The creative possibilities of ageing were clear to all who joined in the festivities for the recent NSW Seniors Festival, a two-week celebration held in early March, and now in its 59th year. The festival (formerly NSW Seniors Week) is the largest of its kind in the southern hemisphere, with up to 500,000 people taking part in more than 1,000 free or discounted events.
We do look forward to taking this opportunity to thank you for your hard work and dedication.
Friends of the Earth Sydney’s Bill Busters campaign is pushing to have energy efficiency standards for tenants’ homes introduced by the state government.
Sydney-siders should no longer feel daunted by the mammoth 100km challenge of Oxfam Trailwalker
A mesmerising mix of music, movement and colour captured the hearts and hips of more than 120 patrons at a fundraiser for a dynamic program that helps young indigenous people and refugees recover from torture and trauma, held on November 19.
CHIPPENDALE: Tens of thousands of people flocked to Chippendale to catch the spirit of the Beams Arts Festival on September 17.
Fourteen kilometres on the 14th of August is a proposition that many at The Big Issue in Sydney are coming to terms with. Many vendors and WSE (Women’s Social Enterprise) workers who have recently been profiled in the SSH will be participating in this year’s City 2 Surf as they raise money for The Big Issue.
On March 20 the third Alexandria Sunday Fun Day was held at Alexandria Park. Organised by a group of committed residents, with the support of the Alexandria Residents Action Group (ARAG), it was an amazing event with over 40 local businesses participating.
Sydney Photo Fun (SPF) is a group with over 900 members – “camerateers” who meet regularly at various city locations to make and share photographic images. The group’s online archives boast stunning photographs from more than 250 meet-ups.
Sydneysiders can learn how to make bread, or simply break bread, with friends and family while learning about other cultures at the Living in Harmony festival in March. The City of Sydney will support cultural events celebrating the city’s many different communities, from challah-bread making, stand-up comedy and cultural intelligence workshops to local tours and neighbourhood festivals.