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16 Aug 2018

$100 Million for New Tourism Projects in Regional NSW

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced that $100 million is available for new regional tourism projects including large scale projects across our region with round two of the Regional Growth – Environment and Tourism Fund now open.

13 Aug 2018

Freight changes to support our farmers

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today welcomed the New South Wales Government’s new improved access for heavy vehicles carrying supplies and stock to drought-affected areas.

09 Aug 2018

TAFE Open Day Happening in Nowra and Wollongong - 18 August

Parliamentary Secretary for Education Gareth Ward MP has today announced that as the HSC approaches, school leavers across the Illawarra and South Coast are getting ready to take a break from the books and head to a hands-on Open Day on Saturday 18th August at Nowra TAFE and Wollongong TAFE to get a taste of vocational training and education options for next year.

09 Aug 2018

A Happier Healthier Harold

I am pleased to advise that children in NSW are set to enjoy their Life Education classes with the organisation’s mascot Healthy Harold, inside new pop up inflatable classrooms, allowing Harold and educators to reach more regional and remote locations.

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.