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Experts predict artworks will transform city centre

29 July 2014

Artist Hany Armanious and MCA director Elizabeth Ann MacGregor
Designs for three spectacular new artworks for Sydney have been widely praised by art experts and community leaders. Committee for Sydney chief executive, Tim Williams, predicted the artworks would be a boon for business enticing “hundreds of thousands of visitors” … Read more

Spectacular new artworks to transform the city centre

29 July 2014

Cloud Arch, by Junya Ishigami
An elegant cloud-shaped arch that soars more than 50 metres above George Street outside Sydney Town Hall is one of three exciting new public artworks to be installed in the city centre as part of the transformation of George Street … Read more

City’s parks provide plenty of satisfaction

27 July 2014

City's parks offer plenty of recreation opportunities
 Residents, visitors and workers have ranked the City of Sydney’s parks in top position across NSW for exercise, socialising, and relaxing in an independent state-wide survey. The Benchmark Park Users Satisfaction Survey scored the City’s network of parks in prime … Read more

Green thumbs dig in for national tree day

27 July 2014

National Tree Day
Volunteers can get their hands dirty planting 4,500 new seedlings in Sydney Park today (Sunday 27 July) to celebrate Planet Ark’s National Tree Day. More than 300 Sydneysiders and visitors are expected to join the free tree planting event, where … Read more

Expanded CCTV network to boost safety and fight crime

25 July 2014

CCTV_Darlinghurst Rd from Llankelly Place
Ten new high-definition CCTV cameras providing better quality images have been installed in Kings Cross, Surry Hills and the city centre as part of the City of Sydney’s ongoing efforts to make Sydney safer after dark. The CCTV network expansion … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 15 August 2013