The Committee for Sydney is an independent think tank and champion for the whole of Sydney, providing thought leadership beyond the electoral cycle.

Our members include major companies, universities, not-for-profits, strategically significant local governments and key cultural, sporting and marketing bodies. 

We represent no one sector or interest but we share one passion: Sydney and the role it plays as Australia’s global city. We seek to bring all parts of the city together so that Sydney can ‘collaborate to compete’ more effectively. We work collaboratively to develop policy and expertise for Australia's global city.

Our members work with our experienced board and team to shape our advocacy and events program. We stimulate discussion, provide expertise for decision-makers and promote action on the issues which really matter for Sydney. We have become a ‘go-to’ organisation for government, and firm allies of those pursuing the bold reforms that Sydney needs, for the benefit not just of the State but of the Nation.

We are ambitious for our city and we build effective collaborations with those who share that perspective. 

While seeking practical solutions to immediate challenges, we develop ‘big city’ long-term thinking and aim to be visionary – always looking to identify the next set of issues to be tackled or opportunities to be exploited, to ensure that Sydney retains and grows its competitive, global status and key economic role for Australia.

Given Sydney’s economic importance to Australia the Committee’s agenda matters not just for Sydneysiders, it matters for the nation.