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Nighttime image of a  huge illuminated and beautifully decorated christmas tree
Standing at 24.5 metres tall and featuring over 110,000 LED – the Martin Place tree is a must-see this festive season.

Image: Abril Felman, City of Sydney

People walking in front of Sydney Town Hall.

2021 election

The next election for the City of Sydney Council will be held on Saturday 4 December.

Important dates

The City of Sydney local government election is soon.

To ensure you’re eligible to vote or run for Council, check the following dates:

Remember voting is compulsory.

For more details visit the NSW Electoral Commission.

City of Sydney News

The latest updates from the City of Sydney. Stories, photos, videos and podcasts about our local area.

Supporting communities & businesses

We’re committed to increasing cultural participation, and helping businesses to innovate, adapt and grow.