Featured articles

Featured articles

The stories behind our initiatives

Campaign to provide new register of voters

29 October 2015

The City of Sydney has begun its largest-ever information gathering exercise to alert thousands of people across Australia and overseas of law changes that mean they must register to vote in City council elections.


3 March 2015

The first expert independent assessment of the planned WestConnex Motorway warns the project won’t benefit residents of western Sydney, won’t be financially viable and won’t deliver promised travel time savings for years.

Year of the Sheep

22 January 2015

The 2015 Chinese New Year holds an extra special place in Sydney’s heart. Under the 12-year lunar calendar, the Year of the Sheep celebrates strength, fortitude and perseverance. Such traits, personified by the shearer, drove Australia’s rise from humble beginnings to prosperity in the European era.

City of Sydney leading the way on major projects

7 October 2014

We have completed more major projects than any other local council in NSW – over 250 in the past 10 years and another 370 projects to come in the next decade.

City grants are the bees' knees

7 October 2014

Many parts of Sydney’s diverse community use City grants to enrich society, run projects that bind the community together and help those most in need.

Combating climate change

17 June 2013

As Australia enters a dangerous new era of extreme weather the City is leading the nation in the battle against climate change through slashing our carbon emissions.

Sydney’s future water supply

17 May 2013

Our bold program aims to produce local recycled water and water efficiency measures that will 'drought-proof' central Sydney.