Social & Economic Support

20 Jan 2022

Funding For Illawarra Light Rail Museum

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today presented funding to the Illawarra Light Rail Museum located in Albion Park Rail to go towards the purchase and installation of new display cabinets and other related upgrades to the Museum Building to house railway memorabilia.

05 Jan 2022

Funding Delivered For Local Agricultural Shows

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today announced that several local agricultural shows across our region have successfully received over $193,000 in funding under the New South Wales Government’s $5 million Country Shows Support Package.

15 Sep 2021

Fostering Safety and Stability For Children

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today said that in recognition of Foster and Kinship Care Week, people are being encouraged to shine a light on the life-changing contribution carers make by nominating them for a Carer Recognition Award.

13 Sep 2021

Update On New COVID Freedoms

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has said that from today Monday 13th September 2021, people across our region who have received both doses of a COVID-19 vaccine will be allowed more freedoms.

09 Sep 2021


Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP is reminding local residents and community groups that today (Thursday 9th September) is R U OK? Day, a national day of action dedicated to encouraging people to regularly ask one another 'Are you ok?'