Top Sydney news – SMH
- Trump declares ban on transgender people from serving 'in any capacity' in US military
Citing the need to focus on victory, the president said the military cannot accept the burden of higher medical costs and “disruption” that transgender troops would require.
- Fed flags 'relatively soon' cut to balance sheet
The US Federal Reserve said it expected to start winding down its massive holdings of bonds “relatively soon”.
- Minneapolis police to change body cameras rules after Justine Damond shooting
Police in Minneapolis must now activate their body cameras during every call for service.
- China steel futures extend rally amid crackdown on low-grade steel capacity
China’s steel rebar futures climbed for a third session as the crackdown on low-tech steel furnaces accelerated.
- UK economy expands modestly, undermining case for higher rates
The UK’s lacklustre growth is doing little to support the Bank of England’s hawks.
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Sydney City – what’s on
- A taste of Spain
Enjoy the brand new Spanish tapas, heartily prepared by a team of talented chefs, and specially selected Spanish wines from Broadway Liquor. The tapas menu is updated weekly. Join us and experience a …
- This is a Voice
Contemplate the power of voice before and beyond words and explore the human voice in this immersive exhibition. Experience the human voice, how it locates us socially, geographically and psychologica …
- Gemma Rasdall
Sydney artist Gemma Rasdall uses acrylic paint, charcoal and recycled sailcloth to create works that reflect on her roots in sailing culture and deep affiliation with the water. The beautiful texture …
- CCSL Mini Majors
Wednesday morning group for the under 5s and their parent/carers. Music and stories, dancing and games. Contact the organiser for more details. …
- Lightscapes: Stephen Kane
Stephen Kane’s contemporary artistic practice explores the aesthetic and conceptual boundaries between non-representational, abstract photography and post-photographic, digital image creation. This pr …
Sydney City – Media
- Take a peek inside Green Square’s new library
Green Square residents are invited to a sneak preview of their new $47 million state-of-the-art library and plaza at a site tour next month. Locals will be able to take a closer look at the spectacula …
- Kids NYE firework design will be a cracker
Creative kids across the country are being asked to look to the sky and let their imaginations run riot for the 2017 Sydney New Year’s Eve fireworks design competition. The Design Your Own Firework co …
- A night with the neighbours to build bonds
Sydneysiders are invited to host a night in with their neighbours this Friday (28 July) to help prevent domestic and family violence. Hosting a White Ribbon Night with your neighbours is a fun way to …
- Community spaces come up gold in design awards
A transformed historic community centre in Woolloomooloo and a state-of-the-art early learning centre in Darlinghurst have both been honoured with prestigious government design awards. The City of Syd …
- Grant to ditch takeaway coffee cups
Battles against takeaway coffee cups, marine plastic pollution and energy wastage will get support from the City of Sydney’s latest round of environmental knowledge exchange sponsorships. Lord Mayor C …