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New signs wish all Sydneysiders bujari gamarruwa

New signs in the City of Sydney’s parks now welcome people with the words bujari gamarruwa, which means ‘good day’ in the language of the traditional custodians of this land, the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation.

People with disability taking active community roles

The City of Sydney and St Vincent de Paul Society are working together to help change the lives of people with a disability by increasing community ties.

Global leader helps build a stronger, more inclusive Sydney

One of the world’s most inspiring leaders, the former President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson, will bring her expertise to the challenges of improving social outcomes for Sydney’s growing population.

New fitness hubs shape up the city’s parks

It’s easier than ever for Sydneysiders to keep fit and healthy with new outdoor fitness hubs set to appear in selected City of Sydney parks.

Housing providing better lives for city youth

A new brokerage fund to pay rental bonds on apartments and other costs holding young people back from accessing housing has helped improve hundreds of lives in the past year.

Decluttering electronic waste the e-asy way

Sydneysiders have recycled more than 419 tonnes of e-waste though the City of Sydney’s free quarterly drop-off events – the equivalent weight of two jumbo jets.

Affordable housing needed to solve homeless crisis

Sydney’s escalating rents and property prices have forced more people onto Sydney’s streets, with 486 people sleeping rough in the inner-city alone.

Artists encouraged to think big for Rooster lanterns

Artists are being urged to fire up their imaginations and think big to create new Sydney Chinese New Year lunar lantern designs for the upcoming Year of the Rooster.

Problem solving icing on the cake for Black Star

Black Star Pastry’s chef and founder Christopher The will share his insight into starting and growing a successful small business when he kicks off the City of Sydney’s free Business 101 seminar series for 2016.

More community gardens to bloom across the city

The City of Sydney’s popular community gardens program is turning pockets of urban spaces into productive organic gardens run by local residents.

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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.

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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