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2013-2014 Annual Report

Annual Report for 2013-14

Council has published its Annual Report for 2013-14 and submitted it to the Minister for Local Government. The Annual Report details Council’s achievements against objectives and performance targets set out in its Community Strategic Plan (MOSPLAN) and contains other statutory information.

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State of the Environment Scorecard for 2013-14

Mosman’s State of the Environment (SOE) Report Scorecard for 2013-14 is now available. The SOE provides a snapshot of the condition of Mosman’s environment, pressures impacting on the environment and the Council’s response to these pressures.

Remembrance Day 2014

Mosman marks Remembrance Day

Remembrance Day has been commemorated at Mosman War Memorial with local residents and workers observing a minute’s silence on the 11th hour in memory of those who died or suffered in wars and armed conflicts.

PIa Awards Ceremony

Mosman planners honoured

Mosman Council’s urban planning team has been commended for its work at the Planning Institute of Australia’s (PIA) annual gala ceremony. The PIA’s highest honour for planning excellence, the President’s Award, has been conferred on SHOROC.

The Nappy Collective

The Nappy Collective 2014

Thank you to everyone who participated in The Nappy Collective. Over a two week period generous Mosman residents donated more than 1200 disposable nappies at drop off points at the Library and Drill Hall. Mosman Council joined forces with The Nappy Collective on this campaign.

Shaping Mosman's Future

‘Shaping Mosman’s Future’ - Views Sought on Rating Options

Council is currently seeking community views on three rating options for Mosman’s future.
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Mosman Design Awards Nominations Now Open

Nominations now open for the 2015 Mosman Design Awards. The awards recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions to the built environment and provides architects, builders and owners an opportunity to exhibit their achievements within Mosman.


Changes to 10/50 Vegetation Clearing Laws

Effective 30 September 2014, the 10/50 law which recently came into effect which allows property owners to remove/prune trees on their own land, without consent, in certain designated vegetation clearing entitlement areas has been amended.

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Mosman Bay Wharf Reopening

The new Mosman Bay Wharf will open to ferry customers on Wednesday, 8 October 2014.


Welcome to our New Website!

The site has been redesigned to make it much easier for you to locate information, and it can be viewed on tablets and mobile devices as well as PCs.

A Message from the Mayor

Is this the end of Mosman?

At the NSW Local Government Association conference on 2 October, 2013, Mr. Don Page, the then Minister for Local Government, declared twice clearly and loudly to the assembled 600 delegates that the Government does not, and will not, support forced amalgamations.

Mosman Rider

Rider Summer Schedule

The Mosman Rider will begin the summer schedule on 1 October 2014. The Summer schedule is 9am – 1pm and 2pm – 6pm, 7 days a week.

2014 Out & About Concert Series

Out & About 2014 kicks off on Friday 19 September, at Balmoral, from 6.00pm with jazz from Mosman’s local high schools featuring Queenwood Jazz Band followed by the Mosman High Jazz Ensemble.

A Message from the Mayor

Mayoral Annual Report 2013-14

At Council’s Meeting held on 2 September 2014, Mayor Peter Abelson delivered his Mayoral Report for 2013-14. Read the annual report in full here.

Mayor of Mosman, Cr Peter Abelson with recipient Mary Gibson of Mosman Croquet Club Inc.

Council's Community Grants Support Community Groups

Eighteen local community groups were recently presented with Mosman Council community grants to support their programs and services. The grants, totaling more than $34,000, were provided as part of Council’s 2014/15 Community Grants program that supports non-profit community groups deliver projects that meet identified community needs.


10/50 Vegetation Clearing Legislation

New laws recently came into effect which allow property owners to remove/prune trees within 10m of a residential building, and remove vegetation within 50m on your land, without consent, in certain designated vegetation clearing entitlement areas.

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Council Saves Dragons Blood Tree

Last week Council staff noticed a large mature Dragons Blood Tree (Dracaena draco) had fallen onto Raglan Street. Staff contacted the owner to ask what plans they had for the tree or if they wished to retain it.

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Draft Regional Waste Strategy Released for Public Comment

Titled “Too Good to Waste”, the draft document is the overarching Waste Strategy for the region encompassing Mosman, Manly, Warringah and Pittwater local government areas.

International day of people with disability

Mosman Accessibility Strategy

The Council resolved on 3 September 2013 to appoint Architecture and Access Consultants to prepare a draft Mosman Accessibility Strategy.


Planning Spit Junction

In 2012, the then council commissioned consultants to produce a Spit Junction Master Plan, assisted by a grant of $225,000 from the Department of Planning. The consultants’ Plan was finalised in 2013.