Who we are

The Committee for Sydney is the city’s peak advocacy and urban policy think tank. We are advocates for the whole of Sydney, developing solutions to the most important problems we face. Our goal is to help Greater Sydney be the best city in the world.



Our funding model

We are funded by a group of Sydney’s leading corporations, government agencies and cultural institutions – you can see our full member list here.

Our theory of change

We work through convening, policy research and advocating to government. We build understanding and support for the ideas that will move Sydney forward.


  • Bring the right people together to explore the most important issues that will affect the future of Sydney
  • Develop solutions that will solve problems at scale
  • Lead a conversation that can change the way people think
  • Bring actionable ideas to the people in government who have the power to make the necessary changes
  • Work closely as a trusted advisor with government on problems of implementation.