environment

15 Sep 2021

Recognition For Our Local Heritage

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today announced that nominations for the NSW Blue Plaques Program are now open and members of the public are invited to nominate local places and personalities that deserve to have their heritage value recognised.

08 Sep 2021

Grant Awarded To Shoalhaven Riverwatch Inc

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today announced that Shoalhaven Riverwatch Inc has received a Habitat Action Grant to improve outcomes as part of its Shoalhaven Riverbank stabilisation program. 

30 Jul 2021

Statement: Killalea State Park

Yesterday, I met with the Minister for Land and Property the Hon Melinda Pavey and the Minister for the Environment the Hon Matt Kean to discuss the future of the Killalea State Park. We were also joined by members of the Save Killalea Alliance.

29 Jul 2021

Put Council Spin In The Bin

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has rubbished a Shoalhaven City Council spin campaign promoting Council’s proposed waste management option before the option and the facility have received DA approval. 

22 May 2019

Investing In Our Local Faces Of Tourism

Member for Kiama the Hon Gareth Ward MP has today announced that visitor information staff from the region will participate in a New South Wales Government workshop to build skills on attracting and supporting volunteers to be the local faces of the tourism industry.

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.