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March 2015

COFFS HARBOUR TRANSPORT INTERCHANGE SET FOR MAJOR UPGRADE

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  COFFS HARBOUR TRANSPORT INTERCHANGE SET FOR MAJOR UPGRADE   Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser today announced a major upgrade of Coffs Harbour’s Angus McLeod Place public transport interchange.   Mr Fraser said the improvements were designed to enhance access and security and encourage more people to take public transport in the region.   “This is a boost for the many customers who use the Coffs Harbour interchange, including travellers visiting the Mid North Coast region,” Mr Fraser said.   “The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government is committed to…

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NSW LIBERALS AND NATIONALS TO PROVIDE MORE THAN $1 BILLION FOR ENERGY REBATES

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NSW LIBERALS AND NATIONALS TO PROVIDE MORE THAN $1 BILLION FOR ENERGY REBATES   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today announced that a re-elected NSW Liberals and Nationals Government will provide more than $1 billion for energy rebates to ensure greater financial assistance to help households meet the cost of electricity and gas.   Under the plan, an additional $110 million will be provided over four years for energy rebates, on top of the $228 million currently provided each year.   Mr Fraser said the NSW Liberals and Nationals…

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NSW LIBERALS & NATIONALS GOVERNMENT COMMIT CRITICAL FUNDING TO HELP DEAF CHILDREN IN NSW

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NSW LIBERALS & NATIONALS GOVERNMENT COMMIT CRITICAL FUNDING TO HELP DEAF CHILDREN IN NSW     Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today welcomed the news that a re-elected Baird Government will provide an additional $250,000 for essential early intervention services for deaf children in NSW.   Mr Fraser said the funding was to provide further services for more children who need early intervention.   “I’m proud to announce that a re-elected Baird Government will ensure that more children with hearing loss can receive critical services which help them go…

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COALITION DELIVERS AFTER SCHOOL CARE IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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  COALITION DELIVERS AFTER SCHOOL CARE IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE   Working parents in the Coffs Harbour electorate will benefit from a re-elected Baird-Grant Government commitment to invest $20 million to deliver up to 45,000 new Before and After School Care places across NSW.   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the Baird-Grant Government is determined to do everything possible to deliver more out of school hours care (OSHC) places to help parents in the Coffs Harbour electorate to juggle work and family life.   Grants of up…

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COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE TO BENEFIT AS BAIRD GOVERNMENT COMMITS $12 MILLION TO COMMUNITY TRANSPORT

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  COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE TO BENEFIT AS BAIRD GOVERNMENT COMMITS $12 MILLION TO COMMUNITY TRANSPORT   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today welcomed an announcement that a re-elected Baird Government will increase funding for community transport by a further $12 million over the next four years.   In March 2011 the NSW Liberals & Nationals doubled community transport funding over four years with an increase of $12 million – the first funding boost to community transport since 1998. If re-elected, the Baird Government will continue this support with a…

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BAIRD-GRANT GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES NEW ERA OF INCLUSION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY

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    BAIRD-GRANT GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES NEW ERA OF INCLUSION FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has welcomed the launch of the Baird-Grant Government’s NSW Disability Inclusion Plan as a huge step forward for people with disability living in the local community.   The Plan was launched on Thursday 25 February by the Minister for Disability Services, the Hon John Ajaka, whilst speaking at the launch of the Sydney Opera House’s 2015 Access Program.   “The launch of this Plan demonstrates that the Baird-Grant Government leads…

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NEW FUND TO HELP LOCALS MAKE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE A SAFER PLACE

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  NEW FUND TO HELP LOCALS MAKE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE A SAFER PLACE Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said a re-elected Baird Government will back local communities with a NSW Community Safety Fund to further reduce crime and promote safety in the Coffs Harbour electorate. The $10 million fund is open to non-government organisations, community groups and business associations to fund programs that reduce criminal behaviour and improve community safety. Organisations are eligible for up to $250,000. “This initiative is great news for the Coffs Harbour electorate,” Mr Fraser…

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COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE TO BENEFIT FROM NEW TRAIN FLEET

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    COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE TO BENEFIT FROM NEW TRAIN FLEET     Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today welcomed news a re-elected NSW Liberals & Nationals Government will deliver a brand new fleet of trains to replace the ageing XPT fleet.   “This is fantastic news for the Coffs Harbour electorate and means faster travel times, improved comfort and better reliability on regional train services,” Mr Fraser said.   “We all know the current XPT trains are getting close to their use-by-date and have dropped below the standards…

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SERIOUS CRIMINALS COP TOUGHER SENTENCING

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  SERIOUS CRIMINALS COP TOUGHER SENTENCING   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, says perpetrators of violent and other serious crime will receive tough jail sentences under new reforms of a re-elected Baird Government.   “Serious crime should equal serious time,” Mr Fraser said.   “Offenders convicted of gun-related crimes will face the full force of the law through reforms to the Standard Non-Parole Period (SNPP) for serious firearms offences.   “NSW is a safer place under the Liberal & Nationals Government.   “Gun crime has come down, and we…

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NEW $32 MILLION FUND FOR COMMUNITY SPORTSGROUNDS

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  NEW $32 MILLION FUND FOR COMMUNITY SPORTSGROUNDS     Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has welcomed the Baird Government’s announcement of $32 million over four years for a new state-wide fund specifically for community sportsgrounds and sporting facilities if re-elected on March 28.   “This is a great example of local clubs, the community and the government all working together,” Mr Fraser said.   “Local sporting clubs are an important part of our community, so we should ensure they have adequate facilities to train and compete.”   Deputy…

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