2018 Media Releases


Date Title
20 Dec  City of Ryde Council meeting summary - December meeting(PDF, 232KB)
12 Dec New Eastwood car park to solve chronic traffic and parking issues(PDF, 112KB)
6 Dec  Outcomes of Council Meeting 27 November 2018(PDF, 231KB)
5 Dec Assurance review needs to focus on State Government planning policies(PDF, 273KB)
5 Dec City of Ryde rejects planning proposal for 112 Talavera Road(PDF, 241KB)


Date Title
29 Nov City of Ryde to explore renewable energy targets up to 60% by 2030(PDF, 231KB)
23 Nov Strong support for a new short stay car park in Eastwood(PDF, 226KB)
21 Nov City of Ryde achieves significant reductions in emissions(PDF, 153KB)
20 Nov City of Ryde signs Refugee Welcome Scroll(PDF, 223KB)
14 Nov City of Ryde recognises St Charles School's 160th anniversary(PDF, 225KB)
12 Nov New design released to transform former bowls club into outdoor oasis(PDF, 239KB)
8 Nov  Outcomes of Council Meeting 30 October 2018(PDF, 234KB)
7 Nov Multicultural events taking centre stage in Ryde(PDF, 227KB)


Date Title
26 Oct Spring Garden Competition winners revealed(PDF, 242KB)
25 Oct Work begins on upgrades to West Ryde Plaza(PDF, 223KB)
24 Oct  Community consultation begins on planning proposal(PDF, 230KB)
22 Oct Huge crowd turns out for Eastwood's Granny Smith Festival(PDF, 228KB)
19 Oct Putney Park earmarked to become public swimming site by 2025(PDF, 227KB)
15 Oct Students in with the chance to design Mayor's Christmas Card(PDF, 227KB)
4 Oct Ryde Seeks Legal Injunction after Heritage Order Defied(PDF, 230KB)
3 Oct Outcomes of Council Meeting 25 September 2018(PDF, 234KB)


Date Title
29 Sep New playground opens at ELS Hall Park(PDF, 228KB)
29 Sep Schools receive Granny Smith trees to mark 150th anniversary celebrations(PDF, 228KB)
26 Sep  Council saves another heritage house from demolition(PDF, 225KB)
24 Sep Granny Smith Festival Promises to be Bigger than Ever(PDF, 249KB)
21 Sep 'Ryde's Barangaroo' - New Morrison Bay Seawall Open to Public(PDF, 227KB)
20 Sep SWAP 2018 Winners revealed at Exhibition's Opening Night(PDF, 232KB)
18 Sep Taking it to the Streets: More street libraries coming to Ryde(PDF, 238KB)
14 Sep Parramatta Council and State Planning Panel turn back on Ryde community and RMS advice while over-development wins(PDF, 231KB)
13 Sep City of Ryde resolves to save historical house from demolition(PDF, 226KB)  
11 Sep Clr Simon Zhou elected as Deputy Mayor for City of Ryde Council(PDF, 224KB)
07 Sep Response to inaccurate comments made about combustible cladding in our City(PDF, 107KB)
07 Sep Outcomes of Council Meeting 28 August 2018(PDF, 235KB)
06 Sep A win for Ryde as court refuses development for Dunbar Estate(PDF, 308KB)
05 Sep  Ryde demands say on future Melrose Park developments(PDF, 225KB)


Date Title
31 Aug Ryde supports the Uluru Statement from the Heart(PDF, 320KB)
29 Aug  City of Ryde pays tribute to Roy Newsome(PDF, 226KB)
29 Aug  Slap on a sticker so motorists slow down in our streets(PDF, 226KB)
28 Aug Fabulous family theatre at Top Ryde starts this week(PDF, 434KB)
23 Aug Council's Art Collection now on Public Display(PDF, 308KB)
22 Aug Consultation begins on short stay car park in Eastwood(PDF, 225KB)
21 Aug Cork and Fork Festival hailed a huge success(PDF, 226KB)
16 Aug City of Ryde to raise funds for NSW farmers impacted by Drought(PDF, 229KB)
13 Aug Ryde calls on Premier to cool down on development rather than business at Macquarie Park(PDF, 229KB)
01 Aug Construction begins for new skate and scooter park in Meadowbank(PDF, 239KB)


Date Title
30 Jul City of Ryde rapidly divesting from fossil fuel investments(PDF, 229KB)
27 Jul Future of key Ryde sporting venues looking a lot brighter(PDF, 228KB)
25 Jul City of Ryde to build new public car park in Eastwood(PDF, 227KB)
17 Jul Ryde Library Service hits the million mark again(PDF, 178KB)
09 Jul City of Ryde welcomes Netball Champions(PDF, 137KB)
09 Jul Medium Density Housing Code deferred with only a 12 Month Reprieve - Legal Challenge commenced by City of Ryde(PDF, 231KB)
04 Jul Proposed new markets for City of Ryde(PDF, 226KB)


