Media Releases

AT LAST – POSSIBLE START TIMETABLE IN SIGHT FOR UNANDERRA STATION UPGRADE

08 July 2019

After years of delay and excuses it looks like there is a possible timetable in sight to start the upgrade of Unanderra Station and building its much-needed lifts.

FREE GONG SHUTTLE AS POPULAR AS EVER FIGURES SHOW

05 July 2019

Just over 12 months on from the funding lifeline provided by the University of Wollongong and Wollongong City Council to save the Gong Shuttle from full fares, figures show the service is as popular as ever.

PENSIONERS AND VETERANS IN WOLLONGONG VICTIMS OF MISERABLE, MEAN-SPIRITED, PENNY-PINCHING PREMIER

27 June 2019

The Berejiklian Government has excluded aged pensioners and veterans living in the Wollongong local government area from the new $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card, which was promised during the March election. 

SLIM PICKINGS IN BUDGET FOR WOLLONGONG

18 June 2019

The third largest city in New South Wales has received slim pickings for the 2019-20 NSW budget. 

PREMIER MUST GUARANTEE WOLLONGONG PUBLIC SECTOR JOBS SPARED FROM CUTS

17 June 2019

There are calls ahead of the NSW Budget tomorrow for the Premier to guarantee that Wollongong public sector jobs will be spared from any cuts.

PRESSURE ON WOLLONGONG HOSPITAL CRUSHING

12 June 2019

Independent statistics released by the Bureau of Health Statistics for the quarter ending 31 March 2019 further reinforced the urgent need to boost funds to Wollongong Hospital in next week's NSW budget.

GOVERNMENT’S KING OF CUSTOMER DATA REFUSES TO GUARANTEE DRIVER INFO WAS NOT BREACHED AS PART OF POLLIE SMEAR CAMPAIGN

06 June 2019

The Liberal Government Minister in charge of the state's data, Victor Dominello, has refused to guarantee Illawarra residents have not had their personal information leaked as part of a political smear campaign. 

SCULLY CALLS FOR WOLLONGONG HOSPITAL BUDGET BOOST

30 May 2019

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, has called for a June Budget boost for Wollongong Hospital. 

100 days since Unanderra Station promise and still no action

23 May 2019

The Berejiklian Government's election promise to finally build lifts at Unanderra Station is officially 100 days old - but there's still no action or even a start date.

TRIBUTE TO THE HON. ROBERT JAMES LEE HAWKE, AC

17 May 2019

Illawarra Labor MP's and their supporters are deeply saddened by the passing of Bob Hawke.