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1 significant action you can take on climate change today
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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 things you can do free with a library card
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10 things you can do free with a library card

Membership is great value

5 ways to celebrate NAIDOC Week in Sydney
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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.

8 reasons to love Darling Square Library
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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 ways to make the most of Mardi Gras
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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.

Celebrating the 2020 Mardi Gras season
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Celebrating the 2020 Mardi Gras season

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

Community centres bring together local stars for Seniors Festival
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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
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Community sewing bees help wildlife injured in the bushfires

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

Disability-inclusive things to do in Sydney
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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
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Discover the Lunar Lanterns at Circular Quay

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

I went to the climate strike: What can I do now?
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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: Bringing in the (stormwater) harvest
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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
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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.

Net zero by 2040: Ambitious new emissions target set
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Net zero by 2040: Ambitious new emissions target set

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

Staying apart, keeping together: listing online events on What’s On
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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
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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
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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’s climate emergency: why we need to act now
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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.

Sydneysiders cycling without age
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Sydneysiders cycling without age

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

Tails of Sydney: Episode 3 – Urban farming
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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.

Things to do on a rainy day in Sydney
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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.

What to do in Sydney during a heatwave
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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
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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 this July
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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
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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
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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 November
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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
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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
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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 this Australia Day long weekend
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What to do this Australia Day long weekend

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