Ann Sudmalis, Federal Member for Gilmore

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A new Shoalhaven River Crossing for the NSW South Coast

A new Shoalhaven River Crossing for the NSW South Coast

The Liberal and Nationals Government is acting to cut travel times for the people of the NSW South Coast by committing to build a new northbound bridge across the Shoalhaven River. This $155 million commitment (half the total cost to be co-funded by the State Government) will ease congestion and improve freight movement in the […]

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1500 more staff to help you at Centrelink

1500 more staff to help you at Centrelink

The Turnbull Government is delivering on its commitment to improve customer service at Centrelink, with the announcement today of an additional 1,500 staff to complement the Department of Human Services’ workforce. Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis said “These staff are on top of 1,000 staff announced in April to assist the Department to deal with […]

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National redress scheme assistance available

National redress scheme assistance available

Federal Member Ann Sudmalis said “The Scheme was established to provide counselling, an acknowledgement from the institution involved and a redress payment to people who were sexually abused as children in an institution.” “This is an important part of the healing process. Redress will acknowledge the hurt and the harm suffered by survivors, and make […]

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Search begins for Australia’s new superstars of STEM

Search begins for Australia’s new superstars of STEM

Sixty new ambassadors will be selected to inspire more young women and girls to study and work with in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Member for Gilmore, Ann Sudmalis a former science teacher said, “Women in particular face real challenges in the science sector, and only represent 16 per cent of […]

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$20,000 for Ulladulla Indigenous language program

$20,000 for Ulladulla Indigenous language program

Ann Sudmalis, Member for Gilmore, and Senator the Hon Mitch Fifield, Minister for the Arts have announced $20,000 in funding for the Ulladulla Local Aboriginal Land Council through the 2018-19 Indigenous Languages and Arts program funding round. Mrs Sudmalis said, “It’s great to see the good work of Land Council recognised by the Federal Government, […]

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Local produce sets taste buds alight at Kiama’s Artisan Food Festival

Local produce sets taste buds alight at Kiama’s Artisan Food Festival

Foodies will flock to Kiama this weekend to get a taste of the best local produce the region has to offer at the inaugural Kiama Artisan Food Festival. Federal Member for Gilmore Ann Sudmalis is attending the festival and said, “The event showcases the finest food through a range of competitions, workshops and market stalls.” […]

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Mobile coverage switched on for Kioloa

Mobile coverage switched on for Kioloa

Residents of Kioloa, Bawley Point and Pretty Beach will now benefit from improved mobile coverage thanks to the switch on of a new mobile base station under the Coalition’s $220 million Mobile Black Spot Program. Federal Member, Ann Sudmalis said “It is critically important to have another Gilmore mobile base station switched on and to […]

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A fire is burning in the area of Mount Kingiman, to the west of Ulladulla. The fire is not under control.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in the area of Woodstock, west of Burrill Lake.

The fire has burnt more than 1300 hectares of bushland.

Firefighters will taking advantage of easing conditions into the evening to conduct back burning operations. This will result in increased smoke and fire activity.

Heavy plant is being used to consolidate containment lines around the fire.

Advice

If you are in the area west of Burrill Lake, including the area of Woodstock, monitor conditions. Know what you will do if the situation changes.

People in the towns of Burrill Lake, Kings Point and the southern parts of Ulladulla should continue to monitor the situation and follow the directions of firefighters on the ground.

If you do not have a Bush Fire Survival Plan, ensure you know what you will do if the fire threatens your property.

Woodstock Road is closed between Croobyar Road and Wheelbarrow Road. Croobyar Road is closed west of Woodstock Road. Kyeema Drive and Evans Road are also closed. Access to these areas is for residents only.

Other Information

If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Continue to stay up to date with the bush fire situation by checking www.rfs.nsw.gov.au, listening to your local radio station or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
If you live in the area but are away from home, it may not be safe to return to your property.
For information on road closures, check livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.
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Ann Sudmalis MP, Federal Member for Gilmore

The Minister for Law Enforcement, the Hon Angus Taylor MP and I met today to discuss the bushfires affecting our region. Thank you to our local NSW Rural Fire Service volunteers and emergency service personnel. Please stay safe. ... See MoreSee Less

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