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Turning grey to green in Sydney’s urban jungle

Under a new plan released today, the City of Sydney will plant 700 new street trees a year and aim to cover 40% of the city in greenery by 2050.

Climate change leaders call for action in Sydney

Global and local leaders will call for urgent action to mitigate the global climate emergency as part of a public talk in Sydney later this month.

International student welcome goes online for the first time

All international students studying in NSW are invited to attend the City of Sydney’s popular welcome event online this year.

Count confirms fewer rough sleepers in Sydney’s centre

Fewer people are sleeping rough in inner city Sydney this summer, according to the City of Sydney’s latest street count.

Cultural burning On Country reduces city emissions

Aboriginal carbon farmers based in northern Australia have joined the fight against climate change following an agreement between the City of Sydney and the Aboriginal Carbon Foundation.

Council approves improvement to Waterloo south redevelopment plan

City of Sydney Council has unanimously approved the City’s assessment of the NSW Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC) proposal for development at Waterloo estate south.

Rainbow flag marks the start of Mardi Gras

The 2021 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras season has officially begun with the raising of the rainbow flag above Sydney Town Hall this evening.

Waving in prosperity for Year of the Ox

Marking the start of the Sydney Lunar Festival, the City of Sydney has unveiled two bold pink statues for the Year of the Ox and a new lunar year that promises prosperity for all.

Sydney Lunar Festival a feast for all

Free concerts, lion dance workshops, roving street performances, exhibitions, tours and sumptuous restaurant feasts are just some of the attractions on offer as Sydney gets set to celebrate the Year of the Ox.

Stunning new aquatic centre opens in Green Square

Sydney’s biggest aquatic centre since the 2000 Olympic Games has opened in the inner-city precinct of Green Square.

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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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