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13 Mar 2019

Labor's Commitment To Our Princes Highway Lacklustre And Late

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP and Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock MP have said that they welcome any commitment to fund upgrades to the Princes Highway but that Labor couldn’t be trusted to deliver on their promises. In fact today’s statement commits Labor to less than half of what the Liberals & Nationals will deliver.

 

06 Mar 2019

$30,000 Boost For Cambewarra School of Arts

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today announced $30,000 funding for the Cambewarra School of Arts Association Inc. which will help towards a partial refurbishment of this heritage listed building in Cambewarra Village.

28 Feb 2019

Local Defence Industry To Receive Boost

The Royal Australian Navy operational base at Nowra will be better serviced with the NSW Government announcing $4.95 million from the Growing Local Economies fund to provide specialist companies with the tools they need to support service aircraft.

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.

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.