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Bookshop literati love late nights at the library

1 October 2014

Kings Cross Library interior
The City of Sydney is encouraging residents to rediscover the joys of reading with a new series of author talks that also celebrate some of the city’s best-loved local bookshops. Well-known local writers, including David Malouf, PM Newton and Linda … Read more

City wears the red and green of home

30 September 2014

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South Sydney Rabbitohs fans will have even more reasons to celebrate their team’s quest for NRL glory this long weekend thanks to support from the City of Sydney. The City will fly the Souths flag from Redfern Town Hall and … Read more

Preserving Sydney’s heritage is an art form

30 September 2014

Interior of the Black & White Milk Bar, Martin Place, Sydney Mick Adams c.1932. Image courtesy of the State Library of NSW
City streets have come to life during this year’s Art & About festival with nostalgic images of Sydney’s once ubiquitous milk bars emblazoned on banners under this year’s festival theme, ‘Endangered’. The endangered theme for this year’s festival reflects the … Read more

CitySwitch green office awards now open

30 September 2014

Environmentally friendly businesses are being encouraged to raise their profile by entering the CitySwitch Green Office national awards, which recognise sustainability leadership and carbon pollution savings. The City of Sydney-led program works nationally with commercial tenants to make long-term environmental … Read more

Chalk it up at Customs House

30 September 2014

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A giant 3D chalk artwork will attract thousands of people to Customs House at Circular Quay next month during a week-long street art festival supported by the City of Sydney. Accomplished Australian pavement artist Jenny McCracken will work with Dutch internet sensation … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 15 August 2013