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$26 million infrastructure program for the inner west

30 May 2017

Victoria Park upgrade
The City of Sydney is investing a further $26 million on major projects that will transform suburbs in the inner west over the next 10 years. Projects include a major upgrade of Victoria Park, improvements to the open space along … Read more

Sydneysiders join search for the truth

30 May 2017

Truth Booth in Ireland
A video confession booth that has travelled throughout the USA and other countries now invites Sydneysiders to share their ideas about the truth, as part of the artwork’s Australian debut in June. In Search of the Truth, part of the … Read more

Celebrating the historic vote that united a nation

26 May 2017

Town Hall, Sydney - 18th May 2018. Group photograph celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum, 25th anniversary of Mabo Day and National Reconciliation Week.
Sydneysiders are invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum and the 25th anniversary of the Mabo decision by taking part in a range of events for National Reconciliation Week. Saturday 27 May is the 50th anniversary of … Read more

New funding to boost Sydney’s night-time economy

25 May 2017

Newtown , Sydney - 4th January 2017. Websters Bar.
The City of Sydney is helping local businesses and industry groups breathe new life into Sydney’s night-time economy with $200,000 grant funding. Three grants will support a new community alliance to manage Newtown’s growing night-time economy, a forum convening nightlife … Read more

Ongoing funding to reduce homelessness

24 May 2017

Sylvania, Sydney - 6th January 2017. Images to support the City of Sydney Homelessness Action Plan. (Model release: ER20161209-Homelessness Action Plan -00585.jpg.)
The City of Sydney is continuing its practical support for specialist homelessness services in the inner city, with funding to support people sleeping rough into safe accommodation. Although homelessness and social housing are the responsibility of state governments, the City … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 24 November 2016