Who is City of Sydney?

The City of Sydney is a Local Government Authority providing local government services to a residential population of over 170,000 based on the last census.

The City operates a diverse fleet totalling 376 registered vehicles. This includes heavy vehicles used for garbage collection through to mid-sized heavy vehicles and light vehicles and a mix of hybrid and electric vehicles where appropriate. The City currently has 1,173 authorised drivers across the organisation.

What does road safety mean to City of Sydney?

As a local government authority the City of Sydney has the responsibility to provide safe roads and road safety solutions at a local level. The City is a major fleet operator within the Local Government Area and is responsible for its safe operation.

Road safety is a key element in the City’s vision, Sydney 2030 with an objective to reduce road trauma by 2030 to half of that recorded in 2012.

Why become a Program Partner?

City of Sydney are particularly interested in reducing the effects of operating a necessary fleet of vehicles on our community and the environment. As a leader in the community we will share our solutions with other fleet operators within our community. As a local government authority the City puts road safety as a high priority. It welcome this opportunity to partner in a nationwide program that will enable City of Sydney to share information, ideas and strategies that will reduce crashes and trauma on our roads.

What are City of Sydney’s NRSPP road safety commitments and by when?

Road Safety Commitment Completed
   1. Develop and initiate the implementation of a Crash Management Strategy Sept 2015
   2. Develop a case study to reflect the development, implementation and successful outcomes of our Crash   Management Strategy. Completed
   3. Develop links and contacts with other key fleet operations within the City of Sydney local government area to share resources and promote safe driving by professional drivers. Ongoing
  4. Review and seek to utilise the NRSPP Total Cost Calculator to support the case study Further work needed
  5. Work with NRSPP to develop a Webinar to convey and expand on the case study. Completed
  6. Develop a case study on City of Sydney’s Crash Management Strategy Completed

Have also supplied the following customised tools and resources to NRSPP:

City of Sydney's Contributions to the NRSPP & Points of Contact