Gareth Ward salutes ‘strong woman’, sidesteps promotion rumours

Kate McIlwain
Updated January 23 2017 - 6:48pm, first published 5:30pm
NEW LEADER: Gladys Berejiklian at a press conference on Monday after being endorsed to be the new NSW Premier. Picture: Wolter Peeters.
NEW LEADER: Gladys Berejiklian at a press conference on Monday after being endorsed to be the new NSW Premier. Picture: Wolter Peeters.

Kiama MP Gareth Ward welcomed the appointment of his “personal friend” Gladys Berejiklian, but remained circumspect on media reports that he was “almost certain” to get a promotion under her leadership. 

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Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain

Journalist

For more than a decade, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. Currently I'm the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents in the wake of a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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