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December 2013

MAKING PLANNING EASIER FOR BUSINESS IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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  MAKING PLANNING EASIER FOR BUSINESS IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE   Small businesses in the Coffs Harbour electorate will benefit from changes giving them access to receive fast-tracked planning decisions for anything from outdoor footpath dining and new signs to the fit-out of buildings.   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the NSW Government’s expansion of the state-wide exempt and complying development system would slash unnecessary delays for approvals, giving local businesses more certainty.   “The changes will fast-track planning decisions for a wide range of development, with…

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SAWTELL ART GROUP AND YOUTH DIRECTIONS AWARDED NSW GOVERNMENT FUNDING

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  SAWTELL ART GROUP AND YOUTH DIRECTIONS AWARDED NSW GOVERNMENT FUNDING   The Sawtell Art Group and Youth Directions are to share in nearly $250,000 of funding from the NSW Government to support 120 country arts projects in 2014.   These projects involve the community and encourage people to engage with local arts and culture.   Minister for the Arts, the Hon George Souris said the funding is part of the NSW Government’s commitment to providing continuing support to the State’s arts and cultural sector.   The Member for Coffs…

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HSC RESULTS RELEASED

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  HSC RESULTS RELEASED   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has congratulated all 2013 HSC students in the Coffs Harbour electorate on their HSC results, released today.    “Any student who receives their HSC has worked hard, and I congratulate all students who have completed their exams this year,” Mr Fraser said. “HSC courses are demanding and the assessment and examination process is designed to challenge students.   The HSC is a world-class credential and completing the HSC demonstrates a high level of achievement on an international level. “Completing…

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PROMOTIONAL LIFEJACKET VAN VISITS COFFS HARBOUR

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  PROMOTIONAL LIFEJACKET VAN VISITS COFFS HARBOUR   Boating enthusiasts in Coffs Harbour can upgrade their old lifejackets this weekend as the popular Transport for NSW ‘Old 4 New’ lifejacket initiative comes to town.  The new promotional vehicle will be at Coffs Harbour, on Jordan Esplanade this Sunday 22 December between 3pm and 6pm.   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the lifejacket van will be showcasing a range of new generation slimline lifejackets.   “The aim of the ‘Old 4 New’ lifejacket upgrade initiative is to increase awareness of…

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SHOP SMART ONLINE IN THE LEAD UP TO CHRISTMAS

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    SHOP SMART ONLINE IN THE LEAD UP TO CHRISTMAS   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, is urging shoppers to be smart when purchasing online this Christmas.   “The lead up to Christmas is a busy time, and many shoppers will be looking online not only to save time but to potentially save money too,” Mr Fraser said.   “Shoppers need to be smart when purchasing online to make sure they make the right choices.   Some simple steps to take to make sure your Christmas shopping…

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NEW FIGURES SHOW DROP IN CRIME

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  NEW FIGURES SHOW DROP IN CRIME   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has welcomed the latest crime statistics which shows 16 of the 17 major offence categories are going down or remain stable.   The figures released by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research show eight of the major crime categories have had significant downward trend in two years up to September 2013.   “The decreases in crime is great news for our community and highlights the hard work of our local police officers,” Mr…

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2013 COMMUNITY BUILDING PARTNERSHIP GRANTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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    2013 COMMUNITY BUILDING PARTNERSHIP GRANTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE     The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today announced 16 projects would receive $300,000 under the 2013 Community Building Partnership grants.   This grant funding has been provided under the NSW Government’s 2013 Community Building Partnership program.   Mr Fraser said he was pleased NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell announced the roll out of over 1,315 community projects across NSW as a part of $90 million allocated to the program over four years.   “Building and…

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$2.25 MILLION FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR TOURISM IN REGIONAL NSW TOURISM INDUSTRY, OPERATORS AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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  $2.25 MILLION FUNDING AVAILABLE FOR TOURISM IN REGIONAL NSW TOURISM INDUSTRY, OPERATORS AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY   Mr Andrew Fraser MP, the Member for Coffs Harbour, encouraged operators and the tourism industry to apply for the $2.25 million in funding available for Regional NSW through the second contestable round of the NSW Government’s Regional Visitor Economy Fund. Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Arts, George Souris, announced earlier this year that the NSW Government was investing $7.2 million in the Regional…

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