Media

17 Oct 2018

Taking A Stand Against Graffiti

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP and Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock MP are urging local residents across the region to support Graffiti Removal Day this Sunday 21st October to reclaim graffiti hotspots.

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.

16 Oct 2018

Wollongong Artificial Reef Out To Tender

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today announced that the deployment of Wollongong’s offshore artificial reef has reached a significant milestone, with the Request for Tender for the design and construction of the reef released online today.

09 Oct 2018

Funding Open For Grassroots Regional Events

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP and Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock have today announced that the NSW Government is calling for organisers of all new events planned to be held across the Illawarra and South Coast from January to June next year, to apply for grants of up to $20,000 to help attract more visitors and boost local economies.

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. 

27 Sep 2018

More Savings For Local Seniors

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP and Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock MP today announced that businesses providing essential services, products, and entertainment across the Illawarra and South Coast are the target of a renewed NSW Government push to entice more businesses to join the Seniors Card program.

25 Sep 2018

Relief For Local Community Preschools

Parliamentary Secretary for Education Gareth Ward MP today announced that services looking after our State’s littlest learners in the Kiama electorate will have some relief during this tough drought period, with the NSW Government announcing a $3 million package to provide financial support for community preschools in NSW.