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Little Green Men Descend On Sydney

Wednesday, 21 August 2013, 3:58 pm | City of Sydney

Sydney is set to be overtaken by little green men drawn from all corners of the globe. More >>

Restoring Dignity and Hope For Sydney’s ‘Forgotten People’

Friday, 9 August 2013, 1:53 pm | City of Sydney

A former homeless man has called for more permanent affordable housing to help Sydney’s ‘forgotten people’ reconnect with their families and get their lives back on track, as this week’s annual winter street count found there were 255 people sleeping ... More >>

Experience the Science of Aboriginal Culture

Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 2:45 pm | City of Sydney

A free Family Science Fun Day at Redfern Community Centre on 11 August will reveal how science has been used by the world’s oldest living culture.   Visitors will see how Aboriginal practices are helping regenerate the land and improving wildlife ... More >>

New Creative Spaces In Glebe's Historic Viaducts

Thursday, 11 July 2013, 1:57 pm | City of Sydney

Three historic viaducts in Glebe’s Jubilee Park could soon be home to musicians, sporting clubs or creative collectives, with applications now open for the City of Sydney’s latest round of accommodation grants.   Opening onto the picturesque ... More >>

Overseas Student Leaders Break Down Cultural Barriers

Wednesday, 10 July 2013, 1:55 pm | City of Sydney

Forty international students have been selected as part of the City of Sydney’s first International Student Leadership and Ambassador Program.   The program gives the international student leaders training and mentoring to assist other students ... More >>

The Indigenous Kitchen of Earthly Delights

Tuesday, 2 July 2013, 3:40 pm | City of Sydney

 Sydneysiders used to enjoying the food of Italy, China and other parts of the world, will have the chance to try a cuisine that’s much closer to home, when the City of Sydney hosts an Aboriginal dindal at Centennial Parklands.   City staff, in collaboration ... More >>

Haymarket Library Now Open For All

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 4:06 pm | City of Sydney

Mandarin rhymes, Chinese horoscopes and calligraphy are just some of the free activities planned to celebrate the reopening of Haymarket Library.   The George Street library will reopen for lending on Monday 1 July following a $270,000 makeover. It boasts ... More >>

School Holiday Art and Laughs At NAIDOC In the City

Monday, 17 June 2013, 2:39 pm | City of Sydney

Hyde Park will be alive with fun activities and performances to delight young and old at the City of Sydney’s NAIDOC in the City family day.   The annual event, on 8 July, will feature a dedicated Kidzone, performances by TV dance stars Move ... More >>

New Window On Hitchcock Classic At Festival Hub

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 4:09 pm | City of Sydney

Sydneysiders can check out the view from Alfred Hitchcock’s Rear Window , enjoy free films, a pop-up bar and bookstore and meet film directors when the Sydney Film Festival Hub returns to Sydney Town Hall.   The City of Sydney is a major sponsor ... More >>

City's $55 Million Childcare Commitment

Friday, 10 May 2013, 2:50 pm | City of Sydney

The City of Sydney has brought forward $55 million to fast track the construction of six new childcare centres.   “Demand for childcare in the inner city continues to grow. More families are moving into our community, with an estimated 45 per cent ... More >>

City's Cleansing Trucks Transformed with Poetry

Friday, 3 May 2013, 4:06 pm | City of Sydney

The City of Sydney’s cleansing trucks are being transformed into literary treasures this month, bringing poetry to life in unexpected locations to celebrate the Sydney Writers’ Festival.   Eleven trucks decorated with giant verses by famous poets, ... More >>

Foley Street Artwork: A Snapshot Of Sydney Through The Ages

Wednesday, 27 February 2013, 12:27 pm | City of Sydney

An inner-city street that has played a central role in Sydney’s cultural life for more than a century will soon become home to a giant artwork depicting some of the city’s most significant people and events. More >>