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October 2015

TRANSPORT IMPROVEMENTS READY FOR COFFS HARBOUR CUSTOMERS

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TRANSPORT IMPROVEMENTS READY FOR COFFS HARBOUR CUSTOMERS     Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser today announced that work is now complete on a number of improvements to public transport facilities in Coffs Harbour.   ”The NSW Government provided funding to Coffs Harbour City Council to deliver improvements along Park Avenue and Vernon Street including the installation of new bus shelters, signage, seating, upgraded road paving and new bike storage facilities,” Mr Fraser said.   “Work also included landscaping and improvements to the footpath, drainage, kerb and gutter,” Mr Fraser…

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NSW INVESTS AN ADDITIONAL $113 MILLION MORE IN STUDENTS WHO NEED IT MOST

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NSW INVESTS AN ADDITIONAL $113 MILLION MORE IN STUDENTS WHO NEED IT MOST   Coffs Harbour public schools will benefit from a share of the record $113 million in additional funding announced by the NSW Government to support public school students who need it most.   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the needs-based funding, which has been implemented as part of the NSW Liberals & Nationals commitment to the Gonski agreement, is delivering more funding to students in a fair and transparent way.   “In 2016, local public…

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CLAMPING DOWN ON REAL ESTATE UNDERQUOTING – GREAT PROTECTION FOR HOMEBUYERS

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CLAMPING DOWN ON REAL ESTATE UNDERQUOTING – GREAT PROTECTION FOR HOMEBUYERS   Homebuyers across the Coffs Harbour electorate will have greater protection when purchasing a property, with strengthened laws set to clamp down on real estate underquoting passing NSW Parliament this week. Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said these reforms deliver on the NSW Government’s 2015 election commitment to crackdown on underquoting in real estate transactions.   “The NSW Government committed to overhauling the current laws to crackdown on the practice of real estate underquoting – and we have…

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HIDDEN TREASURES UNCOVERED IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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    HIDDEN TREASURES UNCOVERED IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today congratulated the community volunteers acknowledged as hidden treasures on the 2015 Rural Women’s Hidden Treasures Honour Roll.   The Honour Roll recognises the valuable volunteer work the nominated women do within NSW rural, regional and remote communities.   This year 106 women have been recognised in this important publication.   Those dedicated volunteers in the Coffs Harbour electorate recognised on the Honour Roll are:   Ms Linda Cook Mrs Elisabeth Edwards Mrs…

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HIDDEN TREASURES UNCOVERED IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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HIDDEN TREASURES UNCOVERED IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today congratulated the community volunteers acknowledged as hidden treasures on the 2015 Rural Women’s Hidden Treasures Honour Roll.   The Honour Roll recognises the valuable volunteer work the nominated women do within NSW rural, regional and remote communities.   This year 106 women have been recognised in this important publication.   Those dedicated volunteers in the Coffs Harbour electorate recognised on the Honour Roll are:   Ms Linda Cook Mrs Elisabeth Edwards Mrs Roxayne Felton…

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH

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DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: ENOUGH IS ENOUGH   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement of a $60 million package to target perpetrators and support women, men and children who have experienced domestic and family violence (DFV).   NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Pru Goward announced the package which includes new Police Domestic Violence High-Risk Offender Teams to target perpetrators and reduce the rate of reoffending. The package also includes DFV Suspect Target Management Plans that will…

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FUTURE SECURE FOR NSW TRUSTEE AND GUARDIAN

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FUTURE SECURE FOR NSW TRUSTEE AND GUARDIAN   The NSW Government will transform NSW Trustee and Guardian (NSWTG) to secure its future and ensure vulnerable people get access to better service, Attorney General Gabrielle Upton and Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, announced today.   Ms Upton said the NSW Government will implement most of the recommendations of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal’s (IPART) report as part of a comprehensive transformation of NSWTG.   “The findings of the IPART report are unequivocal; if NSWTG is to survive it must…

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$5 MILLION IN GRANTS TO HELP PROCESS ORGANIC WASTE

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$5 MILLION IN GRANTS TO HELP PROCESS ORGANIC WASTE   Grants of between $5,000 and $5 million to reduce food and organic garden waste going to land fill are now open to businesses, government bodies, and not-for-profit organisations.   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has encouraged organisations to apply for these grants.   “This is another great initiative from the NSW Government to help organisations reduce organic waste across the community. It will encourage organisations to invest in the infrastructure and equipment needed to increase on-site processing of organic…

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CALLING WOMEN IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE TO APPLY FOR RURAL AWARD

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    CALLING WOMEN IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE TO APPLY FOR RURAL AWARD   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today reminded women in the Coffs Harbour electorate they have two weeks to apply for the 2016 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation Rural Women’s Award, which closes Friday 30 October. “The Rural Women’s Award celebrates the contributions of inspirational women in our rural and regional communities,” Mr Fraser said. “I am calling on our community to make sure they nominate exceptional and highly-skilled women in their field,…

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