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Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils Ltd
September/October 2018 edition - General news
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Navy blue WSROC logo with wave design within the O and words undernteath - Advocating for the people of Western Sydney

Message from the President

It is an honour to have been elected by my fellow directors to take on the role of President of WSROC; an organisation with a long and proud history of delivering for the people of Western Sydney.

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Annual Report: Year in review

WSROC's Annual Report for the 2017 - 18 financial year is now available from the WSROC website.

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Hawkesbury Council Light Years Ahead on solar

The wheels are in motion for the first solar project under the award-winning Light Years Ahead energy efficiency initiative, as Hawkesbury City Council calls for tenders this month.

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Sydney Gateway not free for West

WSROC is disappointed that the tolls paid on the first stage of WestConnex will be used to fund a freeway in Eastern Sydney, rather than boosting public transport in the West.

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New Executive Elected

Mayor of Hawkesbury, Cr Barry Calvert was unanimously elected President of WSROC at the organisation’s Annual General Meeting in October.

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Regional campaign reduces litter by 46%

The latest regional litter program from WSROC has achieved a 46 per cent reduction in cigarette litter across key Western Sydney shopping strips.

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Heat strategy commended at Resilience Awards

Western Sydney’s urban heat mitigation program, Turn Down the Heat, received highly commended at the NSW Australian Resilience Awards in October. 

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Western Sydney in the news

WSROC welcomes new and re-elected Mayors

Working together to reduce waste

Public Transport Investment is key to equity

West Awaits Funding Boost After $9.26bn Sale

Cool Suburbs program to improve resilience

Bulldozers begin major earthmoving job at Sydney's second airport site

Our projects


WSROC manages a number of co-funded projects and community programs on behalf of its members. Learn more about our current projects via the links below.
Western Sydney Regional Waste Strategy
Light Years Ahead Energy Efficiency Initiative
Turn Down the Heat
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About WSROC


Established in 1973, the Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) represents eight local councils in Greater Western Sydney - Blacktown, Blue Mountains, Cumberland, Fairfield, Hawkesbury, Lithgow, Liverpool and Parramatta.

With a reputation for considered policy analysis and bipartisan advocacy, WSROC brings a collective voice to those issues which are crucial for Western Sydney's growing population.

WSROC's ongoing commitment to the region is demonstrated by its joint procurement programs, co-funded project work and shared community activities.
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