Latest from the Committee
The Committee has today launched an Issues Paper outlining 5 innovative ideas to tackle Sydney's lack of affordable housing.
The Committee for Sydney is delighted to be partnering with UTS Business School to offer Committee members and stakeholders the opportunity to particiapte in a discussion, with visiting US experts from Cisco Systems, exploring the impacts of digital disruption on urban services and governance models, as we move towards smarter cities. Read more.
The Committee for Sydney is delighted to formally announce the appointments of Johanna Pitman and Eamon Waterford to the Committee Team.
Johanna joined the Committee earlier this month, taking on the role of Deputy CEO and Head of Operations. As a former Director at both Arts NSW and NSW Trade & Investment (now Department of Industry) she will bring her experience to bear in terms of policy development around innovation, trade, city promotion and arts and culture.
The Committee Team has been benefitting from the expertise of Eamon Waterford since he came on board in June. Joining the team in the role of Head of Strategy and Advocacy from his position as Director of Policy at Youth Action, Eamon has already had a significant impact.
The Committee looks forward to working with our members with this enhanced capacity. You can read more about the new additions to the Committee Team here.
CfS welcomes the City of Sydney's contribution and calls for a community wide discussion on finding new solutions. Read more.
Issues Paper 7: Bringing benefits to all - how Sydney's financial services leads the Australian economy
Issues Paper 6: City of Choice 2: visa and tax reforms to ensure Sydney remains open to the world's talent
Link Housing Limited is currently seeking applications from community-minded, professional, non-executive directors who are interested in becoming a board member of Link Housing.
Our high-performing Premier Mike Baird himself once described the remit of the Committee for Sydney as “challenging the city to be great”. In that spirit – which suggests that Sydney is doing well but can do better and must have ambition to be the best – I suggest there are at least eight debates we have to have if we are to move Sydney from good to great.