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In pictures: Sydney mourns Queen Elizabeth II Cultural and creative life

In pictures: Sydney mourns Queen Elizabeth II

Floral tributes and flags at half-mast marked the death of Her Majesty.

In pictures: Queen Elizabeth II in Sydney Our history and heritage

In pictures: Queen Elizabeth II in Sydney

To mark the passing of Her Royal Highness, we look back at her visits to our city.

‘Old, insanitary and ruinous’: Historic photos reveal demolished Sydney Our history and heritage

‘Old, insanitary and ruinous’: Historic photos reveal demolished Sydney

The changing face of the city captured from 1900 to 1931.

4 fast facts about Sydney’s aldermen Our history and heritage

4 fast facts about Sydney’s aldermen

As elected officials, they acted as the intermediary between the public and local government, representing residents and ratepayers.

Celebrating World Letter Writing Day: Notes from the City of Sydney Archives Our history and heritage

Celebrating World Letter Writing Day: Notes from the City of Sydney Archives

Explore the stories and beauty of decorative 19th and early 20th century requests, demands and complaints.

In pictures: Crown Street through the centuries Our history and heritage

In pictures: Crown Street through the centuries

As we plan a future transformation for Crown Street, see how the route evolved over 200 years.

7 events you can’t miss this History Week Cultural and creative life

7 events you can’t miss this History Week

From quirky Aldermen to laser cut jewellery and tales from Darlinghurst, find fun events on this History Week.

Historic Haymarket landmark returned to its former glory Our history and heritage

Historic Haymarket landmark returned to its former glory

Learn more about the restoration of the heritage-listed Corporation Building and how it serviced Sydney’s markets.

Sydney Park brick kilns and chimneys to be preserved and restored Better streets and spaces

Sydney Park brick kilns and chimneys to be preserved and restored

We invite your feedback on the concept design.

Ways to celebrate NAIDOC Week in Sydney Things to do

Ways to celebrate NAIDOC Week in Sydney

There are plenty of ways to get involved in NAIDOC Week. Here are our picks of the program, which runs from 3 to 10 July.

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