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Mosman Council opposes second proposed merger

10 March 2016

Mosman Council has endorsed its existing policy against forced amalgamations and has voted to oppose the NSW Government’s proposed merger of Mosman with North Sydney and Willoughby.

Getting to know your Mosman neighbours

02 March 2016

‘The community you want starts at your front door’ is the message being promoted for Neighbour Day which will be celebrated on Sunday 27 March (Easter Sunday).

Country comes to Mosman Art Gallery

26 February 2016

The inspirational artwork Country by award winning artist Warwick Keen has been installed in Mosman Art Gallery’s forecourt as part of a stunning new Sculpture Garden. Country was developed as part of the Bungaree: the First Australian exhibition in 2012, and was included in Bungaree’s Farm exhibition in 2015. Bungaree’s Farm was the recipient of the Museums and Galleries Australia National Award in 2015.

Local councils running a surplus, says Mosman Mayor

16 February 2016

Mosman Mayor Peter Abelson has called upon the NSW Government to stop referring to councils as “losing $1 million a day” and use updated figures showing councils are now running a surplus.

Rancan Sisters celebrate International Women's Day

10 February 2016

Mosman’s celebration of International Women’s Day will feature renowned Australian fitness industry celebrities The Rancan Sisters at a breakfast on Tuesday 8 March from 7.30am to 9.00am at Mosman Art Gallery.

Mosman independence "not a lost cause" - Mayor

09 February 2016

Mosman Mayor Peter Abelson has shared his concerns about the State Government’s proposed forced amalgamation of the local government area with Manly and part of Warringah after being invited to address a community meeting attended by more than 200 Mosman residents and ratepayers.

Strong turnout for Mosman merger proposal meetings

03 February 2016

More than a thousand residents and ratepayers attended the two public inquiry meetings held yesterday into the NSW Government’s proposal to merge Mosman, Manly and part of Warringah Councils.

Mosman Citizen of the Year announced

26 January 2016

A life of service to the local community has seen the Chair of Taldumande Youth Services and former Mosman Mayor Virginia Howard named Mosman’s 2016 Citizen of the Year.

Council merger proposal meeting dates announced

18 January 2016

Residents and ratepayers are being encouraged to attend one of two public meetings on 2 February which have been announced for the proposed Mosman, Manly and (part) Warringah Councils merger proposal.

Mosman reacts to NSW Government merger announcement

18 December 2015

Mosman Mayor Peter Abelson has called for full and genuine community consultation following the NSW Government’s proposal to merge Mosman with Manly and part of Warringah local government areas.