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1 significant action you can take on climate change today
Community & causes

1 significant action you can take on climate change today

As bushfires rage and donations are made, many people ask what more they can do. Start by checking your electricity plan.

10 Instagram-worthy places in Sydney
Tours & experiences

10 Instagram-worthy places in Sydney

Choose your own adventure with our pick of 10 spots that will look great on Instagram.

10 things you can do free with a library card
Community & causes

10 things you can do free with a library card

Membership is great value

5 ways to celebrate NAIDOC Week in Sydney
Community & causes

5 ways to celebrate NAIDOC Week in Sydney

There are plenty of ways to get involved in NAIDOC Week, with feasts, exhibitions and talks. Here are our picks of the program, which runs from 7 to 14 July.

7 small arts experiences to blow your mind in autumn
Exhibitions

7 small arts experiences to blow your mind in autumn

From demon bunnies to flamenco mastery, expand your horizons with these unmissable Sydney shows.

8 reasons to love Darling Square Library
Community & causes

8 reasons to love Darling Square Library

An exciting hub for learning, innovation and creativity in a beautifully designed building: Sydney’s newest library has something for everyone.

9 reasons to love Customs House
Tours & experiences

9 reasons to love Customs House

The perfect place to relax, write, reflect or mingle.

9 ways to make the most of Mardi Gras
Community & causes

9 ways to make the most of Mardi Gras

Sydney’s biggest LGBTIQ celebration comes to an all-singing, all-dancing crescendo when the Mardi Gras Parade takes over our city on 29 February.

A local's guide to Alexandria and surrounds
Food & drink

A local's guide to Alexandria and surrounds

Our guide for your go-to spots.

A local's guide to Chippendale
Food & drink

A local's guide to Chippendale

From industrial beginnings, this inner-city suburb has developed into a happening hangout.

A local’s guide to Darlinghurst
Food & drink

A local’s guide to Darlinghurst

To find out the best places to go in Darlinghurst, we asked locals on Facebook and checked out the #SydneyLocal hashtag on Instagram. Here are their picks.

A local's guide to Glebe
Food & drink

A local's guide to Glebe

From the newly popular Tramsheds and other hidden gems to always-happening Glebe Point Road, Glebe and surrounds has much to offer locals and visitors alike.

A local’s guide to Haymarket and surrounds
Food & drink

A local’s guide to Haymarket and surrounds

Our guide for your go-to spots.

A local’s guide to Newtown
Food & drink

A local’s guide to Newtown

Get to know this bold and bohemian Sydney suburb.

A local’s guide to Paddington
Tours & experiences

A local’s guide to Paddington

Beautiful boutiques and a buzzing culinary scene.

A local’s guide to Potts Point
Food & drink

A local’s guide to Potts Point

Sophisticated and stylish, Potts Point is the place to be for cool restaurants, fabulous fashion boutiques, cocktail bars and cafes.

A local’s guide to Pyrmont
Food & drink

A local’s guide to Pyrmont

Immerse yourself in this fun harbourside hub.

A local’s guide to Redfern
Food & drink

A local’s guide to Redfern

Multicultural and forward-moving, Redfern offers much for Sydneysiders to uncover or rediscover.

A local’s guide to Rosebery
Food & drink

A local’s guide to Rosebery

True to its flowery name, this Sydney suburb is blossoming.

A local’s guide to Surry Hills
Food & drink

A local’s guide to Surry Hills

For food, fashion and fun – find your thrills in Surry Hills.

A local’s guide to Sydney CBD
Food & drink

A local’s guide to Sydney CBD

It’s hard to beat Sydney’s central business district, the city’s beating heart.

Applying for Art & About: Insider tips
Exhibitions

Applying for Art & About: Insider tips

We asked 2 former participants about their experience in the program.

Bike riding in Sydney shows safety in numbers
Sport & fitness

Bike riding in Sydney shows safety in numbers

A decade’s worth of data shows there are more bike riders with fewer crashes on city roads.

