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The City of Sydney local government election is soon.
To ensure you’re eligible to vote or run for Council, check the following dates:
- 27 September: close of non-resident applications to ensure processing in time for the 2021 election.
- 25 October, 6pm: close of rolls – final date for changes to resident’s voting details.
- 3 November, 12pm: close of nominations for candidates.
- 4 December: election day.
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.
NewsRegister for the Stay & Rediscover voucher programLocal businesses can register now to take part in a trial of the NSW Government scheme to support accommodation providers this November.26 October 2021
NewsAccess our libraries anywhere on our new appEnjoy contactless checkout and never lose your card again.25 October 2021
NewsStay Covid-safe this HalloweenSee the latest recommendations from NSW Health for 2021 Halloween celebrations25 October 2021
NewsAustralian-first study shows green roofs and solar panels work better togetherWatch a webinar about this study of Sydney rooftops and how it could lead to cooler, greener and more resilient cities.25 October 2021
NewsUnder the lid: What happens to your recyclingWe follow the journey of the most common items and find out what they become.22 October 2021
NewsAnnandale synthetic sports field gives the green light for playA new multipurpose facility in the inner Sydney suburb will allow training, futsal, hockey and soccer games in all weather.21 October 2021
NewsGood music, good vibes and good business will help bring Sydney back to life$3 million in funding will support the city on its path to revitalisation.21 October 2021
News13 ways to support Indigenous Business MonthFrom cafes to chocolatiers, jewellery makers to furniture stores, find Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander businesses across Australia to back.19 October 2021
NewsSt Vincent’s Hospital honoured at NSW Business AwardsIn the middle of a global pandemic, the hospital leads the way on better health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.19 October 2021
NewsOnline masterclasses teach sustainable fashion, sewing and side hustlesExpert tutors from styling, finance and sustainability share their tips on 6 and 7 November.18 October 2021
Policy & planning changesYour say on proposed planning controls for Oxford StreetOpen for feedback · Darlinghurst
Policy & planning changesYour say on options for taller buildings facing Taylor SquareOpen for feedback · Darlinghurst
Proposed works & maintenanceYour feedback on a cycleway and traffic improvements on King Street, SydneyUnder review
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