Health, the Greater Sydney Commission, planning for the future of northern Sydney and local job creation were the key points discussed at the SHOROC Leaders’ Forum of NSW Members of Parliament and Mayors.
The value of councils working together for the northern beaches and north shore has again been demonstrated as SHOROC released its annual report, while new leaders have taken the reins of the award-winning organisation for the year ahead.
Even though it is the smallest room in the house, the bathroom is big on recyclables and the SHOROC partner councils are asking residents to recycle their empty bathroom containers with a new campaign ‘You can recycle more than you think’ as part of National Recycling Week 9-15 November.
The Northern Beaches Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) is another step closer with the NSW Government unveiling details of the new network called the B-Line.
Expected to be up and running by late 2017, services on the new 27 kilometre bus rapid transit network will include…
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…
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.
Candidates for the NSW Elections have provided detailed responses to SHOROC on their commitments for the region.
Business and councils are calling on government to commit to including a Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) route from Dee Why to Chatswood in the Northern Beaches Transport Plan to reduce congestion and create local jobs.
Congestion is hurting local businesses, meaning loss of local jobs and putting pressure on future job creation.
SHOROC supports the NSW Government’s Northern Beaches Transport Action Plan, which includes $633 million for a Mona Vale to the city Bus Rapid Transit, Warringah Road upgrades and feasibility studies for a Northern Beaches tunnel.
“The missing pieces of the Northern Beaches Transport Plan that are key to addressing this congestion are a Warringah Road Bus Rapid Transit route and progressing the tunnel linking the region with the CBD.”
Members of the NSW Business Chamber in the Sydney North region are also calling for a Warringah Road Bus Rapid Transit route that will allow them to get on with growing their businesses.
The SHOROC partner councils – Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah – are changing the way no stopping zones are displayed and are spreading the message to make sure the community is aware of these changes and to improve street safety.
The highest honour for excellence in NSW planning has been conferred on Manly, Mosman, Pittwater and Warringah councils, with SHOROC awarded the ‘President’s Award’ by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) at its annual gala ceremony last night.