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Mosman Art Prize 2015

Artist Alan Jones has won the 2015 Mosman Art Prize, beating 104 other finalists and joining an iconic roll call of winners that started with Margaret Olley in 1947.

Hang on to the bag

Hang on to the bag

Did you know that plastic bags full of recycling can end up in landfill instead of being recycled? Hang onto the bag and dispose of it responsibly in the garbage bin or recycle it at the supermarket.

Independence proposal for Mosman

Mosman Council has resolved to maintain its independence by lodging a ‘Council Improvement Proposal (Existing structure)’ as its Fit for the Future submission to the NSW Government.

Mosman Rider has a new look

New look for the Mosman Rider

The Mosman Rider has been refreshed with a new look. Watch out for the new-look bus when you hail and ride. The Mosman Rider operates 7 days a week from 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm.

Bungaree's Farm

Art Gallery wins national award

An innovative Aboriginal art exhibition in a former World War II naval fuel tank has earned Mosman Art Gallery the top award at the prestigious 2015 Museums and Galleries National Awards (MAGNA).

Drinking water fountain - Chowder Bay

First drinking water fountain installed

The first of four water fountains has been installed at Chowder Bay to encourage the refill of reusable bottles. The others will be installed at Allan Border Oval, Mosman Square and Balmoral Oval.

Online Privacy

Privacy Awareness Week 2015

Privacy Awareness Week (3-9 May) has some handy advice for people of all ages to ensure security of personal information online amid the popularity of smartphones, mobile apps and online services.

Avoid the fine, don't stop on the yellow line

No stopping at yellow unbroken lines

Mosman Council is changing the way no stopping zones are displayed to reduce the number of signs. Continuous yellow lines along the kerb mean no stopping, even if there isn’t a No Stopping sign.


Action taken on illegal 10/50 clearing

Mosman Council has successfully prosecuted or fined four individuals who breached the 10/50 vegetation clearing code, resulting in more than $28,000 worth of fines and legal costs.

MDA 2015 winners announced

A unique home, designed to share the amenity of land, views and sculptures with the street has taken out the overall award for Contribution to the Built Environment at the 2015 Mosman Design Awards.

Paper bag trial for local businesses

Mosman business operators have seen first-hand the devastating impact of plastics on wildlife and the environment during the launch of a campaign by Mosman Council to switch businesses to paper bags.

Community groups forum

Mosman forum connects community

A ground-breaking forum for local community groups run jointly by the Rotary Club of Mosman Inc. and Mosman Council has helped organisations to work more closely with each other.

Ratepayers respond to Council's call

More than 650 residents and ratepayers have already voiced their opinion on four options currently being exhibited by Mosman Council in response to the NSW Government’s “Fit for the Future” program.

Residents meet on Mosman's future

Mosman residents have turned out to discuss Mosman Council’s continued independence and three possible merger options in response to the NSW Government’s “Fit for the Future” program.

Memory Park Tree Removal

Memory Park trees to be replaced

Two mature fig trees in Memory Park will be replaced after an extensive inspection by Council’s Tree Management Officer found them to be beyond management strategies.

There's no such thing as the dog poo fairy

No such thing as the dog poo fairy

The year-long “there’s no such thing as the dog poo fairy” education campaign targets responsible pet ownership among local residents. Council is keen to hear from you.

A Message from the Mayor

Rates plan to boost works, sustainability

Following extensive community consultation that resulted in 900 submissions, Council is proposing a special rate variation in 2015-16 to boost infrastructure works and financial sustainability.

A Message from the Mayor

A Special Vote of Thanks

At a Christmas Reception held on Monday 8 December, Mayor Peter Abelson thanked the many individuals and organisations who have made such a valuable contribution to the Mosman community.

International Day of People with Disability

Day of People with disability celebrated

Students from local schools learned more about what it would be like to live with a disability marking International Day of People with Disability.


Changes to 10/50 Laws

Mosman property owners are being urged to check that any works they are planning comply with the revised 10/50 vegetation clearing laws.