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    Sustainable coffee scheme thrives in Western Sydney Media release, 20 May 2021 Western Sydney cafes and coffee lovers have saved almost 30,000 single use takeaway cups from going into landfill, in the first 12 months of the Refill Don’t Landfill swap-and-go program. Rising to the challenges of 2020,…
  • Incentives needed to drive EV transition
    Incentives needed to drive EV transition Media Release 6 May 2021 WSROC has applauded statements made by NSW Minister for Transport, the Hon. Andrew Constance MP, regarding the need to incentivise electric vehicle uptake. WSROC President Clr Barry Calvert said “We…
  • Western Sydney floods: natural disaster or poor planning?
    Western Sydney floods: natural disaster or poor planning? Media Release, 1 April 2021, People living in flood prone areas in Western Sydney are calling for the state government to urgently review the impact of urban development on natural watercourses, reporting changed water volume…
  • Infrastructure Australia report stops short on liveability for the West
    Infrastructure Australia report stops short on liveability for the West Media Release, 8 March 2021, The decision by Infrastructure Australia not to include the Western Sydney Airport metro line in its list of national priority projects shows impoverished vision for NSW’s ‘engine room’[1], says Western…
  • 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…
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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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  • Win for Great West Walk Media Release, 25 May 2021, The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) has welcomed the delivery of more than 26,000 new trees for Western Sydney’s longest walking trail. WSROC President, Clr Barry Calvert, said “We welcome Minister Stokes’ ongoing commitment to…
  • Energy switch a problem for governments not households Media release, 29 March 2021 The Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC) has expressed concern at the Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC) proposal to charge households for exporting solar energy, arguing this will undermine the shift to renewables. WSROC…

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