Sydney

Sydney’s Resilience Journey

Sydney is one of the most diverse cities in the world, with a population of nearly 5 million people and 200 vibrant cultures. While the metropolis is known for the beauty of its natural environment and outdoor lifestyle, Sydney is struggling to maintain its livability and equity during a time of rapid growth. Communities across Sydney have experienced a range of chronic stresses, including a lack of affordable housing, transport congestion, storms and flooding, bushfires, and cyber-attacks.

To become connected, inclusive, and resilient is a challenge that every major organization in Sydney must address together, to create a place of opportunity and well-being for all citizens.

Developed with input and insights from elders, community groups, government, and business representatives, the Resilient Sydney Strategy marks a new spirit of collaboration and connection across the city.

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News and Resources

Moving From Strategy to Action – Urban Ocean Cities Project Statements

Moving From Strategy to Action – Urban Ocean Cities Project Statements

Cities worldwide are rapidly urbanizing, shedding light on the interrelated challenges of environmental, social and economic inequalities. Most of the plastic in our oceans come from rapidly ...
From Asset Resilience to Resilient Places and Communities

From Asset Resilience to Resilient Places and Communities

City governments have multiple conflicting priorities related to shifting macro-economic trends and climate change while also creating safe and livable places for urban communities and ...
Episode 5: Data driven resilience planning featuring Wellington

Episode 5: Data driven resilience planning featuring Wellington

Wellington Mayor, Andy Foster joins our Executive Director Lauren Sorkin to discuss the importance of collaboration between sectors, inclusion and community engagement as key to solving the ...

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