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Little known sites of life and death in Sydney streets Our history and heritage

Little known sites of life and death in Sydney streets

Explore what lies beneath our feet with former sites of cemeteries and hospitals

Great Eora fisherwomen remembered in ‘bara’ artwork Our history and heritage

Great Eora fisherwomen remembered in ‘bara’ artwork

The women were a common sight around Port Jackson for generations, singing as they rowed and fished.

Odd jobs of our city’s past Our history and heritage

Odd jobs of our city’s past

We’ve sure seen a lot of change in our 175+ years of operation. We’ve dug into the archives to come up with 6 odd jobs that no longer exist at the City.

Artwork tells secret stories in billboard-sized letters Cultural and creative life

Artwork tells secret stories in billboard-sized letters

Surry Hills artwork, Village Voices, reflects personal experiences.

World’s longest living cultures celebrated at NAIDOC in the City 2018 Cultural and creative life

World’s longest living cultures celebrated at NAIDOC in the City 2018

Sydneysiders gathered to experience Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, food and music.

The story of Victoria Park Our history and heritage

The story of Victoria Park

Victoria Park has a long history of being a place for the people. View its evolution in pictures

Celebrating 120 years of the Queen Victoria Building Our history and heritage

Celebrating 120 years of the Queen Victoria Building

One of Sydney’s best loved historic landmarks celebrates its 120th anniversary

How to take your art to the streets of Sydney Support for arts and culture

How to take your art to the streets of Sydney

Art & About Sydney provides a gateway for artists and creatives to bring temporary public artworks to the city’s streets.

How photo buffs get full exposure in our photo comp Support for arts and culture

How photo buffs get full exposure in our photo comp

Our Australian Life photo competition and exhibition provides often unexpected insights into our country. The prize’s 4 judges share what they’ll look for.

Illustrating Country with artist Shannon Foster Support for arts and culture

Illustrating Country with artist Shannon Foster

Look out for Naba Gumal (‘Family and Friends’) – it’ll appear on banners and signs throughout the City during NAIDOC Week 2018

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