Mayor Diary



These are functions that the Mayor has attended in addition to the normal Council Meetings, Workshops, Committee and Reference Group Meetings, Briefings and Mayoral Interviews.

Here are those activities in reverse-date order...




30 Apr Council Meeting
25 Apr Anzac Service – Neutral Bay Club
25 Apr Anzac Service, opening address, North Sydney RSL
24 Apr Ministerial Breakfast Briefing
22 Apr Anzac Service – Kirribilli Club
18 Apr Meeting with North Shore MP and Deputy Mayor
18 Apr Meeting re CBD Development
18 Apr Meeting Minister Andrew Constance, North Shore MP, Deputy Mayor and GM re NoM 50/17
18 Apr Citizenship Ceremony
12 Apr Smart Cities Future Expo
11 Apr Meeting with the Minister and RMS re Sydney Harbour Bridge Northern Cycleway
10 Apr Seniors Week Luncheon
6 Apr Briefing and Site Meeting with the RMS re Sydney Harbour Bridge Northern Cycleway
5 Apr North Shore Seniors Forum and Awards
5 Apr Dancing with the Stars of North Shore Cancer
4 Apr Community Strategic Plan Competition Judging
3 Apr Lavender Bay Highline Committee
26 Mar Brett Whitely Home Heritage Announcement
26 Mar Council meeting
24 Mar Coal Loader Platform Opening Night
23 Mar Traffic Committee Meeting
21 Mar Sydney Harbour Bridge Premier Announcement
21 Mar Citizenship Ceremony
13 Mar Meeting with Federal Member re CBD Development
5 Mar Legal & Planning Committee
3 Mar The RED Project Launch for International Women's Day
22 Feb NSROC Board Meeting
21 Feb Meeting with North Shore MP and Minister re IHAP and EPP
21 Feb Citizenship Ceremony
20 Feb Neutral Bay Streetscape Committee
19 Feb Council meeting
15 Feb Lower North Shore Chamber Event
12 Feb Meeting with Resident re Trees
9 Feb Meeting with North Shore MP
8 Feb HMAS Plaque Ceremony
26 Jan Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony
26 Jan BBQ by the Bridge
26 Jan Governor General Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony
22 Jan North Sydney Pool Tour
18 Jan Sub Base Platypus Tour
16 Jan Site Tour - Hayes Street Beach
16 Jan Meeting with Northern Suburbs Basketball Assoc
11 Jan Welcome and Onboard of New General Manger
6 Jan Aus vs Eng Cricket Match Event
15 Dec Presentation for Better Business Partnerships member
14 Dec Federal MP Christmas Function
13 Dec Councillors Christmas Function
11 Dec Extraordinary Council meeting
11 Dec Cammaraygal High School Presentation Day
10 Dec Bushcare Volunteer Christmas Function
9 Dec Carols Under the Bridge
9 Dec WBBL Cricket Australia Event Syd vs Mel
8 Dec RSL Sub Branch Christmas Function
5 Dec International Volunteers Function
5 Dec Police Force Awards Ceremony
4 Dec LG NSW Conference and Functions
4 Dec Council meeting
2 Dec NSW Youth Orchestra Event
1 Dec URM Christmas Function
1 Dec HMAS Waterhen Christmas Function
28 Nov Cityswitch Annual Awards
28 Nov Lunch w/ North Shore MP (all councillors)
27 Nov Funding Bid Announcement w North Shore MP
26 Nov Cammeray Croquet Club Christmas Function
23 Nov North Sydney Chamber of Commerce Function
21 Nov City of Sydney Christmas Function
20 Nov Council Meeting
20 Nov Audit and Risk Committee
15 Nov North Shore Local Business Awards
11 Nov Remembrance Day Ceremony War Memorial
10 Nov Women’s Ashes Series Event
31 Oct Meeting w/ North Shore MP re B-Line
30 Oct Council Meeting

Meeting with local business owner re work in Ernest Place

Meeting re Cammeraygal High School
6/10 Tour of Coal Loader with Federal and State Members
9/10 Launch of Lost Bird Found

