Petitions For Change

Petitions For Change

It is vital that concerns voiced by citizens are addressed in a way that meets expectation. Policy and procedures followed by Council are there as a guide and for most part work well to service our City of Willoughby. However, there will be exceptions to the “rules.”...
Genuine Independent

Genuine Independent

The criteria for an “Independent Candidate” are broad for local government elections.  It is possible to be affiliated with a political party and still run as an “independent.” On the surface there is no harm, except on items of great local concern. On these issues...
Church Life

Church Life

My church life is an important part of who I am. I feel it gives me a grounded perspective on life and the opportunity to serve my community. I’m a born local girl, and my parents emigrated from Italy. My early education was at St Leonard’s School,...
Vote 1 Anna Greco

Vote 1 Anna Greco

With this post I begin my campaign as an independent candidate for the Naremburn Ward (Artarmon, Naremburn and parts of St Leonards) . I would have never imagined I would be running for Council, however, over the last 6 years I’ve noticed the community voice in...
Community Engagement

Community Engagement

By law; Council must engage the community in the decision making process.  Willoughby City Council Community Participation Plan was published June 2020, and we have seen a plethora of “have your say” complying with this documentation. But still the community voice is...
Represent Community

Represent Community

We expect our Council to always act with honesty and in the best interest on behalf of the people they service. Council has a stewardship role, managing our affairs and reporting back to its citizens. Council Meetings are held on the second Monday of every month to...
Accountability

Accountability

Willoughby City Council is held accountable to its Strategic Plan called “Our Future Willoughby 2028” The strategic plan calls for Council to be open, transparent and accountable.  It means Council needs to reduce the quantum of Council meetings held in secret...