Accelerating action on energy efficient buildings

Thursday, May 11th, 2017 | Sustainability

Mid-tier commercial buildings will be the focus of a City of Sydney-sponsored forum encouraging increased energy and water efficiency measures. The Australian Institute of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning and Heating (AIRAH) will deliver the Sydney Forum for Mid-Tier Commercial Buildings on … Continued

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$8 million in new street trees to cool Sydney

$8 million in new street trees to cool Sydney

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 | Sustainability

An extra $8 million will be spent over the next 10 years to increase Sydney’s street tree canopy and reduce the damaging heat island effect. The City of Sydney’s draft budget provides an additional $2.8 million to plant 100 more … Continued

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Sydney riders pedal to the moon and back

Sydney riders pedal to the moon and back

Wednesday, April 12th, 2017 | Other, Sustainability, Transport

Sydney workers have pedalled an impressive 768,000 kilometres during the City of Sydney’s third annual Sydney Rides Challenge – the equivalent of riding to the moon and back. 4,421 staff from 432 businesses participated in the challenge, which aims to … Continued

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Free trees to grow the urban forest

Free trees to grow the urban forest

Monday, March 27th, 2017 | Green spaces, Sustainability

The City of Sydney’s annual free tree giveaway returns to Sydney Park on Saturday 1 April, with residents invited to help grow the urban forest in their backyards, courtyards or common areas. Lord Mayor Clover Moore said citrus, bottle brush, … 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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Pick up a pot of Living Colour

Pick up a pot of Living Colour

Monday, March 6th, 2017 | Green spaces, Sustainability

Sydneysiders are invited to pick up a pot of living colour at Sydney Park on Sunday, where hundreds of floral blooms and edibles used in the Living Colour displays are given away in exchange for a gold coin donation. The … Continued

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