LATEST Media

Please find below the latest media releases, articles and blogs from the Member for Shellharbour, by clicking on the links provided. If you would like further information or would like to contribute to the discussion of any issue Anna has raised in the media, please don’t hesitate to contact our office.

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MINISTER, WHERE ARE OUR CONTAINER DEPOSIT SCHEME COLLECTION POINTS?
21 November 2017 – Media Release

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SHELLHARBOUR HOSPITAL – CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION 
9 November 2017 – Media Release

SHELLHARBOUR HOSPITAL TO REMAIN IN PUBLIC HANDS 
27 October 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 27 October 2017 – Public-private partnership for Shellharbour Hospital scrapped

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PLANNED WATERWORKS FOR SHELLHARBOUR ELECTORATE 
8 November 2017 – Media Release

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MINISTER REFUSES TO ANSWER ALBION PARK RAIL BYPASS QUESTIONS 
31 October 2017 – Media Release

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SCHOOL ZONE WORKS AT OAK FLATS 
30 October 2017 – Media Release

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‘BAND-AID FOR A BULLET WOUND’: NO NEW SCHOOLS FOR WEST DAPTO 
28 September 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 28 September 2017 – Shellharbour MP Anna Watson concerned no new schools ‘on the horizon’ for West Dapto

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NEW GREENSPACE AT ILLAWARRA WOMEN’S HEALTH CENTRE 
22 September 2017 – Media Release

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DAPTO DUDDED AGAIN
21 September 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 21 September 2017 – Residents angry that Dapto could miss out on Albion Park Rail bypass

Illawarra Mercury – 22 September 2017 – Give bypass access to Dapto, demands MP

Illawarra Mercury – 6 October 2017 – Don’t cut Dapto from Albion Park Rail bypass – MP

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FUNDING FOR SCHOOLS IS FAILING EVERY SUBJECT
14 September 2017 – Media Release

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HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS UNDER PRESSURE
12 September 2017 – Media Release

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ONE YEAR ON AND STILL NO ANSWERS ON SHELLHARBOUR HOSPITAL PRIVATISATION
8 September 2017 – Media Release

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MOUNTING PRESSURE – DEMOUNTABLE FIGURES PROVE NEED FOR NEW SCHOOL IN DAPTO 
7 September 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 7 September 2017 – Labor say excessive demountables in schools highlight need for new school in Dapto

WIN News Illawarra – 7 September 2017 – Shadow Education Minister Jihad Dib joins Watson to call for new Dapto school infrastructure

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PREMIER PUTS STADIUMS BEFORE HEALTH AND EDUCATION
21 August 2017 – Media Release

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VOICE OF 12,000 LOCALS TO STOP THE PRIVATISATION OF SHELLHARBOUR HOSPITAL HEARD IN PARLIAMENT
10 August 2017 – Joint Media Release

WIN News Illawarra – 10 August 2017 – 12,000-signature petition to keep Shellharbour Hospital public debated in NSW Parliament

Illawarra Mercury – 11 August 2017 – ‘Keep Shellharbour Hospital public’ petition hits Parliament

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BERRY BYPASS – RUBBING MORE SALT IN THE WOUND
18 July 2017 – Media Release

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QUIT PLAYING THE WAITING GAME MINISTER
12 July 2017 – Media Release

HAZZARD MUST ABANDON SHELLHARBOUR HOSPITAL PRIVATISATION PLANS NOW
6 July 2017 – Media Release

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2017 PREMIER’S ANZAC AMBASSADORS PROGRAM 
6 July 2017 – Media Release

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MOUNTING PRESSURE – DEMOUNTABLE FIGURES PROVE NEED FOR NEW SCHOOL IN DAPTO
26 June 2017 – Media Release

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COMMUNITY BUILDING PARTNERSHIPS PROGRAM 2017 – APPLICATIONS OPEN! 
20 June 2017 – Media Release

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GOVERNMENT MUST NOT CUT CORNERS ON ALBION PARK RAIL BYPASS BLOW-OUT 
14 June 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 20 June 2017 –  Budget blues for some in the Illawarra

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ILLAWARRA STATE MPs TELLS MINISTER TO ABANDON PRIVATISATION PLANS FOR HOSPITALS
6 June 2017 – Media Release

10,000 SIGNATURES SAY KEEP YOUR HANDS OFF OUR HOSPITAL 
25 May 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 6 July 2017 – ‘It’s time to abandon plans to privatise Shellharbour Public Hospital’

