Ministers, MPs and Mayors Partner to Deliver for the Region at Biannual SHOROC Leaders’ Forum

Pushing ahead with fixing the roads and public transport of the northern beaches and north shore, planning for the future of northern Sydney, creating more local jobs and local government reform were the key points discussed at the SHOROC Leaders’ Forum of NSW Members of Parliament and Mayors. The Hon Brad Hazzard MP, The Hon Rob Stokes MP and Mr Jonathan O’Dea MP met with the SHOROC Board of Mayors and General Managers from Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah…

Regional Report Card Puts Info at Your Fingertips

SHOROC’s new State of the Region website shows the area covered by Mosman, Manly, Warringah and Pittwater councils is becoming  greener, healthier and more productive, but buying a house or getting a hospital bed might be harder compared to the state average. The engaging new infograph-style website includes five areas of health and wellbeing, economy, […]

Manly Council :: welcomes scrapping of legislation that effectively allowed developers to ignore local planning controls

Manly Council has welcomed the announcement by the NSW State Government that they are scrapping controversial legislation that effectively allowed developers to ignore local planning controls. Under the previous government’s affordable housing legislation, medium-density developments were allowed to be built even if they did  not comply with local planning laws as long as 20 per cent of […]

Warringah & Mosman Councils Win Planning Excellence Awards

Mosman and Warringah Councils have won prestigious Awards at the Planning Institute of Australia’s (PIA) NSW Planning Excellence Awards. Warringah Council received the PIA Award for ‘Talk of the Town 2010′ and Mosman Council received the Award for Urban Planning Achievement for the exhibition and consultation on its new local environmental plan. Warringah Council – […]