Media Releases

Festival of Mosman

12 August 2015

Festival of Mosman returns this year celebrating the best of Mosman’s harbourside lifestyle with an array of activities, exhibitions and events set to take place throughout Mosman from 3 to 13 September.

Mosman's Dog Poo Fairy campaign scoops top award

07 August 2015

Council’s innovative There’s no such thing as the dog poo fairy campaign has won the Excellence in Communication category (for areas with 30,000 or less population ) in the RH Dougherty Awards.

Mosman Council calls for clarity on short-term rentals

06 August 2015

Mosman Council will seek guidance from the NSW Government on the vexed issue of short-term rentals.

2015 Mosman Art Prize winner announced

28 July 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.

Melinda Tankard Reist forum on our 'Too Much Too Young' culture

20 July 2015

In an exclusive forum, Melinda Tankard Reist will explore how harmful media messages are leading to the early sexualisation of children and how parents and educators can address the “toxic culture” to raise happy, healthy and resilient kids.

Mosman Council submits independence proposal

30 June 2015

Mosman Council has finalised its proposal to stay independent by lodging a ‘Council Improvement Proposal (Existing structure)’ as its Fit for the Future submission to the NSW Government.

Mosman's longest serving mayor honoured

12 June 2015

The Mosman Library building has been re-named Barry O’Keefe Library in recognition of the area’s longest serving mayor and one of its most prolific contributors to community and civic life.

North Shore councils focus on safety near schools

11 June 2015

The Safety Around Schools program is a joint initiative of five North Shore councils. This road safety program urges parents and carers to always put safety above convenience when it comes to dropping off and picking up their children from school.

Mosman asks IPART to explain Fit for the Future criteria

27 May 2015

Mosman Council has called upon the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) to formally explain why councils must meet requirements of size to satisfy its ‘Fit for the Future’ criteria.

Mosman Art Gallery wins national award

22 May 2015

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.