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21 Aug 2018

Edmund Rice College Building Grand Opening

Parliamentary Secretary for Education and the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP today announced that students and teachers at Edmund Rice College will benefit from a new creative arts centre supported by the NSW Government.

17 Aug 2018

$300,000 Boost For Illawarra Startups

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced the University of Wollongong’s iAccelerate incubator will share in $2.1 million funding to boost jobs, drive collaboration and help regional startup communities thrive.

09 Aug 2018

TAFE Open Day Happening in Nowra and Wollongong - 18 August

Parliamentary Secretary for Education Gareth Ward MP has today announced that as the HSC approaches, school leavers across the Illawarra and South Coast are getting ready to take a break from the books and head to a hands-on Open Day on Saturday 18th August at Nowra TAFE and Wollongong TAFE to get a taste of vocational training and education options for next year.

09 Aug 2018

A Happier Healthier Harold

I am pleased to advise that children in NSW are set to enjoy their Life Education classes with the organisation’s mascot Healthy Harold, inside new pop up inflatable classrooms, allowing Harold and educators to reach more regional and remote locations.

08 Aug 2018

New Initiative Boosting Teen Employment Prospects

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP is encouraging local businesses to register their interest in mentoring and building vocational skills in young people to help divert them away from crime and into education and employment opportunities.

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