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Sydney and Melbourne recognised for world leading program

2 December 2016

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The prestigious C40 Cities Awards today named the City of Sydney and the City of Melbourne the ‘building energy efficiency’ category winners at a gala ceremony in Mexico City. C40, one of the world’s leading climate change action organisations, holds … Read more

Walking in a waste free wonderland

2 December 2016

8-40 Euston Road, Alexandria - 6 June 2015: eWaste collection day at Bunnings, Alexandria.
Sydneysiders are encouraged to declutter their unwanted electronic goods before Christmas, with the final e-waste collection day of 2016 taking place at Sydney Park depot on Saturday 10 December. Lord Mayor Clover Moore said that residents were increasingly doing the … Read more

International sign language to welcome guests to Sydney New Year’s Eve

1 December 2016

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 01:  Fireworks explode on New Year's Eve on Sydney Harbour on January 1, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Brendon ThorneCity of Sydney/Getty Images)
For the first time, American and British sign language will be projected onto the Harbour Bridge pylons to welcome international visitors this New Year’s Eve. The City of Sydney introduced the “Welcome to Sydney” Auslan sign language projections last year, … Read more

Sydney soaks in the sounds of the season

1 December 2016

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Choir, Martin Place, Sydney, Christmas. 10th December 2015.
Photo by DAMIAN SHAW / CITY OF SYDNEY
Sydney will be filled with the sound of festive music as some of our best choirs entertain families, shoppers and passersby each night in the lead up to Christmas Day. Renowned choirs, including the Australian Girls’ Choir, The Cafe of … Read more

More space for green living in east Sydney

30 November 2016

Palmer Street
Darlinghurst residents will soon have more room for socialising and relaxing as well as space to grow their own produce, thanks to the City of Sydney’s plans for a new green space in east Sydney. Community gardening beds and a … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 24 November 2016