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December 2015

2015 SENIORS CHRISTMAS CONCERT DVD’S AVAILABLE

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2015 SENIORS CHRISTMAS CONCERT DVD’S AVAILABLE     Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, would like to advise that he has a limited number of 2015 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 in recognition and thanks to our state’s Seniors for their valued contribution to our communities over many…

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CALL OUT TO REDEVELOP THE COFFS HARBOUR SLIPWAY SITE

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CALL OUT TO REDEVELOP THE COFFS HARBOUR SLIPWAY SITE Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said today the Department of Primary Industries – Lands has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to redevelop the Coffs Harbour slipway site once it has been remediated.   “The RFP was published on the NSW Government’s eTendering website (tenders.nsw.gov.au) on Wednesday with a deadline for responses of 25 February, 2016,” Mr Fraser said.   “The Department is seeking proposals for a boat retrieval and maintenance facility on the site of the current slipway.  …

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CALL OUT TO REDEVELOP THE COFFS HARBOUR SLIPWAY SITE

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CALL OUT TO REDEVELOP THE COFFS HARBOUR SLIPWAY SITE Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said today the Department of Primary Industries – Lands has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to redevelop the Coffs Harbour slipway site once it has been remediated.   “The RFP was published on the NSW Government’s eTendering website (tenders.nsw.gov.au) on Wednesday with a deadline for responses of 25 February, 2016,” Mr Fraser said.   “The Department is seeking proposals for a boat retrieval and maintenance facility on the site of the current slipway.  …

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FRASER CONGRATULATES 2015 HSC STUDENTS

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FRASER CONGRATULATES 2015 HSC STUDENTS     Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, congratulated local students on their HSC results, released today.   “The HSC can be a stressful time for students, so the release of results today will be a relief for many,” Mr Fraser said.   “I wish our local HSC students all the very best for their next step, whether it’s a gap year, employment, university or TAFE.   “A number of students in the Coffs Harbour electorate are among the distinguished achievers in this year’s HSC….

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HELP SHAPE DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE SUPPORT

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  HELP SHAPE DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE SUPPORT   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has called on the local community to help shape domestic and family violence (DFV) reform in NSW to better target perpetrators and improve support for victims.   Mr Fraser said the NSW Government is developing a DFV Blueprint to enhance our response to DFV and public feedback is vital to how we respond.   “DFV services play a critical role in helping keep our most vulnerable families safe. We know that having the right support…

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RENEWABLE ENERGY ACTION PLAN ANNUAL REPORT 2015

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  RENEWABLE ENERGY ACTION PLAN ANNUAL REPORT 2015   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has welcomed the release of the NSW Renewable Energy Action Plan Annual Report 2015.   In only the second year of the Action Plan, 12 of its 24 goals have been completed, while nine more have been progressed.   Mr Fraser said this progress clearly shows NSW is open for business in the renewable energy sector.   “Energy security and diversity is a priority for the NSW Liberals & Nationals in achieving a reliable,…

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COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE RECEIVES SHARE OF $1.2 MILLION RFS FUNDING FOR BUSHFIRE PROTECTION

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COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE RECEIVES SHARE OF $1.2 MILLION RFS FUNDING FOR BUSHFIRE PROTECTION   Three new Rural Fire Service (RFS) fire trucks will be delivered as part of the Coffs Harbour electorate’s share of $1.234 million in bushfire protection for the community.   The local investment is part of a wider $314.6 million allocated to the Rural Firefighting Fund in the NSW Government’s 2015/16 budget.   The funding also includes an upgrade of the Ulong station and upgrades at the Fire Control Centre in Aviation Drive, Coffs Harbour.   Member…

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MAJOR DISTRICT COURT FUNDING BOOST

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MAJOR DISTRICT COURT FUNDING BOOST   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has today welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement of a comprehensive $20 million package to slash the NSW District Court backlog by more than 600 criminal trials over the next two years.   Mr Fraser said this is great news for the Coffs Harbour electorate that will benefit from better access to fast and fair justice.   “Delays are disproportionately represented in regional communities and affect confidence in the administration of justice, Mr Fraser said.   “This package…

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COFFS HARBOUR REGIONAL AIRPORT PROJECT SET FOR TAKE OFF

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COFFS HARBOUR REGIONAL AIRPORT PROJECT SET FOR TAKE OFF   Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser today announced that Coffs Harbour Regional Airport has secured $5.1 million in funding to support vital infrastructure upgrades.   Mr Fraser said Coffs Harbour Airport plays a crucial role in the long term viability and growth of the local Coffs Harbour economy and is an essential entry point to the region, providing services to more than 350,000 passengers annually.   “Coffs Harbour Airport has been granted $5.1 million for vital infrastructure upgrades including extensions…

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COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE TO BENEFIT FROM NSW GOVERNMENT FUNDING

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  COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE TO BENEFIT FROM NSW GOVERNMENT FUNDING   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today announced that the Coffs Harbour Running Festival and Curryfest will receive NSW Government funding under the 2016 Regional Flagship Events Program, which aims to increase visitation to the fabulous festivals of regional NSW.   Mr Fraser said the Regional Flagship Events Program provides regional events with support for marketing and advertising.   “Events play an important role in the Coffs Harbour electorate’s economy, helping to attract people to our beautiful area and…

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