Media Releases

Labor launches call for Gong Shuttle hydrogen trial

15 October 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully has launched an online community petition asking Wollongong residents to call on the NSW Government to start a hydrogen bus trial using the free Gong Shuttle Fleet.

It's time to thank our local healthcare workers

14 October 2021

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully MP, has today launched an online message system for residents of Wollongong to send a note of thanks to local healthcare workers that have kept us safe throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wollongong grants program 'hokey pokey' to continue

The NSW Liberals and Nationals Government has delayed a formal response to recent Parliamentary inquiry report which found that it was “unacceptable” for Wollongong to be excluded from grant funding programs, Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully said today.

Alfresco dining by Lake Illawarra foreshore on the menu

16 September 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully is urging Property NSW to allow use of its King Street, Warrawong landholding on the Lake Illawarra foreshore as a location for alfresco dining once COVID lockdown restrictions have been eased for the summer season and to help the local economy recover.

Treasurer invited to Wollongong Economic Recovery Roundtable

09 September 2021

The NSW Treasurer has been invited to a Wollongong Economic Recovery Roundtable to be convened by Member for Wollongong Paul Scully to discuss the economic and social challenges facing the area as the Government contemplates easing of COVID restrictions in October 2021.

Illawarra needs a vaccine rollout roadmap

30 August 2021

Additional vaccines for the Wollongong Mass Vaccination Centre, outreach to vulnerable communities and confusion over when vaccines will be available to groups added to the eligibility list requires a clear vaccine rollout roadmap for the Illawarra from the NSW Government, Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully MP said.

Ramp up vaccine doses at Wollongong Vaccination Centre says Scully

26 August 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully has called on the NSW Government to urgently secure additional vaccinations it committed to deliver to ramp up the delivery of doses at the Wollongong Vaccination Centre to the 2500 a day that it was designed to deliver.

Statement on Wollongong remaining in lockdown

20 August 2021

The Illawarra should be treated as one region as part of any COVID response.

Statement on splitting the Illawarra

19 August 2021

The Deputy Premier’s announcement today that Wollongong and Shellharbour local government areas will be treated differently has created significant confusion and uncertainty for local residents.

Starter's gun fired: Upgrades to Unanderra Station to start next month

18 August 2021

The starter’s gun has been fired on the long-awaited upgrades to Unanderra Station, including the construction of three lifts and a new covered footbridge, with work starting next month and the project expected to be completed by December 2022.