Greater Sydney Commission Structure Welcomed as State and Local Government Partnership

SHOROC has today welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement of the structure of the Greater Sydney Commission, applauding the primary objective of a stronger partnership between state and local government for metropolitan planning.

“It is positive to see that the structure of the Commission appears to set up a formal partnership model between state and local government and that local government will be responsible for selection of the six District Commissioners,” said SHOROC President and Mayor of Mosman Cr Peter Abelson.

The councils of northern Sydney are ahead of the game and fully prepared to work with the Commission.

SHOROC and NSROC have been holding….

Mosman Art Prize 2015

Artist Alan Jones has won the 2015 Mosman Art Prize, beating 104 other finalists and joining an iconic roll call of winners that started with Margaret Olley in 1947. Jones has won $30,000 with his winning work Painting 131 (North Coogee) which was inspired by his recent move to the Sydney suburb. Established in 1947, […]

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…

Have your say on EIS – Stage 2 RMS roadworks around the Northern Beaches Hospital

The NSW Government is planning to invest $400 million on road upgrades around the new Northern Beaches Hospital with work planned to be completed in time for the hospital opening. The SHOROC councils have been calling for many years for these upgrades, including grade separation at the intersections of Warringah Road with Wakehurst Parkway and Forest Way and […]

Australia’s Broadband Network Update

The nbn is a vital piece of infrastructure for the region, enhancing business capability and providing improved internet services for businesses and residents. This is a nation-wide project to upgrade access to fast broadband for all Australians. It is essential for Australia’s transition to a digital future. This event provides a platform to highlight important […]