

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SAWTELL CHILLI FESTIVAL TURNS UP HEAT WITH FUNDING

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  SAWTELL CHILLI FESTIVAL TURNS UP HEAT WITH FUNDING   Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser MP has announced funding has been secured for the Sawtell Chilli Festival from the NSW Government, through its tourism and major events agency, Destination NSW.   “This year marks the 15th annual Sawtell Chilli Festival, an event that has grown, since its inception in 1998, to become one of the biggest drawcard attractions on the Coffs Coast,” Mr Fraser said.   “The Festival now attracts over 10,000 people to our area – this funding…

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NSW BMX RIDERS given a funding boost

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  NSW BMX RIDERS given a funding boost   More than 500 BMX Riders from around NSW will compete in the Sawtell BMX Seaside Classic in Toormina on Saturday 6 July, as part of the 2013 BMX State Series.   Andrew Fraser, Member for Coffs Harbour, said the Sawtell and District BMX Club had received a $3,000 Government grant to help stage this exciting event.   “BMX has been a part of the Olympics since 2008 and it is great to see so many boys and girls getting involved in…

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COFFS HARBOUR SCORES GOAL FOR GIRLS’ FOOTBALL

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    COFFS HARBOUR SCORES GOAL FOR GIRLS’ FOOTBALL     Hundreds of Australia’s finest young female footballers will journey to Coffs Harbour in July for the ultimate opportunity to represent their State.   Andrew Fraser, Member for Coffs Harbour, today announced a $5,000 funding grant for the Football Federation Australia (FFA) National Youth Championships for Girls to be held in Coffs Harbour from 8 to 12 July.   “The championship will showcase highly talented Under 14s and 15s female footballers from across the country,” Andrew Fraser said.   “More…

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NSW GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO INVEST IN SPORTING FACILITIES AND PARTICIPATION PROGRAMS

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  NSW GOVERNMENT CONTINUES TO INVEST IN SPORTING FACILITIES AND PARTICIPATION PROGRAMS   Minister for Sport and Recreation, Graham Annesley, has announced funding for over 160 local sports groups across NSW to improve sporting facilities and establish programs to increase participation in physical activity.   “It’s critically important quality sporting and recreation facilities are accessible and complemented with well-run programs if we are to encourage people to lead a more healthy and active lifestyle,” Mr Annesley said.   “The funding comes from Round 2 of the NSW Government’s Participation and…

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