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2019 NSW Election

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Swing against Evans in Heathcote as Liberals claim victory in NSW election

THE two members of parliament in the northern Illawarra electorates of Heathcote and Keira have retained their seats after Saturday’s State election. Premier Gladys Berejiklian expects to form a majority government with up to 49 seats after the Liberals performed better than expected at the state election. Ms Berejiklian made history by becoming the first … Continue reading

Greens come up trumps in rail survey ahead of this weekend’s state election

COMMUNITY action group, Illawarra Rail Fail (IRF) say it would give the transport portfolio to the Greens or Sustainable Australia parties after conducting a survey ranking candidates for next weekend’s NSW election. In February IRF asked candidates for the March 23 election in the electorates of Heathcote, Keira, Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama to commit to … Continue reading

Election pushes Bulli disaster memorial back a day this year

TO avoid clashing with the NSW Government election on Saturday March 23, the Black Diamond Heritage Centre will commemorate the 1887 Bulli Mine Disaster a day earlier this year. On March 23 1887, 81 men and boys were killed in a methane gas explosion in the Bulli Colliery. A memorial service is held each year … Continue reading

Labor promises Rex Jackson Park lighting

THE Helensburgh Tigers and grass roots sport are the big winners after Labor announced $200,000 to upgrade lighting at their home field, Rex Jackson Park and complete their amenity upgrade. Officials from the Helensburgh Tigers have confirmed that players are getting injured after playing and training at night with poor lighting. Heathcote Labor candidate at … Continue reading

Labor promises $5M investment in escarpment walking tracks

WALKING tracks through the Illawarra escarpment will receive a $5 million investment if Labor is elected to government at the March 23 State poll. Shadow Minister for the Illawarra and Keira MP, Ryan Park has announced a commitment by Labor to create a new link between the Coast Walk in the Royal National Park and … Continue reading