Media Releases

Wollongong set to lose events and tourism jobs unless Wollongong Entertainment Centre is upgraded

16 December 2021

Wollongong now risks losing multimillion dollar concerts and events to Penrith unless both Wollongong City Council and the NSW Government get serious about upgrading the Wollongong Entertainment Centre (WEC).

Wollongong gives big to kids book drive

15 December 2021

More than 1000 donated books have been delivered to students of five local primary schools over the last few days following a generous response to Paul Scully’s annual Kids Book Drive.

Scully welcomes renewable hydrogen boost in Illawarra

07 December 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully has today welcomed a partnership between Bluescope Steel and Shell to explore and develop renewable hydrogen projects in the Illawarra.

NSW Government needs to deliver its promised steel content mandate for renewable energy, says Scully

25 November 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully has demanded the NSW Government deliver on its promised steel use mandate for renewable energy projects in an end of year review speech to Parliament last night.

Wests Illawarra and Children's Book Council throw support behind Kids Book Drive

22 November 2021

Generous contributions from Wests Illawarra and the Children’s Book Council of Australia Illawarra sub-branch to Paul Scully’s 2021 Kids Book Drive means donated books are stacking up.

Statement on the Hon Sharon Bird MP

19 November 2021

I take this opportunity to congratulate and thank the Federal Member for Cunningham, the Hon Sharon Bird MP, on her efforts in the Federal Parliament on behalf of our region.

NSW Labor to give Wollongong a fair share of grant funds

18 November 2021

NSW Labor will introduce legislation into Parliament to overhaul the grant funding process to make it fairer and more accountable, including a review on whether Wollongong should be considered a city or gateway city “in order to access relevant government grant schemes.”

Local community and sports groups share in $400,000 funding boost

15 November 2021

A new purpose built sports canteen at Berkeley Park will be one of the big ticket projects sharing in the Wollongong electorate’s $400,000 Community Building Partnership (CBP) grants for this year.

Grants review must determine consistent approach for Wollongong

03 November 2021

Any review of NSW Government grant programs and processes must determine a consistent approach to the treatment of Wollongong for grant funding Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully MP, said.

Annual book drive back to keep kids reading

29 October 2021

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, is asking local residents to donate new books to his annual Kids Book Drive, to help keep kids reading, particularly after lockdown has interrupted learning during the school year.