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Three new childcare centres to open this year

More and more families are choosing to make their home in the inner city – it’s a real endorsement of the work we’ve been doing to make the city liveable.But that brings new challenges, like giving parents access to childcare and early childhood education. Childcare places are crucial for parents going back to work and high quality early education is crucial to giving their children the best start in life. That’s why we’re getting on with the job of providing new childcare...

Three new childcare centres to open this year

More and more families are choosing to make their home in the inner city – it’s a real endorsement of the work we’ve been doing to make the city liveable.

Teaching our children about nature and sustainability

TV personality Costa Georgiadis surprised children at Alexandria Child Care Centre this week by turning up with a new worm farm to show them how food scraps can help create new life in urban gardens.

Supporting fashion in the City

The City is once again supporting Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia, to promote Australian designers on a global stage. I also encourage you to visit The Design Residency (72 Oxford Street, Padd...

This Sunday: Quarry Green launch

This Sunday I will launch the upgraded green space at Quarry Green in Ultimo. We’ll have entertainment and refreshments and I’d love for you to join us in enjoying this beautifully revitalised park.

WestConnex - a disaster for the east and west

The future of the Bays Precinct urban redevelopment is in doubt after new images of a massive spaghetti style interchange being planned for Rozelle as part of the WestConnex project were revealed. ...

Response to petition on late-night food options in Newtown

Over the last couple of days, a petition regarding food vendors in Newtown has gathered support. Thanks for your feedback. I agree that if there are licensed operators open late then people need ac...

Historic Agreement Signed with Greens Councillor Irene Doutney

The sad and unexpected death of my friend and colleague Deputy Lord Mayor Robyn Kemmis is a great personal loss, and a great loss for our community and Council, however I know that Robyn would have...

Statement on security at Belmore Park

You might have seen or heard stories today about rough sleepers in Belmore Park.While homelessness and the provision of social housing is the responsibility of the NSW Government, the City is the o...

Vale, Robyn Kemmis

It is with deep sadness I inform you of the untimely death of Robyn Kemmis, who passed away this weekend while staying with family in Queensland.This is an enormous loss for the City of Sydney and ...

Celebrating a Fantastic 2015

It's been another year of action for our CBD and our villages and all our communities!ANOTHER YEAR OF ACTIONSince 2004, we've completed over 250 major projects including parks, playgrounds, childca...

COP21: The Paris Climate Summit

For the first time, this year's UN climate talks have forged a global agreement to curb dangerous carbon emissions and hold global warming below 1.5C.As Al Gore said in Paris, paraphrasing economis...

Breakthrough climate deal in Paris

Lord Mayor Clover Moore said the strong agreement forged overnight in Paris was truly historic."This is a breakthrough. For the first time, global leaders have joined together in a bid to limit glo...

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