Cultural and creative life

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Help bring Aboriginal stories to life on the harbour

Be part of Yananurala, a new walk that celebrates connection to Country through art and installations

In pictures: Sydney mourns Queen Elizabeth II

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

In pictures: Australian South Sea Islander National Recognition Day

People came together at events to connect with culture and learn through storytelling, performance, history talks and panel discussions.

Discover the finalists of the 2022 Australian Life photography competition

Explore some of the unique perspectives from people across the country – on show from 15 September to 9 October in Hyde Park.

Stories told through Little Sydney Lives photo competition 2022

A glimpse of daily life through the eyes of young Sydneysiders aged 3 to 12

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.

Promote your NAIDOC Week event free online

The week celebrating and recognising the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is on from 3 to 10 July.

Video: ‘bara’, a monument to the traditional custodians of Gadigal Country

‘bara’ by Aboriginal artist Judy Watson is a major new permanent artwork to celebrate the First Peoples of Sydney.

In pictures: Celebrating National Reconciliation Week

People came together at Redfern Community Centre for dancing, a hearty lunch and film screening.

Meet the creatives living and working in reduced-rent spaces in the inner city

Multidisciplinary artists, musicians, performers and change-makers are creating in our live/work spaces.


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Enjoy a tipple with some of Sydney’s top academics and tech entrepreneurs

New mural depicts obscured faces from Australia’s past

In pictures: Mardi Gras 2023


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