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NEW COFFS HARBOUR POLICE STATION OPEN FOR BUSINESS

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  NEW COFFS HARBOUR POLICE STATION OPEN FOR BUSINESS   Member for Coffs Harbour Andrew Fraser and NSW Minister for Police and Emergency Services Stuart Ayres have today welcomed the opening of a new police station in Coffs Harbour.   The $20 million state-of-the-art facility is part of Coffs Harbour’s newly constructed justice precinct, which has placed the area at the forefront of law and order infrastructure in NSW.   “A fundamental responsibility for the New South Wales Government is to ensure its citizens are kept safe from the fear…

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FREE WORKSHOP AT COFFS HARBOUR HELPING LEARNERS BECOME SAFER DRIVERS

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  FREE WORKSHOP AT COFFS HARBOUR HELPING LEARNERS BECOME SAFER DRIVERS     The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser,arbo encourages parents and supervisors of learner drivers in Coffs Harbour to attend a free workshop on providing the most effective driving practice.   The NSW Government’s Helping Learner Drivers Become Safer Drivers workshop, provided by Roads and Maritime Services, will be held at the ETC Coffs Harbour Office on Thursday 11 December at 5.30pm.   “Parents and supervisors play a pivotal role in shaping young people’s driving habits and the…

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SOLUTION TO AIRPORT PROBLEM FOUND

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    SOLUTION TO AIRPORT PROBLEM FOUND     The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, is pleased that a long term resolution has been found to the management of vegetation within the Obstacle Limitation Surface (OLS) surrounding the Coffs Harbour Airport.   “I was very pleased to be able to assist Coffs Harbour City Council in this matter,” Mr Fraser said.   “This has been a problem for Council for many years, and at one point the Civil Aviation Authority (CASA) was threatening to restrict aircraft operations into and…

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ELIGIBLE HOUSEHOLDS SHOULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE NSW GOVERNMENT’S HOME POWER SAVING PROGRAM

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  ELIGIBLE HOUSEHOLDS SHOULD TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE NSW GOVERNMENT’S HOME POWER SAVING PROGRAM     The Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, would like to encourage eligible households in the Coffs Harbour electorate to take part in the NSW Government’s Home Power Saving Program.   “This free program helps pensioners, veterans and those most in need to reduce their power usage, driving downward pressures on the cost of living,” Mr Fraser said.   “All eligible households who join the program receive a free in-home power assessment by an energy…

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Rally Australia routes announced for Coffs Harbour

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Millions of viewers across the world will be able to see the Coffs Coast region showcased as a beautiful destination when the Australian stage of the World Rally Championship is held in Coffs Harbour from 8-11th September later this year.  The momentum has been slowly building since the announcement was made back in September 2010. Expected to bring around $15 million into the local economy, and be watched by 53 million viewers worldwide, the Coffs Harbour stage of the World Rally Championships is one of the biggest events to be…

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Coffs Harbour Show a Success

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The Coffs Harbour Show, held on May 13, 14 and 15 provided entertainment for the whole family over a magnificent weekend of beautiful autumn weather.  From flying pigs to perfect poultry, visitors could experience both the tradtional and the unusual at the long running event. Coffs Harbour Member for Parliament, Andrew Fraser, opened the show, and also participated in a celebrity pancake cook-off, hoping to delight the tastebuds of the brave taste-testers while learning some new skills along the way. “It was certainly a lot of fun, Masterchef has got…

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Community Transport farewells Jan Ryan after 25 years

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A changing of the guard occured this week as Jan Ryan, the driving force and long-time Manager of Coffs Harbour, Bellingen and Nambucca Community Transport said her goodbyes after 25 years of service.  Mrs Ryan will be sorely missed by those within the organisation.    What began in a shared office at the Coffs Harbour City Council has grown to become a thriving community organisation with a budget of $2 million and 25 employees. This vital service provides much needed transport options to people from Nambucca Heads in the south to Woolgoolga…

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Andrew’s Week in Parliament 25th- 29th October 2010

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Hansard 27 October 2010 – Health Services Amendment (Local Health Networks) Bill 2010 29 October 2010 – Coffs Harbour Elective Surgery Grants Local Sporting and Recreation groups looking for funding might be interested in looking at the Sport and Recreation Facility Grant Program which is administered by NSW Sport and Recreation. This program provides grants for services to increase the availability, standard and quality of sport and recreation facilities in NSW. Community based, not-for-profit organisatons that are incorporated in NSW can apply for these grants of up to $200,000 at…

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Fraser swaps politics for Neenish Tarts, Chocolate Eclairs and Scones

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As part of the NSW Business Chamber’s annual Pollies for Small Business the Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, yesterday joined the staff of Cutty’s Cakes in making neenish tarts, chocolate éclairs and scones for hungry patrons. “It was a very interesting morning, and I thoroughly enjoyed being a pastry chef for the day, although very much the apprentice. “Although I am an early riser, I have a new found appreciation for the hours worked by our local bakers and pastry chefs,” Mr Fraser said. “I arrived at Cutty’s Cakes around…

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25th Anniversary of Trefoil Guild Coffs Harbour

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The Coffs Harbour Trefoil Guild (Girl Guides) celebrated their 25th anniversary with a lunch at Granma’s Restaurant on Thursday.  The event was well attended with Member for Coffs Harbour, Andrew Fraser, and other dignatories welcomed as special guests.  Awards for long service were presented to eleven members during the lunch: Corrinne Cook – 5 yearsPat Schwebel – 15 yearsBetty Flanders – 30 yearsBeryl Laidley – 35 yearsLorraine Stuart – 40 yearsJoan Howlett – 45 yearsRae Rediger – 50 yearsElsie Tillott – 55 yearsMerla Hull – 55 yearsJean McGrath – 65 yearsElaine Campbell – 70…

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