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Anzac Centenary marked at Foley Park

24 April 2015

lone pine, Foley Park
A descendant of the original lone pine tree in Gallipoli has been planted in Glebe’s Foley Park, to commemorate the centenary of Anzac. Lone pines once grew wild across the Gallipoli Peninsula but were removed by Turkish soldiers before the … Read more

iBeacons bring World War II story to life

23 April 2015

Yininmadyemi, by Tony Albert
Visitors to Hyde Park can now hear the story behind a major new artwork that honours Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander diggers by tuning in through an app on their smartphones. The City of Sydney is trialling iBeacons, small transmitter … Read more

New play equipment brings fun to all kids

22 April 2015

New accessible spinner in Pirrama Park
New universal play equipment at an inner city park will ensure added fun for children with disabilities. The City of Sydney imported the purpose-built, accessible spinner from Germany and installed it at Pirrama Park playground in Pyrmont. The spinner can … Read more

New trees add greenery to our most famous fountain

21 April 2015

Archibald Fountain
Six mature Hill’s Figs and one Moreton Bay Fig will be planted around the much-loved Archibald Fountain in Hyde Park to replace figs that were removed due to ill health. Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the trees would enhance Australia’s … Read more

Billboards promote road safety

20 April 2015

9151_FA1_WOCA Town Hall Cross Track
A new road safety campaign by the City of Sydney will highlight the number of accidents occurring in the city’s most dangerous areas in a bid to improve safety for pedestrians and drivers. Maps of accident hotspots and the number … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 8 January 2015