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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.
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 shop from.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
NewsPromote your events on What’s OnShare your listings on our official events guide for free marketing support and feature in our city centre, Christmas and New Year’s Eve campaigns.14 October 2021
NewsCovid-19: Mental health and wellbeing support for our creative sectorOur cultural industry is doing it tough. Help is available.14 October 2021
NewsLoading zone changesThe state government has revised the rules for these spots.12 October 2021
NewsShare your artwork to help celebrate our transgender communityTransHub’s new virtual museum of transology will house artefacts including community artworks.12 October 2021
NewsWelcoming customers back: what to expect with restrictions easingWe’re here to support businesses in our area reopen safely.12 October 2021
NewsCouncil elections are coming: check your enrolment details Enrol to vote or update your information on the election roll by Monday 25 October.11 October 2021
NewsA new cycleway for King Street A better bike connection between the east and the city centre11 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
- Your feedback on a cycleway and traffic improvements on King Street, SydneyOpen for feedback
Supporting communities & businesses
We’re committed to increasing cultural participation, and helping businesses to innovate, adapt and grow.
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Vision settingInclusion (Disability) Advisory Panel – expression of interestClosed
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