Blasting colour: See the evolution of Ash Keating’s first outdoor mural project in Sydney
Exhibitions

Blasting colour: See the evolution of Ash Keating’s first outdoor mural project in Sydney

‘Gravity System Response’ transforms a bland corner of Sydney into a colourful abstraction.

Call for artists to capture Sydney’s lunar spirit
Exhibitions

Call for artists to capture Sydney’s lunar spirit

The City of Sydney invites artists to submit ideas for the 2021 Sydney Lunar Festival.

Celebrating the 2020 Mardi Gras season
Community & causes

Celebrating the 2020 Mardi Gras season

Sydney streets burst with colour for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival.

Christmas in the City launches a season’s worth of cheer
Children & family

Christmas in the City launches a season’s worth of cheer

The city centre will come alive in a street party where everyone’s invited.

Community centres bring together local stars for Seniors Festival
Community & causes

Community centres bring together local stars for Seniors Festival

Older adults in Sydney find a new sense of belonging in our neighbourhood facilities.

Community sewing bees help wildlife injured in the bushfires
Community & causes

Community sewing bees help wildlife injured in the bushfires

Sydney locals use their time and skills to craft pouches for baby animals.

Cycling lessons during the Covid-19 pandemic
Sport & fitness

Cycling lessons during the Covid-19 pandemic

Have a qualified instructor come to you for a 1-on-1 tutorial.

Disability-inclusive things to do in Sydney
Community & causes

Disability-inclusive things to do in Sydney

Whether you’re looking for adventure or culture, there are plenty of disability-inclusive activities going on in our city.

Discover the Lunar Lanterns at Circular Quay
Community & causes

Discover the Lunar Lanterns at Circular Quay

Discover 12 larger-than-life animal signs of the Lunar Zodiac at Circular Quay

Fitness in the city: Sydney’s best workout spots
Sport & fitness

Fitness in the city: Sydney’s best workout spots

Tired of your exercise regime or looking to get started with something new? We’ve rounded up some of Sydney’s best workouts to help you get started.

Great films library members can stream free
Theatre, dance & film

Great films library members can stream free

From award-winning documentaries to all-time classics and feel-good movies, here are our librarians picks to enjoy from home.

How to get involved in Sydney Rides Festival
Sport & fitness

How to get involved in Sydney Rides Festival

Even if you're not an avid bike rider!

How to make public art (with the City of Sydney’s help)
Exhibitions

How to make public art (with the City of Sydney’s help)

Calling all creatives: It’s time to submit your ideas for Art & About 2021.

I went to the climate strike: What can I do now?
Community & causes

I went to the climate strike: What can I do now?

Here are 4 things you can do to make real change happen

In pictures: A mystery ride with Art & About’s Passenger
Theatre, dance & film

In pictures: A mystery ride with Art & About’s Passenger

A conversation on a bus, a cowboy and a horse at White Bay.

In pictures: Artist Georgia Hill brings her geometric punch to the KGV Recreation Centre
Exhibitions

In pictures: Artist Georgia Hill brings her geometric punch to the KGV Recreation Centre

Stage 1 is dry. Stage 2 gets taped, brushed and rolled in July.

In pictures: Bringing in the (stormwater) harvest
Community & causes

In pictures: Bringing in the (stormwater) harvest

Stormwater recycling in Green Square is helping save Sydney’s precious drinking water. Look behind the scenes at a cutting-edge, urban recycled water scheme.

In pictures: Sydney’s newest library opens in Darling Square
Community & causes

In pictures: Sydney’s newest library opens in Darling Square

Playful architecture, innovative design, a makerspace, dinosaurs and of course books, there’s plenty to explore at Darling Square Library.

Lunar Lanes street party kicks off Sydney Lunar Festival Year of the Rat
Nightlife

Lunar Lanes street party kicks off Sydney Lunar Festival Year of the Rat

Thousands flocked to the streets of Chinatown to celebrate the Lunar New Year with a giant Lunar Lanes street party on Saturday 25 January.

