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Live music takes centre stage at Sydney Fringe

26 August 2016

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - DECEMBER 31:  The Basics play at Dawes Point on New Year's Eve on Sydney Harbour on December 31, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Cole BennettsCity of Sydney/Getty Images)
A world music festival in one of Sydney’s best-loved harbourside parks and a live music ‘crawl’ through Newtown are just some of more than 300 events, performances and artworks to feature at this year’s Sydney Fringe Festival. Now in its … Read more

Green light for Green Square library and plaza

26 August 2016

Green Square library + plaza from Paul Street
A new town centre for Green Square is one step closer after the City of Sydney signed a contract with engineering and infrastructure firm John Holland for construction of the Green Square Library and Plaza. The ambitious $47 million project … Read more

Apartment rating tool a win for high-rise residents

24 August 2016

Zetland - 9 May 2015: Green Square urban renewal project, 2015. New apartment building pictured on Rothschild Avenue and Cressy Street, Zetland.
Sydneysiders will save on household bills and benefit from more energy and water efficient buildings thanks to a new apartment rating tool. The National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) apartment buildings rating tool will help developers, buyers, owners and … Read more

Green apartments program: lower bills and emissions

24 August 2016

5 Potter Street, Waterloo - 7th August 2016. Aria Apartment management Peter Ilott and Jeff Beere. (Model release: ER20160808-Aria Apartments -00273, ER20160808-Aria Apartments -00272)
The City of Sydney is inviting 20 high-rise apartment buildings to join a free program that will reduce emissions and slash utility bills. This follows a successful pilot of the Smart Green Apartments Program that produced average savings of $25,000 … Read more

Australian Life in the frame

23 August 2016

Elivs has left the building_Kris Baum_2
Hundreds of photographers from across the country have put their creativity in the frame for one of Australia’s most prestigious photography competitions. Twenty-two finalists have been selected for the Australian Life competition by judging trio Louise Whelan, Liane Rossler and … Read more

Last updated: Tuesday, 1 December 2015