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NEW LIVEABLE APARTMENT GUIDELINES TO SAVE BUYERS UP TO $50,000

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has today welcomed the release of updated guidelines for apartment design in New South Wales, which could see the cost of a new apartment slashed by up to $50,000. Mr Ward said that the proposed changes were part of the Liberals & Nationals Government’s continued efforts to put downward pressure …

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Nowra-Bomaderry Jets Grand Final Victory

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has congratulated the Nowra-Bomaderry Jets on their 30-20 win over the Warilla Gorillas in the Grand Final of the Group 7 Rugby League yesterday. Mr Ward attended the Grand Final along with former Shoalhaven Mayor, the Hon Paul Green MLC. “Ripper!!!!” he said. “Right from kick-off, the Jets commanded the …

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COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS ENCOURAGED TO APPLY FOR WAR MEMORIAL GRANTS

Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock and Member for Kiama Gareth Ward today encouraged local veterans’ groups, sports clubs, councils and schools to apply for funding to repair local war memorials. Mrs Hancock said that grants of up to $10,000 were available under the NSW Community War Memorial Grant Fund, with applications closing on Friday …

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WATER SAFETY WEEK: STAY WATER SAFE

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has today urged people to get involved in Water Safety Week and ensure they put safety first as the weather improves and they start enjoying the water again. “The days are getting warmer now, so recreational boaters and beachgoers need to remind themselves of safety precautions,” Mr Ward said. “I …

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POSITION PAPER ON COMMUNITY SCHEME REFORMS

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has welcomed the New South Wales Government’s proposed reforms to improve community scheme laws across NSW set out in a position paper released today. Mr Ward said that the paper details reforms to meet the future needs of residents living in nearly 2200 community, neighbourhood and precinct schemes operating around …

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$2 MILLION TO HELP NSW SURF LIFE SAVERS SAVE LIVES

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has today announced the New South Wales Government’s Surf Club Facility Grant Program is now open for applications. Mr Ward said that funding of $2 million is available for the grant program and the development of a strategic facility plan for surf clubs. “Grants of $5,000 to $350,000 are available …

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WARD AND HANCOCK ANNOUNCE PETITION ON SHOALHAVEN HOSPITAL CAR PARKING

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward and Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock have today launched a petition for additional car parking at Shoalhaven Memorial Hospital. “With the growth in population across the Shoalhaven and a growing demand for health services across our region, we have decided to launch a petition calling on the New South …

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CHANGED TRAFFIC CONDITIONS ON PRINCES HIGHWAY AT ALBION PARK RAIL

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has today advised local motorists that work will be carried out on the Princes Highway at Albion Park Rail on Sunday night to help plan for future maintenance. Mr Ward said that the work will take place between Nehme Avenue and Tongarra Road this Sunday 21st September and involve core …

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Preparations for the 2015 NSW State Election

An inquiry has begun into the electoral processes concerning the lead-up to the 2015 NSW State Election, Gareth Ward MP, Chair of the NSW Parliament’s Joint Standing Committee on Electoral Matters, announced today. “With the election only six months away, it is timely for us to examine electoral preparations so that the community can be …

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PROVIDING BUYERS WITH THE SAFEST USED CAR ADVICE

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward today announced the release of the new Used Car Safety Guide which provides buyers with the most up to date advice on the safest used car models. “It is critical that buyers have access to reliable information to help choose an affordable car that will still provide the best protection …

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