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Have your say on late night trade in Sydney

- January 31, 2019 2 MIN READ

City of Sydney is calling for businesses and community members to have their say on proposed changes to the city’s late-night trade. Proposed changes include increased hours for low impact venues in the city, new late night trading areas in the city precincts, such as Barangaroo and Green Square and extending trading hours in existing… Read more »

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City of Sydney launches Global Sydney Landing Pad program

- September 26, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

The City of Sydney is set to launch a new office space and support service for international companies and entrepreneurs from Asia and China looking to do business in Sydney. The Global Sydney Landing Pad Program will be developed and coordinated by Haymarket HQ, Australia’s only Asia innovation hub, supporting businesses looking to expand and… Read more »

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The Greenhouse: Startups wanted to solve global problems!

- September 14, 2018 2 MIN READ

The City of Sydney will kick off its next Greenhouse series of events this month. The events will bring together academics, entreprenuers, government and startups to discuss the issues that go hand in hand with building a more sustainable Sydney for the future. Each event will focus on a different challenge faced by urban dwellers,… Read more »

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City of Sydney and Zambesi to deliver small business masterclasses

- September 11, 2018 2 MIN READ

The City of Sydney will subsidise a number of essential skills workshops for small business owners led by experts from top companies such as Canva, Atlassian, Google and Showpo. The 10 seminars sponsored by the council and created by learning platform Zambesi.com will provide 600 small business owners with the opportunity to sharpen their entrepreneurial… Read more »

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City of Sydney survey reveals what customers want

- September 7, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

A recent survey of 6,000 visitors to inner Sydney shows businesses would benefit from later trading hours and more entertainment offerings. The survey canvassed the opinions of visitors to inner city neighbourhoods including Newtown, Surry Hills and the CBD. The survey revealed the spending habits of visitors and the time spent per visit, why they… Read more »

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Sydney businesses file class action over light rail disruption

- August 28, 2018 2 MIN READ

Angela Vithoulkas, City of Sydney councillor and founder of The Small Business Party, has lodged a lawsuit against Transport for NSW with the NSW Supreme Court today on behalf of some 60+ Sydney businesses affected by light rail construction. Vithoukas has the backing of Mitry Lawyers, the team behind a similar class action suit in… Read more »

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1000s have their say on Sydney’s nightlife

- June 19, 2018 2 MIN READ

Sydneysiders are hungry for more to do after dark, according to a recent review by the City of Sydney. Community members were invited to give feedback on new proposals to invigorate the city’s nightlife. The feedback is part of the city’s first review of planning controls in over a decade. The council recently adopted an ‘agents… Read more »