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Sydney sparkles for Pride
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Sydney sparkles for Pride

Join the celebrations with events, nights out and performances from LGBTIQA+ communities 

Find your purr-fect match at our animal shelter
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Find your purr-fect match at our animal shelter

We’re offering discounted adoption fees on dogs and cats for a limited time.

Over 60? Swim, dance and play free in March
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Over 60? Swim, dance and play free in March

Celebrate getting older with events and activities at Seniors Festival

Sydneysiders cycling without age
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Sydneysiders cycling without age

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

What to do and where to eat during Sydney Lunar Festival 2024
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What to do and where to eat during Sydney Lunar Festival 2024

Fabulous feasts, spectacular shows and magnificent artworks – it’s time to celebrate the Year of the Dragon.

What to do in Sydney this March
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What to do in Sydney this March

March into autumn with star gazing, street celebrations and intriguing ideas for enquiring minds.

What to do in Sydney this February
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What to do in Sydney this February

Soak in the summer with celebrations for Lunar New Year, Mardi Gras and more! Here are 10 things to do in Sydney this month.

5 things you should know about Yabun Festival
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5 things you should know about Yabun Festival

A look back on the evolution of Yabun Festival.

What to do in Sydney this January
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What to do in Sydney this January

Honour the survival of the world's oldest living cultures, immerse yourself in art & make the most of school holidays. Here are 10 things to enjoy this month.

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.

Refugee Week 2023: 3 stories of coming to Australia
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Refugee Week 2023: 3 stories of coming to Australia

Meet Abang, Simon and Khatereh. We're proud to welcome them, and all refugees and people seeking asylum, to our city.

We asked 5 people with disability some difficult questions in the lead up to International Day of People with Disability
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We asked 5 people with disability some difficult questions in the lead up to International Day of People with Disability

Hear their answers about what it’s like to live with disability and what the day means to them.

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.

Disability-inclusive things to do in Sydney
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Disability-inclusive things to do in Sydney

If you’re looking for adventure or culture, there are plenty of inclusive and accessible activities in our city.

Meet your new best friend at our animal shelter open day
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Meet your new best friend at our animal shelter open day

Animal lovers unite: Mark your diary for half-price adoptions, discounted microchipping and fun for the whole family.

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.

5 things you need to know about the 2023 referendum
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5 things you need to know about the 2023 referendum

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice referendum will be held on Saturday 14 October 2023.

What to do in Sydney this October
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What to do in Sydney this October

Eat, shop and play in Glebe and Darlinghurst, make your own jewellery and take an adventure in manga. Here are 9 exciting events to enjoy.

Our guide to making events more inclusive and accessible
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Our guide to making events more inclusive and accessible

Guidelines to help event organisers provide equitable opportunities for people with disability and people with access needs to enjoy and participate.

How to keep household chemicals out of landfill
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How to keep household chemicals out of landfill

Common household chemicals can be toxic. But there’s a way to recycle them responsibly.

What to do in Sydney this July
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What to do in Sydney this July

Chase away the winter blues with Sydney’s hottest events

8 ways to connect with First Nations cultures and communities
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8 ways to connect with First Nations cultures and communities

Make an impact beyond National Reconciliation Week

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.

Have your say on activities and services in our community centres and libraries
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Have your say on activities and services in our community centres and libraries

We invite your feedback and ideas to help us improve our programs and services.

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.

LGBTIQA+ communities take pride of place in proposed Oxford Street revamp
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LGBTIQA+ communities take pride of place in proposed Oxford Street revamp

We’re inviting people to have their say on our draft LGBTIQA+ social and cultural place strategy.

How to pay your respects to Queen Elizabeth II in Sydney
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How to pay your respects to Queen Elizabeth II in Sydney

Where to leave floral tributes and condolence messages, and observe the passing of Her Royal Highness.

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

Sydney welcomes new Progress Pride flag
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Sydney welcomes new Progress Pride flag

Find out what it means and where you can see it this Mardi Gras Festival.

Here’s what you need to know as Sydney reopens
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Here’s what you need to know as Sydney reopens

Find out what’s open, how we’re helping to keep you safe and the latest health advice from the NSW Government.

6 online jigsaw puzzles using City of Sydney archive photos
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6 online jigsaw puzzles using City of Sydney archive photos

Take a moment to relax and explore the city from a different perspective.

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

7 things you’ve probably never done before in Sydney
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7 things you’ve probably never done before in Sydney

From underwater parties to drag queen bingo and dumpling masterclasses, expect the unexpected this autumn.

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.

New cultural, business activation and community Covid-19 recovery grants are now open
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New cultural, business activation and community Covid-19 recovery grants are now open

Adapt your business, revitalise our city centre and support our communities.

Share your feedback about attending events in Sydney
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Share your feedback about attending events in Sydney

We want to know how you’re feeling about attending events at the moment

Sydney’s best online events just a click away
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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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.