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June 2014

REBUILDING NSW: BUDGET FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE GRANTS IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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  REBUILDING NSW: BUDGET FUNDING BOOST FOR LOCAL INFRASTRUCTURE GRANTS IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today welcomed a $100,000 boost for local community infrastructure projects through the 2014 Community Building Partnership from the NSW Budget handed down last week.   The application process is now open until 18 July 2014.   “This budget boost for the Coffs Harbour electorate will allow even more community groups to apply for grants that benefit the local community by providing positive social, recreational and environmental outcomes,”…

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LIFEJACKET WEAR RATES UP, BOATING FATALITIES DOWN

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LIFEJACKET WEAR RATES UP, BOATING FATALITIES DOWN   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has praised the Coffs Harbour community for helping to reduce boating fatalities as part of the NSW Government’s lifejacket campaign.   “Our roving lifejacket van saw 2809 old lifejackets handed in and 3019 new ones purchased. This included visits to nearly 100 locations all over the state, including Coffs Harbour,” arb Mr Fraser said.   “The annual boating season had ended with some promising results in boating safety.   “In the past 18 months, we’ve…

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Andrew Fraser “Counting on You” to put safety first for children

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  Andrew Fraser “Counting on You” to put safety first for children   Andrew Fraser, Member for Coffs Harbour is urging parents and carers in the Coffs Harbour Electorate to choose the safest car seat for their children following the launch of NSW Government’s biggest ever child car seat campaign called “We’re Counting on You”. “The poor use of child car seats continues to be the biggest contributor to child passenger deaths and injuries,” Mr Fraser said. “That’s why the State Government has launched its biggest ever child car seat…

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REBUILDING NSW: 2014-15 BUDGET DELIVERS FOR COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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    REBUILDING NSW: 2014-15 BUDGET DELIVERS FOR COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE     The 2014-15 Budget delivers on the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government’s commitment to boost infrastructure and services in the Coffs Harbour Electorate with significant investments in health and roads.   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser said after three years repairing Labor’s mess, the NSW Budget is powerfully positioned to deliver the services people are right to expect.   “When we came to office in 2011 – NSW lagged on all economic fronts,” Mr Fraser said.  …

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HAVE YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE TO WORKPLACE SAFETY?

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HAVE YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE TO WORKPLACE SAFETY? Businesses that have made a significant contribution to health and safety and return to work are encouraged to enter the 2014 WorkCover NSW Safe Work Awards.   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the awards, now in their 11th year, opened in May, and this year it is easier than ever for businesses and individuals to highlight their workplace safety and injury management achievements.   “WorkCover’s annual SafeWork Awards recognise businesses and individuals that have made positive changes to work health…

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NSW GOVERNMENT STATE BUDGET SECURES CONCESSIONS FOR SENIORS IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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  NSW GOVERNMENT STATE BUDGET SECURES CONCESSIONS FOR SENIORS IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew, Fraser, stated he was thrilled the NSW Government had protected concessions for seniors, and that pensioners and seniors will not bear the brunt of harsh cuts to concessions by the Federal Government.   “With over 18,000 seniors over the age of 60 in the Coffs Harbour electorate I understand the cost of living pressures they face. As part of the NSW Government, I am determined to ensure they are…

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ONE WEEK LEFT TO APPLY FOR UP TO $250 OFF YOUR ENERGY BILLS IN 2013-14

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  ONE WEEK LEFT TO APPLY FOR UP TO $250 OFF YOUR ENERGY BILLS IN 2013-14   NSW households could be receiving up to $250 to help manage their energy bills with one week left to apply for the 2013-14 Family Energy Rebate.   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, is calling on eligible families to take advantage of the energy assistance on offer, with an online application form making it easy for households to apply and receive the Rebate.   “The money is there, the funding for assistance is…

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COMMUNITY BUILDING PARTNERSHIP GRANT APPLICATION PROCESS OPENS ON 9 JUNE

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    COMMUNITY BUILDING PARTNERSHIP GRANT APPLICATION PROCESS OPENS ON 9 JUNE   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today announced grant applications for local community infrastructure projects through the 2014 Community Building Partnership program open on 9 June and close on 18 July 2014.   “This grant will allow community groups to apply for grants to benefit the local community that will provide positive social, recreational and environmental outcomes for the Coffs Harbour electorate,” Mr Fraser said.   “NSW has the second lowest unemployment rate in Australia, and…

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APPLICATIONS FOR REGIONAL TOURISM FUNDING CLOSE SOON

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  APPLICATIONS FOR REGIONAL TOURISM FUNDING CLOSE SOON   Deputy Premier and Minister for Tourism and Major Events Andrew Stoner and Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, are encouraging local tourism industry providers to apply for contestable funding under the Regional Visitor Economy Fund (RVEF) before applications close next Friday (13 June).   “The RVEF was established by the NSW Government to support the growth and development of the regional visitor economy, with the goal of doubling NSW overnight visitor expenditure by 2020,” Mr Stoner said.   “Applications for funding…

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CHEQUE FOR WARATAH RESPITE SERVICE

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    CHEQUE FOR WARATAH RESPITE SERVICE       The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, was delighted to be able to present a cheque from the Minister for Ageing, the Hon John Ajaka, to the Waratah Respite Service during their recent Fair.   “Waratah Respite Services is a valuable community asset, providing essential respite options for carers at a number of locations,” Mr Fraser said.   “Recent government regulations require the installation of a fire sprinkler system in the Waratah Centre, and the management and volunteers have been…

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