Sydney - 28th November 2017. City of Sydney present the 2017 City Switch Awards.

Which bank takes green offices mainstream

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017 | Sustainability

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has slashed its carbon footprint in half, earning them signatory of the year at the CitySwitch National Awards held in Sydney overnight. The bank’s national energy reduction strategy helped them achieve a five star … Continued

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Keeping older people safe in our city

Monday, November 27th, 2017 | Community

The City of Sydney’s community centres will this month host free information sessions for older people to learn more about their rights and available support services to protect them from abuse. The City of Sydney has partnered with NSW Elder … Continued

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Sydney Gay and Lesbian Choir, Martin Place, Sydney, Christmas. 10th December 2015.
Photo by DAMIAN SHAW / CITY OF SYDNEY

The sounds of Christmas are coming to the city

Monday, November 27th, 2017 | Culture, Events

Shoppers, visitors, residents and workers can soak up the spirit of the festive season as the sounds of Christmas fill the air across Sydney. Traditional Christmas carollers, including the Jingle Belles Singers, The Cleftomaniacs, Soulfood and Endeavour Harmony Chorus, will … Continued

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City of Sydney vow for White Ribbon

Friday, November 24th, 2017 | Community

City of Sydney staff will today don their togs and lace up their runners to raise money for White Ribbon Australia and take a stand against domestic violence. At the City’s annual staff biathlon, staff will run through the Domain … Continued

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City of Sydney Christmas launch, Martin Place,  Sydney, 22nd November 2017.
Photo by Damian Shaw / City of Sydney

Concerts bring festive cheer to Sydney’s villages

Friday, November 24th, 2017 | Community, Culture, Events, Other

Sydneysiders are invited to pack a picnic for a night of entertainment in some of the city’s best-loved parks as part of the City of Sydney’s annual Christmas program. The village Christmas concerts in December will feature live entertainment, carols, … Continued

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Morgan Huida using the new Turruwul Park fitness hub.
Photo by Damian Shaw / City of Sydney

Free fitness at your local park

Thursday, November 23rd, 2017 | Green spaces

Active residents will have more opportunities to practice their squats and burpies with the roll-out of 17 new pieces of exercise equipment in Waterloo. Council unanimously approved plans the new station on Monday night. Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the … Continued

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Sleighbells ring in our Aussie Christmas

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017 | Community, Culture, Events

Sydney is set to celebrate Christmas like no other city, with a program of uniquely Aussie festivities and tradition with a twist. Lord Mayor Clover Moore today launched the 2017 Sydney Christmas program at Martin Place, which features 30 days … Continued

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