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New Year’s Eve fireworks champion First Nations culture

First Nations stories and culture will be front and centre at the spectacular Calling Country show at 9pm for Sydney New Year’s Eve.

The stage is set for the best New Year’s Eve ever

Pyrotechnics, pylon projections, a spectacular Welcome to Country and a celebration of the upcoming WorldPride festival will delight crowds as Sydney rings in 2023.

$2 million cash grants to boost bright ideas

First Nations peoples, business startups, local residents and LGBTIQA+ communities are just some of the beneficiaries of the City of Sydney’s latest grants program.

Concerts and choirs to spread Christmas cheer

Sydney locals are being invited to put on their Santa hats, pack a picnic with friends, and head to some of Sydney’s favourite local parks for one of six Christmas concerts.

City brings Christmas back to Sydney

Six Christmas concerts, 11 Christmas trees, dozens of performers, thousands of lights, and a visit from Santa are just some of the highlights of the City of Sydney's 2022 Christmas program.

Fresh artwork brightens up city building sites

Ten new large-scale artworks will soon adorn protective fencing around the city’s busiest construction zones thanks to the City of Sydney’s creative hoarding program.

Call for First Nations operator to bring Sydney’s newest public plaza to life

The City of Sydney is calling for an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander operator to manage a public plaza, multi-purpose space for a cultural display and café or retail area, at what will be Sydney’s tallest office tower.

New café for one of Sydney’s most treasured parks

An award-winning café featuring alfresco dining for up to 90 people is now open in a beautifully landscaped corner of Hyde Park.

City seeks operators for city centre bike hubs

The City of Sydney is calling for operators to manage two end-of-trip facilities for bike riders in the city centre.

New Wimbo Park will be a breath of fresh air

Surry Hills residents and visitors are a step closer to enjoying a bigger and better Wimbo Park, with the City of Sydney’s multi-million dollar upgrade now under way.

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Media contacts

To ask a question, report a problem, or provide feedback to the City of Sydney 24/7, call:
02 9265 9333

For media inquiries and interviews, contact the City’s media team on:
02 9246 7292 or email mediateam@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

For interviews or comments from the Lord Mayor, contact:
02 8974 4165 or email lordmayormedia@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

Notifications and opportunities
If you’re a journalist and would like to receive our media releases and alerts, please email your name, title and contact details to mediateam@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au with the words ‘Subscribe to news list’ in the subject field.

Journalism students
The City of Sydney receives a large number of requests from journalism students seeking assistance with assignments. In an effort to assist students and ensure there is readily available information on the City’s projects and programs, every effort is made to ensure City of Sydney News and the City’s corporate website are up-to-date with news and announcements. Please note, however, that due to extremely busy workloads City staff are not available to undertake media interviews for student projects.

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