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Ward calls on locals to support White Ribbon Night 2014

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has today announced his support for White Ribbon Night 2014 on Friday 25th July and has called on local people from across the region to get involved in supporting this important event. Mr Ward said that White Ribbon Night invites communities across Australia to unite in support of bringing an …

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$30,000 NSW FELLOWSHIP FOR ABORIGINAL ARTISTS

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has called on local professional Aboriginal artists from across the region to apply for the NSW Government’s Aboriginal Arts Fellowship worth $30,000. “The Aboriginal Arts Fellowship is open to arts practitioners working across all art forms including collections and cultural heritage, community arts and cultural development, dance, literature and more,” …

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INVESTIGATION WORK CONTINUES FOR ALBION PARK RAIL BYPASS

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has announced that further investigations have commenced as part of the Albion Park Rail bypass project. Mr Ward said that the New South Wales Government has allocated $1 million in 2014-15 to progress investigations and planning for the proposed bypass. “Preliminary geotechnical investigations have commenced along the reserved road corridor …

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ABORIGINAL HEALTH ON 2014 NAIDOC WEEK AGENDA

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has marked the start of NAIDOC Week by highlighting the NSW Government’s commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal communities across the State. Mr Ward said that NAIDOC Week, held every year in the first full week of July, celebrates the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and …

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SALE OF LAND AT MANNING AND BONG BONG STREETS, KIAMA

1 July 2014 Member for Kiama Gareth Ward today announced the sale of land at Manning and Bong Bong Streets, Kiama. “I have been advised by the Minister for Transport that the land was approved for sale on 8th July 2013,” he said. “I had previously requested the Minister to make the site available for …

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APPLICATIONS CALLED FOR ALBION PARK RAIL BYPASS VALUE MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward is inviting interested community members to participate in a Roads and Maritime Services two day value management workshop to help shape the proposed Albion Park Rail bypass concept design. “The New South Wales Government has committed $1 million this year to progress the investigations and planning for the bypass,” Mr …

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WARD SICK OF LABOR HEALTH LIES

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has slammed Labor for misleading the community on State Health funding. “The Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District budget is expected to reach a record $779 million this year – a $44 million increase on last year,” Mr Ward said. “The health budget is 20 per cent larger than when Labor …

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