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Better Together the City of Sydney way

By Michael Hitch City of Sydney Council has voted unanimously to grant a $20,000 scholarship to the Equality Project to help facilitate its Better Together conference in Sydney in January 2019. The scholarship will assist with the costs of running the conference under the Sustainable Sydney 2030 vision. Better Together will explore issues facing the […]

Councillors’ NY resolutions

BY ISOBEL RUSHE As the City of Sydney Councillors re-enter office after the holiday period, its time to look at their New Year’s Resolutions and plans for council in 2018. With the Council predicting big things for this year, like always we are interested to see if these predictions are achievable and what each individual […]

Sustaining Sydney’s culture: rhetoric or reinvigorating?

By now, many people will be familiar with the City of Sydney's Sustainable Sydney 2030 initiative. At the next Council meeting on Monday, May 12, another phase of the initiative will be put before the table. But, what exactly is it and what does it hope to achieve? Sustainable Sydney 2030 provides a strategic framework and vision […]

Clover’s South African sojourn questioned

Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s proposed trip to Johannesburg to attend the C40 Summit next February has been labelled by rival councillors as a junket. Ms Moore is travelling to South Africa for the C40 Large Cities Climate Change Summit, a three-day biennial meeting of mayors from the world’s largest cities to discuss effective responses […]

News in brief

Grand designs for future Circular Quay  Reconnecting Circular Quay to the city, improving public access to the harbour and creating more open spaces around the foreshore were on the ‘to do’ list at yesterday’s  Zunz Lecture. The ‘Re-imagining the City’s gateway’ event was aimed at stimulating high-quality public dialogue on the future of the city. […]

Housing action group says: ‘No Moore’

Housing affordability has emerged as an issue in the upcoming local government elections, with a new group called Housing Action for Sydney set to run against Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s Independent Team. While traditionally seen as the domain of the state government, the group said local government also had a role to play in […]