Media Releases

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.

Scully calls for Port Kembla funds to flow

26 October 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully has today again called on the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government to open the fifth round of the Port Kembla Community Investment Fund (PKCIF).

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

22 September 2021

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.