Media Releases

TIME FOR EXCUSES ON MALDON-DOMBARTON OVER SAY ILLAWARRA MPs

14 July 2017

It is time for the excuses on finishing the Maldon-Dombarton rail line to end following revelations that a secret NSW Cabinet paper has concluded the project has an ‘exceptional’ cost-benefit ratio.

MORE REVELATIONS THAT POLITICS IS DICTATING TRAIN STATION ACCESS PRIORITIES

07 July 2017

New information revealed through a Freedom of Information request confirms that it is politics first and people last when it comes to deciding disabled access upgrades for train stations in New South Wales.

SICK OF THE CONSTANT(CE) EXCUSES ON RAIL

06 July 2017

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully MP, has demanded the Government publicly release the secret report on South Coast Line rail improvement options, including the cost of a Thirroul tunnel, immediately.

CONSTANCE SHOULD PROPERLY ASSESS SOUTH COAST RAIL IMPROVEMENTS

04 July 2017

The South Coast Line could be properly assessed for rail improvement options if the New South Wales Government listed it as a priority for a share of the Federal Government’s $20 million for the development of business cases for strategic rail corridors.

CRUISE DEVELOPMENT PLAN STILL RUDDERLESS

30 June 2017

The mystery Cruise Development Plan, first promised by the New South Wales Government in June 2014, is still to be finalised it has been revealed.

LABOR LEADER RE-AFFIRMS ILLAWARRA JOBS ACTION PLAN

22 June 2017

NSW Labor Leader Luke Foley today used his Budget-In-Reply speech in the Legislative Assembly to re-affirm a Labor Government elected in 2019 will implement all measures contained in the Illawarra Jobs Action Plan.

$300,000 COMMUNITY GRANTS UP FOR GRABS IN WOLLONGONG

21 June 2017

A share in $300,000 funding grants is now open to applications from not-for-profit community and sporting groups in the Wollongong electorate under the 2017 Community Building Partnership program (CBP).

NO SPARKLE ON THIS DIAMOND FOR HALF THE ILLAWARRA

20 June 2017

It was sold as the Budget that would “focus on local communities, (so that) people feel they’re sharing in the success of NSW…”

WARD SHOULD FRONT UP TO UNANDERRA STATION LIFTS RALLY

15 June 2017

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully MP, has invited Parliamentary Secretary for the Illawarra and South Coast, Gareth Ward MP, to front up to a public rally at the foot of the Unanderra Station’s 72 steps and explain the Government’s latest snub for not funding the station’s lifts.

BEREJIKLIAN IGNORES UNANDERRA STATION.….AGAIN!

10 June 2017

The Berejiklian Government’s neglect of Unanderra Station continues despite additional funds being allocated to the Transport Access Program today.