Media Releases

Wollongong Entertainment Centre upgrade plans to stay secret

09 April 2021

An application under the state’s freedom of information laws for the release of the KPMG final consultation report on upgrading the Wollongong Entertainment Centre (WEC) has been denied and will stay secret.

$50,000 Wollongong Local Sports Grant Funds Announced

07 April 2021

Illawarra netball players will benefit from a $15,000 funding grant to upgrade lighting of the netball courts at Fred Finch Park following the success of the Illawarra District Netball Association under the 2020/21 Wollongong Electorate Local Sport Grant program.

Minister finally rules out WIN Stadium sell-off after 12 days

23 March 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully has welcomed a letter from the Minister for Sport Dr Geoff Lee finally ruling out – after 12 days - any plan to sell-off of any part of WIN Stadium, WIN Entertainment Centre “…or any other part of the wider precinct.”

BHI: Another quarter of blowouts and backlogs across the Illawarra & South Coast

17 March 2021

Patients presenting to Wollongong Hospital’s Emergency Department are waiting longer than anywhere else in the State for treatment.

Dianne Elvy named 2021 Wollongong Electorate Woman of the Year

08 March 2021

Long-time President of the Illawarra District Netball Association (IDNA), Dianne Elvy, has been named 2021 Wollongong Electorate Woman of the Year by Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully.

Scully victim of Facebook war with Federal Government

18 February 2021

The Facebook page and posts of the Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, have been removed without reason or explanation.

Scully warns of Wollongong job crisis

11 February 2021

NSW Parliament last night was told 2021 must be the year of jobs in Wollongong and the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government had to invest in infrastructure to secure and create jobs locally.

Scully welcomes funds to reopen Warrawong's King Street Jetty

11 February 2021

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, has welcomed the allocation of extra funding to reopen the King Street Jetty at Warrawong on the Lake Illawarra foreshore.

Statement on Dendrobium Coal Mine application and IPC decision

05 February 2021

The Independent Planning Commission’s decision today to reject the South 32 Dendrobium coal mine extension application will come as a surprise to the Illawarra community.

12 months on from 'priority' for Wollongong Entertainment Centre and nothing to show

04 February 2021

Today marks the 12-month anniversary since the Acting Minister for Sport announced that the upgrade of the Wollongong Entertainment Centre (WEC) would be a “priority” for the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government – yet there is nothing to show for it.