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Funding to help city precincts recover from the pandemic and buzz like never before

A farmer’s market at Circular Quay, street festivals with food, wine and music, and a celebration of all things Redfern are just some of the exciting events set to take place across the city over the next 12 months.

Community comes together to plant 2000 native shrubs

More than 200 Sydneysiders are expected to descend on Sydney Park on Sunday, in the first community planting day since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Young talent time to shine at Sydney Lunar Festival

Sydney’s budding young artists are being urged to hop to it and put pen to paper for a 2023 Year of the Rabbit drawing competition, with the winning designs to be transformed into larger than life lunar lanterns.

Bringing Australian Life into focus

Amateur and professional photographers from across the nation are invited to submit their interpretation of life in Australia for one of the country’s most prestigious photography exhibitions and prizes.

Sydney as seen through little lenses

Sydney’s youngest shutterbugs are invited to submit their creative snaps on life as part of the Little Sydney Lives photography competition.

New city promenade to create a place for people

Castlereagh Street will be transformed into a greener inner-city promenade, with footpaths widened, opportunities for more outdoor dining and a separated cycleway for commuters and delivery riders.

New indoor sports courts open in Alexandria

The City of Sydney has doubled the number of indoor sports courts available at Alexandria’s Perry Park as it continues to transform the former rubbish tip into a bustling sporting precinct.

Artwork points the city centre to a greener way

A striking artwork that pays homage to traditional Indigenous navigation and land management practices now towers above one of Sydney’s busiest city intersections.

Creating new cultural and creative precincts and making more space for the arts in Sydney

Australia’s National Art School (NAS) and neighbouring Taylor Square could be transformed into a major cultural and creative precinct under bold new plans outlined by the City of Sydney.

Oxford Street plans to breathe new life into creative economy

New planning rules for Oxford Street will encourage investment and attract new tenants, create more space for creative and cultural activities, and support a long-term vision for a greener street with calmer traffic.

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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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