Ensuring you make key decisions based on data is even more critical, given the challenges local businesses face in the current environment. Recently, governments have identified the immense benefits of using and sharing their data with businesses and the community through Open Data Portals. Open data allows anyone to use free data to make informed…

Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce would like to wish all its members and subscribers, and all the business owners and residents in and around the precinct a very happy, joy-filled Christmas and prosperous New Year.  We’re proud of our achievements this year and we have many more exciting events and projects planned for 2020.  We…

Let’s face it – Sydney owns New Year’s Eve. There is no better place in the world to be when the clock strikes midnight – plus you can raise your glass of champagne while wearing a singlet and shorts. Of course, the fireworks display over Sydney Harbour is the headline act, but there are many…

Put ice in the esky and get ready for the annual Sydney Fish Market 36 hour seafood marathon. The popular event will begin at 5am on Monday December 23 and go straight through, non-stop until 5pm Tuesday December 24. Many Sydneysiders have learnt to save their festive feast shopping especially for this event, where they…

The next City Of Sydney local government election will take place on September 12, 2020. To ensure that your enrolment details are up to date, visit the Australian Electoral Commission website https://check.aec.gov.au You may still be eligible to vote even if you are not technically a resident of the City of Sydney LGA if you…

Back before there was internet or television, it was still photography and the geniuses who held the camera that delivered reality to the masses. Black and white images without any animation somehow told an entire story instantaneously. With intuition, courage and skill, photographers like Dorothea Lange and Toyo Miyatake froze time and space forever and…

Jenny Kee and Linda Jackson, the partnership that defined a unique aesthetic for Australian fashion from the early 1970s right through to today, are being celebrated in an exhibition currently on at the Powerhouse Museum.  Compiled from the museum’s own permanent collection, the exhibit includes over 150 items representing the full span of their 46…

It sounds like a lyric from a musical: “cable cars and floating bars” (“in a world of pure imagination”?) but it’s part of the ambitious plan to develop the Western Harbour district into a tourist epicentre.  The vetoing of the monolithic Ritz-Carlton building has not dampened the enthusiasm of NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian or the…

For the first time in almost 60 years trams ran through the centre of the city when the Sydney Light Rail finally opened its sliding doors to the public last weekend. It was not without its hiccups, though, with several breakdowns, a posse of protesters, and slower than expected travel time.  The route currently in…

If you haven’t been to The Star since the Grand Foyer was completed several months ago, then you really are missing out. The spectacular entrance features a massive curved digital screen that responds to movement and touch. Short videos and content are displayed at given times during the day, depicting the heart and character of…

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