Get help in your language

Need help with City of Sydney information in other languages? Here are some useful tools and resources.

Translate our website

Free online services are available to translate websites into many other languages.

If your computer or browser is already set to another language, you can translate our web pages by clicking on the translate icon:

To translate web pages, text and documents without changing language settings you can use:

Automatic translation may not be accurate so these tools should be used as a guide only.

Call us using a free interpreting service

The free Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) can help you talk to us in your own language.

Call 131 450.

After the recorded English introduction, you’ll need to say the language you need. After you have requested your language, the operator will search for an available interpreter. Please stay on the line even if there is no hold music. If an interpreter in your language is available, the operator will connect you. Ask the interpreter to put your call through to the City of Sydney on 02 9265 9333. The interpreter will stay on the call with you.

If no interpreter is available in your language, the operator will ask you to call back soon.

TIS National provides immediate telephone interpreting services, as well as booked telephone and on-site interpreting.

Reading in your language

Our library network has books, magazines and online collections in many languages.

Business crime prevention

Produced with NSW Police, our helpful videos provide tips to keep your business, employees and customers safe from fraudulent acts.

Transcripts available in English, 简体中文 – Chinese (simplified), 繁體中文 – Chinese (traditional), Bahasa Indonesia – Indonesian, 한국어 – Korean, and ภาษาไทย – Thai.

Domestic and family violence

Domestic and family violence is a crime and should be reported to the police. If you, or someone you know are affected by domestic, family or sexual violence, support is available 24/7.

This guide provides information and services in English, عربي – Arabic, 简体中文 – Chinese (simplified), 繁體中文 – Chinese (traditional), فار سی – Farsi, िहंदी – Hindi, 한국어 – Korean, Pусский – Russian, Español – Spanish, ภาษาไทย – Thai, and Tiếng Việt – Vietnamese.