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November 2013

FRASER WELCOMES EXPANSION OF ‘GET YOUR HAND OFF IT’ ROAD SAFETY CAMPAIGN

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  FRASER WELCOMES EXPANSION OF ‘GET YOUR HAND OFF IT’ ROAD SAFETY CAMPAIGN     Member for Coffs Harbour, Mr Andrew Fraser has welcomed the NSW Government’s expansion of the highly successful ‘Get Your Hand Off It’ campaign targeting the use of mobile phones while driving.   Roads Minister Duncan Gay and NSW Police Traffic and Highway Patrol Commander, Assistant Commissioner John Hartley announced the highly successful online video would start airing in mainstream media from Dec 1 and would be accompanied by a targeted police crackdown on mobile phone…

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Coffs Harbour International Sports Stadium shortlisted for 2015 Asian World Cup training camp

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        Coffs Harbour International Sports Stadium shortlisted for 2015 Asian World Cup training camp   Coffs Harbour International Sports Stadium has been short-listed as a potential training camp for Australia’s biggest ever football tournament, the 2015 Asian Cup. Andrew Fraser, Member for Coffs Harbour, congratulated Coffs Harbour International Sports Stadium for putting their hand up to be a part of this exciting world-class sporting event. “Coffs Harbour International Sports Stadium is one of just nine venues selected in NSW, and 27 Australia-wide, now vying for hosting honours,”…

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REFORMING HOMELESSNESS SERVICES ON THE MID NORTH COAST

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  REFORMING HOMELESSNESS SERVICES ON THE MID NORTH COAST   Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward and Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser MP today announced that $4.77 million – an increase of about $1.29 million – has been allocated to fund homelessness services on the Mid North Coast in 2014/15.   “For the first time in NSW, the distribution of the $135 million of the homelessness budget will be informed by key indicators of homelessness; including socio-economic disadvantage, drug and alcohol abuse and domestic violence rates,” Ms…

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$1000 FOR GRASSROOTS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACTIVITIES

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          $1000 FOR GRASSROOTS DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACTIVITIES       Minister for Women Pru Goward and Member for Coffs Harbour, Mr Andrew Fraser MP today announced the NSW Government has awarded a grant in the Coffs Harbour Electorate to help raise awareness about the impact of domestic violence.   “In the Coffs Harbour Electorate, the grant has been awarded to Coffs Harbour Committee Against Domestic and Family Violence to undertake Editing and re-printing of Charmed and Dangerous booklet for use in White Ribbon Day events and…

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FRASER ENCOURAGES THE NOMINATION OF INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN

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  FRASER ENCOURAGES THE NOMINATION OF INSPIRATIONAL WOMEN   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today called on people in the Coffs Harbour electorate to recognise the important role and achievements of women by nominating them for an award in the 2014 NSW Women of the Year Awards.   “The Women of the Year Awards are a fantastic opportunity for our community to get behind the inspirational women in our lives and nominate them for an award,” Mr Fraser said.   “There are plenty of special women in our community…

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LOCAL MEMBER ENCOURAGES LOCAL BUSINESSES TO VISIT THE SMALL BIZ BUS

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  LOCAL MEMBER ENCOURAGES LOCAL BUSINESSES TO VISIT THE SMALL BIZ BUS Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, is encouraging local small businesses to take advantage of the expert business advice on offer when the Small Biz Bus visits Urunga on 5 December.   “Having the Small Biz Bus here gives local business operators a great opportunity to get high quality advice and find out what services are available to assist them in the longer term,” Mr Fraser said.   The Small Biz Bus is a mobile advisory and information…

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THANKS TO THE SES VOLUNTEERS

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    THANKS TO THE SES VOLUNTEERS     The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, would once again like to thank all the SES volunteers for the great job they are doing in coming to the assistance of residents who have had their homes damaged by large hailstones.   “The SES volunteers have been kept extremely busy over the past few days and they are doing a wonderful job,” Mr Fraser said.   “The thunderstorm that hit the region on Saturday contained very large golf ball sized hail and…

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$177,257 IN DISASTER RELIEF FOR COFFS HARBOUR CITY COUNCIL

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  $177,257 IN DISASTER RELIEF FOR COFFS HARBOUR CITY COUNCIL     Coffs Harbour City Council will receive $177,257 in financial assistance from the NSW Government to cover the cost of repairs to council infrastructure following severe storms and floods in February to May 2009 and November 2009.   Minister for Finance and Services Andrew Constance and the Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser said the payment had been approved following advice that all restoration programs had been completed by the council.   Mr Constance said the ferocity of the…

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NEW RESOURCE TO GET PEOPLE IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE TALKING ABOUT SUICIDE

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  NEW RESOURCE TO GET PEOPLE IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE TALKING ABOUT SUICIDE   People in the Coffs Harbour electorate will be given practical support to guide conversations around suicide following the launch of a suite of new online resources today by the NSW Government, Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser said today.   Mr Fraser said the new resources, Conversations Matter, are the first of their kind in the world and will support people wanting to talk about suicide and in doing so start to break down the…

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COFFS HARBOUR TO BENEFIT FROM WEEDS FUNDING

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  COFFS HARBOUR TO BENEFIT FROM WEEDS FUNDING   Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser has today welcomed the Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson’s announcement that two projects in the Coffs Harbour region will benefit from more than $11 million in ongoing noxious weeds funding.   Mr Fraser said the Coffs Harbour region will benefit from more than $1.2 million funding, including:   a Far North Coast Weeds project to enhance regional IT, worth $316,022; and the North Coast Weed Action Program 2010-15, worth $956,046.   “This is great…

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