Newtown Council : 150 Years
Celebrate Newtown's History!
December 2012 - December 2013 is Newtown's Sesquicentenary year.
Newtown Municipal Council was incorporated on December 12, 1862
by proclamation in the NSW Government Gazette.
The first meeting of Newtown Municipal Council took place on February 16, 1863.
A Proclamation Day event was held at Newtown Library on December 12, a selection of Archival images were screened at the Newtown Dendy on December 8 & 9, and an exhibition of archival images was held along King Street & Enmore Road, Newtown Shopfronts Gallery, to celebrate the start of the Newtown Sesquicentenary year.
The City of Sydney also has plenty of "sesqui" merchandise available, including tea towels, badges & maps.