Direction 3: Our Economic Vitality


  • Developing concept plan for Brett Whiteley Place
  • Public domain improvements in North Sydney CBD
  • Preparing Economic Development Strategy
  • Happiness Works Here Program launched
  • New late night trading provisions in Development Control Plan
  • Completion of St Leonards/Crows Nest Precinct 2 and 3 urban design studies
  • Working closely with the business community


  • Competition for business from neighbouring municipalities
  • Balancing the pressure for residential development with protecting key sites which support North Sydney's business and commercial roles

The Year Ahead

  • Council will continue its work to develop economic strength. Securing North Sydney's economic future is one the five key areas identified in our Community Strategic Plan
  • Renewal of Brett Whitely Place to create a cultural heart of North Sydney CBD
  • 105

    poles installed
    in CBD

  • 85

    business event