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Council approves improvement to Waterloo south redevelopment plan

City of Sydney Council has unanimously approved the City’s assessment of the NSW Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) proposal for development at Waterloo estate south.

Rainbow flag marks the start of Mardi Gras

The 2021 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras season has officially begun with the raising of the rainbow flag above Sydney Town Hall this evening.

Waving in prosperity for Year of the Ox

Marking the start of the Sydney Lunar Festival, the City of Sydney has unveiled two bold pink statues for the Year of the Ox and a new lunar year that promises prosperity for all.

Sydney Lunar Festival a feast for all

Free concerts, lion dance workshops, roving street performances, exhibitions, tours and sumptuous restaurant feasts are just some of the attractions on offer as Sydney gets set to celebrate the Year of the Ox.

Stunning new aquatic centre opens in Green Square

Sydney’s biggest aquatic centre since the 2000 Olympic Games has opened in the inner-city precinct of Green Square.

Water artwork to recall Green Square’s history

A bronze sculpture modelled on handheld water carriers once used by Aboriginal communities along Australia’s east coast will be a central feature at the new aquatic and recreation centre in Green Square.

Online series to help business reboot in 2021

Local businesses looking to adapt and grow in the Covid-19 landscape can access 26 free online sessions with expert advice, insights and guidance on how to refocus and reboot their operations.

Artists breathe new life into Sydney’s laneways

Artists interested in communities, urbanism and sustainability will breathe life into underused city spaces in a response to the Covid-19 pandemic, with four temporary artworks commissioned by the City of Sydney.

Gnarly new skate park opens in Alexandria

Sculptural bowls and obstacles will challenge skaters of all ages as the City of Sydney opens a huge new $6 million skate park in Alexandria.

Blueprint for central Sydney's future

The most detailed planning review of the city centre in more than four decades is set to play a critical role in Sydney's recovery from the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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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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