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  • Western Sydney heritage under threat
    Western Sydney heritage under threat Media Release, 9 July 2020, WSROC has come out in support of Hawkesbury City’s ‘Windsor Bridge Saved by the Bell’ campaign, arguing that local heritage is both critical for identity and liveability in place and invaluable to…
  • 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 networks…
  • Aerotropolis jobs alone won’t plug the gaps
    Aerotropolis jobs alone won’t plug the gaps Media release, 11 June 2020 Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils welcomes the NSW Government announcement that 5,200 new jobs would result from a new precinct fast-tracked for development near the new Western Sydney Airport,…
  • Greening Greater Sydney: Planting for keeps
    Greening Greater Sydney: Planting for keeps Media Release 27 May, 2020 The NSW Government’s increased investment in planting new trees across Greater Sydney is welcomed by WSROC, however planting strategies must include solid plans for watering and maintenance of trees to…
  • Covid funding: Western Sydney arts misses out again
    Covid funding: Western Sydney arts misses out again Media release, 27 May 2020   The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) has welcomed the NSW Government’s $50 million funding package to support arts organisations but is concerned that many Western Sydney venues…
  • WSROC welcomes green light for Mt Druitt revamp
    WSROC welcomes green light for Mt Druitt revamp Media release, 13 May 2020 The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) has welcomed the NSW Government’s approval of the Mount Druitt CBD masterplan but warns that the area will require significant investment in…
  • WSROC litter campaign cleans up
    WSROC litter campaign cleans up Media release, 18 May 2020 Six councils in Western Sydney have achieved remarkable results from a targeted anti-litter campaign over the summer, which focused on takeaway packaging and beverage containers left in local parks and…
  • WSROC welcomes contributions reform, warns against cost-shifting
    WSROC welcomes contributions reform, warns against cost-shifting Media release, 20 April 2020 The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) has welcomed the NSW Government’s announcement on reforming development contributions but warns placing additional pressures on councils will be counterproductive to liveability…
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  • Western Sydney heritage under threat Media Release, 9 July 2020, WSROC has come out in support of Hawkesbury City’s ‘Windsor Bridge Saved by the Bell’ campaign, arguing that local heritage is both critical for identity and liveability in place and invaluable to sustaining local tourism economies. Western…
  • 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 networks and to bring a net-zero…

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