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  • Start of summer means keeping your cool, Western Sydney
    Start of summer means keeping your cool, Western Sydney Media Release 27 November 2020 Like any extreme weather event, planning ahead for heatwaves can save lives. As summer kicks off with a sizzle, the Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) is calling on…
  • Over 500 Western Sydney businesses on board with energy savings
    Over 500 Western Sydney businesses on board with energy savings Media Release  25 November 2020, Local businesses in Western Sydney are benefiting from the Australian Government’s Business Energy Advice Program (BEAP), which helps local, small and drought-affected businesses to access free support on their energy costs, saving…
  • WSROC Board re-elected for another term
    WSROC Board re-elected for another term Media Release 23 November 2020, WSROC President, Clr Barry Calvert, has been returned for a third term, at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting at Crowne Plaza, Hawkesbury City Council last week. All four members of the WSROC…
  • Budget Relief but still no transport network for Western Sydney
    Budget Relief but still no transport network for Western Sydney MEDIA RELEASE: 17 November 2020 WSROC congratulates the NSW Government for delivering a Budget that commits to supporting communities and businesses post-COVID and takes a clear stance on responsible climate action, but adds that further detail is…
  • 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…
  • UV Smart Cool Playground ready for play
    UV Smart Cool Playground ready for play Cumberland City Council have now opened a newly refurbished Merrylands Memorial Park, which has been retro-fitted with the first of its kind UV smart materials to protect children from heated play equipment. “With communities facing…
  • 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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  • Start of summer means keeping your cool, Western Sydney Media Release 27 November 2020 Like any extreme weather event, planning ahead for heatwaves can save lives. As summer kicks off with a sizzle, the Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) is calling on everyone to think ahead about…
  • Over 500 Western Sydney businesses on board with energy savings Media Release  25 November 2020, Local businesses in Western Sydney are benefiting from the Australian Government’s Business Energy Advice Program (BEAP), which helps local, small and drought-affected businesses to access free support on their energy costs, saving both money and emissions. Over…

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