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December 2014

CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM ANDREW FRASER

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CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM ANDREW FRASER   As we come to the end of 2014 I would like to take this opportunity to wish the residents of the Coffs Harbour electorate a joyous and peaceful Christmas.   With an influx of visitors to the Coffs Harbour region at this time of the year, I urge those who are travelling on the roads to take extra care and be respectful of other motorists. Many people holidaying here, or passing through the area, are unfamiliar with local road conditions and extra care needs…

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FUNDING TO IMPROVE PUBLIC RESERVES IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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  FUNDING TO IMPROVE PUBLIC RESERVES IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE   The NSW Government has committed more than $180,000 to support the development, maintenance and improvement of public reserves across the Coffs Harbour electorate, Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, announced today.   Mr Fraser said that under the latest round of the Public Reserves Management Fund Program, the NSW Government has allocated over $12 million in funding for upgrades to caravan parks, local parks and reserves, state parks and showground across the State.   “Public reserves are wonderful…

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THREE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE ARTS PROJECTS AWARDED NSW GOVERNMENT GRANTS

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  THREE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE ARTS PROJECTS AWARDED NSW GOVERNMENT GRANTS     Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today announced three local organisations will share in more than $290,000 in grants to support country arts projects across the State.   “I’m excited the Coffs Harbour electorate community will have the opportunity to get involved in the arts and learn new skills from this funding boost,” Mr Fraser said.   The three projects to receive funding are:   The Coffs Harbour High School P&C has been awarded $3,000 towards Garlambirla…

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PLAN A SAFE JOURNEY ON THE PACIFIC HIGHWAY THESE HOLIDAYS

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PLAN A SAFE JOURNEY ON THE PACIFIC HIGHWAY THESE HOLIDAYS   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has reminded motorists to plan ahead, with heavy traffic expected on key sections of the Pacific Highway this holiday season.   “It’s been a big year of delivery for the NSW Government with another record budget and more than 4,000 projects underway across the state including those in the Coffs Harbour electorate.   “I am urging motorists to stay safe these holidays and keep their family safe by not speeding, not driving tired…

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MORE HOUSEHOLDS BENEFITING FROM NSW GOVERNMENT ENERGY REBATES

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MORE HOUSEHOLDS BENEFITING FROM NSW GOVERNMENT ENERGY REBATES   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said almost a million NSW households are now benefiting from the Liberals & Nationals Government’s energy rebates.   Mr Fraser said under the former Labor Government, electricity prices rose by 60 per cent over five years, including 22.4 per cent when John Robertson was Energy Minister in 2009/10.   “The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government is determined to ease cost of living pressures for households and we’re delivering through our reforms in the energy sector….

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2014 SENIORS CHRISTMAS CONCERT DVD’S AVAILABLE

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2014 SENIORS CHRISTMAS CONCERT DVD’S AVAILABLE     Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, would like to advise that he has a limited number of 2014 Seniors Christmas Concert DVD’s available in his Electorate office.   “Each year the NSW Government presents the Premier’s Gala Concerts in Sydney during NSW Seniors Week in March, and the Seniors Christmas Concerts, which tour to different regions of NSW,” Mr Fraser said.   “These concerts are a recognition and thanks to our state’s Seniors for their valued contribution to our communities over many…

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AEROMEDICAL CONTRACT TAKES PATIENT CARE TO NEW HEIGHTS

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AEROMEDICAL CONTRACT TAKES PATIENT CARE TO NEW HEIGHTS   Member for Lismore Thomas George today welcomed news of the contract signing with the preferred proponent to deliver helicopter retrieval services in the new Northern region.   The Northern region will be run by the Northern NSW Helicopter Rescue Service Pty Ltd – an amalgamation of two well-known non-government organisations. This operator is already engaged in local aeromedical retrieval and will be tasked to perform patient retrieval from a newly constructed base at Lismore as well as bases at Newcastle and…

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LEGAL KNOW HOW IN FREE 2015 DIARY FOR OLDER CITIZENS

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LEGAL KNOW HOW IN FREE 2015 DIARY FOR OLDER CITIZENS   Legal information on topics of special importance to older members of the community is available free in a new diary, Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser said.   “The diary can help older citizens find out whom to contact about their problem or where to get advice about issues as diverse as aged care, family issues and wills,” Mr Fraser said.   “The 2015 Legal Topics for Older Persons Diary has been produced by Legal Aid NSW. Legal Aid…

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LINDT CAFÉ SIEGE CONDOLENCE BOOK

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    LINDT CAFÉ SIEGE CONDOLENCE BOOK The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, would like to advise that a Condolence Book is available in his Electorate Office for any member of the public who would like to write a message of support to those who were involved in the Lindt Café siege.   “My personal sympathies go all those who were injured and traumatised by this awful event, especially to the families and friends of the two innocent victims who were murdered.   “This is an event that we…

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PERFORMING ARTS COMPANIES TO TOUR THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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  PERFORMING ARTS COMPANIES TO TOUR THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today announced two performing arts companies will tour the Coffs Harbour electorate next year, thanks to support from the NSW Government.   Mr Fraser said the NSW Government’s Performing Arts Touring Program offsets the costs of touring to regional NSW destinations and associated community engagement activities which improve community access and deepen the connection to arts and culture in regional NSW.   “I am proud the NSW Government is ensuring our community has…

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