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