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Vision for Sydney that puts people first

The City of Sydney has released a new study to further its vision of a city centre that puts people first - with quality public spaces, three major new squares and more room for walking, cycling and relaxing.

Young perspectives on Sydney life

Budding photographers aged between three and 12 years are invited to share their perspective on city life as part of the Little Sydney Lives photography competition.

Looking down the lens of Australian Life

One of the country’s most prestigious photography competitions is inviting casual camera buffs and professional photographers to take part in its 18th year.

More affordable housing for lower income households

There will be more housing for low-income households in the inner city following the City of Sydney’s decision to turn an unused Council-owned site in Alexandria into 21 affordable apartments.

Creative plans to revitalise Sydney after dark

Shops and businesses in the city will soon be able to trade until 10pm without needing further approvals thanks to new planning changes unanimously approved by Council last night.

Turning grey to green in Sydney’s urban jungle

Under a new plan released today, the City of Sydney will plant 700 new street trees a year and aim to cover 40% of the city in greenery by 2050.

Climate change leaders call for action in Sydney

Global and local leaders will call for urgent action to mitigate the global climate emergency as part of a public talk in Sydney later this month.

International student welcome goes online for the first time

All international students studying in NSW are invited to attend the City of Sydney’s popular welcome event online this year.

Count confirms fewer rough sleepers in Sydney’s centre

Fewer people are sleeping rough in inner city Sydney this summer, according to the City of Sydney’s latest street count.

Cultural burning On Country reduces city emissions

Aboriginal carbon farmers based in northern Australia have joined the fight against climate change following an agreement between the City of Sydney and the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation.

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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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