Community hub takes shape
Construction of our city’s largest new community hub is underway, scheduled for completion in 2021.
Sister streets
Our very own Swanston Street and Midosuji Street in Osaka are officially sisters.


Our Triennial Arts Grants Program provides three-yearly funding for arts organisations and festivals. Through the 2018-20 program, we are supporting 35 groups. New recipients include the African Music and Cultural Festival, Australian Art Orchestra, Liquid Architecture and Human Rights Film Festival.


Did you know we provide 470 syringe disposal bins, daily weekday syringe clean-up services, and fast, on-call collection of inappropriately discarded syringes? We also offer safe syringe disposal education. Request a syringe collection online.


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