Local Eastern Suburbs and Sydney City News
Raising funds and awareness of water safety in Ne
January 10, 2019
The City of Sydney will partner with one of Australia's largest volunteer-based community organisations to help raise funds and awareness of water safety in New South Wales.
Sydney’s spectacular welcome to 2019
January 03, 2019
Sydney Harbour has once again played host to the biggest and best New Year's Eve fireworks display, with more than one billion people around the globe tuning in last night to...
Old welcome heralds New Year of recognition
December 26, 2018
Sydney's iconic New Year's Eve celebrations will see an age-old Aboriginal tradition of Calling Country that will welcome the International Year of Indigenous languages in 20...
Jobs boom in the heart of the city
December 17, 2018
A new survey released today reveals that jobs are booming in the City of Sydney area with an extra 66,017 jobs created in the five years from 2012 to 2017 - an increase of 15...
Getting ready for NYE in Sydney City!
December 10, 2018
Sydney Harbour will come to life on New Year's Eve with a five-minute mini-movie animation inspired by the Aussie music anthem, 'Great Southern Land'.
Created with award-win...
Share bikes help fill in transport gaps
December 04, 2018
New figures show more than 22,000 share bike trips are taking place in Sydney each week.
“Despite some initial teething problems and changes in the market, there&rsquo...
Summer splash at aquatic centre open days
November 30, 2018
Sydneysiders can enjoy a free dip on the first day of summer with open days at four City of Sydney aquatic centres.
Open on Saturday 1 December from 10am to 3pm, the aquatic...
Christmas comes to Sydney
November 20, 2018
Sydney will celebrate the festive season like never before with the state’s tallest outdoor Christmas tree and events right across the Sydney CBD and City villages.
Checking in on the wellbeing of our city
November 12, 2018
A survey of city residents will seek to understand the wellbeing of local communities to ensure Sydney remains a sustainable, liveable, safe and culturally vibrant city.
Bold plan to preserve rare Sydney buildings
November 04, 2018
City of Sydney Councillors have approved a bold new plan to protect some of Sydney's most significant twentieth century buildings from being destroyed.
A heritage study co...
City bridging the gender pay gap
October 31, 2018
In a new policy move, the City of Sydney will soon start paying superannuation for up to 52 weeks for staff on parental leave.
The new policy is outlined in a Lord Mayoral M...
Festive playground launches Christmas in Sydney
October 31, 2018
The City of Sydney is launching a brand new Christmas festival that will transform the centre of Sydney into a festive playground for the first time.
Taking over the streets...
New chapter opens in Green Square
October 31, 2018
A milestone was reached in one of Australia's biggest urban development sites with the official opening of a stunning, underground library and plaza by Lord Mayor Clover Moor...
China’s growth is big business for Sydney
October 14, 2018
Local businesses will hear how they can tap into the opportunities created by China's rapid urbanisation at a major business forum and networking event in Sydney this month...
Ocean plastic transformed into amazing artwork
October 09, 2018
An art installation comprised of 2,255 orange spheres made from 120 kilograms of ocean debris will be suspended from the ceiling of Customs House from Saturday 6 October.
Clearer rules for busking in Sydney
October 04, 2018
The City of Sydney is asking the public for feedback on a new policy for busking.
The new approach will open up busking opportunities in more city locations and replace...