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New outdoor space to host Green Square community events

2 September 2014

New verandah will help transform former South Sydney Hospital building
New designs for Green Square community facilities include a large covered outdoor area for markets, exercise classes and small concerts. The new outdoor area is part of the sweeping transformation of disused former South Sydney hospital buildings and its roof … Read more

City teens keep in the good books

1 September 2014

US author Laini Taylor
This spring, young people can pick-up some modern ‘e-manners’, learn to stay safe online, and even meet their favourite author – all at their local City of Sydney library. Award-winning US author Laini Taylor (pictured), whose Daughter of Smoke and … Read more

Greater harmony in high-rise communities

1 September 2014

Mark Metcalfe
With City of Sydney residents now five times more likely to be living in an apartment than the national average, a series of free workshops will provide helpful tips on how to make the most of the high-rise lifestyle. The … Read more

Paving the way for investment and tourism in Sydney

29 August 2014

Pitt and Spring streets, Central Sydney - BEFORE AND AFTER
A $50 million program to light up and beautify the footpaths of Sydney is making the city more attractive for pedestrians and local businesses. The City of Sydney has committed to improving the appearance and safety of the most popular … Read more

Little steps making a big difference for city schools

28 August 2014

Image courtesy City of Sydney - Vanessa Trowel with her children Inez, 5, and Will, 7, outside Bourke Street Public School
School students and parents are being encouraged to walk and ride to school more often and in greater numbers, thanks to a new initiative that’s seen the City Of Sydney working in partnership with local primary schools to address concerns … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 15 August 2013