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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Community support zero waste to landfill

Community support zero waste to landfill

Friday, March 3rd, 2017 | Sustainability

Sydneysiders can safely dispose of their old TVs, computers, power tools and other unwanted electronic items at the City of Sydney’s next e-waste collection day: Saturday 11 March, Sydney Park. The Lord Mayor said the City’s efforts to encourage responsible … 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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Heatwaves are Sydney’s deadliest threat

Heatwaves are Sydney’s deadliest threat

Friday, February 10th, 2017 | Sustainability

Heatwaves pose a more deadly and destabilising threat to the Sydney metropolitan area than all other potential natural or unnatural disasters, with Sydney’s Chief Resilience Officer Beck Dawson calling for a greater level of planning and preparation to combat future … Continued

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