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City bridging the gender pay gap

In a new policy move, the City of Sydney will soon start paying superannuation for up to 52 weeks for staff on parental leave.

Festive playground launches Christmas in Sydney

The City of Sydney is launching a brand new Christmas festival that will transform the centre of Sydney into a festive playground for the first time.

New chapter opens in Green Square

A milestone was reached in one of Australia's biggest urban development sites with the official opening of a stunning, underground library and plaza by Lord Mayor Clover Moore.

Ride into the “twilight zone” at Light the City

Spooks, spokes and special effects will transform part of the Sydney Harbour foreshore for the finale of this year's Sydney Rides Festival.

Women entrepreneurs changing lives

A home chef program helping reduce child hunger, wearable technology that detects diseases and an ethical vegan fashion brand are among 12 female-led startups from India that will be vying for funding in Sydney.

Paceway makes way for a new Harold Park

3.8 hectares of expansive new parkland will open to the public for the first time at the official opening of Harold Park, the site of a former paceway, next weekend.

Global city innovators put the spotlight on Sydney

More than 350 innovators from around the world will come together at a new Sydney conference to share their brightest ideas on how digital technology and data can make cities better places to live.

City twitchers all aflutter for National Bird Week

City “twitchers” are invited to celebrate National Bird Week by taking part in Australia's biggest citizen science project or by joining one of several bird-spotting strolls.

China’s growth is big business for Sydney

Local businesses will hear how they can tap into the opportunities created by China's rapid urbanisation at a major business forum and networking event in Sydney this month.

Ocean plastic transformed into striking artwork

An art installation comprised of 2,255 orange spheres made from 120 kilograms of ocean debris will be suspended from the ceiling of Customs House from Saturday 6 October.

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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:
0400 331 027 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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