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City’s balanced approach to short-term holiday stays

The City of Sydney wants the law changed to allow short-term holiday services, such as Airbnb, so long as neighbouring properties and traditional visitor accommodation services are not adversely affected.

Workshop your way to happier apartment living

Sydneysiders who live in apartments, or those interested in buying one, are invited to a series of free workshops tackling the big issues of city living, from parking and pets, to noise and strata levies.

Sydneysiders switched on for battery recycling

Sydneysiders have recycled enough household batteries to power a family washing machine for three-and-a-half years, since a trial began at the City of Sydney’s e-waste drop-off points.

Drop in, carve it up at skate park pop-up

Sydney has seen pop-up shops, pop-up cafes and even pop-up yoga – now young residents can look forward to a pop-up skate park.

Get to know your neighbours at community BBQs

The City of Sydney is hosting a series of Good Neighbourhood BBQs this March and April, giving residents a chance to get expert safety advice while meeting their neighbours.

Celebrities get on board for Chinese New Year finale

Celebrities get on board for Chinese New Year finale

Rainbow flag signals start of Mardi Gras

The City of Sydney will signal the start of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival by raising the rainbow flag above the city’s most important civic building, Sydney Town Hall.

Art & About Sydney call out for creatives

Australian and international artists, curators and creatives are being invited to be part of one the country’s best temporary art programs – the City of Sydney’s year-round Art & About Sydney.

Businessman’s gift of clean drinking water to early Sydneysiders

A 19th century fountain in Hyde Park that was one of Sydney’s first water bubblers is being restored to its former glory.

Sydney lit red to welcome Chinese New Year

Sydney’s Chinese New Year Festival began tonight with 12 zodiac animal lanterns in some of Sydney’s most iconic locations illuminated for the first time.

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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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