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Local volunteers needed to welcome refugees in the city

22 June 2018

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Settlement Services International and the City of Sydney are seeking local experts to volunteer as ambassadors and support a new project to bring hope, happiness and opportunities to refugees starting a new life in Australia. Welcome2Sydney is a volunteer-based program … Read more

Sydney gets its rainbow back

21 June 2018

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Sydney will soon have a new rainbow crossing at Taylor Square, five years after it was unceremoniously removed in the dead of night. Lord Mayor Clover Moore said its return to Taylor Square at the corner of Bourke and Campbell … Read more

Park yourself in this inner city oasis

21 June 2018

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Sydneysiders and students will have more places to exercise and relax at Camperdown’s Victoria Park when major improvements are unveiled next weekend. On the corner of Parramatta and City roads, the 9.2-hectare city oasis has new table tennis and picnic … Read more

Making green venues a tourism drawcard

20 June 2018

Sustainable Destination Partnership launch
Leading hotels, event centres, museums and tourism bodies have joined forces with the City of Sydney to make Sydney a more globally recognised and sustainable destination for business and holidays. More than 30 local and international organisations from the accommodation … Read more

School holiday activities to beat the winter blues

19 June 2018

64 Pine Street, Chippendale Sydney - 28th September 2016. Pine Street Creative Community Arts Centre offering classes for adults and children. School holidays ceramics class. (Model release: PineStreet-kids-ceramics.pdf)
Sydney students can create their own short movies, learn how to make jewellery or join in various sports and recreation programs as part of the wide range of activities on offer these school holidays. The City of Sydney’s winter school … Read more

Last updated: Friday, 4 May 2018