local business

08 Feb 2019

Skills For Business Bus Drives Into Illawarra

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today announced that Business Connect is teaming up with TAFE NSW as the Business Bus visits small businesses in the Illawarra on 14th-15th February, with Skills for Business advisors providing specialist advice on the TAFE NSW initiative.

06 Aug 2018

Safety First: New Cattle Underpass Scheme

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced that local farmers can now access grants for the construction of cattle underpasses beneath public roads and the installation of warning signs and flashing lights, to reduce the risk to producers and motorists.

03 Aug 2018

Bright Future for Illawarra and Shoalcoast Community Legal Centres

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today welcomed a NSW Liberals and Nationals Government plan to strengthen the Illawarra Legal Centre and Shoalcoast Community Legal Centre so that they can continue delivering free legal support to local people in need.

26 Jul 2018

Unemployment Falls to the Lowest on Record

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today welcomed the best jobs figures in the regions history with unemployment in the Greater Illawarra falling to the lowest on record.

09 Jul 2018

Regional Digital Connectivity Program Opens

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP has today announced that the NSW Government is seeking Expressions of Interest from companies or internet service providers that have the potential to deliver better connectivity solutions for local businesses and households in regional NSW.