Media Releases

Saturday, 26 May 2018

LIBERALS NOT PREPARED FOR BUDGET SHOCK AS PROPERTY MARKET COOLS

The Berejiklian Government is not prepared for a multi-billion-dollar budget shock.

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Tuesday, 22 May 2018

PARK INVITES PRINCE AND DUCHESS TO THE ILLAWARRA

Shadow Minister for the Illawarra Ryan Park has today written to the NSW Government requesting that the Illawarra be put on the regional tour that newlyweds Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan Markle will make when they visit Sydney later in the year.

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Friday, 18 May 2018

PARK WELCOMES REVIEW INTO CHILD NEGLECT PENALTIES

I welcome the urgent review into child neglect cases that has come about after I raised the shocking case involving three children living in squalid conditions in the Illawarra on the floor NSW Parliament this week.

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Monday, 14 May 2018

STATEMENT ON SEVERE CHILD NEGELECT CASE IN THE ILLAWARRA

Like most locals I was shocked and horrified at the details of this case and the extent of neglect in which these children had been living with.

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Wednesday, 09 May 2018

NSW LOSES OUT IN PUBLIC TRANSPORT SPENDING AND SKILLS IN FEDERAL BUDGET - LABOR

The NSW Labor Opposition says NSW homeowners and public transport users have lost out in this year’s federal budget with no new measures to help first home buyers and a paltry amount going to public transport.

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Thursday, 03 May 2018

GOVERNMENT STAGNENT ON GONG SHUTTLE SIGN OFF

Shadow Minister for the Illawarra has today taken to the floor of Parliament urging the Government to stop the delay, and sign off on a joint funding deal with Wollongong City Council ensuring the Gong Shuttle remains free of charge.

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Sunday, 29 April 2018

NSW LABOR WELCOMES TAMPON RELIEF AND CALLS ON BEREJIKLIAN TO SUPPORT SCRAPPING GST ON FEMININE HYGIENE PRODUCTS

The NSW Labor Opposition today called on Premier Berejiklian to put pressure on her state and federal counterparts to follow Labor’s policy to scrap GST on tampons and other feminine hygiene products.

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Wednesday, 18 April 2018

HEY GOOGLE, THE SEARCH IS OVER COME TO THE ILLAWARRA!

 

The NSW Liberal National Government has rejected a plan for a Silicon Valley-style technology hub in Redfern which means Google is once again searching for a place to call home in Australia.

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Tuesday, 17 April 2018

PARK DEMANDS MORE URGENCY ON NEW SOCIAL HOUSING DEVELOPMENTS

Shadow Minister for the Illawarra and Member for Keira Ryan Park has today expressed frustration at the time it takes for the NSW Government to rebuild social housing dwellings after they acquire older properties and has written to the Minister seeking a detailed explanation and timeline.

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Monday, 26 March 2018

Lessons to Learn – Illawarra’s Vulnerability in Bushfire Emergency

I would like to commend the Emergency Services for the bravery and professionalism which ensured not a single life was lost and many homes were saved in the recent disastrous bushfires in Tathra on the New South Wales Far South Coast. In light of this event I thought it important to raise some concerns with the Minister for Emergency Services regarding the vulnerability of the northern suburbs of the Illawarra if a similar event were to happen here.

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