Media Releases

BHI: Record blowouts and backlogs for all elective surgeries in the Illawarra and South Coast

09 December 2020

Labor is urging locals to speak up about the systemic healthcare crisis in the Illawarra and South Coast after a new report revealed waitlists for life-changing elective surgery have blown out again.

Wollongong sport and community groups to share in $300,000 funding grants

23 November 2020

The community group which provided food and care packages to the stranded crew of the Ruby Princess earlier this year is one of the big winners to share in the Wollongong electorate’s $300,000 Community Building Partnership (CBP) grants program for 2020.

Wollongong out of Sports Grant sin bin

18 November 2020

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, is claiming a budget win for community sport in the Wollongong local government area (LGA), which will now be eligible for funding under a newly named sports facility funding program.

Finally some money for Unanderra Station

17 November 2020

After a decade long community campaign this budget finally provides the first tranche of funding to build the Unanderra Station lifts.

Illawarra Children's Book Council backs kids book drive

13 November 2020

Children’s Book Council of Australia, Illawarra and South Coast sub-branch are backing Paul Scully’s Kids Book Drive and are calling for others to do the same.

Book Drive to help keep kids reading over school holidays

30 October 2020

Remote learning, family income and resources all have an impact on educational opportunities for many students.

Extend the Gong Shuttle's hours over summer

28 October 2020

The Gong Shuttle’s operating hours on Sundays and public holidays should be at least be extended during December and January to help take the pressure off foreshore parking around Wollongong.

Wollongong to have a voice on Venues board

16 October 2020

In a victory for Wollongong and for common sense, last night the NSW Government agreed to a permanent place on the Venues NSW board for a resident of the Wollongong region.

Unanderra Station upgrade: another step forward

07 October 2020

A contract for the upgrade of Unanderra Station could be awarded by the end of this year pending planning approval, Member for Wollonogng, Paul Scully, announced today. 

Government keeps Lake Illawarra jetty repair report secret

01 October 2020

The NSW Liberals and Nationals Government has refused to publicly release a secret report on the condition and repair of Lake Illawarra jetties, which have been closed off to the public for years.