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Bikes are next stop for Sydney commuters

With the increasingly popular Sydney Rides Business Challenge in full swing, commuters are being encouraged to ride to work and beat the traffic.

City’s Mardi Gras proposal: Let’s get married Australia

The City of Sydney has made a vow its entry in this year’s Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, ‘Let’s Get Married Australia!’, will be its biggest and best in more than a decade’s involvement in the parade.

Blue forest raises awareness of urban greenery

Pyrmont’s Pirrama Park will be transformed into a surreal forest of blue trees around the world’s greatest harbour to raise awareness of the human impact on the environment.

Late night escapades at the library

Live music, provocative stories, untold truths and stand-up comedy are some of the highlights of the Late Night Library program at Kings Cross Library this autumn.

Sydney workers gear up for mega bike challenge

More than 1,600 Sydney workers are gearing up to get on their bikes from Monday (22 February) for the Sydney Rides Business Challenge – the biggest event of its kind in Australia.

Proud rainbow flag raised over Sydney tonight

The City of Sydney will tonight signal the start of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival by raising the rainbow flag above the city’s most important civic building, Sydney Town Hall.

City’s balanced approach to short-term holiday stays

The City of Sydney wants the law changed to allow short-term holiday services, such as Airbnb, so long as neighbouring properties and traditional visitor accommodation services are not adversely affected.

Workshop your way to happier apartment living

Sydneysiders who live in apartments, or those interested in buying one, are invited to a series of free workshops tackling the big issues of city living, from parking and pets, to noise and strata levies.

Sydneysiders switched on for battery recycling

Sydneysiders have recycled enough household batteries to power a family washing machine for three-and-a-half years, since a trial began at the City of Sydney’s e-waste drop-off points.

Drop in, carve it up at skate park pop-up

Sydney has seen pop-up shops, pop-up cafes and even pop-up yoga – now young residents can look forward to a pop-up skate park.

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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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