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Forging the female tech leaders of tomorrow

23 April 2018

Christie Whitehill of Tech Ready Women
New cash grants from the City of Sydney will help more women become tech entrepreneurs, support businesses to explore opportunities in Southeast Asia and help launch a new industry website for startups. The City will support local organisations with $80,000 … Read more

Free home energy assessments for locals

20 April 2018

97-207 Wilson St, Newtown Sydney - 10th March 2017. Stucco is a cooperative housing complex in Newtown providing afforable housing for students. Stucco received a City of Sydney  innovation grant to install solar panels, battery storage and smart metering. (Model release: ER20170310-Stucco-00612.jpg.)
City of Sydney residents can make their homes more sustainable by applying for free home energy assessments through the Our Energy Future program. For a fixed time period, an energy expert will visit homes to carry out an energy review, … Read more

Celebrating the young leaders of Sydney

18 April 2018

Redfern Town Hall, Sydney - 17th April 2018. Betty Makin Youth Awards. Winners from left: Weave Youth and Community Services & NSW Drug Health Services - Winner for outstanding youth partnership of the year, Katie Vellins - Winner for Creative individual award, Genevieve Sheehan - Winner for community minded individual award, Mariana Tana - Winner for Resilience, Jamie Alford - Winner for Youth Worker hall of fame, Habil Mawardi - Winner for Youth Worker rookie of the year.
A student leader who has worked on water programs in India, a lawyer involved in juvenile justice, and a team tackling mental health and substance abuse issues, were last night awarded for their services to young people. Hosted by the … Read more

New business award to unlock power of diversity

16 April 2018

Sydney businesses that promote an inclusive workplace will now be recognised and rewarded in a new category in the prestigious Sydney City Region Business Awards. The addition of the ‘excellence in workplace inclusion’ award follows campaigning by the City of … Read more

Seeking cultural advisors keen to make a difference

16 April 2018

Sydney - July 1, 2015:  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Advisory Panel portrait (photo by Jamie Williams/City of Sydney)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who live, work or study in the City of Sydney area are invited to join the City’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander advisory panel. The City is seeking nominations for new panel members who … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 24 November 2016