Your say on our plan: Sustainable Sydney 2030–2050 Continuing the Vision

For a city that is green, global and connected.

Project Status: Closed

Public consultation period to

Read the draft documents

Read our draft vision and community strategic plan.

Hear our big ideas and how we plan to make them happen

Watch our recent CityTalk with Lord Mayor Clover Moore and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

Transforming our city

Our vision is for a sustainable future where everyone does their part to respond to the climate emergency.

We are a leader in our region for just and sustainable growth, creativity and innovation. Our city has a thriving 24-hour economy and opportunities for all.

Social, business, cultural and physical connections in our city help us reach our potential, adapt to change and withstand adversity.

A vision from the heart of our community

We engaged our communities on their vision for Sydney in 2050 over several years. Activities included surveys, pop-up events and community workshops with First Peoples of Australia, small businesses and cultural and nightlife sectors. We also held consultations with children and young people and a citizens jury.

Our communities have told us they want:

Learn more about how we consulted with our communities for 2050 and what they told us.

Building on the achievements of Sustainable Sydney 2030, we have revised our 10 targets and 10 directions.

We asked architects, creatives and other experts for 10 ambitious project ideas that bring these directions and targets to life.

What 2050 looks like – 10 ambitious project ideas

Large white sculpture on a green lawn in a park being viewed by two people. In the background is a harbour, bridge and city buildings.
An open plaza with lots of people and fringed by trees. At the end of the plaza is a heritage building. Tall city buildings can also be seen.
Aerial view of a city park, avenues, roads and tall buildings.

Our approach – 10 directions for 2050

How we’ll get there – 10 targets to measure progress

Read the draft documents

Draft visionPDF · 28.02 MB · Last modified
Draft community strategic planPDF · 10.22 MB · Last modified

How you can give feedback

Feedback may be published in publicly available reports at the end of the consultation period. Your name or organisation’s name may appear in these reports with your feedback attributed. If you would like your feedback to be kept confidential, please let us know when providing your feedback.

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