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... 




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