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Sydney’s new aquatic centre will make a splash

23 January 2018

GPARC render 1
Work on the City of Sydney’s highly anticipated new aquatic centre in Green Square – the largest to be built in Sydney in nearly 20 years – will soon get underway. The City has signed a contract with Sydney-based construction … Read more

Seeking big art ideas for Sydney spaces

23 January 2018

Snails at Sydney Park- Art and About C.O.S - 2013
Local and international artists are invited to submit their big ideas as part of the City of Sydney’s year-round creative arts program that hosts artworks in public spaces across the city. The City is seeking expressions of interest for both … Read more

Sydneysiders stunned by summer blooms

22 January 2018

Devonshire Street, Sydney - 19th January 2017. Sydney’s streets blossom with vibrant floral displays as part of the City’s Living Colour extravaganza. The City have a special
installation in Devonshire Street along the new light rail route.
Summer blooms are brightening 14 of the city’s most frequented public spaces as thousands return to work in the CBD following the holiday period. The summer edition of the City of Sydney’s biannual Living Colour display is now underway – … Read more

Sydney cheers on the Commonwealth Games

22 January 2018

Australian cyclist Anna Meares, first Batonbearer, receives the Baton from Her Majesty The Queen at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay Commencement Ceremony, in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace, in London, England, on 13  March  2017. In attendance on the stage were Her Majesty The Queen, Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Wessex, CGF President Louise Martin, GOLDOC Chairman Peter Beattie, Yugambeh Elder Patricia O’Connor
and Yugambeh Elder Ted Williams
Sydneysiders are invited to and can celebrate the run up to the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games with the arrival of the Queen’s Baton in Australia. The traditional curtain raiser to the Commonwealth Games, the Queen’s Baton relay will visit … Read more

Arts and fashion retailers meet on global trends

17 January 2018

Knowledge exchange_galleries and fashion week_1
Sydney’s creative businesses will be able to sign up for a national summit for gallerists and artists, as well as fashion industry seminars to help increase productivity and sales. The City of Sydney’s knowledge exchange grants will provide Museums and … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 24 November 2016