Media releases

Media releases

Releases, images and other resources for journalists

222 media releases

  • Silver and gold for the Queen of Soul

    Sydney New Year's Eve will pay tribute to the late, great Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin during this year's midnight fireworks display.

  • 悉尼跨年庆典向已故灵魂歌后致敬

    悉尼跨年庆典将在今年的午夜烟花汇演中向已故"灵魂歌后(Queen of Soul)" 艾瑞莎·弗兰克林(Aretha Franklin)致以崇高敬意。

  • Sydney sets pulses racing with Aretha tribute

    A tribute to the late great Aretha Franklin with never before seen firework effects will light up the skies this New Year's Eve as Sydney celebrates with a world-beating pyrotechnic display.

  • Decade of job growth across inner city villages

    Strong employment growth across inner city villages has seen worker numbers skyrocket over the past decade, according to the City of Sydney's latest floor space and employment survey.

  • Sydney cements status as dining destination

    The number of hospitality businesses in the City of Sydney has jumped by around 45 per cent over the last decade, cementing the city’s status as one of the world’s great food and beverage destinations.

  • Grants to support city businesses after dark

    More live music venues and small businesses across the city will be able to expand their night-time offerings thanks to more than $265,000 in grant funding from the City of Sydney.

  • Jobs boom in the heart of the city

    A new survey released today reveals that jobs are booming in the City of Sydney area with an extra 66,017 jobs created in the five years from 2012 to 2017 - an increase of 15.1 per cent.

  • Old welcome heralds New Year of recognition

    Sydney's iconic New Year's Eve celebrations will see an age-old Aboriginal tradition of Calling Country that will welcome the International Year of Indigenous languages in 2019.

  • 悉尼跨年庆典用传统仪式向土著民族送上新年敬意

    悉尼标志性跨年庆典将通过一部名为《土地的召唤(Calling Country)》的仪式性动画作品迎接2019年土著语言国际年(International Year of Indigenous languages),彰显澳大利亚土著民族的渊远文明和传统。

  • A great Aussie welcome for 2019

    Sydney Harbour will come to life on New Year's Eve with a five-minute mini-movie animation inspired by the Aussie music anthem, 'Great Southern Land'.

  • 悉尼跨年庆典用澳式礼仪迎接2019年

    跨年庆典依据澳大利亚本土老牌乐队Icehouse经典歌曲《伟大的南大陆(Great Southern Land)》新创5分钟同名动画短片,将为悉尼海港的脉动注入幻彩活力

  • Start-up bootcamp for teenage entrepreneurs

    Rather than spending their days at the beach this summer holiday, a group of would-be teenage tycoons will be at Start-up Bootcamp developing their entrepreneurial business ideas and creating digital solutions for everyday problems.

  • Opening career doors for skilled refugees

    Nader Bulos fled war-torn Syria for Australia with his family two years ago and credits a CareerSeekers program hosted at the City of Sydney for helping kick-start his new life.

  • City investments roll out low-carbon projects

    The City of Sydney has invested in the world’s first independently certified scheme for ‘green’ investments that address climate change through renewable energy, sustainable transport, waste and water projects.

  • How to have a digital career at any age

    One of the world’s most successful startup founders is urging Australian job seekers of all ages to take an “entrepreneurial approach” to their careers to survive and thrive in the digital economy.

  • Sydney’s soundtrack for Christmas

    Some of Sydney’s finest choirs will create the perfect festive soundtrack to entertain shoppers and visitors in the city this Christmas.

  • Christmas comes to Sydney

    Sydney will celebrate the festive season like never before with the state’s tallest outdoor Christmas tree and events right across the Sydney CBD and City villages.

  • Introducing Sydney Lunar Festival

    The City of Sydney's renowned Chinese New Year celebrations will be more inclusive, welcoming performers and audiences from a wider range of multicultural communities than ever before.

  • Global gathering finds ways of healing

    Local and international indigenous communities will come together to share knowledge and experiences at the Healing our Spirit Worldwide conference at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney from 26–29 November.

  • More communities benefit from City grants

    A festival to celebrate Glebe's 160th anniversary, a community picnic day for former Millers Point residents, an inclusive music festival and a child-abuse prevention program are some of the latest projects to receive City of Sydney funding.

  • Checking in on the wellbeing of our city

    A survey of city residents will seek to understand the wellbeing of local communities to ensure Sydney remains a sustainable, liveable, safe and culturally vibrant city.

  • Food scraps trial to reduce landfill

    The City of Sydney is inviting 100 apartment buildings and 300 houses to join its first food scraps collection trial in mid-2019.

  • First World War ‘digger’ comes home

    The first statue of a World War I soldier carved in Australia has returned to its original home in time for the centenary of the guns falling silent on the Western Front.

  • Loading ...