Media Releases

SMOKING GUN – ILLAWARRA RAIL HELD TO RANSOM BY LIBERALS PREFERENCE FOR TOLL ROAD

10 April 2017

Secret documents published in today’s Sydney Morning Herald have revealed that the NSW Liberals are holding Illawarra rail improvements ransom in favour of boosting a toll road as part of the F6 extension into Sydney CBD.

NSW LIBERALS REFUSE TO MOVE JOBS TO WOLLONGONG

06 April 2017

The NSW Government has confirmed it will not match Labor’s policy to relocate Liquor and Gaming NSW to Wollongong.

LABOR REINTRODUCES STEEL BILL

04 April 2017

NSW Labor has this afternoon reintroduced into the NSW Parliament the Securing NSW Steel Industry Bill 2017, following the lapse of a previous Bill in late February after the NSW Government used tricky political tactics to avoid a vote.

CALL FOR WOLLONGONG COUNCIL TO REVIEW PROCUREMENT POLICY

03 April 2017

Wollongong City Council should conduct an immediate review of its procurement policies to ensure it is not being misled by suppliers on materials for its infrastructure projects.

NSW PARLIAMENT TO DEBATE NEED FOR THORACIC SURGEON AT WOLLONGONG PUBLIC HOSPITAL

28 March 2017

The NSW Parliament is set to debate the need for a thoracic surgeon at Wollongong Public Hospital following a notice of motion moved earlier this afternoon by Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully.

SCULLY SLAMS FREEZE OUT OF COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT IN WOLLONGONG HARBOUR MASTER PLAN PROCESS

24 March 2017

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully MP, has today called on the NSW Government to appoint community representatives on the Project Steering Committee overseeing the development of the Wollongong Harbour master plan.

STEEL INDUSTRY NEEDS LESS CONVERSATION, MORE ACTION

20 March 2017

The Illawarra’s steel industry needs more action not just more talk at today’s steel industry procurement roundtable.

SHOW US THE MONEY FOR MALDON-DOMBARTON PROJECT, GARETH WARD

14 March 2017

Illawarra Labor MPs Sharon Bird and Paul Scully have challenged Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast, Gareth Ward to ‘show us the money’ if his support for the Maldon-Dombarton project is to have any credibility.

LIBERALS DELIVER KICK IN THE GUTS ON STEEL BILL

09 March 2017

Illawarra State Labor MPs have slammed the Liberal Party for using tricky Parliamentary tactics to avoid a vote on the Steel Industry Protection Bill 2016 on the floor of the Legislative Assembly this morning labelling the move a ‘kick in the guts’ for the region’s steel workers.

SCULLY USES PARLIAMENT TO PRESSURE FOR $50 MILLION UPGRADE TO WOLLONGONG ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

09 March 2017

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully today moved a Notice of Motion calling on the NSW Government to match Labor’s $50 million pledge to upgrade the Wollongong Entertainment Centre (WEC).