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Sydney springs back to life for summer

Live music sessions, festivals, al fresco dining and more than $12 million in events and activations will see locals and visitors enjoy a Sydney summer like never before.

City of Sydney wins approval for visionary plan

The City of Sydney today welcomes the state government’s approval of the City’s new planning framework for Central Sydney, paving the way for the city’s future growth and prosperity.

Christmas cheer lights way back to the city

The City of Sydney will play host to choirs, roving performers, live music and a glittering array of decorations from tonight, as part of a Christmas program celebrating the return of people to the city centre.

Digital street furniture to reshape our future city

Visitors to Sydney can expect a more inviting experience as the City of Sydney begins the installation of digital bus shelters as part of an architect-designed street furniture rollout.

City has designs on critical link for Oxford Street

New designs for an Oxford Street cycleway and footpath improvements will connect bike routes across Sydney, make it safer for people walking and riding and support businesses along the retail and entertainment strip.

City reveals blueprint for Sydney’s rejuvenation

New public spaces, green avenues, slow streets, revitalised laneways and a Pitt Street promenade are among new City of Sydney public domain projects set to rejuvenate the city centre, support businesses and create a post-pandemic destination city.

Funding to support city’s most vulnerable women and Indigenous people

The City of Sydney has approved funding for services to help some of the state’s most at risk and vulnerable residents.

Multi-million dollar support to boost Sydney’s Covid recovery

As Sydney emerges from the Covid-19 pandemic, the city is set for more live music and cultural performances, pop-up theatre productions, dance festivals, art shows and installations.

City of Sydney facilities reopen

The City of Sydney’s libraries, gyms and community centres begin to reopen from today as the NSW Government’s Covid-19 restrictions ease, with Neighbourhood Service Centres also reopening their doors and landmark venues available for hire.

Brand X to run new state-of-the-art city centre creative studios

Dancers, musicians, film and theatre makers, digital creatives and visual artists will soon have access to a new state-of-the-art production and rehearsal space in the heart of Sydney.

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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:
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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