Media Releases

Scully outlines Wollongong budget boost wishlist

24 September 2020

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, told NSW Parliament last night that the Wollongong economy needed a budget boost as youth unemployment increases, consumer spending falls and business investment evaporates.

New Venues board must have Wollongong rep

23 September 2020

NSW Labor will insist that the Berejiklian Government include a representative from Wollongong on the new board to manage venues throughout NSW when the legislation is put before Parliament today. 

Labor successful in delivering new health care facilities in the Illawarra

08 September 2020

Illawarra Labor MP's have helped to successfully deliver new health care facilities in the Illawarra after the Berejiklian Government finally agreed to build a brand-new replacement for Shellharbour Hospital. 

Death of Colin Markham

07 September 2020

Illawarra Labor Members of Parliament have today joined the community in mourning the death of Labor Party stalwart, Colin Markham.

Wollongong must have a place at NSW Economic Crisis Summit

03 September 2020

The NSW Treasurer must include business leaders from Wollongong and the Illawarra in his economic crisis summit, according to Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully.

Sydney commuter car park fast-tracked but local lifts languish

25 August 2020

If commuter car parking in Sydney can be fast-tracked by the Berejiklian Government so too should lifts at Unanderra and Towradgi stations, according to Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully. 

NSW Government accused of asset stripping public housing in Wollongong Local Government Area

14 August 2020

The NSW Liberal and Nationals Government has been accused of asset stripping public housing in the Wollongong local government area after it was revealed it has sold or demolished 40 dwellings but not replaced them with new stock during the last financial year while nearly 2000 people are on waiting lists. 

Port Kembla Community Investment Fund

27 July 2020

The NSW Government has finally published and released the guidelines for the Port Kembla Community Investment Fund (PKCIF), Round Four, today. 

Another step forward for Unanderra Station Upgrade

20 July 2020

The upgrade of Unanderra Station has moved another step closer with the publication of the Review of Environmental Factors (REF) open for community consultation until Monday, 3 August 2020.

Wollongong LGA dudded out of club grant funding scheme

06 July 2020

Data shows that the Wollongong local government area (LGA) has received only one funding grant from the Club Grants Category 3 Fund over the last nine rounds since August 2017 leading to concerns that local sport and community groups are being dudded.