Wynyard Walk - Napoleon Plaza looking south, courtesy of Transport for NSW_2

New plaza to mark former convict’s military career

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 | Culture, Development, Other, Transport

A new open space linking Barangaroo and Wynyard Station could soon be named Napoleon Plaza in recognition of a convict transported for stealing two watches. Francis Girard (1793–1859) was one of Sydney’s first successful businesspeople, major employers and commercial developers, … Continued

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The world of science in Aboriginal culture

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 | Community, Culture, Events

From physics and robotics experiments to learning about bush medicine, kids can this month explore how science is used by the world’s oldest living culture at a free family fun day in Redfern. The Indigenous Science Experience day at Redfern … Continued

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Sydney - August 6, 2016: The Crescent Early Learning Centre opening (photo by Jamie Williams/City of Sydney)

Parkside early learning centre a boost for families

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 | Community

Sydney families will have access to much-needed early learning and care places in a purpose-built centre on the edge of harbourside parkland in Annandale. The Crescent Early Learning Centre has been built by the City of Sydney and offers five … Continued

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ESCAC artist impression 2

New cultural hub for East Sydney community

Thursday, August 4th, 2016 | Community

A multi-million dollar community and arts centre in East Sydney will provide much-needed places for the growing local community to meet, work, learn and be creative. The City of Sydney has transformed the former Heffron Hall community centre in Darlinghurst … Continued

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