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Youngest entrant wins top photography prize

An image of a pensive young girl in the back of a dimly lit car has taken top honours in the annual Australian Life photography competition.

City welcomes award for Indigenous leader

The City of Sydney has congratulated Wiradjuri curator Emily McDaniel for winning an inaugural Committee for Sydney award for up and coming leaders. The Sydney Awards celebrate people whose efforts make the city special and were announced today.

Images by young snappers are a winner

An impromptu image of a baby cradled by his mother and a water fountain captured at dusk have been selected as winners of the Little Sydney Lives photography competition.

Explore the hidden stories of your home

Looking for something enjoyable and different to do during lockdown? Become your own detective and discover intriguing stories about your home by learning how to research its history.

Sydneysiders take to the streets in record numbers

New research has revealed that more people than ever before are walking and riding in the City of Sydney, with double the number of people now cycling regularly.

Drawing on young talent for Year of the Tiger

The City of Sydney is calling on budding young artists to help make our Year of the Tiger celebrations a roaring success, with a competition that will see their designs on display across the city.

Yananurala – acknowledging Country on Sydney harbour‘s foreshore walk

A name from the Gadigal language has been selected for a nine-kilometre walk that highlights Aboriginal history and culture at places along the Sydney harbour foreshore.

Artists have eye on the tiger for new lunar designs

Local artists are being given the chance to unleash their imaginations for Sydney’s Lunar New Year celebrations as the city prepares to ring in the Year of the Tiger in 2022.

Unfiltered – young reflections of Sydney life

Twenty of NSW’s youngest photographers have shared their impressions of life in the city as finalists in one of Australia’s top image competitions.

Diverse depictions of Australian Life

Hundreds of amateur and professional photographers from around Australia have submitted entries for one of the country’s biggest annual photography prizes.

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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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