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  • Electric Dreams: Local EV bus manufacture needs investment vision
    Electric Dreams: Local EV bus manufacture needs investment vision Media Release, 5 February 2021, The NSW Government’s electric vehicle vision for NSW would be more rapidly realized with a local manufacturing hub in an established regional centre such as Lithgow, says WSROC. NSW Minister for…
  • WSROC calls for curb on public-funded profit
    WSROC calls for curb on public-funded profit Media Release 21 January 2021 WSROC has called for a review of private profits achieved via taxpayer-funded development in Western Sydney, following reports of landowners and developers gaining significant windfalls from publicly-funded infrastructure investment. WSROC…
  • Future-proofing Western Sydney’s urban forest
    Future-proofing Western Sydney’s urban forest Media Release, 1 December 2020 WSROC will lead a project to ensure Western Sydney street trees can survive and thrive in a changing climate, thanks to a NSW Greening Our Cities Grant announced this week. WSROC…
  • WESTCONNEX proceeds must be reinvested in the West
    WESTCONNEX proceeds must be reinvested in the West Media Release, 6 November 2020  WSROC welcomes the announcement of the NSW Government’s sale of its remaining 49 per cent stake in the WestConnex, as an opportunity for proceeds from the sale to be re-invested in…
  • Airport Metro fails to connect Western Sydney
    Airport Metro fails to connect Western Sydney Media release, 15 September 2020   The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) has expressed disappointment with the number and location of stations along the new Western Sydney Airport Metro line, arguing that it…
  • WSROC: Bushfire Inquiry leaves councils high and dry
    WSROC: Bushfire Inquiry leaves councils high and dry Media release, 26 August 2020 Adoption of all 76 recommendations from the independent NSW Bushfire Inquiry by the NSW Government does not go far enough to recognise the frontline role of councils, or to ensure…
  • Western Sydney councils unite to support local businesses
    Western Sydney councils unite to support local businesses Media release, 31 July 2020  The Business Energy Advice Program (BEAP) will launch in Western Sydney, helping local, small and drought-affected businesses to access free, independent, and tailored support that is aimed at savings: both…
  • WSROC: Right time to trial EV buses in the West
    WSROC: Right time to trial EV buses in the West Media release, 15 July 2020  WSROC welcomes the NSW Government’s electric bus trials[1] and is hopeful that a trial will be located in Western Sydney - recognising the initiative’s potential to transform the region’s evolving transport…
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The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils Ltd (WSROC) represents eight local councils in Greater Western Sydney: Blacktown, Blue Mountains, Cumberland, Fairfield, Hawkesbury, Lithgow, Liverpool and Parramatta.

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  • Electric Dreams: Local EV bus manufacture needs investment vision Media Release, 5 February 2021, The NSW Government’s electric vehicle vision for NSW would be more rapidly realized with a local manufacturing hub in an established regional centre such as Lithgow, says WSROC. NSW Minister for Roads and Transport Andrew Constance…
  • WSROC calls for curb on public-funded profit Media Release 21 January 2021 WSROC has called for a review of private profits achieved via taxpayer-funded development in Western Sydney, following reports of landowners and developers gaining significant windfalls from publicly-funded infrastructure investment. WSROC President, Clr Barry Calvert, said,…

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