In November, Citywide hosted an Innovation Management Master Class with world renowned innovation architect, Professor Paddy Miller. Professor Miller lectures as ISEA Business School in Barcelona, and writes for various publications including the Harvard Business review. It is our pleasure to provide you with an abstract of a paper he wrote with Thomas Wedell-Wedellsborg and recently published in the Harvard Business Review.
The gardens surrounding Old Parliament House are showcasing spectacular displays of roses, thanks to the tireless and dedicated work of the Citywide Open Spaces team and volunteers.
Today, Citywide Service Solutions Pty Ltd (Citywide) signed an agreement to acquire Queensland integrated vegetation management group, Technigro Pty Ltd (Technigro). The acquisition will see Technigro’s multi-award winning sustainable environment services and weed control technologies deployed across the Citywide group.
Stunning private gardens throughout the coastal suburb of Beaumaris in Victoria were put on public display as part of the annual Family Life Open Garden Day in mid-October, raising funds for Family Life, a not-for-profit organisation assisting vulnerable children and their families who live in high-needs neighbourhoods.
The Citywide team has proudly supported the event for eight years and are thrilled to have assisted in the growth of such a unique event as an active community partner. Since its inception twelve years ago, the Open Garden Day has raised more than $240,000 for Family Life.
The City of Kingston will again be tended by Citywide’s dedicated Open Spaces team after its re-win of an eight-year contract. The area had been managed for six years, after taking over from Spotless in 2007.
In the spirit of ANZAC day our Citywide crews worked closely with local council and Victoria Police to guarantee the success of the parade and the upgrade of a local community shrine.
Melbourne was bathed in lights last weekend when the all-night cultural festival White Night was held in the city.
In remote East Gippsland in Victoria’s picturesque high country, historic McKillops Bridge has undergone significant works to restore it to its former glory.
As Citywide’s growth phase continues, the need for a strong training and hiring program has presented itself.
The phrase ‘lest we forget’ is synonymous with the legacy of our ANZACs, and is firmly entrenched in the hearts and minds of all Australians.
As Citywide Group Systems Software Manager, Robyn’s work on restructuring the software systems has already earned her the respect of her colleagues, who appreciate the ease in which she translates complicated data into easy-to-process information.
Sizzling snags and a rainbow of lush native plants created the ultimate Aussie atmosphere at the final Bayside Community Gala Open Day.
Regarded as one of the key drivers of Citywide’s Infrastructure Division, Mike North has for the past eight years, worked tirelessly with Citywide’s senior management and executive teams to help build the Infrastructure Division into a $100+ million per year business.
The federal government’s carbon tax, which passed through the Senate only recently, will come into effect on the 1st of July 2012. While everyday Australian families can expect an increase in their electricity bills, significant public concern has also been voiced over the effects the new legislation will have on not only local businesses but also the 565 Local Governments located throughout Australia.
A sun soaked Melbourne day at Commonwealth Park, in Williamstown, greeted the Citywide Trees Team earlier this month for the 15th Annual Victorian Tree Climbing Championships.
Neither gale force winds nor a long drive down the Calder Freeway could stop hundreds of engineers from around Victoria descending upon the major regional city of Bendigo for the Municipal Works Officers Associations (MWOA) 18th National Works and Engineering Conference.
It’s back to school for the Sterling Group who have recently acquired the prestigious grounds maintenance contract for the Queenswood School for Girls.
Transurban’s green thinking is well and truly paving its way onto Melbourne’s expansive roads network. Recent profiling and resurfacing works undertaken by Citywide on its CityLink network have provided a boom for the environment and the recycled asphalt industry.
City of Whittlesea, in conjunction with open spaces maintenance provider Citywide, will plant more than 18,000 indigenous shrubs and trees throughout the municipality this financial year.
As part of the company’s rigorous ISO compliance regime, Citywide recently underwent a complete division by division audit of its operations for the purpose of recertification. The company’s processes that were put under the spot light included safety, quality and environmental.
Canberra’s National Capital Authority is considered the jewel in the crown when it comes to providing open spaces services to an iconic and prestigious Australian landmark.
Following the destructive floods that occurred over January of this year, Citywide’s regional infrastructure teams have been actively working around Victoria repairing the damage inflicted to the state’s various road arterial networks.
After another year of remarkable performance, I am pleased to report Citywide is in an excellent position for the year ahead. A combination of strong organic and acquisition-led growth has seen Citywide further establish its leadership in the local government physical services sector.