Media

08 Feb 2019

Skills For Business Bus Drives Into Illawarra

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today announced that Business Connect is teaming up with TAFE NSW as the Business Bus visits small businesses in the Illawarra on 14th-15th February, with Skills for Business advisors providing specialist advice on the TAFE NSW initiative.

07 Feb 2019

Prison Expansion Nears Completion at South Nowra

Parliamentary Secretary for the South Coast and Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today announced that the expansion of South Coast Correctional Centre is nearing completion, with more jobs for locals and a new 160-bed maximum-security wing ready for operation in the coming months.

04 Feb 2019

Construction Work Starts On Albion Park Rail Bypass

Member for Kiama and Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today announced that major work has started on the largest ever single investment in the history of the Princes Highway – the Albion Park Rail Bypass.

30 Jan 2019

Ward Rejects Park's Porky Pies

Parliamentary Secretary for Education Gareth Ward MP has today condemned the Member for Keira Ryan Park for deliberately misleading the community on education funding.

30 Jan 2019

Our Region To Benefit From Record Teacher Numbers

Parliamentary Secretary for Education Gareth Ward MP and Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock MP have today announced that local schools across the Illawarra and South Coast will benefit from a major teacher recruitment drive under the New South Wales Government.

29 Jan 2019

School Maintenance Backlog Wiped To Zero

Parliamentary Secretary for Education Gareth Ward MP, Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock MP have today welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement which for the first time in our State’s history will see the school maintenance backlog wiped to zero ensuring students including those across the Illawarra and Shoalhaven enjoy the best possible learning environments.

18 Jan 2019

$15.97 Million Boost For Illawarra Regional Airport

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today announced $15.97 million in NSW Government funding for Illawarra Regional Airport in Albion Park Rail under the New South Wales Government’s Growing Local Economies Fund, which will create local jobs and grow our local economy by bringing more investment into our region.