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14 Mar 2019

Big Cost Savings For Local Small Businesses

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced that local small businesses across our region will save thousands of dollars under a NSW Liberals & Nationals Government, with the introduction of a raft of cost saving measures including cheaper insurance premiums, payroll tax cuts and access to the Energy Switch program.

05 Mar 2019

Next Generation Ticket Technology Trial Comes To Our Region

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today announced that a regional and rural trial of next generation ticketing has seen the introduction of upgraded Opal technology and State of the art real-time passenger information on selected buses.

25 Feb 2019

Major Win For Port Kembla As 17 Community Projects To Receive Funding

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP and Member for Wollongong Paul Scully MP today announced that a new 24 metre long observation deck overlooking Port Kembla Beach and safety upgrades to Port Kembla Marine Rescue Tower are among 17 projects receiving NSW Government funding to improve community amenity for people in Port Kembla.

25 Feb 2019

Green Caffeen Launch Strategic Partnership With Wollongong City Council

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today joined with the Lord Mayor of Wollongong Gordon Bradbery AM and representatives from Green Caffeen for the launch of a new partnership between Wollongong City Council and Green Caffeen to reduce single use coffee cup waste within Wollongong and the Illawarra.

22 Feb 2019

Help With Power Bills For Self-Funded Retirees

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast and Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP and Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock MP have today announced that for the first time, self-funded retirees across the Illawarra and South Coast will be among 130,000 seniors across NSW who will be able to claim $200 a year to help with their power bill, thanks to a new initiative from the NSW Government. 

14 Feb 2019

Illawarra Labor's Rail Fail

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today slammed Illawarra Labor MPs for their failure to outline their South Coast Rail Plan almost 100 days after it was first promised.

13 Feb 2019

Lifts For Unanderra Station

Unanderra Station will get lifts as part of a multi-million dollar accessibility upgrade under a NSW Liberals and Nationals Government.

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.