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.


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.

25 Feb 2019

Major Win For Port Kembla As 17 Community Projects To Receive Funding

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP and Member for Wollongong Paul Scully MP today announced that a new 24 metre long observation deck overlooking Port Kembla Beach and safety upgrades to Port Kembla Marine Rescue Tower are among 17 projects receiving NSW Government funding to improve community amenity for people in Port Kembla.

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.

13 Feb 2019

Lifts For Unanderra Station

Unanderra Station will get lifts as part of a multi-million dollar accessibility upgrade under a NSW Liberals and Nationals Government.

04 Feb 2019

Construction Work Starts On Albion Park Rail Bypass

Member for Kiama and Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today announced that major work has started on the largest ever single investment in the history of the Princes Highway – the Albion Park Rail Bypass.

07 Jan 2019

Ryan 'Puffing Billy' Park Has No Real Rail Plan

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today celebrated the start of more carriages for the South Coast Line with the doubling of carriages on two key afternoon services to our region.