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Bright ideas to light up Dixon Street

The City of Sydney is proposing to distribute up to $1.9 million in grants to help revitalise Dixon Street and the Haymarket precinct.

Symbol of pride flies high in Sydney

The international symbol for pride was raised by Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore AO at a special ceremony tonight attended by members of the largest rainbow community in Australia.

Updated statement on asbestos contaminated mulch

Updated statement on asbestos contaminated mulch

Sydney Lunar Festival roars to life for the Year of the Dragon

Sydney is throwing a 16-day party to celebrate the 2024 Lunar New Year – with outdoor festivities, dragon boat races, art, installations, lanterns, cultural performances and lion dancing.

Dragons breathe fire and fun into Sydney Lunar Festival

Sydney is being transformed into a vibrant open-air gallery with art celebrating Asian cultures on proud display to usher in the Lunar New Year.

Call for artists to bring their ideas to Sydney streets

The City of Sydney is offering national and international artists up to $100,000 and the opportunity to be part of one of Australia’s most prominent arts programs.

Sydney Streets promises fun from day to night

The hugely popular Sydney Streets event series is returning in summer and autumn to some of the busiest village high streets.

Yabun Festival thrives with City of Sydney support

Organised by Gadigal Information Service, operators of Koori Radio, this year’s event is supported by a $190,000 grant from long-time supporter, the City of Sydney.

Crowds head to the harbour to welcome 2024

Vivid pylon projections, a special appearance from Bluey and a series of stunning fireworks wowed people around harbour as they celebrated the start of 2024.

Sydney set to go global with NYE spectacular

Sydney will light up in all its glory tonight with fireworks lighting the Harbour Bridge from shore to shore and pyrotechnics spanning 6 kilometres across the harbour.

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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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