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September 2013

FRASER URGES COFFS HARBOUR CITY COUNCIL AND BELLINGEN SHIRE COUNCIL TO APPLY FOR INFRASTRUCTURE SUBSIDY

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  FRASER URGES COFFS HARBOUR CITY COUNCIL AND BELLINGEN SHIRE COUNCIL TO APPLY FOR INFRASTRUCTURE SUBSIDY   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today called on Coffs Harbour City Council and Bellingen Shire Council to apply for an interest subsidy on loans which would assist the State infrastructure backlog.   “The State Government is providing $30 million in interest subsidies under the third round of the Local Infrastructure Renewal Scheme – no matter how large or small the project,” Mr Fraser said.   “The State is providing $100 million over…

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APPLY NOW FOR SPORT GRANTS

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  APPLY NOW FOR SPORT GRANTS   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, is encouraging local groups to apply for NSW Government grants that could fund new sport facilities or programs that help people get active.   The NSW Government is offering grants to local sporting groups and councils planning new and improved sports facilities or programs that increase participation in sport and recreation.   Mr Fraser has invited applications for the first round of Sport and Recreation Participation and Facility Program grants this year.   “I know we…

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2014 Regional Flagship Events Program Funding is Open

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    2014 Regional Flagship Events Program Funding is Open   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today announced that event organisers are now able to submit Expressions of Interest to obtain funding under the NSW Government’s 2014 Regional Flagship Events Program.   “The Regional Flagship Events Program is one way that the NSW Government has nurtured the growth of events in regional areas,” Mr Fraser said.   “Under the Regional Flagship Events Program, one-year grants of $10,000 or grants of $20,000 each year for three-years are provided to…

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FRASER CONGRATULATES STATE TRAINING AWARD RECIPIENT

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    FRASER CONGRATULATES STATE TRAINING AWARD RECIPIENT     The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser has congratulated the Enterprise Training Company (ETC) of Coffs Harbour for receiving the Small Training Provider of the Year Award in the 2013 NSW Training Awards announced last night.   “The NSW Training Awards recognize excellence and achievement in vocational education and training,” Mr Fraser said.   “This award acknowledges outstanding skill and commitment.  It is an accomplishment of which the management and staff of ETC can be very proud,” Mr Fraser said….

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HELPING LEARNERS BECOME SAFER DRIVERS WORKSHOP

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  HELPING LEARNERS BECOME SAFER DRIVERS WORKSHOP     Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has advised that parents and supervisors of learner drivers in Coffs Harbour are invited to attend a free workshop to help them deliver the best on-road experience for learner drivers.   “Parents and supervisors of learner drivers play a crucial role in making the roads safer and the NSW Centre for Road Safety has developed this course to better support them,” Mr Fraser said.    “Helping learner drivers become safe drivers is a two-hour workshop,…

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MOONEE BEACH OVERPASS OPENS AS PART OF PACIFIC HIGHWAY UPGRADE

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    MOONEE BEACH OVERPASS OPENS AS PART OF PACIFIC HIGHWAY UPGRADE   Member for Coffs Harbour, Mr Andrew Fraser MP announced the new Moonee Beach overpass will open to traffic this week as part of the jointly funded $850 million Sapphire to Woolgoolga Pacific Highway upgrade.”    “From Thursday 5 September, motorists will be able to drive on the Moonee Beach overpass which aims to improve access to the Moonee Beach shopping complex and reduce travel times,” Mr Fraser said.   “Roads and Maritime Services will also open to…

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A COALITION GOVERNMENT WILL FINISH THE PACIFIC HIGHWAY SOONER

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      A COALITION GOVERNMENT WILL FINISH THE PACIFIC HIGHWAY SOONER     The Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser has reminded voters ahead of Saturday’s Federal election, that a Coalition Government will complete the upgrade of the Pacific Highway sooner.   Mr Fraser urged North Coast communities to throw their support behind Luke Hartsuyker, Tony Abbott and Warren Truss who will complete the duplication of the highway 7 years earlier than Federal Labor.   Mr Fraser said the Federal Coalition had committed to restore the 80:20 funding split…

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GREATER FUEL PRICE TRANSPARENCY FOR NSW MOTORISTS

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  GREATER FUEL PRICE TRANSPARENCY FOR NSW MOTORISTS   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has welcomed the introduction of a new NSW fuel price information standard that came into effect on 1 September.   Mr Fraser said the O’Farrell-Stoner Government’s reforms will benefit Coffs Harbour motorists because specific localised price information is now compulsory.   “As of September 1, all service stations in NSW must display the real price of fuel, free of any discounts or special offers such as supermarket shopper dockets,” Mr Fraser said.   “If a…

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