Media Releases

Nan Tien Temple receives State Heritage Recognition

21 May 2024

Nan Tien Temple, a sprawling Buddhist Temple complex located in Unanderra, has been listed on the NSW State Heritage Register as an exceptional example of Buddhist architecture.

Vale Major General Brian (Hori) Howard AO MC ESM (Rtd)

20 May 2024

Illawarra Labor Members of Parliament would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Major General Brian (Hori) Howard AO MC ESM (Rtd), who passed away on Thursday 16 May 2024.

Planning reform to provide a leg up for farmers

15 May 2024

Proposed changes to the NSW planning system are set to make it easier for regional landholders to build sheds and carry out earthworks without the need for a development application (DA).

Windang Surf Club Grant Success

14 May 2024

Windang Surf Life Saving Club was among 32 clubs throughout NSW to be awarded grants for the upgrade, restoration or construction of facilities under the NSW Government’s Surf Club Facility Program.

Unveiling the new Darling Harbour: a sound shell, upsized playground and expanded Chinese Garden

08 May 2024

The NSW Government is inviting Sydneysiders to rediscover Darling Harbour with the opening of three new public spaces.

Illawarra Heart Health Centre celebrates 10 years

08 May 2024

The Illawarra Heart Health Centre is celebrating 10 years of helping the community during this year’s Heart Week (6-12 May) by bringing together staff and former patients to share their stories and reflect on their experiences with the service.

$300,000 funding agreement to help deliver flood resilient land in the Byron Shire

08 May 2024

The NSW Government is providing Byron Shire Council $300,000 through the Resilient Lands Program to provide safe, flood resilient land for new housing at the Saddle Road Precinct in Brunswick Heads.

Striking a better balance on later trading applications

07 May 2024

The NSW Government is introducing reforms to support restaurants and bars that want to trade later in locations that are not close by homes.

More than $200,000 in funding for Wollongong community sporting groups

06 May 2024

Seven sports organisations in the Wollongong electorate will share in a more than $200,000 funding boost from the NSW Government Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, announced today.

Well-designed low and mid-rise housing is already in your backyard

03 May 2024

Today, the NSW Government and the Government Architect NSW, is launching an interactive map to showcase some of the best there is to offer in well-designed low and mid-rise homes.