Blue Mountains City Council




The City of Blue Mountains has Sister City Relationships with Sanda City, Japan and Flagstaff, Arizona, USA.

The Blue Mountains Sister Cities Committee

Enquiries: For local call cost from Upper Mountains (02) 4780 5090 or Lower Mountains (02) 4723 5090.


Vision: To promote the affiliation of Sister Cities by helping towns and cities to motivate communities to extend the hand of friendship nationally and internationally.

Mission: To provide a forum for cultural, educational and economic interchange between communities and to encourage friendship, co-operation and understanding to improve the quality of life worldwide.

Meetings: The Blue Mountains Sister Cities Committee holds a public meeting on the third Wednesday of each month at the Catholic Care Social Services Office, Shop 3, 163 Macquarie Road, Springwood. From 7:30pm.

  • 15 February, 2017
  • 15 March, 2017
  • 19 April, 2017
  • 17 May, 2017
  • 21 June, 2017
  • 19 July, 2017
  • 16 August, 2017
  • 20 September, 2017
  • 18 October, 2017  - AGM will be at 7.30pm and followed by Ordinary meeting at 8pm.
  • 15 November, 2017

Secretary: Colleen Kime, Acting Secretary, (02) 4723 5090 or (02) 4780 5090.

Members of the Blue Mountains Sister City Committee for 2016/2017

Chairperson: Colleen Kime
Vice Chairman: Alan Graham
Secretary: No Nominations. Colleen Kime, Acting Secretary
Sanda Marathon Co-ordinator: Margaret Bowen
Publicity Officer: Trevor Hamilton
Homestay Co-ordinator: Marion Crossman
Junior Ambassador Co-ordinator: Nadia Cameron
Garden Co-Ordinator: Janne Bent


  • Petra Graham
  • Joyce Henderson
  • Junko Howard
  • Chris Howard
  • Mark January
  • Chris Wenman
  • Pat Ainslie
BMCC Representatives:
Cr Shae Foneander
Cr Chris Van der Kley
Cr Kevin Schreiber

Sanda City
City of Flagstaff