Planning for the future

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Our vision for Sydney’s night-time economy

We’re a global city but we’ve lost half a million visitors a year since the lockouts began. It’s time for a new vision that opens our city to everyone at night.

Seven proposals shortlisted in the Alternative Housing Ideas Challenge

An independent jury selected the entries for new housing models to increase affordable housing supply across our city and reduce housing stress.

Global experts share the big ideas that transformed their cities

At our CityTalks event, we asked national and international figures to share the bold ideas that have transformed their cities.

Sydney set for 24 hour trading

Some of the biggest changes to city planning in a decade will give Sydney a late-night boost.

5 minutes with our Alternative Housing Ideas Challenge registrar Stephen Varady

The challenge calls for ideas to boost the diversity of housing across the city.

A better way for Waterloo housing estate

We’re proposing a more balanced redevelopment of the Waterloo housing estate.

We’re updating our plan for Sydney: here’s what you need to know

What will Sydney be like in the year 2050? That’s the question driving our new plan for the city.

Dr Richard Dennis on creating a just and inclusive society

The Australia Institute’s chief economist asks if Australia is still the land of the fair go.

Beck Dawson on working together for a resilient city

Sydney’s chief resilience officer talks us through the main shocks and stresses facing our city.

Protecting the historic heart of Kings Cross

A blueprint for future development on Darlinghurst Road.


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Annandale synthetic sports field gives the green light for play

New cycleway links open in the city centre

A new quiet way in Rosebery


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