Updates

01 Dec 2023

WARD CALLS ON BUTLER TO APOLOGISE TO REGIONAL SENIORS

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has condemned the Members for South Coast for siding with her party and ditching regional seniors in her electorate during a debate in Parliament on Labor’s broken promise to cut the Regional Seniors Travel Card.

23 Nov 2023

WARD INTRODUCES AGRITOURISM BILL

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has introduced the Environmental Planning and Assessment Legislation Amendment (Agritourism) Bill 2023 into the NSW Parliament to respond to council and community concerns about planning changes that allow, among other things, property owners to establish a function centre on an agricultural property without a development application.

23 Nov 2023

QUESTION TO THE PREMIER: WILL YOU DELIVER?

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has asked the Premier to confirm whether his government will deliver promised infrastructure projects on the south coast following the announcement that the Federal Government will cut commonwealth infrastructure contributions. 

21 Nov 2023

WARD MOVES MOTION TO AXE THE TAX

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has moved a motion in the NSW Parliament calling on the NSW Government to phase out payroll tax to boost productivity and help small businesses thrive.

06 Nov 2023

LABOR PREPARES TO AXE VITAL COMMUNITY FUNDING

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has today warned that local homelessness services, meals on wheels, supports for vulnerable kids, mental health initiatives and emergency services could all see funding axed as part of a NSW Labor Government review of the popular ClubsGRANTS program.