Better streets and spaces

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34 posts in Better streets and spaces

Applications open for use of Haymarket Library building

We’re looking for an organisation to transform the former Haymarket Library into a new space for the local community.

Sydney drives world-first green roads trial

The City of Sydney puts environmentally friendly concrete to the test.

Let your gardening skills blossom at the new Glebe community garden

We’re looking for locals to form a new community garden group in Glebe.

Pedalling passion towards a liveable city

The City’s cycling manager, Fiona Campbell, received the prestigious Cycling Luminary Leadership Award in Melbourne this week.

Better bike and walking routes linking Newtown, the city and the beach

Construction crews are donning their hard hats to begin building new cycleways in Newtown this month.

New chapter opens for Customs House

One of Australia’s most important buildings will remain in public hands with the City of Sydney purchasing the landmark from the federal government.

In pictures: Discover Dyuralya Square

See a vacant block in Waterloo transform into a wonderful outdoor meeting place for locals and visitors.

A new multipurpose sports centre for Alexandria

Perry Park’s $12 million sports complex opened its doors on Saturday 30 March.

Launch of new inner-city park to spark kids’ imaginations

Stepping stones, distorting mirrors, a rain wheel and timber animals form the heart of an imaginative new playground in Darlinghurst.

Welcome to the shed

The first community hub dedicated to the reuse and repair of household electronics has opened its doors in Sydney.


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