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Blackbutt, Dunmore, Flinders, Oak Flats, Shell Cove, Shellharbour

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17 Oct 2018

Delivering Power Bill Relief For Local Households

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced that the NSW Government has invested $15 million in clean energy funding for a new solar program aimed at saving low-income households hundreds of dollars each year on their power bills.

28 Sep 2018

Grants to Protect Our Local Environment And Reduce Waste

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced today that $500,000 funding in grants is available to combat illegal dumping and grants of up to $200,000 are now open to support innovative projects to develop markets for compost made from recycled food and garden waste. 

24 Sep 2018

Planning policy changes improve Port Kembla operations

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today announced that a change to the NSW Government planning policy covering land around the State’s three largest ports will enable Port Kembla to operate more efficiently with its day-to-day activities. 

19 Sep 2018

Community Encouraged to 'Get Ready' for the Upcoming Bush Fire Season

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP today announced that local fire brigades including Jamberoo, Gerringong, Cambewarra, Broughton Vale/Berry and Albion Park brigades will open their doors to the community this weekend to help people be aware and prepare for bush fire risks this summer.

14 Sep 2018

Kembla Grange Ruled Out As Prison Site

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today welcomed the NSW Government’s decision to rule out Kembla Grange as a potential location for a new correctional facility following detailed site investigations and consultation with the community.

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