City supports engaging, inclusive community

A tennis tournament starring the world’s best wheelchair players, an electronic arts festival and a large street mural for Glebe are some of the latest events and projects to receive financial support from the City of [Read entire story]

New café and station access for favourite City park

A stylish open-plan café will replace the old one in Hyde Park South as part of work to make Museum Station more accessible. The new café’s glass frontage will help preserve the heritage look of the brick station [Read entire story]

Strengthening communities with BBQ fun

The City of Sydney is hosting a series of free “Good Neighbourhood BBQs” over the next month to provide residents with a chance to get expert safety advice while enjoying a bite to eat. As part of the City’s efforts to [Read entire story]

Sydney a place of welcome for displaced peoples

Refugees who have found safe haven in Australia will share recollections of their struggles at a series of talks aimed at encouraging community unity. The City of Sydney will host the events with former asylum seekers [Read entire story]

Green thumbs plant forest for national tree day

Volunteers can get their hands dirty planting 6,000 plants and trees at Sydney Park on Planet Ark’s 20th National Tree Day on Sunday 26 July. More than 800 Sydneysiders and visitors are expected to join the free event to [Read entire story]

Light shone on inspiring youngsters

An international student who translated messages left in Martin Place following the Lindt Cafe siege, a youngster running free fitness sessions and a team delivering live underage music gigs across the City are among the [Read entire story]

City supports CEO CookOff to help those in need

The City of Sydney will support the annual OzHarvest CEO CookOff to help raise awareness of homelessness and food waste. CEOs from across the country will team up with 40 of Australia’s top chefs to cook for about 1,000 [Read entire story]

CCTV helps protect lives, nab crooks

The City of Sydney’s CCTV operators tipped off police three times a day last year as they viewed footage of incidents about to unfold, helping to protect the public and giving law enforcers the jump on criminals. From a [Read entire story]

Sydney’s Christmas messages of hope

The City of Sydney’s carols at the Martin Place Christmas Tree will resume tonight, and continue each night until Christmas Eve. Community members are sending messages of hope, peace and sympathy on to the branches of [Read entire story]

City backs growing Pyrmont Festival

The City of Sydney will continue its support of the annual Pyrmont Festival of Wine, Food and Art, a popular event that presents the best of town and country in a stunning harbourside setting. The 10-day celebration held [Read entire story]

City’s $650,000 support of village businesses

Haymarket shopfronts will get a customer-appealing makeover and local businesses will get help in attracting Asian connections thanks to a series of business grants from the City of Sydney. The latest Village Business [Read entire story]

Llankelly Place outdoor food trial a success

Restaurants and eateries will continue to flourish in a Potts Point laneway following a decision by the City of Sydney to extend an outdoor dining trial for another year. Extra room for outside tables and exemptions from [Read entire story]

Green Square locals to enjoy another great park

Residents of Zetland and neighbouring suburbs have a wonderful new place to relax in following the expansion and upgrade of Mary O’Brien Reserve. The leafy park on Joynton Avenue is now home to barbecue facilities, a [Read entire story]

City deepening Australia-China ties

More than 200 high-profile government and business leaders from Australia and China came together at an event supported by the City of Sydney to strengthen partnerships in the financial industry. The fourth annual Sydney [Read entire story]

Future bright for night time youth service

The City of Sydney will continue support for the Glebe Youth Service’s popular ‘After Dark’ program that has helped reduce crime and anti-social behaviour. Since the program began with the City’s help in 2006, local [Read entire story]

Building better cities from community up

Entrepreneurs, festival organisers, business and property owners are set to benefit from the City of Sydney’s revised grants and sponsorship program. The changes have been made following community consultation, research [Read entire story]

New look space a community meeting place

A site in front of the UNSW Art & Design at the corner of Oxford and Napier streets, Paddington, is the latest public open space transformed by the City of Sydney. Designed by Oculus, Napier St Reserve’s $1 million [Read entire story]

More praise for City’s stunning designs

The City of Sydney has won two more prestigious design awards for Prince Alfred Park and Pool and another for converting a heritage-listed church in Darlinghurst into a beautiful new theatre. The three awards, presented [Read entire story]

Extra sparkle for Village Christmas

Retailers across the City’s villages are invited to a free lesson on how best to decorate their shop windows this Christmas and take part in a social media competition that will spread the festive spirit as part of the [Read entire story]

Sheer excitement for Year of the Sheep

Sydney’s Chinese New Year Festival will celebrate the city’s rich Asian cultures with more than 80 family-friendly events in what is the largest Lunar New Year celebration outside Asia. Each year the Sydney spectacular [Read entire story]

City gears-up for biggest Sydney Christmas

City of Sydney is already gearing up for its biggest festive season, with the announcement today of the Sydney Christmas program featuring more events, activations and decorations than ever. From 27 November until [Read entire story]

Strengthening communities with BBQ fun

The City of Sydney is hosting a series of free ‘Good Neighbourhood BBQs’ in October and November to provide locals with a chance to get expert safety advice while enjoying a bite to eat. As part of the City’s [Read entire story]

Red carpet treatment for bumper cruise season

The City of Sydney’s dedicated cruise ambassadors are out in force greeting the first of some 10,000 international ship passengers expected to arrive in the Harbour City between now and May. Throughout the season the [Read entire story]

Conference support good for local business

The City of Sydney has helped secure 10 international conferences, providing a $42 million boost for the local economy while work to redevelop Darling Harbour’s exhibition and convention centre continues. The City [Read entire story]

Cool new park for play and workers’ lunch breaks

A new shaded playground for kids and a meeting point with a tree house feel will soon be opened at Beaconsfield’s Janet Beirne Reserve following a sun-smart makeover by the City of Sydney. The improved public space on [Read entire story]