Media Releases

Illawarra needs a vaccine rollout roadmap

30 August 2021

Additional vaccines for the Wollongong Mass Vaccination Centre, outreach to vulnerable communities and confusion over when vaccines will be available to groups added to the eligibility list requires a clear vaccine rollout roadmap for the Illawarra from the NSW Government, Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully MP said.

Ramp up vaccine doses at Wollongong Vaccination Centre says Scully

26 August 2021

Member for Wollongong Paul Scully has called on the NSW Government to urgently secure additional vaccinations it committed to deliver to ramp up the delivery of doses at the Wollongong Vaccination Centre to the 2500 a day that it was designed to deliver.

Statement on Wollongong remaining in lockdown

20 August 2021

The Illawarra should be treated as one region as part of any COVID response.

Statement on splitting the Illawarra

19 August 2021

The Deputy Premier’s announcement today that Wollongong and Shellharbour local government areas will be treated differently has created significant confusion and uncertainty for local residents.

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.