LABOR COMMITS $50 MILLION TO PICTON ROAD UPGRADE

A Shorten Labor Government would provide $50 million in investment for further upgrades to the Picton Road if elected on 18 May. With this announcement, Labor MPs and candidates from the Illawarra and South-west Sydney have now committed $155 million in investment for the Appin Road, Picton Road and Maldon Dombarton Rail Link. The Liberals in the Illawarra and in South-west Sydney have refused to make any funding commitments to ensure that our region gets the vital infrastructure we need. Continue reading

LABOR TO FUND COURT RESURFACING AND DRAINAGE FOR HELENSBURGH NETBALL CLUB

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $80,000 towards major resurfacing and drainage works for Helensburgh Netball Club if elected on 18 May. Continue reading

LABOR ON BOARD WITH $2.5 MILLION COMMITMENT FOR MOBILE EARLY START “DISCOVERY SPACE” AT UNIVERSITY OF WOLLONGONG

A Shorten Labor Government would invest $2.5 million to develop a mobile “Discovery Space” for the University of Wollongong to take to regional and remote communities including primary schools, preschools, early childhood centres and playgroups. Continue reading

LABOR TO FUND FACILITIES AT ONE DOOR MENTAL HEALTH

Labor will provide $20,000 in funding for the Illawarra One Door Mental Health Clubhouse if elected on 18 May. Continue reading

MT KEIRA MEN’S SHED AND SCOUT CAMP DIGS NEW TRACTOR AND WATER PURIFICATION SYSTEM

A Shorten Labor Government will provide $80,000 to Mt Keira Men’s Shed for a tractor and $35,000 to Mt Keira Scout Camp for a new water treatment and purification system.  Continue reading

LABOR TO FUND OUTDOOR WORKSPACE AT CONISTON MULTICULTURAL MEN’S

Labor will provide $20,000 in funding to fit out an outdoor workspace at the Multicultural Men’s Shed at Coniston if elected on 18 May. Continue reading

PORT KEMBLA’S TIME TO SHINE UNDER LABOR

Labor will provide $135,000 in funding to Wollongong City Council to illuminate 20 trees along the Wentworth Street business district if elected on 18 May.  Continue reading

LABOR TO REVITALISE ILLAWARRA NETBALL

A Shorten Labor Government will commit $2 million towards upgrading the netball facilities at Berkeley’s Fred Finch Park.  This election will be a choice between a Shorten Labor Government with a plan for the infrastructure our community needs, or more cuts and chaos from the Liberals.   The upgrade of courts and lighting to a suitable standard will mean that Fred Finch Park would be able to host state and national events. Continue reading

LABOR COMMITS TO RE-OPENING WARRAWONG CENTRELINK AND MEDICARE OFFICES

A Shorten Labor Government would re-open the Centrelink and Medicare offices at Warrawong if elected on 18 May. Last June, the Liberals closed the office with absolutely no consultation. This was a massive slap in the face for locals who had previously campaigned for many years to get a Medicare office located in the area. Continue reading

LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS SHARE IN OVER $136,000 THANKS TO VOLUNTEER GRANTS PROGRAM

Sharon Bird visited Woonona-Bulli RSL Sub-Branch today to congratulate them on their grant of $5,000 under the Volunteer Grants 2018 program. In this grant round, 36 community groups have shared in $136,113 in funding. Continue reading