A gardener is fighting for his life after falling six metres on Parriwi Rd this morning. The man, aged in his 50s, is believed to have been leaning on a fence which gave way at 7:30am.
The NSW Government is asking Sydneysiders to vote for their favourite cycle ramp design, to be built on the northern side of the Harbour Bridge.
Described as “an old colonial home”, Victoria Cottage on Clanalpine St was marketed with stunning views, a formal garden, extensive library, and a swimming pool by local agent James S. Lindsay in August 1986.
Sydney Good Food Month is back in January and several local restaurants are included in the festival line up.
With Christmas just around the corner, here’s an update of what’s on and what’s happening on the lower north shore. Are you ready for Santa?
NSW Health has listed several exposure sites in Sydney and the Central Coast after a returned traveller from South Africa was identified as a “likely” case of Omicron.
Neutral Bay Public School students will enjoy more play space in the 2022 school year, following the NSW Government’s acquisition and planned demolition of the house that currently separates Kindyland from the rest of the school.
It’s the all-girl organisation that has helped shape some of the world’s most successful women, counting JK Rowling, Emma Thompson and Australia’s first female Governor-General Quentin Bryce among its former members.
Petrol prices are now over $2 per litre in Mosman, with the worst yet to come. [...]
Times up for unattended boats and other vehicles monopolising local parking. By ANNA USHER [...]
Not even Mosman was spared during Australia’s deepest post-war recession in the early 1980s.
Mosman Rowers is just one of many local organisations to receive community funding for improvements in 2021. [...]
The world’s first midlife wisdom school has arrived in Australia and with it, an emerging movement of modern elders who are changing the societal narrative around what it means to grow old.
Australian competitions aren’t limited to just sport and spelling bees. From yabby races to bed making, prawn peeling to whip cracking, we love nothing more than a good-humoured match-up.
Local buyers with a prime Holt Ave home on their Christmas wish list are in luck, with this elegant residence hitting the market in time for Santa’s arrival.
The long-established baking tradition called “Stir up Sunday” falls this weekend. It’s the day when wishes are said to come true.
The authentic creperie will re-open its doors on December 3, in a new location accommodating 80 seats and an outdoor dining area.
Officers from North Shore Police Area Command are reminding residents to leave the car at home when heading for a big night out.
Main work on multi-million-dollar Mosman High School upgrade will begin after the HSC exams.
Kids of the 80s and ’90s will remember family dinners at Sizzler, the iconic chain famous for its all-you-can-eat salad bar, unlimited ice cream and complimentary cheese toast.
Confused about the upcoming NSW Local Government elections? We’re cutting through the B.S to give you some useful and practical info ahead of polling day on December 4.
A landmark Mosman residence is set for a new chapter in its history after being tightly held by just two owners in 70 years.
It has been 100 years since children’s author May Gibbs brought the ocean to life in a book featuring an underwater creature called Little Obelia.
Parking. It’s long been one of the biggest nightmares on the lower north shore for residents AND visitors – until now.
Tomorrow, the lower north shore will fall silent for one minute as we commemorate those who have died in wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations.
A local family who immigrated to Australia from Turkey has lost everything in a ferocious fire that swept through their rented unit on Musgrave St.
Tickets for Twilight at Taronga Summer Concert Series are on sale today – but you’ll need to be super fast if you want to secure a spot.
It was a frighteningly busy Halloween for local Police, who report a number of pretty pathetic juvenile crimes this week.
The NSW Land and Environment Court has paved the way for supermarket giant Woolworths to open a store on Military Rd in Mosman.
Flashback 1993: Allan Border smashes a century on the ground named after him – in front of 6000 local fans.
Mosman’s centenary was celebrated with a one-day cricket match at Mosman Oval, between a Mayor’s XI captained by Allan Border and an opposing local team led by Greg Chappell.
The lower north shore loves its dogs, and our four-legged friends are welcome at increasing numbers of local cafes and watering holes.
This one is heading straight to our ever-expanding “Local Dumb Crim” file.
Older residents may be eligible for a one off “Christmas Bonus” in the coming weeks, with a cash deposit hitting bank accounts before December 25.
The North Sydney Bears have launched a bold bid to return to the NRL as its 18th team.
The crumbling Mosman mansion known as “Morella” is set for an $8 million transformation to return the controversial property to its former glory.
