Councils and OzHarvest to the Food Rescue in Australian First

In an Australian first, Mayors from the Northern Beaches and North Shore today proudly launched a new OzHarvest van which will collect surplus food from local businesses to give to charities.

OzHarvest works with local restaurants and cafes to reduce the amount of food being thrown away and help feed those in need. A win – win for the community, business and the environment.

In the innovative new partnership…

Congratulations to Warringah and Pittwater Councils – Leaders in Local Government

The President of SHOROC has warmly congratulated Warringah and Pittwater councils for their recognition by the peak body for local government in NSW as two of the state’s leading councils. Warringah Council was the metropolitan winner of the AR Bluett Memorial Award, local government’s most prestigious award, while Pittwater Council was awarded a special commendation. […]

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….