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Pitt Street Mall to go smoke free

29 June 2016

The City of Sydney will create a permanent smoke-free zone in the pedestrian section of Pitt Street Mall, between Market and King streets, following calls from shoppers, workers and pedestrians. The initiative follows the City’s successful smoke-free trial in Martin … Read more

A great place to grow a tech startup business

29 June 2016

Maestrano CEO_Stephane Ibos
Sydney’s status as a global hotspot for innovation is set to grow as the City of Sydney’s new tech startups action plan gives entrepreneurs support to launch and nurture new businesses. Following extensive community consultation, the City’s plan to foster … Read more

Awards showcase Sydney’s top businesses

28 June 2016

Ron Allum of Deapsea Services
From app innovators to ground-breaking medical researchers, beauty salons to pop-up art galleries, the roll call of finalists in this year’s Sydney City Business Awards showcases the diversity of businesses flourishing in inner-Sydney. A record 40 city businesses will vie … Read more

City gives cultural groups more space to flourish

28 June 2016

Paul Patterson
Cultural and creative organisations across Sydney have the opportunity to bring their ideas to life in an affordable, multi-purpose creative space in Paddington. The City of Sydney is seeking creative and community-minded candidates to occupy its two-storey, 663-square metre space … Read more

Bold new targets for Sydney’s green and resilient future

28 June 2016

City of Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore and City sustainability director, Chris Derksema
A new City of Sydney plan has set ambitious new targets for 50 per cent of electricity used in the local area to come from renewable energy by 2030 and for net zero emissions by 2050. Environmental Action 2016–2021 consolidates … Read more

Last updated: Tuesday, 1 December 2015