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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

Sydney talent in small packages

27 August 2014

Alex Joseph (4) Tempe, Big Balloons
Sydney’s littlest photographers have demonstrated talent comes in small packages, with twenty finalists selected from 150 entries for the 2014 Little Sydney Lives exhibition and prize. Colourful images of nature, siblings, family life, pets, city adventures and artworks all showcase … Read more

Fiction flashers among the library shelves

27 August 2014

Haymarket Library
Ultra-short fiction ‘flashers’, interactive readings, and a soapbox are just some of the creative games on the list for Haymarket Library’s first Late Night Library program. Hosted by the City of Sydney Library, and put together by independent publisher, Seizure, … Read more

City supports gay rugby world cup

26 August 2014

Convicts Opera HouseWPfeature
The City of Sydney welcomes hundreds of rugby players and thousands of supporters from interstate and overseas this week for the Bingham Cup 2014. Some 30 teams from 15 countries will descend on Sydney for the Cup, with more than … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 15 August 2013