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Sydney sets pulses racing with Aretha tribute

A tribute to the late great Aretha Franklin with never before seen firework effects will light up the skies this New Year's Eve as Sydney celebrates with a world-beating pyrotechnic display.

悉尼用跨年脉动致敬灵魂歌后艾瑞莎∙弗兰克林

万众瞩目的悉尼跨年烟花表演将为著名已故流行乐歌唱家艾瑞莎∙弗兰克林(Aretha Franklin)奉献绝伦的烟花设计,壮美的星雨璀璨天际,以示敬意

Decade of job growth across inner city villages

Strong employment growth across inner city villages has seen worker numbers skyrocket over the past decade, according to the City of Sydney's latest floor space and employment survey.

Sydney cements status as dining destination

The number of hospitality businesses in the City of Sydney has jumped by around 45 per cent over the last decade, cementing the city’s status as one of the world’s great food and beverage destinations.

Grants to support city businesses after dark

More live music venues and small businesses across the city will be able to expand their night-time offerings thanks to more than $265,000 in grant funding from the City of Sydney.

Jobs boom in the heart of the city

A new survey released today reveals that jobs are booming in the City of Sydney area with an extra 66,017 jobs created in the five years from 2012 to 2017 - an increase of 15.1 per cent.

Old welcome heralds New Year of recognition

Sydney's iconic New Year's Eve celebrations will see an age-old Aboriginal tradition of Calling Country that will welcome the International Year of Indigenous languages in 2019.

悉尼跨年庆典用传统仪式向土著民族送上新年敬意

悉尼标志性跨年庆典将通过一部名为《土地的召唤(Calling Country)》的仪式性动画作品迎接2019年土著语言国际年(International Year of Indigenous languages),彰显澳大利亚土著民族的渊远文明和传统。

Share bikes help fill in transport gaps

New figures show more than 22,000 share bike trips are taking place in Sydney each week.

A great Aussie welcome for 2019

Sydney Harbour will come to life on New Year's Eve with a five-minute mini-movie animation inspired by the Aussie music anthem, 'Great Southern Land'.

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For media inquiries and interviews, contact the City’s media team on:
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