Media Releases

BHI: Another quarter of blowouts and backlogs across the Illawarra & South Coast

17 March 2021

Patients presenting to Wollongong Hospital’s Emergency Department are waiting longer than anywhere else in the State for treatment.

Dianne Elvy named 2021 Wollongong Electorate Woman of the Year

08 March 2021

Long-time President of the Illawarra District Netball Association (IDNA), Dianne Elvy, has been named 2021 Wollongong Electorate Woman of the Year by Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully.

Scully victim of Facebook war with Federal Government

18 February 2021

The Facebook page and posts of the Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, have been removed without reason or explanation.

Scully warns of Wollongong job crisis

11 February 2021

NSW Parliament last night was told 2021 must be the year of jobs in Wollongong and the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government had to invest in infrastructure to secure and create jobs locally.

Scully welcomes funds to reopen Warrawong's King Street Jetty

11 February 2021

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, has welcomed the allocation of extra funding to reopen the King Street Jetty at Warrawong on the Lake Illawarra foreshore.

Statement on Dendrobium Coal Mine application and IPC decision

05 February 2021

The Independent Planning Commission’s decision today to reject the South 32 Dendrobium coal mine extension application will come as a surprise to the Illawarra community.

12 months on from 'priority' for Wollongong Entertainment Centre and nothing to show

04 February 2021

Today marks the 12-month anniversary since the Acting Minister for Sport announced that the upgrade of the Wollongong Entertainment Centre (WEC) would be a “priority” for the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government – yet there is nothing to show for it.

'Work from Wollongong' plan on the way

02 February 2021

Public servants living in Wollongong will be able to work locally more often as the NSW Government has agreed to implement a proposal by Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, as part of his ‘Work from Wollongong’ plan.

Scully urges Illawarra leading role in development of hydrogen industry inquiry

28 January 2021

Shadow Minister for Natural Resources and Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, today urged Illawarra industry stakeholders and community members to take a leading role in setting up the framework for the development of a hydrogen industry in New South Wales.

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.