Paul Scully MP braces the rain to support wife Alison Byrnes

Kate McIlwain
By Kate McIlwain
Updated May 21 2022 - 11:55pm, first published 8:11am

From early morning until the polls closed at 6pm, NSW Labor MP Paul Scully was leaving nothing to chance.


Kate McIlwain

Kate McIlwain


For the past 11 years, I've helped the Illawarra Mercury set the news agenda across the region. In that time I've covered breaking news, education, politics, urban affairs, council, environment, data journalism and development news. More recently, I became the paper's health reporter - covering the stories of Illawarra workers and residents two years into a global pandemic and at a time where our health systems are stretched to the limit.

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