Social & Economic Support

17 Mar 2023


Member for Kiama Gareth Ward has today acknowledged and paid tribute to the more than 30,000 members and volunteers who participate in NSW U3A.

12 Apr 2022


Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP said that a new cost of living campaign offering a boost to every household and business budget is designed to raise awareness of the more than 70 ways to save across the NSW Government’s Savings Finder program.

08 Mar 2022

Celebrating International Women's Day

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today said that International Women’s Day is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the many wonderful achievements of women across the Kiama electorate and across our region more broadly.

10 Feb 2022

Safety Rebate Available To Small Businesses

Member for Kiama Gareth Ward MP has today said that local small business owners and sole traders can now apply for a NSW Government rebate of up to $1,000 to make their workplaces safer with $1 million added to the Small Business Rebate Program. 

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.