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You've gotta love this city

You've gotta love this city

All about us

Our local area is made up of many diverse communities – people from a wide variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds – with around 177,000 people living in the City of Sydney. Every weekday 600,000 people travel here for work, study, shopping and sightseeing. 20,000 different businesses employ 385,000 people.

Altogether the residences and businesses occupy 32 million square metres of floor space across the 26.15 square kilometre local area.

Find out more about how we care for the city. You will be amazed at what the City and our staff achieve every single day of the year.

Tales of the City

The City employs around 1,700 staff to provide services to residents, local businesses, workers, students and visitors in many varied roles including arborist, early childhood teacher, ranger, garbage collector and public art conservator, to name just a few.

Come behind the scenes and view our videos below to meet our staff and find out how we make Sydney sing! You can also view more on our YouTube channel.

If you want to join us to make a difference, check out our our careers section.

Robyn Simon
Business Precinct Manager

Adam Fowler
Principal Design Manager for Landscape Architecture
City of Sydney

Barbara Flynn
City Centre Curatorial Advisor
City of Sydney

Julia Lipton
Sustainability Engagement Coordinator
Smart Green Apartments Program

A behind-the-scenes look at the
running of Australia’s global city.

Andrew Ridge
City Farm Project Manager


Geoffrey Henry
Visitor Services Officer

Michael Abbott
Manager - Events & Filming Liaison

Jeff Cruz
Meet Jeff Cruz, User Education Librarian, who teaches free IT courses at the City's libraries.


Yvette Andrews
Manager - Strategic Community Consultation


Geoff Brew
Specialist Project Manager
Sydney Town Hall restoration


Craig Petersen
Security Operator at the City of Sydney


On The Buses
Phil Atkinson, Acting Co-ordinator &
Graham Wellington, Community Bus Driver
Bay Street Depot, Ultimo

Fortunato Foti

Rosemarie Dela-Torre

City Ranger