environment

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.

28 Sep 2018

Grants to Protect Our Local Environment And Reduce Waste

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced today that $500,000 funding in grants is available to combat illegal dumping and grants of up to $200,000 are now open to support innovative projects to develop markets for compost made from recycled food and garden waste. 

19 Sep 2018

Community Encouraged to 'Get Ready' for the Upcoming Bush Fire Season

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP today announced that local fire brigades including Jamberoo, Gerringong, Cambewarra, Broughton Vale/Berry and Albion Park brigades will open their doors to the community this weekend to help people be aware and prepare for bush fire risks this summer.