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….

Hang on to the Bag Campaign

Residents of our region are some of the best recyclers in NSW, but plastic bags that can’t be recycled are contaminating household recycling bins.

To try and combat the problem and save valuable recyclables, SHOROC and its partner councils have a new campaign asking those residents that don’t recycle right to hang onto the bag and dispose of it responsibly. More…

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.