Media Releases

Economic Stimulus Package - all announcement, no detail

25 May 2020

The NSW Liberals and Nationals Government is unable to say how Wollongong - the state's third largest city - will be supported in a raft of economic stimulus packages it has announced as a consequence of the COVID-19 virus pandemic.

Berejiklian Government must deliver South Coast public transport strategy after Sydney CBD-centric plan failed to address the region

19 May 2020

Labor is calling for a clear public transport strategy for commuters in the Illawarra and on the South Coast, after the Berejiklian Government yesterday released a Sydney focused COVID-19 plan to let fewer people on trains and buses.

$60,000 Wollongong Local Sport Grant funds announced

18 May 2020

Unanderra Tennis Club is the big winner of the Wollongong 2019-20 Local Sport Grant Program receiving $13,000 to re-surface its two synthetic tennis courts to acrylic, Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully announced today.

NSW Labor calls for 'Work from Wollongong' to be priority for local non-frontline public sector workers

11 May 2020

NSW Labor has called on the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government to make it a priority for local non-frontline local public sector workers to continue to work from Wollongong as the COVID-19 restrictions are being relaxed, and after they have been lifted.

Secret documents on Wollongong Entertainment Centre (WEC) upgrade revealed

04 May 2020

Wollongong is missing out on multi-million dollar sporting and entertainment events because its entertainment centre has been described as not fit for purpose for accessibility, amenity and activation, and turns away scheduled events with over 1,000 participants, secret documents of advice to the NSW Liberals and Nationals Government obtained under Freedom of Information laws, have revealed.

Time to support international students in the Illawarra

01 May 2020

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, is calling on the Berejiklian Government to support international students in the Illawarra who are also suffering as a result of COVID-19 restrictions.

Could the Port Kembla community miss out on annual funding again in 2020?

29 April 2020

The Port Kembla community could miss out on its annual funding under the Port Kembla Community Investment Fund (PKCIF) again in 2020.

Clock ticking on Unanderra Station upgrade plan consultations

20 April 2020

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, today said the clock is ticking on community consultations on the concept design for the upgrade of Unanderra Station which closes 5pm this Friday.

Ruby Princess: It's time to test everyone on board

12 April 2020

The latest test results from the cruise ship Ruby Princess reveal half the crew tested for COVID-19 have contracted the disease. 

Scully says Government must clarify tenant and landlord rights urgently

08 April 2020

Member for Wollongong, Paul Scully, has written to the Minister for Better Regulation and Innovation strongly urging the NSW Government to immediately clarify the rights and responsibilities of tenants and landlords during the COVID-19 virus pandemic.