Media Releases

Scully demands more funding for surgeries and commitment to a new health facility

06 May 2021

NSW Parliament has been told the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government must increase funding to tackle surgery and emergency waiting times at Wollongong Hospital and commit to a new health facility at Warrawong to relieve pressure on the Illawarra’s health and hospital network.

Crack down on hoons and excessive motor vehicle noise required in Wollongong CBD

05 May 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully is calling for Wollongong Police and the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) to mount high profile enforcement campaigns to crack down on hoons and excessive motor vehicle noise in Wollongong CBD.

More funding for Wollongong sporting groups

03 May 2021

Berkeley Sports Rugby League Club will receive a $2,000 grant for coaching and accreditation courses for volunteers as part of additional funding from the 2020/21 Wollongong Electorate Local Sport Grant program.

What other Wollongong public assets will be up for sale?

30 April 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully is demanding the Premier come clean and tell the Wollongong community what local publicly-owned assets the Government plans to sell-off to fund new infrastructure projects.

2021 Community Building Partnership Grant Applications Now Open

19 April 2021

Community organisations, sporting groups, not-for-profit groups and local schools in the Wollongong electorate should start preparing their applications for their share of $300,000 in funding from Community Building Partnership grants which open today, Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, said.

Wake up Geoff - Fellow Minister calls for upgrade to Wollongong Entertainment Centre

16 April 2021

The Minister for Local Government and South Coast MP Shelley Hancock has told the Government to “actually do something” and spend “lots of money” upgrading the Wollongong Entertainment Centre.

Wollongong Entertainment Centre upgrade plans to stay secret

09 April 2021

An application under the state’s freedom of information laws for the release of the KPMG final consultation report on upgrading the Wollongong Entertainment Centre (WEC) has been denied and will stay secret.

$50,000 Wollongong Local Sports Grant Funds Announced

07 April 2021

Illawarra netball players will benefit from a $15,000 funding grant to upgrade lighting of the netball courts at Fred Finch Park following the success of the Illawarra District Netball Association under the 2020/21 Wollongong Electorate Local Sport Grant program.

Minister finally rules out WIN Stadium sell-off after 12 days

23 March 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully has welcomed a letter from the Minister for Sport Dr Geoff Lee finally ruling out – after 12 days - any plan to sell-off of any part of WIN Stadium, WIN Entertainment Centre “…or any other part of the wider precinct.”

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.