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City opens pools free to the public

Entry to the City of Sydney’s five aquatic facilities will be free and special memberships offered at a heavily discounted price during five separate open days.

Painting the town red for Sydney Chinese New Year

In an historic first the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay Station, Sydney Town Hall and the Capitol Theatre will be illuminated red to mark the 2016 Chinese New Year and welcoming the Year of the Monkey.

Climate action gets city ready for future challenges

The City of Sydney’s new climate adaptation strategy outlines a plan of actions to safeguard Sydney against the threat of soaring temperatures, worsening storms and rising sea levels.

Experience Sydney’s Aboriginal culture at Yabun

Sydney’s largest celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture will return to Victoria Park in Camperdown this month with live music, food stalls and traditional dance, arts and crafts.

Farmers markets in the heart of the city

Sydneysiders can enjoy a taste of fresh produce – from inner west honey and Hunter Valley duck eggs, to locally crafted chocolate and chutneys – at the City Farm trial markets at Sydney Park.

Storytelling and art on show in sunken gardens

The award-winning Paddington Reservoir Gardens will soon be available for cultural and community events, such as exhibitions, light music, story-telling and workshops.

More doors opened to support community groups

A ceramics studio and youth support group seeking to expand their services in response to strong community demand are among the not-for-profit organisations to find new homes at City properties.

New plaza ensures Chinatown will meet future needs

Local businesses have welcomed City of Sydney plans for a major upgrade of Chinatown with wider footpaths and a new pedestrian boulevard to serve the growing numbers of people visiting the historic area.

Free Christmas tree recycling for a greener new year

As the festivities end and the New Year begins, City of Sydney residents can do the right thing and have their old Christmas trees collected for free and recycled.

City of Colour shines in NYE spectacular

The Sydney Harbour Bridge was lit up in a blaze of colour last night with more than 2,400 fireworks dazzling over a million people gathered around the harbour.

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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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