Welcome ‘facelift’ for heritage town hall

Welcome ‘facelift’ for heritage town hall

Thursday, March 16th, 2017 | Community, Development

Alexandria’s much-loved Town Hall will soon undergo a restoration aimed at restoring the 136-year-old building to its former glory. Proposed work on the heritage listed building on Garden Street includes restoring the façade, roof and interiors, to ensure it continues … Continued

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Sydney’s student ambassadors leading the way

Sydney’s student ambassadors leading the way

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017 | Community, Other

International students from more countries than ever before have joined the City of Sydney’s unique International Student Leadership and Ambassador program that provides training, mentoring and practical work experience. For the first time students from Nigeria, Cambodia, Mexico, USA, Japan, … Continued

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Women excelling in non-traditional roles

Women excelling in non-traditional roles

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017 | Community, Culture, Sustainability

A long-term commitment to gender equity has resulted in women accounting for 43 per cent of all management positions at the City of Sydney, including Chief Executive Officer. But women are not just making it big in management, they are … Continued

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Welcome Tree grows compassion for refugees

Welcome Tree grows compassion for refugees

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 | Community, Culture, Events

A ‘welcome tree’ where Sydneysiders can display messages of support for refugees and asylum seekers is one of many highlights of the City of Sydney’s 15th annual Living in Harmony Festival this month. Iranian refugee, artist and engineer Majid Rabet … Continued

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Many ways to celebrate our city’s senior residents

Many ways to celebrate our city’s senior residents

Monday, February 27th, 2017 | Community, Culture, Events

Older people can enjoy everything from free music performances and cooking workshops to comedy debates and zumba as part of next month’s Seniors Festival. The southern hemisphere’s largest celebration for elderly people will feature a range of free events and … Continued

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City parks set for sizzles

City parks set for sizzles

Monday, February 27th, 2017 | Community, Events, Green spaces

The City of Sydney’s popular Good Neighbourhood BBQs will return to nine City parks throughout March and April. A joint initiative of the City of Sydney and NSW Police, the Good Neighbourhood BBQs are part of the City’s efforts to … Continued

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Sydney swimmers say thanks a million

Sydney swimmers say thanks a million

Thursday, February 16th, 2017 | Community, Green spaces, Sustainability

Sweltering Sydneysiders have flocked to the City of Sydney’s award-winning pools in record numbers to escape the prolonged heatwave. More than one million customers have now passed through the turnstiles of the City’s five fitness and aquatic centres in just … Continued

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