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Affordable housing needed to solve homeless crisis

Sydney’s escalating rents and property prices have forced more people onto Sydney’s streets, with 486 people sleeping rough in the inner-city alone.

Artists encouraged to think big for Rooster lanterns

Artists are being urged to fire up their imaginations and think big to create new Sydney Chinese New Year lunar lantern designs for the upcoming Year of the Rooster.

Problem solving icing on the cake for Black Star

Black Star Pastry’s chef and founder Christopher The will share his insight into starting and growing a successful small business when he kicks off the City of Sydney’s free Business 101 seminar series for 2016.

More community gardens to bloom across the city

The City of Sydney’s popular community gardens program is turning pockets of urban spaces into productive organic gardens run by local residents.

Cultures break bread for harmony festival

Sydneysiders can learn how to make bread, or simply break bread, with friends and family while learning about other cultures at the Living in Harmony festival in March.

New Green Square parks for growing community

The City of Sydney is designing and building dozens of new parks and open spaces in one of Sydney’s fastest growing areas to take the total number of Green Square parks to more than 40.

Nominations open for city’s young achievers

The City of Sydney has introduced three new awards to recognise the achievements of young people and youth projects across Sydney.

Free trees boost inner-city happiness

Newtown’s Eleanor Ryan starts every day with a meditation session next to her beloved Maple tree, one of 1,000 trees given away as part of the City of Sydney’s free tree giveaway.

City businesses get on board for free advice

Dozens of local small businesses took advantage of free professional advice from industry experts when the Small Biz Bus pulled up at Town Hall on George Street today.

Sydney rolls out welcome mat for sea life

Sydney is rolling out the welcome mat for sea creatures along its picturesque foreshore, with specially designed flower pots and mats creating new habitats for marine life.

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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:
0400 331 027 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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