Media Releases

NSW Government grant for Wollongong City Council’s Coastal Management Program

14 March 2024

Wollongong City Council will receive $481,667 in NSW Government funding to identify coastal hazards and plan how to address risks along the region’s northern coastline.

Modest but promising progress in ED wait times

13 March 2024

NSW hospitals have seen modest but promising progress in emergency department (ED) wait times, but Health Minister Ryan Park says there’s more room for improvement.

The truth about planning reforms and heritage protection

12 March 2024

The Minister for Planning and Public Spaces today corrected misinformation in the public domain regarding the effect of the government’s Low and Midrise planning reforms on heritage protection.

Revised redevelopment plans for Riverwood Estate to better meet community expectations

09 March 2024

The NSW Government is getting on with the job of delivering and upgrading social and affordable homes in Riverwood.

2024 Wollongong Electorate Local Woman of the Year

08 March 2024

On International Women’s Day, Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, has named Maria Di Carlo, Manager of Berkeley Neighbourhood Centre, as the 2024 Wollongong Electorate Local Woman of the Year.

Another outrageous claim on planning reforms

06 March 2024

Reports today that the entire Inner West local government area will be reshaped to only include midrise apartment blocks are completely misleading, fanciful and designed to scaremonger.

White Bay Power Station Ready to Power Up Sydney with Cultural and Community Events

04 March 2024

This week, Sydneysiders will be given the opportunity to visit one of the city’s most historic landmarks reimagined, the White Bay Power Station, with 2024 Biennale opening this Saturday.

Clean energy projects up and running to power 1.5 million homes

01 March 2024

The NSW Labor Government is on track to deliver enough renewable energy to power more than 1.5 million NSW homes, following multiple NSW Government approvals of wind and solar projects in 2023.

Locking another generation out of housing is not the answer

29 February 2024

Today, it has been revealed that the Member for Ryde Jordan Lane and the Liberal run Ryde Council have voted down their own council CEO’s alternate housing plan.

SS Nemesis: 120-year-old shipwreck mystery solved and search for relatives begins

25 February 2024

The 120-year-old mystery of SS Nemesis and the 32 crew members lost at sea has been solved, with the accidental discovery and subsequent identification of a shipwreck in waters off Port Kembla.