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January 2016

COFFS HARBOUR STUDENTS SAFER THAN EVER IN 2016: Over 2,400 school zone flashing lights have been installed

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COFFS HARBOUR STUDENTS SAFER THAN EVER IN 2016: Over 2,400 school zone flashing lights have been installed Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today announced an historic road safety milestone has been achieved with more than 2,400 school zone flashing lights having been installed since 2011 meaning every eligible school in NSW is now covered – including those in the Coffs Harbour electorate. “Today as students in the Coffs Harbour electorate return to school, we’re pleased to announce they will be even safer around the school grounds, with an historic…

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DON’T LET NEIGHBOUR DISPUTES SIMMER IN SUMMER

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DON’T LET NEIGHBOUR DISPUTES SIMMER IN SUMMER   The NSW Government’s free mediation service, Community Justice Centres (CJCs), is ready to take the heat out of neighbourhood conflict in the Coffs Harbour electorate this summer, Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said today.   Mr Fraser encouraged neighbours to seek help from CJCs before feuds get out of hand.   “Poor relations with your neighbours can be stressful and in most cases mediation is a better option than expensive legal action or trading insults over the fence,” Mr Fraser added….

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NEW TEACHERS TO BOOST LOCAL SCHOOLS IN 2016

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  NEW TEACHERS TO BOOST LOCAL SCHOOLS IN 2016   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has welcomed students and staff back to school for 2016.   “I’d like to wish all school students and staff starting the school year in the Coffs Harbour electorate the best of luck for 2016,” Mr Fraser said.   In NSW, 367 new permanent teachers and 42 principals started in new roles at public schools as school kicks off for 2016.   “This year three new full-time teachers are starting in roles in schools…

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TIDE’S TURNING FOR SURF CLUBS IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE

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  TIDE’S TURNING FOR SURF CLUBS IN THE COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, has welcomed the landmark agreement between the NSW Government and Surf Life Saving NSW to cut red tape for surf clubs so they can focus on keeping our beaches safe.   For the first time Surf Life Saving NSW won’t have to go through a lengthy process to renew long term leases, saving councils and surf clubs time and money that can be better spent on –making our beaches safer for…

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CELEBRATE AUSTRALIA DAY 2016 – EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE

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CELEBRATE AUSTRALIA DAY 2016 – EVERYONE, EVERYWHERE   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser encouraged people in the Coffs Harbour electorate to come together and celebrate Australia’s rich and diverse culture this Australia Day, by joining in community celebrations.   The Australia Day Council of NSW has launched a another big program to mark Australia Day 2016 which includes events that celebrate the many cultures that make up Australia and pay tribute to Australia’s traditional landowners and our newest citizens.   Mr Fraser said this is an opportunity for…

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FRASER WELCOMES MEDICAL INTERNS TO COFFS HARBOUR HEALTH CAMPUS

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FRASER WELCOMES MEDICAL INTERNS TO COFFS HARBOUR HEALTH CAMPUS     Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today welcomed 10 medical graduates who are commencing their one-year internship at the Coffs Harbour Health Campus.   Mr Fraser visited the hospital to meet the medical graduates on their first day of orientation.   There are 983 medical intern places in NSW in 2016, which is a record.   “It’s a privilege to be at the Coffs Harbour Health Campus today to meet you at the beginning of your journey as doctors,”…

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COFFS HARBOUR GOLF DRIVING RANGE TEED UP FOR FUNDING

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  COFFS HARBOUR GOLF DRIVING RANGE TEED UP FOR FUNDING   Coffs Harbour Golf Driving Range in Howard Street has received NSW Government funding to deliver better services to local young people with disabilities participating in golfing programs.   Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser welcomed the $25,000 funding presented by Minister for Regional Development John Barilaro today during the Minister’s tour of the Coffs Harbour region.   “The Coffs Harbour Golf Driving Range is an excellent local facility and regularly hosts enthusiastic young golfers with disabilities from a range…

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STUDENTS HOLD PASSPORTS TO THE MARINE ESTATE

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STUDENTS HOLD PASSPORTS TO THE MARINE ESTATE   Students in Coffs Harbour have their Marine Estate Agents passports ready, as they prepare to journey into the Solitary Islands Marine Park in 2016.   The Marine Estate Agents Program, delivered by Department of Primary Industries (DPI), raises awareness amongst primary school students about the local marine environment, and how to care for and protect marine plants, animals and their habitat.   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the program provided exciting opportunities for students to learn about the marine estate….

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COFFS HARBOUR COMMUNITY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR GOVERNMENT SAFETY FUND

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COFFS HARBOUR COMMUNITY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR GOVERNMENT SAFETY FUND   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today hosted Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier and Andrew Gee to consult with representatives from the local Police, Chambers of Commerce and Tourism Coffs Coast to discuss how the Coffs Harbour community can benefit from the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government’s $10 million Community Safety Fund.   Mr Gee and Mr Fraser are inviting local community and business groups to apply for the fund with crime fighting projects suitable for the area…

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ONE WEEK LEFT TO NOMINATE YOUR 2016 NSW WOMAN OF THE YEAR People eager to recognise an outstanding woman should act quickly and nominate her for the 2016 NSW Women of the Year Awards before nominations close next week. Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser said the awards celebrate remarkable and inspiring women and the contributions they make in NSW. “I want to encourage everyone to nominate an impressive woman who is striving to be their very best and achieving brilliant things, visit www.women.nsw.gov.au before nominations close on Wednesday 13…

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