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News Innovation districts
19 Oct 2023

SXSW Sydney has brought the creative and entrepreneurial spirit of SXSW to Sydney in a big way!

We are excited that SXSW chose Tech Central as its home for the first ever SXSW outside of Austin, and the response from visitors to the inaugural event has been outstanding.

Eric Avery performs during the opening ceremony for SXSW Sydney (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images for SXSW Sydney)
Media Engagement
10 Jul 2023

This week the Central Coast City will host senior leaders from the Greater Cities Commission (the Commission) for a meeting of the Commission’s Strategic Planning and Finance and Governance Committees, highlighting the region’s important role in the development of Australia’s first global multi-city region.

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Media Engagement
22 Jun 2023

The Greater Cities Commission confirmed today that its Chief Commissioner Geoff Roberts AM will be leaving the Commission once his term expires on 30 June 2023.

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News First Nations
30 May 2023

The Greater Cities Commission (the Commission), in partnership with University of Newcastle’s Wollotuka Institute and the Institute for Regional Futures, has today launched the Partnering with First Nations Communities in City and Regional Planning research report.

News Engagement
20 Apr 2023

Final-year undergraduate and TAFE NSW students from any field of study are invited to apply for the Greater Cities Commission’s inaugural eight-week internship program.

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News Engagement First Nations
12 Apr 2023

The Commission has established its inaugural First Nations Advisory Panel to help identify strategic issues in the planning system that work against First Nations people's aspirations and to provide advice regarding system-level change to address these challenges.

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News Inclusive places
21 Feb 2023

Tech Central is proudly celebrating Sydney WorldPride 2023 as the most inclusive, welcoming, sustainable and creative innovation district in the world. The suburbs of Tech Central are among the most diverse, inclusive neighbourhoods in Sydney, so naturally, we're going BIG for the biggest global LGBTQIA+ festival, held here for the first time!

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News Innovation districts
20 Feb 2023

Gosford’s new state-of-the-art University of Newcastle campus is a step closer today following the signing of the final agreement between the NSW Government and the University of Newcastle. This new campus offers new opportunities for local students and will become a critical anchor in the development of the Central Coast’s innovation district.

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News Innovation districts Jobs and economies
16 Jan 2023

The Central Coast Strategy for Economic Growth has now been released, together with the Draft Central Coast Regional Transport Plan, supporting the NSW Government’s vision to drive growth and investment across the region.

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News Engagement Innovation districts
11 Jan 2023

Tech Central welcomes Techstars to the innovation district as it invites applications for its first Sydney-based accelerator program.

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