Media Releases

Friday, 09 February 2018

ROYAL NATIONAL PARK UNDER PRESSURE

The latest survey of visits to NSW national parks has revealed the public’s love affair with our national parks continues to grow with visitation skyrocketing in the last two years, going up 32% from 39.2 million visits in 2014 to 51.8 million in the latest 2016 report. The Royal National Park is number 2 in terms of volume with 4.6 million visits

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Friday, 09 February 2018

DELAYS IN MEDICINAL CANNABIS APPLICATIONS FOR TERMINALLY ILL

Shadow Minister for the Illawarra and Member for Keira Ryan Park has again criticised the Berejiklian Government for unnecessarily delaying medicinal cannabis applications from doctors for patients with terminal illnesses and other serious medical conditions.

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Friday, 02 February 2018

MOUNT KEIRA - FAR FROM REACHING ITS PEAK

 

Ryan Park, Shadow Minister for the Illawarra is urging the Government to prioritise funding for Mt Keira and follow Labor’s lead and match the $5 million commitment to upgrade facilities at the Mt Keira summit park.

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Monday, 15 January 2018

PROPOSAL TO MOVE AUSTRALIA DAY IS FLAWED

Shadow Minister for the Illawarra Ryan Park has said a proposal by the Greens to change Australia Day to another day is one that he does not support and fails to recognise the fact that our national day has now become an opportunity to educate and inform Australians about the fact that Aboriginal people were the original inhabitants of the land we all call home.

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Saturday, 13 January 2018

BEREJIKLIAN GOVERNMENT’S ADVERTISING SPEND JUMPS UP WITH MILLIONS WASTED ON ABANDONED SCHEMES

The Berejiklian Government’s advertising spend has jumped up by $16 million dollars in just a year, with millions wasted on policies that were ultimately abandoned.

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Saturday, 13 January 2018

BEREJIKLIAN IGNORES ADVICE ON HOUSING THAT COULD HELP AFFORDABILITY CRISIS IN NSW

Gladys Berejiklian ignored advice from her own Treasury officials that highlighted how negative gearing reform could help tackle housing affordability in NSW.

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Wednesday, 10 January 2018

GOVERNMENT PRIORITIES WRONG $2.5 BILLION WASTED ON STADIUMS WHILE TRAIN NETWORK IS IN MELTDOWN

Commuters suffered excruciating delayed train services again last night in the heat and humidity, waiting for trains that were jammed like sardines.

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Thursday, 02 November 2017

GONG SHUTTLE SHOULD STAY FREE SAY LABOR MPs

Illawarra Labor MPs Ryan Park and Paul Scully have attacked a surprise move by the Berejiklian Government to start charging commuters for using the current Free Gong Shuttle.

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Wednesday, 01 November 2017

COUNT DOWN TO BULLI SLSC LIFT - OFF

Bulli Surf Life Saving Club members, associate members and the broader community will soon be enjoying new and enhanced facilities at Bulli SLSC.

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Monday, 30 October 2017

SYDNEY CONSULTANTS IN FEEDING FRENZY OVER PORTS SALE

The NSW Labor Opposition says the $50 million the State Government spent on consultants flogging off Ports Kembla and Botany is an obscene waste of taxpayers’ dollars and should have been spent on local services. 

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