Lunar Lanterns light up Circular Quay for Sydney Lunar Festival
Nightlife

Lunar Lanterns light up Circular Quay for Sydney Lunar Festival

Take a stroll and discover 12 larger-than-life animal signs of the Lunar zodiac.

Net zero by 2040: Ambitious new emissions target set
Community & causes

Net zero by 2040: Ambitious new emissions target set

We’ve brought forward our own deadline by a decade.

On your bike: an intro to cycling in Sydney
Sport & fitness

On your bike: an intro to cycling in Sydney

Make 2020 your year to get back on a bike. From fun group rides to courses and try-a-bike events, SydneyCycleways has you covered.

Our librarians suggestions for what to read at home
Children & family

Our librarians suggestions for what to read at home

From the latest Miles Franklin winner to advice on tackling life’s challenges, here are a few titles to add to your reading list.

Pedalling a vision at Harold Park
Theatre, dance & film

Pedalling a vision at Harold Park

A free pedal-powered outdoor cinema.

Places to get creative in Sydney
Talks, courses & workshops

Places to get creative in Sydney

There’s no time like the present to try something new. Find inspiration and learn a thing or two at these creative spaces in Sydney.

Riding from Green Square to the city
Sport & fitness

Riding from Green Square to the city

With excellent riding connections, it’s no wonder local residents ride more than anywhere else in Sydney.

Staying apart, keeping together: listing online events on What’s On
Community & causes

Staying apart, keeping together: listing online events on What’s On

Virtual dance parties, live music broadcasts, online exercise classes and other digital events can help keep us connected.

Sydney Climate Action Summit calls on Australia to take action
Community & causes

Sydney Climate Action Summit calls on Australia to take action

From the local level and with 94 world cities, the Sydney Climate Action Summit plans for real collective change.

Sydney Climate Action Summit postponed
Community & causes

Sydney Climate Action Summit postponed

In light of the evolving worldwide health emergency, the City of Sydney and C40 Cities have made the difficult decision to postpone the summit.

Sydney for kids
Children & family

Sydney for kids

Parents, breathe a sigh of relief: we’ve rounded up some of the best year-round activities for kids of all ages.

Sydney on foot: best ways to walk our city
Sport & fitness

Sydney on foot: best ways to walk our city

From the harbourside to hidden laneway gems, Sydney is a city for walking.

Sydney Rides photo competition
Sport & fitness

Sydney Rides photo competition

The Sydney Rides Gallery shows scenes and stories from people who ride.

Sydney’s best Christmas decorations and lights
Children & family

Sydney’s best Christmas decorations and lights

Get into the spirit of the season with our pick of Sydney’s festive displays.

Sydney’s best Christmas markets 2019
Shopping, markets & fairs

Sydney’s best Christmas markets 2019

Source unique gifts and seasonal food at pop-up designer markets and special shopping experiences.

Sydney’s best online events just a click away
Community & causes

Sydney’s best online events just a click away

Virtual nightclubs, live music streams, online exercise classes and other digital events to keep you connected and entertained.

Sydney’s climate emergency: why we need to act now
Community & causes

Sydney’s climate emergency: why we need to act now

Across the globe, cities are declaring a climate emergency and calling on government at all levels to do the same.

Sydney’s new food festival: Jake Smyth of Mary’s tells us why we should hit the streets
Food & drink

Sydney’s new food festival: Jake Smyth of Mary’s tells us why we should hit the streets

The City of Sydney is backing a new retail campaign to support our local bars, cafes, restaurants and retailers.

Sydneysiders cycling without age
Community & causes

Sydneysiders cycling without age

BIKEast volunteers bring the joy of cycling to Sydney’s older people

Sydneysiders get planting for National Tree Day 2019
Food & drink

Sydneysiders get planting for National Tree Day 2019

Hundreds of community members come together to plant over 1,500 native plants in Forest Lodge on Sunday 28 July.

Tails of Sydney: Episode 1 – Dogs
Food & drink

Tails of Sydney: Episode 1 – Dogs

Meet Bailey Haggarty, assistant director of seagulls at Australian National Maritime Museum.

