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    WSROC launches Australia’s first heat resilience rating tool Media release, 28 April 2022 The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC), in collaboration with the Greater Cities Commission and Resilient Sydney, have launched Australia’s first rating tool for heat resilient urban development –…
  • What is cheap housing costing communities?
    What is cheap housing costing communities?   WSROC President, Councillor Barry Calvert   What are we willing to trade for cheap housing? The NSW Planning Minister’s recent decision to scrap the draft Design and Place SEPP leaves communities open to the…
  • 50-degree cities require heatwave disaster planning
    50-degree cities require heatwave disaster planning Media release, 7 April 2022 The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) has called for an urgent review of heatwave planning with the release of its Heat Smart Resilience Framework that outlines 25 recommendations…
  • Western Sydney EV ready with release of Roadmap
    Western Sydney EV ready with release of Roadmap   Media release, 6 December 2021 Eight Western Sydney councils have joined forces on a regional Western Sydney Electric Vehicle Roadmap which sets ambitious 2030 targets for transitioning the region to electric transport. Western Sydney…
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  • WSROC launches Australia’s first heat resilience rating tool Media release, 28 April 2022 The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC), in collaboration with the Greater Cities Commission and Resilient Sydney, have launched Australia’s first rating tool for heat resilient urban development – Cool Suburbs. WSROC President, Clr…
  • Western Sydney councils adopt first urban heat controls Media release, 22 April 2022   The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) in partnership with its members have developed NSW’s first guidance on planning for urban heat – the Urban Heat Planning Toolkit – with the first planning controls…

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