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Year of the Sheep celebrated with Twilight Parade down George St

29 January 2015

Sydney CNY Parade
The City of Sydney’s Chinese New Year Twilight Parade, to be held Sunday 22 February, will feature more than 3,000 national and international performers, building projections and 35 floats. Marking the Year of the Sheep, the parade will celebrate the … Read more

Plan for a pedestrian and business friendly George St

29 January 2015

George Street
A new study by the City of Sydney shows how the transformation of George Street into a light rail and pedestrian boulevard can maximise public use and enjoyment, while also delivering a strong business and retail environment. George Street 2020: … Read more

Creative spaces lead Oxford Street revival

28 January 2015

Image courtesy City of Sydney - Platform72
The City of Sydney’s Oxford Street creative spaces program has been so successful – hosting hundreds of businesses and injecting an estimated $1 million into the local economy – it is being extended for another four years. The program, which … Read more

Sydney dances with lions

27 January 2015

Chinese Lion Dancing_copyright COS
Lions will be roaming Sydney streets this month as part of the City of Sydney’s Chinese New Year Festival. Acrobatic performers in ornately decorated lion costumes will make their way among crowds at many of the City’s festivities to express … Read more

Welcoming our newest citizens on Australia Day

25 January 2015

Citizenship - WP
Lord Mayor Clover Moore will welcome 24 new Australian citizens at a Citizenship Ceremony in Hyde Park tomorrow as part of this year’s Australia Day celebrations. The new citizens hail from 13 different countries. Twenty two belong to eight different … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 8 January 2015