Milsons Point, Sydney - 25th October 2017. Sydney Festival media call. The City has provided $85,000 seed funding for Playwave, a website offering young people aged 15­ - 19 discounted tickets to performances at some of Sydney¹s leading cultural institutions. Playwave members Zack Lewin and Nicole Pingon interact with Sydney Festival performers Mitch Jones  and Lachlan Sukroo from Circus Oz.

A world of culture on a budget

Thursday, November 2nd, 2017 | Culture

Young Sydneysiders can see the best theatre, music and dance performances in town for as little as $5, thanks to a new digital platform backed by the City of Sydney. The City has provided $85,000 seed funding for Playwave, a … Continued

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New street a sweet trip down memory lane

Thursday, October 26th, 2017 | Development

A Sydney site once home to the company that produced iconic Aussie lollies Minties, Jaffas and Fantales will be named Confectioners Way in honour of its sweet heritage. Confectioners Way will link Crew Place and Rosebery Avenue and will be … Continued

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City takes the lead in Australia’s war on waste

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 | Sustainability

The City of Sydney will trial separate weekly residential rubbish collections for food waste and textiles and introduce weekly e-waste pickups in the most comprehensive strategy to tackle residential waste in Australia. Council unanimously approved the collections as part of … Continued

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Renwick Street, Alexandria Sydney - 26th October 2016. The City of Sydney have upgraded Renwick Street playground with new playground equipment and an open seating and grass space. (Model release: ER20161026-Reneick Park-00445.jpg)

Delivering more facilities for growing communities

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 | Community, Other

Community groups across inner Sydney could benefit from more sports fields, cultural facilities and meeting spaces under a new agreement between the City of Sydney and NSW Department of Education. The City and the department will work together to identify … Continued

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Crowds gather in Martin Place to welcome Queen Elizabeth_1954

175 reasons to take a trip down memory lane

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 | Culture, Events, Other

1842 was a landmark year for Sydney – the City of Sydney was established with elections, offices and all the benefits of a free society, with Council holding its first ever meeting on 9 November the same year. The 19th … Continued

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Christmas Sleigh  and Lord Mayor through the CBD 2015

Countdown is on for Sydney Christmas

Tuesday, October 24th, 2017 | Culture, Events

Two city centre concerts featuring top Australian performers will herald the start of a month-long program of Christmas festivities in Sydney. The simultaneous concerts in Martin Place and Hyde Park on Saturday 25 November at 6:30pm will feature performances by … Continued

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CROPPED_ashphalting George Street_1931

175 items reveal the changing face of Sydney

Friday, October 20th, 2017 | Culture, Events

From city streets paved with wood, gas lighting and livestock markets to omnibuses and horses – today’s Sydney is vastly different from the day the City Council was founded. Sydneysiders can explore the changing face of their city through 175 … Continued

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