Local Council event organised by Federal Member

North Sydney Garden Competition Presentation

11/10 Citizenship Ceremony
15/10 Launch of Crows Nest Festival

Taldumande Youth Service morning tea

Redlands development briefing

25/10 Tour of North Sydney Oval with State Member

Commemorative soil gathering Brennan Park

Grandparents’ Day event
29/10 Luna Park event
31/10 Meeting with State Member and Mosman Mayor re B-Line
13/09 Citizenship Ceremony
15/09 Federal Member for North Sydney Trent Zimmerman; Community Awards
26/09 Fine Music FM Recital
2/08 Northern Suburbs Rugby Union Sponsors’ Evening
3/08 Mosman Daily 100 years celebration
8/08 North Sydney Chamber of Commerce event
15/08 Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College event
16/08 North Sydney HUB AGM; Citizenship Ceremony
28/08 Lavender Bay Railway Line Committee
29/08 CAC Harbour Trust Meeting


Friends of HMAS Platypus function


Citizenship Ceremony


Platypus CAC Meeting


North Sydney Seniors morning tea; Rotary Club of North Sydney luncheon; Precincts Meeting


Public Meeting re Western Harbour & Beaches Tunnel


North Sydney United Soccer function

1/06 Mock Council Cammeray Public School
2/06 Redlands Foundation Day
5/06 Mock Council Cammeray Public School
7/06 Young Writers Award Presentation Evening
14/06  Citizenship Ceremony
15/06  Better Business Awards Evening m_201706_1.jpg
29/06  Rotary Club event

