Media Releases

Monday, 01 September 2014

Opal Card Information

New Opal Cards - what you need to know.

As you may now know the NSW Government has introduced a new ticketing system for commuters on trains. Unfortunately the Minister has failed to see it necessary to have these tickets available at the stations.
Commuters will need to order a registered Opal card.

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Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Park announces Work Link Centre

Keira MP Ryan Park has pledged to fund a telecommuting centre in the Illawarra should the Labor Party win the next election.

The project would give people office space in a dedicated facility within the region so they could work remotely rather than commute to Sydney every day.

Click here to read the article from the Illawarra Mercury

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Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Park opposes extra council election votes for businesses

The NSW government last week introduced a bill to make it compulsory for business ratepayers to vote in City of Sydney local government elections in 2016.

For now, the laws would only apply in Sydney - where powerful independent Clover Moore is Lord Mayor - but Minister for Local Government Paul Toole has confirmed they could also be applied in "economic centres" like Parramatta, Newcastle and Wollongong.

Mr Park labelled it "a sneaky attempt by the Liberals" to undermine democracy and give businesses more influence than residents.

Click here to read the article

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Tuesday, 12 August 2014

SMALL BUSINESSES GET ENERGISED IN CORRIMAL

Small Businesses in Corrimal are set for Energise Corrimal, a joint initiative of Small Biz Connect and the Corrimal Chamber of Commerce.

Energise Corrimal is set to run from Monday 11 August until Friday 15 August.

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Tuesday, 12 August 2014

MINISTER CONTINUES TO SHOW DISREGARD FOR ILLAWARRA COMMUTERS

Commuters on the South Coast Line who take time to provide feedback to the Minister for Transport aren’t guaranteed to have their feedback considered in an upcoming timetable review.

Since the rollout of the current timetable, commuters have experienced long waits on platforms, fewer direct services and overcrowding. Countless fed-up commuters have written to the person responsible for the new timetable, Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian and received complete disregard.

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Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Bulli Hospital funding win

A three year campaign to secure major funding for the upgrade of Bulli Hospital has received a significant boost with funding from the $100 million infrastructure fund set aside for this important facility.

This victory today is a victory for the thousands of people who contacted me, signed my petition, attended public meetings and advocated loudly that this hospital was too important to simply remain in the poor condition that it is currently in.

 

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