“Songlines” at the Sydney Opera House appears on May 27, 2016. Photo by James Horan/Destination NSW via Vivid Sydney

Vivid Sydney Festival: Indigenous art, music and ideas lights up Sydney

Indigenous artists illuminate Sydney Opera House in lights festival Vivid Sydney festival is back – with impressive  light art installations, musical performances and TED Talks-style idea panels. The free winter festival (remember it’s winter... Read more »
Sydney Darling Harbour

Sydney housing boom set to break all records

Sydney’s property boom is close to breaking a 15-year record, with house prices surging 57.5 per cent in four years. Results from the May CoreLogic RP Data Home Value Index show the... Read more »

Halal Expo excitement continue, over 10,000 people attended in Melbourne more in Sydney on next Sunday

Halal Expo Melbourne was a peaceful show of our multicultural society despite some inimical images of outsiders by the media; Syed Atiq ul Hassan, Director, Halal Expo Melbourne (Tribune International Report, 5... Read more »

CREF 2016 events launched; 4 events to be held in Sydney, Melbourne & Perth

Over 300 exhibitors, and 60,000 visitors make CREF the biggest multicultural celebrations of its kind in Australia Sydney; (CREF Media Release); Director, Chand Raat Eid Festival (CREF) 2016, Syed Atiq ul Hassan,... Read more »
Qatar Airways begins new route to Sydney Airport. Photographer Seth Jaworski captured the aircraft as it headed into Sydney.

Qatar Airways begins new route to Sydney Airport

Qatar begins flights to Sydney, announces plans to upgauge to A380 on a seasonal basis Sydney Airport has welcomed new airline Qatar Airways on 02 March 2016 – marking the start of... Read more »
Photo of Danish restaurant Noma in Copenhagen

Waitlist hits 27000 at world-famous Noma restaurant in Sydney

There are 27,000 people on the waitlist for a table at Noma Sydney There are 27,000 people hoping in vain that someone will cancel their table and forfeit their $485 payment. A... Read more »
A specially choreographed Welcome to Country will be projected onto the Sydney Harbour Bridge’s pylons tonight as the bridge turns into a giant Aboriginal flag.

Australia’s 2016 New Year Fest to celebrate its Aboriginal connection and culture

The connection between Indigenous people and the land will be celebrated as part of this year’s New Year’s Eve celebrations in Sydney. Red fireworks will cascade from the Harbour Bridge pylons while... Read more »

New Year 2016: Your guide to Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Brisbane celebrations

Australians are preparing to ring in the New Year this evening, with fireworks, family-friendly extravaganza and major celebrations planned for Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. While some eager beavers have already set up... Read more »
Tumbalong Park reopens in time for Christmas

Tumbalong Park reopens in time for Christmas

SYDNEY – The transformation of Darling Harbour has reached a new milestone after the opening of Tumbalong Park reopens to the public, just in time for Christmas and the summer holidays. The... Read more »
Nazir Shinwari joins the Sydney Thunder as Community Rookie

Nazir Shinwari joins the Sydney Thunder as Community Rookie

Blacktown cricketer Nazir Shinwari will represent Sydney’s Afghan community in BBL05 as he joins the Sydney Thunder as the club’s Community Rookie. Shinwari’s signing comes as a result of his participation in... Read more »
Clover Moore marches in the climate rally from The Domain to Macquarie St. Thousands joined the climate change rally in Sydney today which packed out Maquarie St.

Australian climate marches draw thousands

Tens of thousands of protesters have marched through Australian capital cities to urge world leaders to take action on climate change ahead of a United Nations summit. Climate change rallies rolled on... Read more »
An artist's impression of the planned Sydney light rail near the QV building in the CBD. Supplied: NSW Government

Sydney Metro would change Sydney forever: NSW Premier

Sydney’s new world-class rail one step closer The formal planning process for Sydney Metro City & Southwest has begun, bringing new world-class metro rail one step closer for the city. The new... Read more »
Parramatta’s birthday will be celebrated in style on Saturday 7 November, with a host of tastes, activities and entertainment planned as part of Parramatta Day 2015.

Entertainment extravaganza planned for Parramatta Day 2015

Parramatta Day 2015 to begin on Saturday 7 November Parramatta’s birthday will be celebrated in style on Saturday 7 November, with a host of tastes, activities and entertainment planned as part of ... Read more »
Sydney voted as one of the top cities in the world

Sydney voted as one of the top cities in the world

“With Sydney’s buzzing night life, spectacular harbour and beaches and world-class restaurants, it’s no wonder that this city is continually loved by visitors from across the globe,” Minister Ayres said Sydney has once again... Read more »
NSW Premier Mike Baird


By NSW Premier, Mike Baird, @MikeBairdMP: I met with Muslim leaders this week as concerns in the general community grow over the shooting murder of Curtis Cheng as he was leaving work... Read more »

Sydney police release three arrested in anti-terror raids

Three of four men linked with Parramatta shooting have been released without charge in a move police admitted Thursday was “incredibly frustrating”, according to The Australian. A number of people were arrested after raids in... Read more »

Record crowd of 40,000 makes CREF the largest Eid Eve Celebrations in Australia

CREF Events in Sydney, Melbourne & Perth created incredible images of multicultural Australia Sydney (Tribune International Report); Small community event of 250 people gathered in Lakemba NSW in 1998 becomes the largest... Read more »
Chand Raat Eid Festival in Sydney, Perth, Melbourne (Australia)

‘The Chand Raat Eid Festival promotes respect and understanding by welcoming people of all faiths to celebrate together’: PM Tony Abbott

Message from the Prime Minister Hon Tony Abbott for Chand Raat Eid Festival 2015 ‘I am pleased to provide this message to everyone attending the Chand Raat Eid Festival.’ ‘Marking the month... Read more »

Sydney Water proposes to slash up to $100 from household bills

Households will save up to $100 on their water bill each year under a proposal from Sydney Water. Sydney Water’s pricing proposal to slash household and business bills for four years from... Read more »
Sydney housing

NSW Premier wants to boost Sydney housing supply

Premier Mike Baird wants to help those trying to break into Sydney’s property market by investing in housing infrastructure. The NSW government announced state budget will include a $400 million injection into... Read more »
Sydney Metro project

Sydney Metro industry briefing draws hundreds of international experts

More than 460 industry representatives from Australian and international firms attended Sudney Metro project industry briefing, which detailed plans for Sydney Metro and the process for industry to contribute to the project... Read more »
An artist's impression of the planned Sydney light rail near the QV building in the CBD. Supplied: NSW Government

Sydney light rail construction only months away

NSW Government warns CBD commuters to brace for disruption during Sydney light rail construction Sydneysiders should brace for major disruptions when construction of the city’s new light rail begins in the CBD... Read more »
Living mural, Sydney, Vivid Sydney Festival 2015. Opera House. Photo: James Horan/Destination NSW

Vivid Sydney 2015: Festival of light brightens Australia’s winter nights

Sydney was drenched in a kaleidoscope of colours last night when the switch was flicked on the city’s Vivid light and music spectacular SYDNEY – The streets of Sydney and its iconic... Read more »
Large swells batter the coastline at Clovelly beach. Photo: Brett Costello

Powerful storm batters Sydney, leaving 3 dead and many homes destroyed

Thousands of homes without power as rain, wind lash NSW SYDNEY (Australia) — After a relentless day of heavy rain and extreme winds, the severe storm which battered Australia’s east coast yesterday,... Read more »