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…
SHOROC has thanked the NRMA for today supporting the long running campaign to ‘get the northern beaches moving’, and called on it to get behind the plans already agreed and underway in partnership between the NSW Government and councils. read more about SHOROC’s response to the NRMA’s proposals and what the major priorities are for the region here…
Changes have been announced by the NSW Government to the bus services in the CBD as part of its plans to improve public transport and road congestion, with SHOROC Mayors seeking to ensure quick and convenient connections for travellers to get across the CBD.
The changes include…
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 Mayors and General Managers met this week with Prime Minister The Hon Tony Abbott MHR and Speaker of the House The Hon Bronwyn Bishop MP in Canberra to discuss major issues for the region.
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.
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…
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 […]
SHOROC President and Mosman Mayor, Cr Peter Abelson congratulates the Premier and all local NSW MPs on their election on behalf of SHOROC and its partner councils – Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah. “The election of The Hon Mike Baird MP as NSW Premier together with The Hon Jillian Skinner MP, The Hon Brad Hazzard […]
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.