HMAS Waterhen Event; Combined Chambers of Commerce event

1/05 NSW Landcare event at the Coal Loader, Waverton
7/05 Cantorian Male Choir Recital
7/05 Afternoon Tea at Margaret Streets for Streets Alive 
12/05 Meeting with NSW Member for North Shore 
13/05 Meeting with Residents of Shirley Road/NSW Youth Orchestra Recital
15/05 Meeting with Commander Nick Watson, HMAS Waterhen    
17/05 Citizenship Ceremony
18/05 North Sydney Chamber of Commerce event 
19/05 Meeting with Director of Government Policy & Strategy, Australian Catholic University; Meeting about Smart Cities Grant
26/05 Musical Recital Shore School 
28/05 Bradfield Bark
04/04 Presentation of the St Leonards area development to delegates from Western Australian Councils 
09/04 RSL Kirribilli Sub Branch ANZAC Commemorative Service  
11/04 Sydney Harbour Trust Federation Community Advisory Committee Meeting
12/04 Opening of the Northern Sydney Community Recycling Centre (pictured); Citizenship Ceremony
25/04 RSL North Sydney Sub Branch ANZAC Day Dawn Service
07/03 Seniors’ Week Launch at Stanton Library; ANZAC School P&C
09/03 Dixon Advisory Croquet Classic Tournament 
11/03 North Sydney Art Prize launch
12/03 Cantorion Sydney Male Choir recital
22/03 Citizenship Ceremony
23/03 Ted Mack Oration
24/03 Neighbour Day lunch
25/03 Earth Hour event, Civic Park
12/02 Heritage train ride with Sydney Harbour Highline Association
14/02 Anzac Public School Swimming Carnival
15/02 Neutral Bay Public School Swimming Carnival;
Citizenship Ceremony
16/02 Rotary Lunch 
17/02 Wenona School Sod-turning Ceremony
21/02 Cammeray Public School Swimming Carnival 
22/02 St Aloysius Junior School Swimming Carnival; Opening of French Film Festival at the Orpheum Theatre 
24/02 North Sydney Junior Rugby League Season Launch
18/01 CBD media briefing
26/01 Australia Day Citizenship Ceremony; Celtic Festival; BBQ by the Bridge (pictured) Jilly_at_BBQ_by_the_Bridge.jpg
30/01 Meeting with Trent Zimmerman MP
06/12 School Presentation Day, Margaret Roberts Preparatory School; International Volunteers’ Day Awards 2016 Dinner   
07/12 School Presentation Day, Redlands Junior
08/12 Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College meeting with Principal 
11/12 Cantorion Male Choir Carol Service; Bushcare Christmas Party  
12/12 Neutral Bay Public School Presentation Day; Cammeraygal High School  Presentation Day
13/12 Federal Members Christmas Drinks 
14/12 Citizenship Ceremony 
15/12 Rotary Christmas Lunch 
21/12 NSBA Annual Christmas Function 
02/11 Presentation of a painting by Debbie Mackinnon
03/11 Chairman’s drinks - Sculpture by the Sea  
07/11 Meeting in Chatswood with the Mayors of Willoughby and Ku-ring-gai; Waverton Hub “Manual” launch      
08/11 Meeting with a student of Local Government  
09/11 North Shore Local Business Awards 
11/11 Remembrance Day Service; Taldumande Youth Services Afternoon Tea   
12/11 North Sydney Community Centre Open Day 
16/11 Citizenship Ceremony 
17/11 Opening of Vodafone Central
22/11 Sydney Lord Mayor’s Christmas Reception 
24/11 Launch of North Sydney Public Art Trail (pictured); Northern District Strategic Planning Breakfast; CitySwitch Annual Awards        
26/11 Cliff top site meeting with residents 
29/11 North Sydney Chamber of Commerce Christmas Party 
10/10 Mental Health Week/Lost Bird Found launch
12/10 Citizenship Ceremony
19/10 North Sydney Garden Competition Awards Night
22/10 North Sydney Children's Festival
23/10 Matador BBQ One-Day Cup Cricket Final  
25/10 Grandparents' Day at Explorers Playgroup
30/10 Luna Park Halloscream
01/09 Backstreet Block Party, Napier Street
05/09 10th Annual NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards (pictured); Platypus CAC meeting
06/09 A Model For Others exhibition launch, St Thomas Rest Park
14/09 Citizenship Ceremony
17/09 Sculptures at Sawmiller exhibition opening
22/09 NSROC Extraordinary Meeting and AGM
25/09 Live at St Leonards Park
27/09 Meeting with the Minister for Planning
01/08 Northern Sydney District Bridge Relay for National Homelessness Week
04/08 Local Government Week Awards dinner with Council's General Manager
06/08 Intrust Super Shute Shield Grand Final, North Sydney Oval
10/08 Sod-turning 100 Mount St with Jillian Skinner
10/08 Waverton HUB AGM
10/08 Citizenship Ceremony
11/08 Hume Street Park redevelopment site meeting
19/08 City of Sydney Election Debate breakfast
21/08 Cantorion Male Choir, Welsh Hymnfest recital
25/08 Children’s Book Week picnic at Stanton Library
26/08 Primrose Park Artists Studio Exhibition opening, North Contemporary Art Space
31/08 Ensemble Theatre
 13/07 Citizenship Ceremony
 20/07 North Sydney Chamber of Commerce networking evening
28/07 Road parking site meeting, Crows Nest
06/06 Greater Sydney Commission morning tea, Parramatta
08/06 Young Writers' Award presentation at Stanton Library  
15/06 Citizenship Ceremony
18/06 Urban Art Parked exhibition on Ward Street
20/06 North Sydney Demonstration School Active Travel launch
27/06 Active Travel speech at North Sydney Demonstration School assembly
30/06  75th anniversary of the sinking of HMAS Waterhen Ceremony
 04/05 Cammeray Public School photo exhibition, Selfies With Seniors  
cammeray school
06/05 The Kirribilli Centre's 40th anniversary Art Prize presentation
07/05 Cantorion Sydney Male Choir singing competition final
12/05 Wenona Alumnae Art fair
14/05 HMAS Platypus Open Day
18/05 Citizenship Ceremony
19/05 City of Sydney "Conversation" event
21/05 Air Apartments opening with The Hon. Gladys Berejiklian
24/05 Harbour Trust Community Advisor Committee
31/05 Neutral Bay Chamber of Commerce
04/04 Mock Council Meeting, Shore Preparatory School
04/04 Olympic Pool 80th birthday cake cutting



Senior’s lunch at Kirribilli Neighbourhood Centre for Seniors Week


07/04 Luna Park community briefing
12/04 Harbour Trust Board meeting
16/04 ANZAC Battle of Crete and the Greek Campaign 75th Anniversary wreath laying at Martin Place


17/04 ANZAC Commemoration Service, Kirribilli RSL
19/04 Harbour Trust Meeting
20/04 Chamber of Commerce Neutral Bay meeting
21/04 ANZAC Commemorative Lunch, Rotary Club


23/04 ANZAC Commemoration Service, Cremorne Synagogue
25/04 ANZAC Dawn Service War Memorial, Ridge Street


26/04 Bill Orme’s wake and Waverton Peninsula Steering Committee


27/04 Woolworths Crows Nest tour and Citizenship Ceremony
02/03 My Green Apartment - Lighting Efficiency


Bradfield Bark

17/03 Opening of Phoenix House Learning Laboratory
18/03 North Sydney Street Festival
19/03 Earth Hour at Coal Loader

Harbour Trust Meeting

23/03 Amalgamation Enquiry Mosman RSL
24/03 LGNSW Planning Breakfast