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February 2014

FUNDING FOR EMERGING FILMMAKERS

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  FUNDING FOR EMERGING FILMMAKERS   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today called on local filmmakers to apply for Screen NSW’s 2014 Emerging Filmmakers Fund, which will offer up to three projects $30,000 each for production and post-production costs.   “Applications for Screen NSW’s 2014 Emerging Filmmakers Fund (EFF) open on February 24,” Mr Fraser said.   “The fund supports the career development of talented emerging filmmakers in NSW by funding the production and post-production of short films.  There is one round of this fund each year and…

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SAPPHIRE TO WOOLGOOLGA HIGHWAY UPGRADE COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSIONS

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  SAPPHIRE TO WOOLGOOLGA HIGHWAY UPGRADE COMMUNITY INFORMATION SESSIONS   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said local residents and busineses are invited to community information sessions for the Sapphire to Woolgoolga Pacific Highway upgrade.   Mr Fraser said the upgrade involves building 25 kilometres of four lane divided road from Campbell Close, Sapphire to Arrawarra Beach Road, Arrawarra and will provide a faster, safer journey for people using the Pacific Highway.   “The information sessions will provide the community with an opportunity to talk with the project team and…

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HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FUTURE OF BOATING ON THE MID NORTH COAST

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  HAVE YOUR SAY ON THE FUTURE OF BOATING ON THE MID NORTH COAST   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, is urging recreational boaters and maritime stakeholders in the Coffs Harbour electorate to have their say on the future of boating on major waterways across the state.   Mr Fraser said community consultation had begun on identifying the projects and priorities for the coming years to ensure our waterways are safe and accessible.   “We want to hear from the people who use our waterways the most. These…

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COFFS HARBOUR CITY COUNCIL TO RECEIVE FUNDING BOOST FOR YOUTH WEEK

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  COFFS HARBOUR CITY COUNCIL TO RECEIVE FUNDING BOOST FOR YOUTH WEEK   Coffs Harbour City Council will receive $1,845 in funding from the NSW Government to help prepare for Youth Week celebrations from 4-13 April 2014, Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello and Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, announced today. Mr Dominello said the funding will help local councils  empower young people in their community to stage events and activities throughout the ten-day celebration. This year’s theme is “Our Voice – Our Impact”. “Youth Week is the…

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WORK STARTS ON $8.5 MILLION INTERSECTION UPGRADE AT COFFS HARBOUR

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  WORK STARTS ON $8.5 MILLION INTERSECTION UPGRADE AT COFFS HARBOUR     Safety at the intersection of Cook Drive and Pacific Highway in Coffs Harbour will be improved with work on an $8.5 million upgrade now under way.   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser MP, said more than 30,000 vehicles use this intersection each day and the figure is expected to rise to 45,000 by 2021.   “The NSW Government has committed $8.5 million to upgrade this section of the Pacific Highway to improve traffic flow and…

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FIRST ROUND OF FUNDING ON OFFER FOR CROWN RESERVES

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  FIRST ROUND OF FUNDING ON OFFER FOR CROWN RESERVES Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said local managers of showgrounds and public reserves with pests and weeds projects have until Monday 17 March to submit applications for targeted NSW Government funding. “The next round of the Government’s Public Reserves Management Fund (PRMF) opened recently, with funding now on offer for all kinds of improvements to local showgrounds,” Mr Fraser said. “Managers or trusts can apply for a grant or a loan for projects ranging from building maintenance, to repairs…

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COFFS HARBOUR SCHOOL AWARDED A $3,500 ENVIRONMENTAL TRUST GRANT

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  COFFS HARBOUR SCHOOL AWARDED A $3,500 ENVIRONMENTAL TRUST GRANT   Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser today congratulated students and educators at Karangi Public School for their successful Environmental Trust grant application.   “Karangi Public School will receive $3,500 over two years to start a garden and produce an abundance of fresh, healthy food,” Mr Fraser said.   “The garden will be environmentally, socially and financially sustainable and teach students how to grow chemical free produce.  It will help to reduce Karangi’s carbon footprint by supplying fresh produce to…

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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   The 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 Woolgoolga, Sawtell and Toormina next week.      “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…

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PREMIERS SENIORS WEEK GALA CONCERTS 2014

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  PREMIERS SENIORS WEEK GALA CONCERTS 2014   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said today that he was pleased to advise that tickets to the 2014 Premiers Seniors Week Gala concert have now been allocated.   “Performances will be held at the Sydney Entertainment Centre on Tuesday, 18 March at 4.30 pm and Wednesday, 19 March at 10.30 am and 2.30 pm,” Mr Fraser said.   Mr Fraser said he was pleased that country people were given the same opportunity as city residents to obtain tickets for the…

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