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Artwork to memorialise people who lost their lives to AIDS

A garden within a garden will be installed in Green Park opposite St Vincent’s Hospital to commemorate those who died of AIDS and HIV-related illnesses.

Dining goes street-side across Sydney

Inner-city restaurants, bars and cafes are backing fast-tracked alfresco dining options, as Sydneysiders show they’re happy to pull up a seat and relax in the new-look street eateries.

Pop-ups to go permanent as rider numbers rocket

Sydney’s pop-up cycleways will be in place for up to two years and two popular cycle routes will become permanent under plans approved by the City of Sydney.

Sydney’s new buildings soar towards net zero

New buildings will be more energy efficient, use more renewable energy and support the transition to net-zero emissions under an Australia-first plan to include energy targets in development applications.

New planning controls to help Oxford Street shine

The Oxford Street cultural and creative precinct will be transformed under ground-breaking City of Sydney plans to revitalise the area.

Artwork honouring First Nations community to overlook Sydney harbour

A gleaming six-metre high monument inspired by shell fishing hooks handcrafted and used by local Aboriginal women for generations will soon take pride of place high on the lawns overlooking Sydney harbour.

Sydney puts sustainable fashion on the global catwalk

All eyes of the fashion world will be firmly fixed on Sydney later this month as it hosts the first live fashion shows anywhere in the world for more than a year.

Global tech experts pitch in for Sydney startups

Australia’s chief scientist and global tech experts will come together next month to share their knowledge and expertise on the latest biotech and quantum technologies that are transforming our world.

Food scraps recycling trial extended

The City of Sydney is looking for an additional 100 apartment buildings to take part in a food recycling trial.

World-class boulevard for the heart of Sydney

Wider footpaths, more trees, new street furniture and extensive paving for walking and outdoor dining will transform Sydney’s George Street into a world-class pedestrian boulevard and draw people back to the city.

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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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