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Bright ideas to light up Dixon Street

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The City of Sydney is proposing to distribute up to $1.9 million in grants to help revitalise Dixon Street and the Haymarket precinct.   Eligible ratepayers and business owners carrying out upgrades to their buildings and shopfronts will have their funds matched as part of plans to breathe colour and life into the iconic area. … Continued

PHOTO/INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY

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17/02/2024 WHAT: Carman’s Fun Run early tomorrow. 6000 adults, kids, and dogs of all abilities to take their marks for the annual event, which raises awareness and fundraises for breast cancer.   WHEN: Sunday 18 February 2024   WHERE: Elsternwick Park in Brighton   TIMES: 5:45am – Event Village Opens 6:45am: Wheelchair Half Marathon 6:50am: … Continued

Symbol of pride flies high in Sydney

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Soaring above Sydney Town Hall, the Progress Pride flag marks the start of the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.   The international symbol for pride was raised by Lord Mayor of Sydney, Clover Moore AO at a special ceremony tonight attended by members of the largest rainbow community in Australia, leading representatives from Sydney’s … Continued

RIDING FOR CONNECTION

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On the 5th April, a local man from Raymond Terrace, Ian Kidd, will be embarking on an 1,800km solo bike ride from southernmost part of Australia to Newcastle along the East coast of Australia. He aims to raise much-needed funds for his local Lifeline centre as well as create a greater awareness of mental health … Continued

MEDIA RELEASE: Year of the Dragon takes flight with new Commemorative Birth Certificates

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Friday, 16 February 2024 ** Translated media releases attached ** Vision: Year of the Dragon Chinese Zodiac (vimeo.com) and Chinese Zodiac Commemorative Series (vimeo.com)  The NSW Government is helping families and parents of newborns celebrate their good fortune this Lunar New Year with a special ‘Year of the Dragon’ Chinese Zodiac commemorative birth certificate. The … Continued

Mardi Gras celebrations kick off with flag raising ceremony

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WHAT:           To officially mark the start of Mardi Gras celebrations, the Progress Pride flag will be raised at a ceremony at Sydney Town Hall.   In celebration of the Mardi Gras 2024 theme – Our Future – leading members of the LGBTIQA+ communities will come together for the ceremony.   2024 marks the 46th anniversary … Continued

Updated statement on asbestos contaminated mulch

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We take the health and safety of everyone in our city very seriously.    We will begin testing garden beds in 38 locations across our area where we believe asbestos contaminated mulch may have been used.    We have arranged for these areas to be taped off from Friday morning (16 February) and signs put … Continued

Mardi Gras celebrations kick off with flag raising ceremony

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WHAT:           To officially mark the start of Mardi Gras celebrations, the Progress Pride flag will be raised at a ceremony at Sydney Town Hall.   In celebration of the Mardi Gras 2024 theme – Our Future – leading members of the LGBTIQA+ communities will come together for the ceremony.   2024 marks the 46th anniversary … Continued

Fams Media Release – Aboriginal Child Safety

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WE NEED TO WORK HARDER AND EARLIER TO KEEP ABORIGINAL CHILDREN IN NSW WITH THEIR FAMILIES Aboriginal children are hugely overrepresented in the child protection system, and the numbers haven’t really improved in at least five years despite the efforts of consecutive governments.   That’s why we need a 25 per cent funding increase in … Continued