March 19, 2014
Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore and Member for Sydney Alex Greenwich MP today voiced their outrage at the NSW Government’s decision to sell off the Millers Point social estate.
“This shocking sale is devastating for this strong and proud community,” Lord Mayor Clover Moore said.
March 10, 2014
Last week, I joined the Mayors of Adelaide, Brisbane, Darwin, Hobart, Melbourne and Perth for a meeting of the Council of Capital City Lord Mayors in Adelaide.
These meetings are a valuable opportunity to share knowledge and take action on issues that impact the millions of people living in our capital cities.
February 3, 2014
On Sunday night we welcomed the Year of the Horse in true Sydney style.
Our Twilight Parade was one of our best yet. More than 130,000 people filled George Street too see 3,000 performers, community groups and artists show off their talents.
January 29, 2014
On Wednesday night I was joined by the Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China and other dignitaries at Lower Town Hall to open our Crossing Boundaries exhibition.
The exhibition is beautiful, and shows off an amazing range and depth of artistic exchange between Australia, China, Vietnam, Japan and Korea.
January 29, 2014
The 2014 Sydney Festival has wrapped up after two-and-a-half weeks of drama, music, dance, art and celebration.
Sunday night’s Symphony in the Domain was a glorious finale. Simone Young conducting the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and fireworks accompanying Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture was a great way to bring the Festival to an end.
December 18, 2013
When Sydney was a small outpost at the end of the world, a visionary Governor Lachlan Macquarie had the foresight to set aside public land “for the benefit of present and succeeding inhabitants of Sydney”.
Today these lands have grown to become the Royal Botanic Gardens and Centennial & Moore Park.
November 28, 2013
Over the past few days, the planning bills have been debated in the Upper House and I am pleased to report that further positive amendments have been made.
Most importantly, Code Assessment has been removed, which means that you retain your right to have a say on development in your neighbourhood, regardless of whether it has been designated a “high-growth” area or not.
July 8, 2013
A giant sign spelling out the word ‘yuk’ using thousands of used cigarette butts has been installed in Hyde Park to remind smokers of the pollution their discarded butts cause.
Every day the City’s cleansing crews sweep up around 15,000 butts from the streets and footpaths. Many thousands more are washed into our harbour and waterways where they do serious environmental damage.