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Disability no barrier for live gigs

8 July 2015

Gig Buddy Sydney co-ordinator Sean Willenberg (left), Gig Buddy volunteer Timothy Lane and their Gig Buddies Tim and Kathleen pose for a photograph with a Stormtrooper from Star Wars at the 2015 Supanova pop culture expo (photo by Jamie Williams/City of Sydney)
The City of Sydney is supporting a pilot program that aims to increase access to live music and performances for people with disability. Through a $20,000 sponsorship, the City is supporting the Gig Buddies program which pairs people with and … Read more

Thousands celebrate NAIDOC in the centre of Sydney

7 July 2015

Thousands of people attended Sydney’s popular annual showcase of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, NAIDOC in the City, at Hyde Park yesterday. Click here to download high-resolution images from the event. Now in its fourth year, the City of … Read more

New directions for Chinese New Year

7 July 2015

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The City of Sydney has appointed a specialist curator for its Chinese New Year Festival for the first time in the festival’s 20-year history as well as a new advisory panel to strengthen relations between the City and Asian communities. … Read more

City of Sydney – fit for now and the future

6 July 2015

The City of Sydney is supporting business and residents while cementing Sydney’s place as a regional powerhouse. A record budget of nearly $2 billion over the next decade will provide the infrastructure necessary to support economic and population growth while … Read more

More doors open for community groups

6 July 2015

Walter Burley Griffin Incinerator
Five more properties will be made available to community organisations at reduced rents under the City of Sydney’s latest round of accommodation grants. The facilities owned by the City will be offered in a competitive application process to non-profits and … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 8 January 2015