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12 Sep 2018

Mega $4 Million Funding Boost For Port Kembla

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today announced that Port Kembla is set to receive a huge $4 million funding boost to improve the lives of community members and the attractiveness of the region through round three of the NSW Government’s Port Kembla Community Investment Fund.

 

11 Sep 2018

Funding Now Open For Events Across Illawarra and South Coast

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP today announced that event organisers across our region holding events between January and June 2019, are being encouraged to apply for the New South Wales Government’s Flagship Event Fund, which is now open.

10 Sep 2018

NSW Small Business Month Is Back

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today said that local companies across our region are being encouraged to take part in a month-long celebration of small business in October with a multitude of events across NSW.

06 Sep 2018

Major Boost For Jamberoo Sporting Precinct Upgrade

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today joined with the Mayor of Kiama Mark Honey and representatives from local Jamberoo sporting clubs to announce $1,088,528 funding for the Jamberoo Sporting Precinct upgrade, under the New South Wales Government’s Stronger Country Communities Fund.

05 Sep 2018

$4 Million Surf Club Fund Opens

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced that local surf life-saving clubs across our region can now apply for funding for infrastructure improvements as part of the $4 million State-wide boost to surf club facilities funding.

 

29 Aug 2018

Public Library Funding Hits Record New High

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today announced that public libraries in NSW will be able to expand their collections, carry out major upgrade work and extend their services thanks to a record $60 million investment from the New South Wales Government.

29 Aug 2018

$20,000 Boost For Fairgrounds Festival in Berry

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today announced $20,000 funding for the Fairgrounds Festival in Berry from Friday 30th November to Saturday 1st December 2018 under the New South Wales Government’s Flagship Events Fund.

06 Aug 2018

Invictus Games Spirit to Conquer Classrooms

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced that local public school students in years 5 to 12 across our region will learn about the importance of resilience, service and inclusion as part of an initiative helping to share the spirit of the Invictus Games Sydney 2018.

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