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…

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 […]

SHOROC Announces Operational Plan for Year Ahead

SHOROC has released its Operational Plan for 2015/16, outlining major infrastructure and service priorities for the region and key initiatives to be delivered for the councils and communities of north east Sydney. Cr Peter Abelson SHOROC President and Mayor of Mosman says that the SHOROC 2015-16 Operational Plan includes projects that will build on the results in recent years for the region and councils.

Regional Roads Identified As Amongst Worst In Australia, Congestion Coming At Huge Cost to Economy

The major roads of the SHOROC region have once again been identified as high on the list of the Australia’s worst, with congestion coming at a huge economic cost to Sydney and Australia.

A national audit of the country’s infrastructure by Infrastructure Australia identified Warringah Road and Mona Vale Road as two of the top five costliest corridors to the Australian economy, while Transport for NSW has identified the Spit/Military Road corridor as the most congested in Sydney.

“We all know how bad these corridors are,” said SHOROC President and Mosman Mayor Cr Peter Abelson.

“This latest study demonstrates the huge economic impact of congestion on our local roads, reinforcing the urgency of investment to fix the congestion for the long term”.

The priorities are…

TEDx Satellite Event for the Northern Beaches

On 21 May TEDx is taking over the Sydney Opera House with 16 extraordinary Australians speaking across multiple stages. Local businesses have organised for a live stream of all the presentations to a large screen at Dee Why RSL where you can see the presentations and have the opportunity to be involved live – just […]

Mona Vale Place Planning – Urban Talks

Accessibility to and within Mona Vale and the rest of the region is critical to local business, job generation and economic growth, as well as the experience of locals and visitors. A series of events commencing on a Thursday night and continuing into the weekend will be held around Mona Vale to inform and inspire […]

Where do they Stand? NSW Election Commitments for the SHOROC Region of Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah

NSW Election commitments from candidates for Manly, North Shore, Wakehurst, Pittwater and Davidson have been published here to give voters an overview of where their local candidates stand on key regional priorities.

“We asked all parties and candidates contesting the election to outline their commitments for our region and I am pleased to be able to provide the detailed responses received to the community,” SHOROC President and Mosman Mayor Peter Abelson said.

Responses revealed…