Local Eastern Suburbs and Sydney City News
City container deposit trial heralds NSW scheme
July 21, 2016
The City of Sydney has welcomed the NSW Government’s decision to introduce a state-wide container deposit scheme to encourage recycling and reduce plastic pollution resulting...
Hit Maroubra Beach this July for the annual Beach
July 20, 2016
Winter may be upon us but Maroubra Beach will be hot with activity for the annual Beach Breaks Carnival taking place on Sunday 24 July.
The ultimate celebration of surfing culture...
Green Square art to create great public spaces
July 20, 2016
Green Square is set for two new pieces of fantastic public art: a light tower that displays real-time environmental data in abstract watercolours, and a repurposed vintage plane th...
Cleaning out household chemical clutter
July 16, 2016
From old car batteries to paints, solvents and pesticides, Sydneysiders are encouraged to raid their garden sheds and cupboards for unwanted chemicals they can safely discard at th...
Alexandria childcare centre an inner-city oasis
July 15, 2016
A purpose-built early learning centre featuring five indoor playrooms and a landscaped outdoor play area with sand pit, bike track, water play and vegie patches will be launched in...
Skyline vision to boost economy and employment
July 14, 2016
The City of Sydney has developed a strategic vision for Sydney’s future skyline with potential building heights in excess of 300 metres – 80 metres taller than Governor...
Targeting Sydney’s car-dooring black spots
July 13, 2016
A major new safety awareness campaign is underway as Kings Cross, Newtown and Surry Hills are revealed as Sydney’s car dooring black spots.
Seventy four car-dooring incident...
Sydney stands with Orlando
July 11, 2016
A star-studded line-up of Australia’s leading stage and screen entertainers will come together tonight (Monday) for a benefit concert at Sydney Town Hall to honour the victim...
Experts convene to tackle housing affordability
July 11, 2016
Over 450 national and international experts will convene in Sydney next month to tackle the growing crisis in housing affordability and homelessness, with a particular focus on inn...
Nature oasis in the heart of Glebe
July 08, 2016
A new pocket park with trees, native plants and seating will give locals space to relax and connect with nature in the centre of bustling Glebe.
Previously an unused intersection ...
Sydney launches world’s largest tactile network
July 07, 2016
The world’s most comprehensive network of braille and tactile signs is now in place at all signalised pedestrian crossings in the City of Sydney area, making it safer and eas...
New streets coming to life in Green Square
July 06, 2016
Green Square residents and visitors will soon enjoy two new tree-lined streets in the heart of the town centre, with work now underway on the major north–south and east&ndash...
New inner-city childcare centres will meet demand
July 05, 2016
Four new childcare centres built by the City of Sydney will soon open their doors, creating 294 much-needed places to help meet the demand of inner-city families.
The new centres ...
Awards showcase Sydney’s top businesses
July 01, 2016
From app innovators to ground-breaking medical researchers, beauty salons to pop-up art galleries, the roll call of finalists in this year’s Sydney City Business Awards showc...