What Clover Moore is planning to do in her fifth term as Sydney’s Lord Mayor

What Clover Moore is planning to do in her fifth term as Sydney’s Lord Mayor

She’s had the keys to the Harbour City for 17 years, and her reign has just been extended again. Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore is seemingly unbeatable and was yesterday comfortably elected for a fifth term. By late Saturday night, the independent candidate had won an estimated 43 per cent of the vote — a sharp decrease from the 58 … Read more

City Unveils Trio of Civic Spaces for Sydney

City Unveils Trio of Civic Spaces for Sydney

In late 2020, the council endorsed plans for the development of Central Square and surrounding streets that will become the epicentre of an expanded Central Sydney by 2050 alongside a renewed Central station. Other projects already under way or in planning include the George Street south extension and the pedestrianisation south of Rawson Street to … Read more

NSW Health ‘reviewing’ City of Sydney local government area daily as COVID-19 cases rise

NSW Health ‘reviewing’ City of Sydney local government area daily as COVID-19 cases rise

NSW Health’s Dr Jeremy McAnulty said health authorities continue to monitor the City of Sydney amid an increase of COVID-19 infections after being quizzed as to why it has not yet been declared high-risk. NSW Health says it is reviewing the number of COVID-19 cases identified in Greater Sydney local government areas daily as unrest … Read more

Clover Moore on track to secure fifth term in office as Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney

Clover Moore on track to secure fifth term in office as Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney

Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore has secured a fifth term in office, promising a “strong, independent, progressive leadership” for the city in a victory speech on Saturday night. Clover Moore has secured a fifth term in office, extending her 17-year reign as Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney. The independent MP, who has been … Read more

City of Sydney urges residents, businesses to switch to GreenPower to cut emissions

City of Sydney urges residents, businesses to switch to GreenPower to cut emissions

The City of Sydney is urging residents and business owners to switch to GreenPower to drastically cut their emissions, after survey results showed many residents didn’t know it existed. GreenPower is a government-managed program that lets individuals and businesses support renewable energy generation and the City of Sydney says choosing an accredited 100% GreenPower electricity … Read more

City of Sydney Buys Customs House

City of Sydney Buys Customs House

The City of Sydney has acquired the historic Customs House from from the Commonwealth Department of Finance for an undisclosed sum. The 174-year old Circular Quay property, which remains Australia’s oldest surviving customs building, was owned by the Commonwealth Department of Finance and under a 60-year lease to council. The iconic Sydney landmark, which was … Read more

City of Sydney Backs Social Housing Projects

City of Sydney Backs Social Housing Projects

Industry super funds have also weighed in, urging for an overhaul the tax system, provide incentives for institutional investors to get behind low-cost housing projects and form a new national affordable homes strategy. Industry Super Australia chief economist Stephen Anthony said the current health crisis and economic slowdown represented a unique opportunity to arrest the … Read more