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APPLY NOW FOR REGIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEES

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward today reminded interested local residents about new opportunities to participate in National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Regional Advisory Committees (RACs) in a voluntary capacity. Mr Ward said that this was part of the Baird Government’s commitment to strengthening local community decision making. “RAC’s are established under the National Parks …

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FAREWELL TO GOVERNOR DAME MARIE BASHIR

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward today encouraged people to say farewell to Her Excellency Professor The Honourable Dame Marie Bashir AD CVO who is leaving Government House for the last time today. “I am certain that many well-wishes will line the streets of Sydney today to farewell Governor Bashir and Sir Nicholas who will be …

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LOST MILLIONS COULD MAKE FOR A MERRY XMAS

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward and Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock are encouraging local residents to check if they have any lost or unclaimed money with the New South Wales Government launching a new campaign to try to reunite close to $140 million of unclaimed funds with its rightful owners. “With Christmas fast approaching …

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PREPARING FOR THE BUSHFIRE SEASON AHEAD

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward and Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock today urged local residents across the Illawarra and South Coast to prepare themselves and their homes for the threat of bushfire. The statutory Bush Fire Danger Period (BFDP) commences tomorrow (Wednesday 1st October 2014) however one-third of the State has already commenced its …

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Ward encourages local residents to prepare for storm season

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has today encouraged local residents across the region to prepare their homes and families for the possibility of storms with the storm season officially commencing this Wednesday 1st October. “You can do your bit to help prevent some of this damage by preparing your household and property now, at the …

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SHOALHAVEN FAMILY SUPPORT CENTRE TAKES A STEP FORWARD

Minister for Disability Services and the Illawarra John Ajaka and Member for Kiama Gareth Ward today announced that the Noah’s Shoalhaven centre, another Restart Illawarra Infrastructure Fund project, was a step closer to completion. The Noah’s Shoalhaven centre, a family support centre for children with disability, will be established on the University of Wollongong campus …

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Local business becomes finalist in Green Globes Awards

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has today congratulated the Illawarra Environmental Education Centre for being shortlisted as a finalist in the 2014 Green Globes Awards, which recognise outstanding excellence, leadership and innovation in environmental sustainability across New South Wales. Mr Ward said that it was tremendous to see a local business represented amongst the finalists …

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NEW LAWS FOR THE MOTOR VEHICLE INDUSTRY

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward and Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock today welcomed the announcement of new laws governing motor dealer repairers and dealers to provide better protection to consumers and cut red tape for business. From 1st December 2014, motor dealers and repairers will be regulated by the Motor Dealers and Repairers Act …

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WARD COMMEMORATES NATIONAL POLICE REMEMBRANCE DAY

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has today commemorated National Police Remembrance Day. “Police Remembrance Day is our opportunity to honour the sacrifices made by the members of the NSW Police Force,” Mr Ward said. “These brave men and women put their lives on the frontline every day for the protection of our own. “Police officers …

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