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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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Business helps plan for a growing city

Thursday, March 16th, 2017 | Business, Development

Local businesses are encouraged to take part in a major citywide survey that will provide a snapshot of Sydney’s most popular industries, changing trends in employment and the number of jobs in the city. Over the next nine months, a … Continued

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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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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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