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More support to help Sydney ride this October

The hills of Sydney Park will turn into a cross country cycling course for dozens of races at the Sydney Rides Festival this October.

New depot’s solar solution boosts local power grid

Lord Mayor Clover Moore and TransGrid CEO Paul Italiano have unveiled the first industrial-scale Tesla Powerpack battery to be installed and operational in the Sydney metropolitan area.

Fresh support for live music and performances

A host of live music and performance venues and small businesses across the city are set to expand their night-time offerings thanks to more than $225,000 in grant funding from the City of Sydney.

Scientists aflutter at bat and bird spotting

A threatened eastern bentwing-bat was among 110 species of bats, birds, reptiles, bugs, mammals and amphibians identified during a 24-hour community 'bioblitz' of Sydney Park in Alexandria.

Sydneysiders back congestion busting bike network

72 per cent of Sydneysiders support separated cycleways and most want Sydney’s bike network built faster, a new survey has found.

Free pick-up service aims to keep streets clean

A survey of 300 City of Sydney residents has revealed half did not know that leaving furniture on the kerb without organising a booked clean-up is considered illegal dumping and punishable with a fine.

Extending our levy City wide to provide more affordable housing

A proposal to extend the City of Sydney’s affordable housing levy across the entire local government area will open for public comment today, following a review by the NSW Government.

Local volunteers needed to welcome refugees in the city

Settlement Services International and the City of Sydney are seeking local experts to volunteer as ambassadors and support a new project to bring hope, happiness and opportunities to refugees starting a new life in Australia.

Park yourself in this inner city oasis

Sydneysiders and students will have more places to exercise and relax at Camperdown's Victoria Park when major improvements are unveiled next weekend.

Sydney gets its rainbow back

Sydney will soon have a new rainbow crossing at Taylor Square, five years after it was unceremoniously removed in the dead of night.

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02 9265 9333

For media inquiries and interviews, contact the City’s media team on:
0400 331 027 or email mediateam@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

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02 8974 4165 or email media@clovermoore.com.au

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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.

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:
0400 331 027 or email mediateam@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

For interviews or comments from the Lord Mayor, contact:
02 8974 4165 or email media@clovermoore.com.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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