Date Title
 29 Jun Delivering and even brighter future for Ryde(PDF, 163KB)
28 Jun Get the gardening gloves out for 2018 Spring Garden Competition(PDF, 317KB)
28 Jun City of Ryde joins Australia's biggest Council Climate Partnership(PDF, 140KB)
21 Jun City of Ryde wins eighth consecutive Gold Annual Report Award(PDF, 135KB)
18 Jun City of Ryde stands with #WithRefugees during Refugee Week(PDF, 155KB)
15 Jun  Cork and Fork returns in August Bigger and Better(PDF, 313KB)
07 Jun Ryde to cheer on Australia at World Cup Live Site(PDF, 226KB)
07 Jun  Entries Now Open for 2018 Sustainable Waste 2 Art Prize(PDF, 232KB)
06 Jun Ivanhoe Estate: Hundreds of Trees to be Destroyed and Public Areas Devoid of Sunlight(PDF, 232KB)
04 Jun Outcomes of Council Meeting 22 May 2018(PDF, 237KB)
01 Jun Ryde to partner with Venture Cafe to drive innovation in Macquarie Park(PDF, 227KB)


Date Title
28 May Single-use plastics to be phased out by the City of Ryde(PDF, 224KB)
25 May  Ryde demands NSW Government to Abolish Priority Precincts and Fix Infrastructure before Housing Code Re-Introduced(PDF, 326KB)
25 May Volunteers Recognised at City of Ryde Awards(PDF, 231KB)
24 May Council vows to do more to stamp out racism in Ryde(PDF, 224KB)
- Mayoral Minute - 14/18 - Racist Posters - Mayor Jerome Laxale(PDF, 336KB)
18 May  More all-weather sports fields to be installed(PDF, 225KB)
15 May NSW Government defers new Housing Code(PDF, 376KB)
08 May Outcomes of Council Meeting 24 April 2018(PDF, 239KB)
04 May Cinema in the Park series a huge success(PDF, 305KB)


Date Title
24 Apr Christie Park opening to take place this Friday(PDF, 224KB)
20 Apr City of Ryde seeks urgent exemption from housing code(PDF, 408KB)
- Before Housing Code(PDF, 523KB)
- After Housing Code(PDF, 752KB)
11 Apr Restoration works completed on historic monuments in Ryde(PDF, 226KB)
11 Apr Outcomes of Council Meeting 27 March 2018(PDF, 238KB)
09 Apr Road Safety Improvements Introduced at Meadowbank Public School(PDF, 228KB)


Date Title
29 Mar Ryde kicks a goal with FIFA World Cup live site(PDF, 225KB)
28 Mar City of Ryde Fights To Save Bundara Reserve(PDF, 227KB)
16 Mar Everyone Belongs In Ryde This Harmony Day(PDF, 225KB)
12 Mar  Large crowds expected for the 25th anniversary of the West Ryde Easter Parade and Fair(PDF, 228KB)
8 Mar Improved Community Grants Program to deliver for the City of Ryde(PDF, 244KB)
6 Mar Thousands Attend 10th Anniversary Of The Eastwood Lunar New Year Festival(PDF, 227KB)
5 Mar Outcomes of Council Meeting 27 February 2018(PDF, 233KB)
2 Mar Safety improvements outside Ryde Public School(PDF, 138KB)
1 Mar City of Ryde to do more to address Youth Unemployment(PDF, 226KB)
1 Mar

Winners of 'My Ryde Vision 2028' announced(PDF, 227KB)


Date Title
26 Feb  First Mayor's Morning Tea for 2018 A Success(PDF, 224KB)
19 Feb Ryde Lights to Light up Eastwood this Saturday(PDF, 227KB)
17 Feb Daily Telegraph Article a Farce - Ryde Aquatic Leisure Centre Water Quality Safe(PDF, 87KB)
12 Feb City of Ryde and The Smith Family reach milestone(PDF, 261KB)
7 Feb  City of Ryde Council appoints new General Manager(PDF, 222KB)
5 Feb Council seeks assurances around funding for Eastwood upgrades(PDF, 227KB)


Date Title
29 Jan  Local students take out inaugural Battle of the Bands(PDF, 227KB)   
26 Jan Nathan Moulds named Ryde Citizen of the Year 2018(PDF, 223KB)
23 Jan

Celebrate the Elouera Reserve upgrade(PDF, 224KB)

16 Jan Ryde Council Celebrates Australia Day on January 26(PDF, 296KB)
12 Jan 2018 Citizen & Young Citizen of the Year Awards(PDF, 377KB)
12 Jan Ryde Rocks Australia Day(PDF, 313KB)
12 Jan Spencer Jones from The Voice Headlines Australia Day Concert At North Ryde Common(PDF, 327KB)
12 Jan  Australia Day Ceremony to Welcome 50 New Citizens Who Call Australia Home(PDF, 458KB)
12 Jan Bands battle it out on Australia Day(PDF, 420KB)