Waste management is an issue that impacts residents and businesses owners. Long-term solutions are required to ensure that we manage waste related pressures on the City as the population and economy grows. Angela Vithoulkas and the Sydney Matters Independent Team believe that Smart technologies should play a central role in meeting this challenge. City Council […]
Councillor Angela Vithoulkas formed the Sydney Matters Independent team to once again run as a City of Sydney Independent Councillor. The Sydney Matters Independent team was the only truely independent team, with no preference deals made with other parties.
Throughout the campaign, she passionately campaigned for the introduction of smart technology to improve the amenity & safety of the city. Angela strongly believes that smart technology is capable of transforming the city and helping Sydney maintain its position as an economic powerhouse and will continue to support the sector through vocal advocacy.
Laid out below are the policies, in full, that were developed throughout the campaign.
Affordable and easily accessible childcare facilities are a critical enabler for young families living in the City and business owners. Modern demands on workers have a flow on effect to childcare facilities. The quality of childcare and the provision of specialised services to meet the demands of people who work non-standard hours need to be […]
Australia’s population is ageing and this trend is reflected in demographic forecasts for the City of Sydney. By 2026, the local government area is forecast to see a 71.1 per cent increase in the population of retirement age residents. Effective planning is required to ensure that the City is best positioned to meet the needs […]
The 2013 Global Youth Index ranked Australia in the top position for youth participation in politics. Young Australians are increasingly likely to be engaged with their community and related causes through non-traditional means with a heavy emphasis on online activism. Currently there are limited opportunities for young people to participate in local government processes and […]
Oxford Street has lost its iconic status as a retail and leisure destination for residents and visitors to the City. The emphasis on Oxford Street as a transport corridor, including the clear way, has made the area inaccessible and unattractive to retailers and small businesses. During the 2016 local election, Angela Vithoulkas put forward a plan […]