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02 Jan 2019

Pharmacists To Help With Local Vaccination Effort

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced that getting vaccinated will be as easy as dropping in to your local chemist shop or pharmacy, under changes made by the NSW Government which commenced on 1st January 2019.

28 Dec 2018

Check Your Barbeques This Summer Season

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today reminded local residents and community groups across our region to check their gas and electrical barbeques and to be proactive when it comes to maintenance during a hot summer.

20 Dec 2018

Surfers Saving Swimmers By Teaching Board Rescue

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP and Member for South Coast Shelley Hancock has today announced that local surfers across our region now have the opportunity for further training by participating in the Surfers Rescue 24/7 program coordinated by Surfing NSW.

19 Dec 2018

Holiday Traffic Hotspots To Look Out For This Summer

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced that this holiday season is providing motorists with the information they need to better help manage their travel plans and get to their destination safely.

19 Dec 2018

Our Region To Benefit From New Ageing And Disability Commissioner

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced that an independent Ageing and Disability Commissioner tasked with investigating and stamping out abuse across NSW including the Illawarra and South Coast, has been introduced by the New South Wales Government.

18 Dec 2018

Free 2019 Legal Aid Diary Now Available For Local Seniors

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast, and Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today encouraged local seniors from across the region to grab their free copy of the 2019 Legal Aid NSW Legal Topics for Older People Diary, which is now available.

27 Nov 2018

NSW Govt Scheme Slashes Pensioners Power Bills

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today announced that a NSW Government “new for old” appliance replacement scheme is saving thousands of low-income households across the Illawarra hundreds of dollars a year in power bills and lowering greenhouse gas emissions.