A cultural and creative city

A cultural and creative city

A cultural and creative city

A major part of Sustainable Sydney 2030 is encouraging a creative life where people can share traditions and lifestyles – celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, diversity and community.

City context

  • Our culture extends beyond the arts to lifestyle, heritage and the natural environment.
  • Central Sydney has a concentration of world-renowned cultural destinations.
  • Arts and cultural activities are fundamental to liveability, tolerance and quality of life and increasingly to economic development.

Why action is needed

  • To learn more about and celebrate Aboriginal heritage and culture.
  • Supporting culture and artists for Sydney to enjoy a thriving cultural life.
  • Encourage and foster innovation and creativity.


  • Encourage the appreciation and development of Aboriginal cultural heritage and its contemporary expression.
  • Support the development of creative industries.
  • Provide cultural leadership and strengthen cultural partnerships.

Last updated: Wednesday, 30 April 2014