Tails of Sydney: Episode 3 – Urban farming
Community & causes

Tails of Sydney: Episode 3 – Urban farming

Bee hives are popping up in more spots around the city, and we learn about keeping chickens as pets in Sydney.

The best things to do this Christmas
Children & family

The best things to do this Christmas

Grab your Santa hat – and your sunscreen – because it’s time to celebrate a summer Christmas. Here are some of the best ways to get festive in Sydney.

The best vintage shops locals try to keep secret
Shopping, markets & fairs

The best vintage shops locals try to keep secret

What’s not to like about pre-loved fashion: It’s chic, unique and good for the environment and locals are spoilt for choice.

Things to do on a rainy day in Sydney
Community & causes

Things to do on a rainy day in Sydney

Have buckets of fun even when it’s bucketing down in Sydney. These wet weather activities will entice you out of the house on a grey old day.

Things you should do in Sydney at least once
Tours & experiences

Things you should do in Sydney at least once

When was the last time you really explored your own city? Play tourist at these attractions and see Sydney from a different perspective.

Transition to clean tech in a post-pandemic world
Talks, courses & workshops

Transition to clean tech in a post-pandemic world

Tesla and New Energy Nexus share wisdom with Sydney startups.

Visiting entrepreneur program: event program and speaker bios
Talks, courses & workshops

Visiting entrepreneur program: event program and speaker bios

Interested in clean tech? Join global leaders as they discuss the intersection of technology, environmental sustainability and the green economy.

What a stranger’s guide to Sydney looked like 159 years ago
Tours & experiences

What a stranger’s guide to Sydney looked like 159 years ago

James Waugh’s discerning descriptions provide a glimpse of Sydney life in 1861. Here are our favourite must-see sites from the city’s past.

What to do in Sydney during a heatwave
Community & causes

What to do in Sydney during a heatwave

Here’s how to stay cool when temperatures get hot.

What to do in Sydney in August
Community & causes

What to do in Sydney in August

Fun runs, dog shows and beachside food festivals. Here are a few things to add to your diary in August.

What to do in Sydney these school holidays
Children & family

What to do in Sydney these school holidays

There's plenty to keep the kids entertained.

What to do in Sydney this April
Theatre, dance & film

What to do in Sydney this April

Laugh until your sides hurt, get back on your bike or treat yourself to a little something special. It’s all happening in Sydney this month.

What to do in Sydney this July
Community & causes

What to do in Sydney this July

Winter is settling in but there’s lots on to draw you out and about.

What to do in Sydney this June
Community & causes

What to do in Sydney this June

Stay warm with a month of activities in the city centre and surrounds.

What to do in Sydney this March
Community & causes

What to do in Sydney this March

Autumn is here, but there’s heaps happening to put a spring in your step!

What to do in Sydney this May
Exhibitions

What to do in Sydney this May

As the weather continues to cool down in May, Sydney’s venues come to life with major cultural festivals and riveting events.

What to do in Sydney this November
Community & causes

What to do in Sydney this November

Get the giggles, step into the festive season and get socialising in the great outdoors. There’s so much to see and do this November in Sydney.

What to do in Sydney this October
Community & causes

What to do in Sydney this October

Clear your diary – you won’t want to miss any of these October highlights.

What to do in Sydney this September
Community & causes

What to do in Sydney this September

This month, Sydney springs to life (pun intended) with a solid line-up of events.

What to do in Sydney this summer
Tours & experiences

What to do in Sydney this summer

Warm nights and huge events call for celebration - see our picks for summer in Sydney.

What to do this Australia Day long weekend
Community & causes

What to do this Australia Day long weekend

Here are our picks for how to spend this long weekend in Sydney.

Your guide to Sydney’s markets
Shopping, markets & fairs

Your guide to Sydney’s markets

Take home fresh produce, vintage treasures or a one-off piece from an up-and-coming designer. There’s so much on offer at Sydney’s markets.

悉尼农历节(Sydney Lunar Festival)活动亮点热力推荐
Food & drink

悉尼农历节(Sydney Lunar Festival)活动亮点热力推荐

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