regional growth

06 Dec 2019

Major Milestone for Berry to Bomaderry

It is full steam ahead on the Berry to Bomaderry upgrade with the installation of the first bridge girders on the project – all of which are made using local steel supporting more local jobs.

18 Jun 2019

Big Budget Boost to NSW Small Businesses

I am pleased to advise that the 2019-20 NSW Budget is making it easier for small businesses to grow and prosper through payroll tax cuts, simplifying the process of setting up a business, offering business advisory support and paying businesses faster.

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.

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.