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December 2016

OLD4NEW VAN SAILING INTO THE MID NORTH COAST

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OLD4NEW VAN SAILING INTO THE MID NORTH COAST   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today announced the ‘Old4New’ van will tour across the Mid North Coast in the coming weeks to share advice with the boating public about choosing and maintaining modern lifejackets.   The mobile van will be at the following location where you can exchange your old lifejacket for a new slimline lifejacket at a discounted price:   Monday 2 January For more information on Old4New, and to find out when the van will be in…

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CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM ANDREW FRASER

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CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM ANDREW FRASER     As we come to the end of 2016 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…

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COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE COMMUNITY URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND SAVE LIVES

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COFFS HARBOUR ELECTORATE COMMUNITY URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND SAVE LIVES   The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, is urging motorists to slow down in a bid to curb the rising road toll.   “Since January 2016 in the northern region there have been 65 fatal crashes, with 72 lives lost on our roads, while last year 65 died and 716 people were seriously injured,” Mr Fraser said.   “We don’t want another family to experience the heartbreak of losing their father, mother, brother, sister or child – we…

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$2 MILLION AVAILABLE SURF CLUB FACILITIES PROGAM

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$2 MILLION AVAILABLE SURF CLUB FACILITIES PROGAM     Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today encouraged surf clubs to apply to the NSW Government’s Surf Club Facilities Program which opened today to help fund upgrade and maintenance of surf club facilities.   Mr Fraser said the program aims to maintain the safety of surf life saver volunteers as they serve the community.   “The Surf Club Facilities Program provides funding for facilities in the Coffs Harbour electorate and across NSW,” Mr Fraser said.   “We all know how important…

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PINE CREEK WAY AT BONVILLE REOPENS

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PINE CREEK WAY AT BONVILLE REOPENS     Motorists and residents around Bonville will welcome the reopening of Pine Creek Way just in time for the upcoming holidays.   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the road was closed between Overheard Bridge Road and Reedys Forest Road in October while a 100 metre section of road was rebuilt.   “The section of road will reopen to traffic by Monday 19 December, weather permitting.   “Work started in October and involved earthwork, road resurfacing and roadside barriers. Drainage has also…

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BACKYARD POOL SAFETY CAMPAIGN

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BACKYARD POOL SAFETY CAMPAIGN   The NSW Government has increased its support for a summer advertising blitz about backyard pool safety, Member for Coffs Harbour,  Andrew Fraser, said today.   “Active adult supervision of young children is the first line of defence against drowning in backyard pools,” Mr Fraser said.   “Royal Life Saving NSW’s campaign, with increased NSW Government support, will drive home this important message.”   Mr Fraser said it was also a timely reminder for property owners to ensure pools and spas were on the NSW Swimming…

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NSW GOVERNMENT BOOSTING SAFETY AROUND SCHOOLS

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NSW GOVERNMENT BOOSTING SAFETY AROUND SCHOOLS   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the NSW Government is improving safety for Toormina High School and Korora Public School children with a boost to pedestrian safety infrastructure.   Mr Fraser said the improvements are part of a $5 million investment across 135 schools in NSW to help make it safer for children walking near their school.   “We all have a role to play when it comes to pedestrian safety, particularly when it comes to the safety around schools,” Mr Fraser…

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FREE DIARY HELPS SENIORS PROTECT THEIR RIGHTS

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FREE DIARY HELPS SENIORS PROTECT THEIR RIGHTS   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, today encouraged local seniors to pick up a free copy of a 2017 diary to help them navigate legal issues that arise in the year ahead by contacting his electorate office.   “Each year, Legal Aid NSW produces a Legal Topics for Older Persons Diary packed with essential information for seniors about their rights and responsibilities and I have limited number of copies available in my electorate office” Mr Fraser said.   “It explains everything from…

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COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS COMMUNITY UPDATE NOW AVAILABLE

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COFFS HARBOUR BYPASS COMMUNITY UPDATE NOW AVAILABLE   Roads and Maritime Services has released the latest update on planning for the Coffs Harbour bypass project.  The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, said the update provides information on work to refine the concept design and prepare the Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed 14 kilometre upgrade of the Pacific Highway from Englands Road in the south to the new four-lane divided highway at Sapphire in the north.   “Planning for the upgrade has been moving forward with the display of…

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SERVICES AT YOUR FINGERTIPS OVER THE HOLIDAYS

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SERVICES AT YOUR FINGERTIPS OVER THE HOLIDAYS   With the busy holiday season upon us, residents of the Coffs Harbour electorate can save time by completing transactions online quickly and easily via the Service NSW website or app.   Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser said more than 1 million customers have signed up to MyServiceNSW accounts, taking advantage of the hundreds of services and transactions available through the digital network”.   “Over the holidays customers want to spend their time outdoors and relaxing with family and friends. Offering hundreds…

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