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Walk Country and learn about Sydney Harbour’s Aboriginal history

Eleven interpretive markers highlighting historically significant Aboriginal people and places have been installed along the Sydney Harbour foreshore.

City opens discussion on Sydney’s long-term prosperity

The City of Sydney is asking for input on a new economic strategy to help guide post-pandemic recovery and cement Sydney’s place as a revitalised, premier destination for business, retail, tourism and employment.

Sydney Streets come to life in spring festivals

High streets across Sydney’s local villages will close to traffic and be transformed into spaces for walking, shopping, dining, and entertainment in a series of special events during October and November.

Survey to reflect trends in a changed city

The City of Sydney is encouraging local businesses to take part in a major survey that will provide vital insights into how the city has changed in the wake of the Covid pandemic.

Prize-winning pics depict life portraits

A striking image of two women night-hunting for file snakes in the Northern Territory has been selected as the winner of the 2022 Australian Life photography competition.

No filter required for Sydney’s little snappers

Twenty images captured by our city’s youngest photographers have been selected as finalists in the annual Little Sydney Lives photography competition.

Sydney cements net zero plans

In an Australian-first, the City of Sydney will incorporate energy efficiency and renewable energy targets in development applications – ensuring buildings are part of the transition to net-zero emissions.

Photo finalists bring Australian Life into focus

Twenty-eight finalists have been selected for what has been one of Australia’s biggest and most popular photography competitions in the last 20 years.

Million-dollar makeover for heritage building

A heritage-listed commercial building in Sydney’s Haymarket has undergone a $3 million makeover by the City of Sydney to preserve it for future generations.

Plans put jewel in the crown of city street

The City of Sydney is asking for community feedback on its proposed $32 million transformation of Crown Street in Surry Hills, part of plans to make city streets greener and safer while creating new opportunities for local businesses.

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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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