The Mosman community welcomes you and your family as new residents.
Mosman is a great place to live with a beautiful natural environment, centrally located facilities, and a vibrant community. Council has comprehensive information and helpful staff to assist you.
Supporting new residents
The high mobility of Mosman’s residents can pose challenges for new residents and Council alike.
According to the 2006 Census, of the total resident population of Mosman of 26,236 people, 32% had moved to Mosman from outside the municipality between 2001 and 2006. 10% of the total resident population had moved from another country, 3% from another state in Australia, and 18% from another part of NSW.
In recognizing the needs of new residents and to assist them settling in the community, Council has produced a New Resident Guide that is available from Mosman Library free of charge.
- New Resident Guide (PDF 2MB)
The Guide is designed to answer commonly asked questions to do with property, pets, parking, community services, shopping and local facilities.
Trained volunteers who are established residents can also make contact with new residents to share valuable local knowledge of the Mosman community and assist new residents in orienting themselves. To avail themselves of this voluntary service, residents can register at Mosman Library.
Council also organizes a morning tea twice per year to welcome new residents and provide an informal information session.
The sessions cover Council services and facilities such as child care and sporting and recreational facilities, other local matters, and an option to tour adjacent Council facilities. In addition to information provision, the morning teas provide an opportunity for residents to meet other people in similar circumstances and develop their social networks. Any new residents of Mosman local government area are welcome to attend and inquiries can be made by phoning 9978 4233.
The Connections Playgroup is a playgroup session facilitated by experienced staff in a fun and creative environment. The aim of the sessions is to provide opportunities for parents/carers to develop social connections, particularly new residents. more
Mosman Council’s website
Mosman Library and community information
Mosman Library provides information on local activities, programs and services, particularly for children and families, youth, older people and people with disabilities.
Whatever you want to know, the Library can help.
Search the Community Directory online for information on community organisations, community-based services, sport and leisure activities, cultural programs, health services and education.
The Directory is provided by a partnership of over 30 local councils, state government departments and community organisations.
Council’s Rangers are on duty 7 days a week from 7am to late.