The Darling Exchange by Kengo Kuma Architects - home to the new Haymarket Library

Data is the glue for a future Sydney

Friday, March 10th, 2017 | Events

One of America’s most influential architects will share his insights on using data to drive the design of cities at a City of Sydney event this month. Sydneysiders are invited to hear from Carlo Ratti, Director of SENSEable City Lab … Continued

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Twilight walk explores Aboriginal history

Thursday, March 9th, 2017 | Culture

This Seniors Festival, over-55s are invited to learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait history and culture on a free twilight walking tour of Redfern. Aboriginal elder Donna Ingram will lead the tour from Redfern Community Centre, tell stories and discuss … Continued

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73 Bourke Street, Wooloomooloo - 6th March 2017. 65 year old Jennifer Khan has been working in the City of Sydney's cleansing and waste team for ten years, excelling in a department that is traditionally dominated by males. Photograph by Katherine Griffiths.

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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The summer 2017 edition of Living Colour, with more than 100,000 blooms across Sydney CBD and surrounding suburbs.
Photo by Damian Shaw / City of Sydney

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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City e-waste collectio day

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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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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