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March 2019

LIGHTING THE WAY FOR SAWTELL TENNIS CLUB

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Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser said Sawtell Tennis Club members and players are benefiting from a $41,600 State Government grant to upgrade court lighting. Mr Fraser congratulates the club for its successful application under the 2018 Community Building Partnership Program, with the club upgrading to LED lighting on six courts. The new lights have arrived at the club, ready for installation. “This is fantastic news for Sawtell Tennis Club, its vibrant membership and the many players who use these popular facilities,” Mr Fraser said. The Sawtell Tennis Club lights…

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FUNDING BOOST FOR COFFS HARBOUR CONFERENCES

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Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser said two major conferences to be held locally this year will benefit from the NSW Government’s Regional Business Event Development Fund, which aims to attract more business event visitors into rural and regional areas. Mr Fraser said the Fund is part of the $6 million NSW Regional Conferencing Strategy and Action Plan and provides investment in the regional visitor economy on a matched-dollar-for-dollar basis. The Australian Festival Industry Conference in September receives $10,000 and the Australasian Hepatology Association Biennial Conference in October receives $15,000….

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SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR EVENT MANAGERS

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Aspiring event managers in rural and regional NSW can get a headstart in their careers with applications now open to win one of six scholarships worth $6,500 each. Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser said the program was part of the NSW Government’s $6 million Regional Conferencing Strategy & Action Plan and that in partnership with Meetings and Events Australia (MEA), aspiring students could be provided the opportunity to undertake the SIT50316 Diploma of Event Management. “We’re proud to be supporting emerging talent for the tourism and events industry from…

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