social and economic support

25 Sep 2018

Relief For Local Community Preschools

Parliamentary Secretary for Education Gareth Ward MP today announced that services looking after our State’s littlest learners in the Kiama electorate will have some relief during this tough drought period, with the NSW Government announcing a $3 million package to provide financial support for community preschools in NSW.

24 Sep 2018

Planning policy changes improve Port Kembla operations

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today announced that a change to the NSW Government planning policy covering land around the State’s three largest ports will enable Port Kembla to operate more efficiently with its day-to-day activities. 

24 Sep 2018

Beach Safety Goes Sky-High This Summer

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast and Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today welcomed the expansion of the New South Wales Government’s drone program for local beaches.

12 Sep 2018

Mega $4 Million Funding Boost For Port Kembla

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra Gareth Ward MP has today announced that Port Kembla is set to receive a huge $4 million funding boost to improve the lives of community members and the attractiveness of the region through round three of the NSW Government’s Port Kembla Community Investment Fund.

 

11 Sep 2018

Funding Now Open For Events Across Illawarra and South Coast

Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast Gareth Ward MP today announced that event organisers across our region holding events between January and June 2019, are being encouraged to apply for the New South Wales Government’s Flagship Event Fund, which is now open.