City of Sydney

Opportunity to serve – if you have an hour or two


· Wednesday, April 3, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


For over 40 years now South Eastern Community Connect (SECC) has been providing services to the people of Eastlakes and surrounding suburbs.

Sydney and Detroit team up to launch food business incubator


· Friday, February 15, 2019 · Leave a Comment 


FoodLab Sydney, an innovative project aimed at creating a vibrant network of small food businesses through training and employment, was launched at Redfern Town Hall on Friday February 1.

Raising awareness about sexual assault


· Tuesday, October 9, 2018 · Leave a Comment 


A new factsheet for students who have experienced sexual assault is available in 11 languages for international students.

Wow! Our library remains!


· Wednesday, July 4, 2018 · 2 Comments 


The library in its role as an accessible and free gateway to knowledge and ideas is an indispensable service offered by a healthy democracy.

Frog-spotting in the park


· Saturday, May 5, 2018 · 1 Comment 


Sydney Park this April played host to BioBlitz, a citizen science festival celebrating the city’s growing natural diversity.

Community called to action as master planning begins


· Monday, February 13, 2017 · Leave a Comment 


The extended timeframe allows residents some breathing space as community engagement takes place over the master plan. A community engagement framework developed by FACS promises to “work in…

City of Sydney divests from fossil fuels


· Friday, December 9, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


The City of Sydney has more than $500 million under management. The new policy will divert these funds away from banks that invest in fossil fuels—giving preference to…

The Alex has been saved!


· Wednesday, September 7, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


This is an astounding victory for the residents of Alexandria who rallied, repeatedly, to save the Alex. The drive and persistence of people such as Ben and Michelle…

The need for affordable housing


· Friday, February 5, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


Affordable housing refers to “reasonable” housing costs in relation to income. A common benchmark is that affordable housing is housing that does not absorb more than 30 per…

Books alive!


· Wednesday, February 3, 2016 · Leave a Comment 


Breaking Bread is a collaboration between the City of Sydney’s Redfern Community Centre, People Just Like Us and Waverley Council. The three-day program aims to bring people together…