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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.

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

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.