November in Sydney is Jacaranda season, the time of the year when Sydney is transformed by canopy of vibrant purple clouds stretching from Paddington to Lavender Bay and beyond.
By ANNA USHER This year's Halloween falls on Sunday, which means local kids – and [...]
North Shore Police Area Command have several local crimes to report this week and warn residents to keep themselves together ahead of the silly season kick-off.
Lower north shore locations and identities with stories to celebrate have a chance to become recognised with the universally known heritage symbol – a blue plaque.
Local kindergarten students who missed out on swimming lessons during the Covid lockdown will be able to access a $100 voucher under an expanded learn to swim program.
If you’ve made plans this Thursday night, cancel them. Iconic Sydney dive bar The Pickled Possum re-opens at dusk and the lower north shore is PUMPED!
A ready-made family haven on one of Mosman’s premier streets is motivating cashed-up buyers, hoping to move in before Christmas.
NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet has delivered another windfall to local families, announcing a $250 voucher to spend on recreation and accommodation in addition to existing benefits.
The year 2004 was memorable for a few reasons; Newcastle girl Jennifer Hawkins became Miss Universe, Casey Donovan won Australian Idol.
As part of its commitment to local news, Council provides Mosman Collective with a weekly update of important events and information.
The NSW Government is splashing the cash again, with all adults in NSW to receive a $50 “Stay and Rediscover” voucher in 2022, to help boost the state’s tourism sector.
A flock of birds will fly free next month, when North Sydney Council runs its popular and powerful Lost Bird Found project.
Yes folks, it’s that time of the week again - and our friends at North Shore Police Area Command report a number of local offences - as residents celebrate the end of lockdown.
A bold new plan will see the Taronga Zoo powered by 100% renewable electricity, with CEO Cameron Kerr announcing a commitment to cutting carbon emissions by 70%.
Spring has sprung on one of Mosman’s most tightly held streets, with a rare listing attracting local money, thanks to its easy access to beaches, parks, and the village.
Our good friends at North Shore Police Area Command have had another busy week, after a number of brainless local offences that have left them scratching their heads in dismay.
“Welcome to Paradise” was the line agent Rob Simeon used when marketing the Golden Triangle property known as “Heachem”, in 1999.
Sydney’s oldest and best produce market is back after a three-month lockdown, with dozens of growers returning to Miller St, North Sydney this weekend.
Great news! NSW residents will receive TWO extra Dine and Discover vouchers, in an effort to boost the economy post-lockdown. Find out how to get yours.
After two years of almost exclusive local beach use, Mosman residents have been told to prepare for big crowds once Sydney fully re-opens on December 1.
With Sydney's lockdown over, local business owners are on a hiring blitz - and there’s never been a better time to score yourself a local job. See what’s available!
Over the course of six months, an entire zoo population of native and exotic animals was moved from cramped quarters in Moore Park to an idyllic paradise known as Taronga Park.
The 52-year-old broke a 15-week self-imposed booze ban at 10am and was the first patron to enjoy a tap beer at Mosman RSL.
Accoutrement is a much-loved landmark on Mosman's shopping strip, offering the best range of kitchen equipment, utensils and homewares you’ll find anywhere, as Anna Usher discovered.
Sydney will emerge from a 106-day lockdown on Monday, when stay-at-home orders are lifted for 5.3 million people now 70 percent of NSW residents over 16 have been double jabbed.
Our real estate rewind this week looks at 25 Hunter Rd, Mosman, a California Bungalow on 481 square metres, marketed by Rob Simeon in May 2004.
Some of Australia’s best wine makers are giving lower north shore locals a chance to win four dozen bottles of the good stuff, valued at more than $1,300!
Mosman Collective asked local residents how they will be celebrating life after lockdown.
A teenage graffiti vandal had a night on the tools interrupted by vigilant local curtain twitchers this week, who reported his suspicious activity to police.
With active Covid cases still present on the lower north shore, Mosman Collective is compiling a list of low-risk local exposure sites.
The body of a man who went swimming near Chowder Bay on the Labour Day public holiday has been [...]
An 18-year-old woman has discovered it’s not a good idea to take a bong rip while driving. The teenager was charged after police stopped a car travelling on Military Rd.
A goldmine of abandoned cold hard cash is waiting for thousands of Mosman and North Sydney residents, who’ve topped the list of unclaimed money held by the State Government.
Mosman identity and local Garbo Thomas “Nicky” Wescon is being remembered for his tireless contribution to the local environment.