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GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS CLOSURE OF SHELLHARBOUR SERVICE NSW
31 May 2017 – Media Release

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CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE ACTION ON OVERCROWDED DAPTO CARPARK
19 May 2017 – Media Release

NEARLY THREE YEARS AND GOVERNMENT STILL ALL TALK AND NO ACTION ON M1 UPGRADES
19 May 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 20 May 2017 – Shadow Minister Jodi McKay visits the Illawarra: Labor calls for key projects in the budget

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KILLALEA STATE PARK SAFER IN LOCAL HANDS
18 May 2017 – Media Release

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ILLAWARRA REGION TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SNOWY HYDRO PROCEEDS
17 May 2017 – Joint Media Release

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WATER WORKS AT OAK FLATS
12 May 2017 – Media Release

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OVER $10 MILLION SLASHED FROM SHELLHARBOUR SCHOOLS BUDGET
11 May 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 12 May 2017 – Illawarra public schools hit with a $54 million funding cut

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UPGRADES TO SCHOOL ZONE SIGNS IN SHELLHARBOUR
10 May 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 11 May 2017 – Safer school signs at Shellharbour

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$215,000 FOR FAT CAT TO OVERSEE SHELLHARBOUR HOSPITAL PRIVATISATION
4 May 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 5 May 2017 – MP’s concerns over ‘fat cat bureaucrat’ for Shellharbour Hospital

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WATSON CALLS FOR ACTION ON WEST DAPTO SCHOOLS
3 May 2017 – Media Release

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LOCAL HOUSEHOLDS COP THE BRUNT OF ELECTRICITY PRICE HIKE
27 April 2017 – Media Release

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WATSON CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO STOP BYPASSING ON ROAD ISSUE
22 March 2017 – Media Release

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WATER WORKS AT BLACKBUTT
22 March 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 23 March 2017 – Blackbutt water supply upgrade to take months

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FUNDING FOR MULLET CREEK WEIR UPGRADE
10 March 2017 – Media Release

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SHELLHARBOUR SPORTING GROUPS GET FUNDING BOOST
10 March 2017 – Media Release

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MP FIRES UP OVER CUTS TO FIRE AND RESCUE NSW
9 March 2017 – Media Release

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LIBERALS DELIVER KICK IN THE GUTS ON STEEL BILL
9 March 2017 – Joint Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 23 February 2017 – Labor MPs take aim at Ward in steel talks

Illawarra Mercury – 9 March 2017 – Sparks fly in Parliament as steel bill grinds to a halt

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ILLAWARRA PEOPLE POWER ROCKS THE ‘GLITTERATI’ LIBERALS TO THE CORE ON COUNCIL MERGERS
14 February 2017 – Joint Media Release

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WATSON CALLS ON MINISTER TO FIX THE SCHOOL MAINTENANCE BACKLOG NOW
9 February 2017 – Media Release

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BEREJIKLIAN GOVERNMENT ALLOWING SHONKY PRIVATE EDUCATION PROVIDERS TO RUN RIOT IN THE ILLAWARRA
9 February 2017 – Joint Media Release

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ILLAWARRA LABOR MPs WANT MEETING FOR DOCTORS AND HSU OVER HOSPITAL PRIVATISATION
3 February 2017 – Joint Media Release

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UPGRADES TO SCHOOL ZONE SIGNS IN SHELLHARBOUR
1 February 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 3 February 2017 – Shellharbour schools to get flashing school zone signs

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SKINNER’S RESIGNATION SHOULD MEAN END OF SHELLHARBOUR HOSPITAL PRIVATISATION
27 January 2017 – Media Release

Illawarra Mercury – 1 February 2017 – Labor MPs call for Hazzard to reverse hospital decision

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NEW PREMIER MUST LISTEN AND DELIVER FAIR SHARE FOR THE ILLAWARRA SAY LABOR MPs
23 January 2017 – Joint Media Release

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ALBION PARK RAIL BYPASS – LETTER TO THE EDITOR RESPONSE
16 January 2017 – Response Letter

Illawarra Mercury – 24 January 2017 – Letter to the Editor: Passing the Buck

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ILLAWARRA’S PATHETIC SHARE IN $255 MILLION RESOURCES FOR REGIONS FUNDING
10 January 2017 – Joint Media Release

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WATER WORKS IN PENROSE
10 January 2017 – Media Release

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