Media Releases

Starter's gun fired: Upgrades to Unanderra Station to start next month

18 August 2021

The starter’s gun has been fired on the long-awaited upgrades to Unanderra Station, including the construction of three lifts and a new covered footbridge, with work starting next month and the project expected to be completed by December 2022.

Local content use given boost in energy report

17 August 2021

A new Parliamentary Committee report has boosted the need to use local content in investments for renewable energy generation, transmission and firming projects in Renewable Energy Zones (REZs) across New South Wales, Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully said today.

Service NSW boosts staff to tackle business grants backlog

03 August 2021

Reports that Service NSW is boosting staff levels by 250 this week to tackle the massive backlogs of unprocessed applications will be welcome news for local businesses asking for financial help.

Construction Industry has restarted, time to start constructing Unanderra Station lifts

02 August 2021

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully MP, has called on the Berejiklian Government to get moving on the construction of lifts at Unanderra Station following the resumption of construction activity in the Illawarra on Saturday.

Scully calls for opening of Port Kembla Community Investment Fund Round Five

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully has today called on the NSW Government to open applications for Round Five of the Port Kembla Community Investment Fund (PKCIF) immediately to help essential funds flow to help boost local businesses and support jobs.

Not much for Wollongong - but we do finally get our lifts!

22 June 2021

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully today said the 2021-22 NSW Budget did not contain much for Wollongong but at least there was funding for the upgrade of Unanderra Station and building its three new lifts.

Unanderra Station upgrade on track

11 June 2021

The contract for the upgrade and installation of the lifts at Unanderra Station is expected to be awarded next month, Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, said today.

Scully calls on Parliamentary Hydrogen Inquiry to take evidence in Wollongong

20 May 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully has called on the Parliamentary inquiry into the development of a hydrogen industry in New South Wales to visit Wollongong and take evidence.

Scully secures new health facilities and services for Wollongong, Warrawong and Fairy Meadow

20 May 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully said today’s announcement that the Wollongong Hospital ‘ghost ward’ will be refurbished and more beds made available, while Warrawong will benefit from a new purpose-built community health centre, and Fairy Meadow will receive a brand new ambulance station, were the result of months of lobbying for improved local health services.

Fairer share of mining royalties heading Wollongong's way under Labor

18 May 2021

A NSW Labor Government will overhaul the Resources for Regions program returning at least $100 million of mining royalties back to mining communities, including Wollongong.