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Yabun celebrates oldest living culture

20 January 2017

Yabun arrow
Thousands of Sydneysiders will this month enjoy performances, music, art and lively debates at Australia’s biggest one-day annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. The 15th annual Yabun Festival takes place on the traditional land of the Gadigal … Read more

Sydney scores top marks with international students

18 January 2017

Sydney - March 16, 2016: Lord Mayor of Sydney Clover Moore poses for a photo with international students (photo by Jamie Williams/City of Sydney)
Nine out of 10 international students recommend Sydney as a great place to live and study, according to new research. The City of Sydney’s international student wellbeing survey also revealed the vast majority of respondents felt safe in Sydney, and … Read more

Stunning summer blooms brighten up Sydney

16 January 2017

The summer 2017 edition of Living Colour, with more than 100,000 blooms across Sydney CBD and surrounding suburbs.
Photo by Damian Shaw / City of Sydney
Workers feeling gloomy about returning to the office will be cheered up by bright summer blooms at some of the city’s most popular public spaces. The summer edition of the City of Sydney’s Living Colour display is underway, with more … Read more

Sydney icons light up for Lunar New Year

16 January 2017

CNY 2016 Paint the Town Red
The City of Sydney and Westpac are Painting the Town Red – lighting some of Sydney’s most iconic landmarks bright red to mark the beginning of the City’s Chinese New Year Festival. For three nights, 27-29 January, buildings across the … Read more

Secure your home this summer

5 January 2017

The City of Sydney is working with NSW Police over the summer to help Sydneysiders protect their homes from opportunistic crime. The Safe City team has created a number of tips for residents to consider before leaving their homes unattended. … Read more

Last updated: Thursday, 24 November 2016