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…

Have your say on EIS – Stage 2 RMS roadworks around the Northern Beaches Hospital

The NSW Government is planning to invest $400 million on road upgrades around the new Northern Beaches Hospital with work planned to be completed in time for the hospital opening. The SHOROC councils have been calling for many years for these upgrades, including grade separation at the intersections of Warringah Road with Wakehurst Parkway and Forest Way and […]

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…