Media Releases

SCULLY DEMANDS NSW TREASURER LIST NOMINATED INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS FOR FEDERAL FAST TRACK

20 November 2019

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, has demanded the NSW Treasurer list the infrastructure projects the NSW Government nominated for federal funding for Wollongong.

PREMIER STILL HIDING WOLLONGONG JOB CUTS

05 November 2019

NSW Premier, Gladys Berejiklian, is still refusing to confirm how many public sector workers will be sacked in Wollongong and the Illawarra following a decision to cut 2500 jobs in the 2019-20 NSW Budget.

CHALLENGE TO WOLLONGONG BUSINESSES AND COMMUNITY ORGANISATIONS TO HOST A HOMELESS HUB MEAL

31 October 2019

As we heard into the Christmas season, Illawarra Labor MPs have put out a challenge to businesses and community groups to host a lunch or dinner at the Homeless Hub. 

NSW LABOR PROPOSES TAXI COMPENSATION INQUIRY

30 October 2019

NSW Labor will move to establish a Parliamentary inquiry into the taxi industry to investigate the NSW Liberal and Nationals Government's compensation package for plate holders, including those in Wollongong and the Illawarra. 

KIDS BOOK DRIVE ON AGAIN

28 October 2019

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, is asking local residents with an interest in helping improve local literacy levels to donate new or good quality used books to his annual Kids Book Drive.

WARD AND HANCOCK VOTE DOWN A PLASTIC BAG BAN

24 October 2019

The Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward MP, and the Member for South Coast, Shelley Hancock MP, today put petty politics before the people of the Illawarra and South Coast when they voted against a Bill to ban single-use plastic bags in New South Wales.

PORT KEMBLA COMMUNITY MAY MISS OUT ON COMMUNITY INVESTMENT FUND ROUND IN 2020

21 October 2019

The Liberal and Nationals Government has so far failed to announce the opening of Round 4 of the Port Kembla Community Investment Fund (PKCIF) more than 12 months since the last round of applications were invited.

SCULLY SAYS SPORTS GRANT CUT TO WOLLONGONG SHOULD BE REVIEWED

16 October 2019

Wollongong electorate's sporting group funding allocation under the Local Sport Grant Program has been cut to just $35,000 while neighbouring electorates in Keira, Shellharbour and Kiama will have access to an allocation of $85,000 in total funding under the program - all apparently because of the drought.

ILLAWARRA STATE LABOR MPs CHALLENGE WARD, EVANS AND HANCOCK TO BAN THE BAG

16 October 2019

Illawarra State Labor MPs have challenged Member for Kiama, Gareth Ward, Member for South Coast, Shelley Hancock and Member for Heathcote, Lee Evans, to support their communities and vote to back a ban on single-use plastic bags. 

WARRAWONG COMMUNITY CENTRE LUNCH PROGRAM SAVED

14 October 2019

Around 60 people per day over three days per week will still be able to get a meal at the Warrawong Community Centre after a $45,000 funding grant was approved.