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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.

07 Aug 2018

Homelessness Week 2018: Working Together to Break the Cycle of Disadvantage

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast and Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today welcomed the New South Wales Government’s decision to prioritise the reduction of homelessness through committing $1 billion for homelessness services over the next four years to support new and existing initiatives.

06 Aug 2018

National Missing Person's Week 2018

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP is calling on community members who may have information that could help locate a missing person to contact police this National Missing Person’s Week.

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Meals on Wheels - Request for Funding

The North Shoalhaven Meals Co-operative Ltd is seeking funding to enable the purchase of a walk-in freezer and refrigerated vehicle to store and transport frozen meals to 11 services in the Illawarra, Shoalhaven, and Eurobadall and Bega Valley Shires.

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