Media Releases

BHI DATA SHOWS ILLAWARRA/SHOALHAVEN PUBLIC HEALTH SYSTEM UNDER MASSIVE STRAIN

18 March 2020

NSW Labor has warned the public health system in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven is already at breaking point and desperately needs a massive injection of resources to cope with both the outbreak of COVID-19 and a particularly bad flu season. 

WOLLONGONG ELECTORATE SPORT AND COMMUNITY GROUPS SHARE IN $300,000 COMMUNITY BUILDING PARTNERSHIP GRANTS

16 March 2020

North Wollongong Surf Club is one of 21 not-for-profit community and sporting groups to share in $300,000 funding under the Wollongong electorate's Community Building Partnership (CBP) program.

NSW GOVERNMENT DEMANDS $3,500 FEE FROM SCULLY FOR WOLLONGONG ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE INFORMATION

11 March 2020

The NSW Liberals and Nationals Government has demanded Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, cough up $3,500 so he can get access to information on the plans to upgrade the Wollongong Entertainment Centre (WEC).

GLENDA PAPAC NAMED 2020 WOLLONGONG ELECTORATE WOMAN OF THE YEAR

09 March 2020

Director of Illawarra Women in Business, Glenda Papac, was named 2020 Wollongong Electorate Woman of the Year today by Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully. 

HAND SANITISER MUST BE AVAILABLE AT ALL MAJOR PUBLIC SPACES IN THE ILLAWARRA AND SOUTH COAST, NOT JUST PARLIAMENT HOUSE

03 March 2020

The NSW Labor Opposition has called for hand sanitiser to be made available at major railway stations, schools and other major public spaces after the Department of Parliamentary Services today announced that hand sanitisers would be made available at key locations around Parliament House. 

LIBERALS REFUSE TO RULE OUT CUTS TO TAFE COURSES AND CLOSING MORE LOCAL TAFE CAMPUSES

28 February 2020

Labor has slammed the Berejiklian Government after they refused to rule out cutting TAFE courses and closing more local TAFE campuses across the Illawarra and South Coast.

STATEMENT FROM ILLAWARRA LABOR MPS ON THE PASSING OF VICKY KING

26 February 2020

Labor MPs Stephen Jones, Sharon Bird, Paul Scully, Anna Watson and Ryan Park are shocked and saddened to hear of the death of long-term Wollongong City Council Councillor Vicky King.

ILLAWARRA TRANSPORT PROJECTS STILL ON INFRASTRUCTURE AUSTRALIA 2020 PRIORITY LIST

26 February 2020

The Infrastructure Australia Priority List for 2020 released today still includes the important infrastructure projects for the region including upgrading the Picton Road and rail freight access to Port Kembla, noting the rail project needs to get started within the next five years. 

SHADOW MINISTER VISITS WOLLONGONG TO CALL ON GOVERNMENT TO REVERSE SENIORS DECISION

24 February 2020

A group of Wollongong pensioners who are ineligible for the $250 Regional Seniors Travel Card met with NSW Labor's Shadow Minister for Seniors and Cost of Living, Jo Haylen, and Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, today to vent their frustrations at their exclusion from the transport scheme. 

ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE UPGRADE SOLUTION KNOWN FOR YEARS

21 February 2020

An upgrade solution, business case and estimated cost for Wollongong Entertainment Centre has been ignored by successive NSW Liberal and Nationals Government for nearly seven years, according to the Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, and Wollongong City Council Deputy Lord Mayor, Tania Brown.