Media Releases

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.

Wollongong sport and community groups to share in $300,000 funding grants

23 November 2020

The community group which provided food and care packages to the stranded crew of the Ruby Princess earlier this year is one of the big winners to share in the Wollongong electorate’s $300,000 Community Building Partnership (CBP) grants program for 2020.

Wollongong out of Sports Grant sin bin

18 November 2020

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, is claiming a budget win for community sport in the Wollongong local government area (LGA), which will now be eligible for funding under a newly named sports facility funding program.

Finally some money for Unanderra Station

17 November 2020

After a decade long community campaign this budget finally provides the first tranche of funding to build the Unanderra Station lifts.

Illawarra Children's Book Council backs kids book drive

13 November 2020

Children’s Book Council of Australia, Illawarra and South Coast sub-branch are backing Paul Scully’s Kids Book Drive and are calling for others to do the same.