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Media releases

City celebrations for oldest living culture

25 May 2016

NAIDOC in the City
Live music, a traditional earth oven, kid’s activities and workshops with Sydney FC players are some of the attractions on offer to celebrate NAIDOC Week in Sydney. Returning to Hyde Park on 4 July 2016, NAIDOC in the City is … Read more

$1.5 million to ease homelessness for older residents

25 May 2016

The City of Sydney is supporting a new aged care facility that will help break the cycle of older residents experiencing homelessness. A $1.5 million grant has been awarded to not-for-profit group HammondCare to assist in the construction of a … Read more

Sydney landmark offers trip down memory lane

24 May 2016

City Of Sydney Lady Gaga Event
For more than 140 years, Sydney Town Hall has been the centrepiece of life events and social functions in our city from debutante balls, political rallies, civic ceremonies, concerts by KISS and Lady Gaga and the first home of the … Read more

Sydneysiders speak up on a City for All

24 May 2016

Social Sustainability Report photographs
Hundreds of Sydneysiders, from school children to seniors, have shared their ideas on ways to make Sydney a more inclusive and socially just city. Now 150 randomly selected people, representing Sydney’s demographic make-up, will attend a ‘People’s Summit’ this Saturday … Read more

Million dollar commitment to community groups

23 May 2016

City of Sydney_live music
An after-school and vacation care program for disadvantaged kids, a free village-to-village shuttle service and an anti-bullying campaign are some of the many recipients of the City of Sydney’s latest grants. The City has awarded almost $1.5 million in cash … Read more

Last updated: Tuesday, 1 December 2015