After being cooped up months in lockdown, the lower north shore is desperate to get out and enjoy being social again.
North Sydney Council has voted to retain the legacy of Benjamin Boyd, a colonial entrepreneur who lived in Neutral Bay in the 1840s.
The "Big 20" remains one of Mosman's fondly remembered cafés. And, just like 'Arnold's diner in Happy Days, it boasted a regular cast of colourful characters.
Layer upon layer of rich ragu, smothered in cheesy bechamel .. what could possibly go wrong?! This delicious family favourite is from Katrina Meynink (check out her insta here) and it’s next level good!
The Mater Hospital at North Sydney has confirmed 14 people; eight staff members, five patients and one carer have tested positive for Covid after an outbreak emerged last weekend.
So 2021 wasn't the magical reset button you were hoping for. And now that we’re almost out of lockdown, it means two things...
Fifty years ago, Lower North Shore Nuns went to court over the right to stage ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’.
Local History: An unholy row between Theatrical Agent Harry M Miller and a Loreto Kirribilli Nun played out on Sydney's front pages in September 1971, after a legal battle over a school performance of rock-opera Jesus Christ Superstar.
Police are hunting for a man we'll call the "Mosman Mullet" concerning a string of break and enter offences over the weekend. Read more!
Pub and Restaurant King Justin Hemmes is said to be sizing up the hotel leasehold on the historic Quarantine Station in Manly.
A new playground, seating nooks and small decks are among proposed changes to a Village Green upgrade just announced.
Some of the lower north shore’s best backdrops have appeared in scores of blockbuster movies and TV shows.
Anyone wishing to report local crime and criminal activity is urged to contact CRIME STOPPERS on 1800 333 000.
School Holiday Activities, Art Prize and Free Phone Calls. Here’s this week’s local update from Mosman Council.
Mosman’s younger residents are being encouraged to have their say on how Mosman should look in 2032 before entries close on Thursday 30 September.
What's not to love about an impossible pie? All you need to do is mix the ingredients, pour them into a dish and pop it in the oven. Now this is where the magic happens - and where the pie gets its name.
Your first look at the changes planned in the Warringah Freeway upgrade. NSW Minister for Transport and Roads Andrew Constance says the revamp will reduce congestion and simplify the complex road corridor, which is used by up to 250,000 vehicles each day.
One of Mosman’s most stylish apartments has come to market, boasting incredible harbour views in a league of its own. See inside!
Stay-at-home orders for adults who have received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine will be lifted from the Monday after NSW passes the 70 per cent double vaccination target, under the roadmap to freedom released on Thursday.
If you’ve been around long enough, you’ll remember when Mosman boasted a range of fast-food options including Sizzler, the Black Stump and even a Subway.
In true Mosman Collective style, we’ve decided to ignore the low-blows issued by the Labor Party this week and instead celebrate that cool, crisp, slightly fruity pink drink that’s as beautiful as a Balmoral sunrise on a summer's day.
In a first for the state’s capital, the NSW Government has awarded $274,000 to support 20 local councils joining forces to protect over 480 square kilometres of Sydney Harbour.
Labor Smackdown: South-West suburbs will remain in lockdown while people are having a Rosé in Mosman.
The Labor party and NSW Opposition Leader Chris Minns have taken a swipe at Mosman residents after reports the suburb could be given an early leave-pass out of lockdown.
It’s been another busy week for our local men and women in blue, with a number of incidents on the lower north shore. Here’s the latest roundup from North Shore Police Area Command.
In a suburb known for its high concentration of Groodles, Cavoodles, Labradoodles and Schnoodles, there once lived an old, ugly, battle-scarred mongrel dog with arthritis in all four legs who was almost totally deaf.
Mosman Collective writer MICK ROBERTS has travelled back more than a century, to reveal the fascinating history behind former Sydney landmark, the Clifton Gardens Hotel.
One of Mosman’s most significant homes has officially hit the market, dazzling buyers with spectacular views over iconic Balmoral. Di Jones agent Priscilla Ouvrier shows us around.
Let’s face it, there’s only so much Streets Blue Ribbon ice cream a person can eat in lockdown and after ten long weeks at home, Gelato Messina has come to the rescue on the lower north shore!
Let’s face it. Lockdown sucks. But your roots don’t have to suffer too. If you’re not quite ready to embrace the grey, and desperately need to fix your regrowth, home hair colour kits are the next best thing.