The NSW Government is ignoring global expert opinion in their refusal to heritage list Sirius.
Recently, we discovered Sirius is listed on the Government’s own heritage register. Section 170 of the NSW Heritage Act requires all government departments to create and maintain a list of heritage assets. In 1995, The Housing Department added Sirius to their s170 register, recognising the social significance of Sirius – refer to an Read more about Sirius on Governments own s170 Heritage Register[…]
Today, Save Our Sirius Chairperson, Shaun Carter, has written to the NSW Heritage Minister, Gabrielle Upton. Our research has shown that Sirius is listed on the governments own s170 Heritage Register (a list of heritage items is required to be kept by all government departments according to section 170 of the NSW Heritage Act). In Read more about Letter to Minister for Heritage, Gabrielle Upton[…]
Today, the Australian Institute of Architects have reaffirmed their support for the recommendation made by the Heritage Council to list Sirius on the NSW Heritage Register by issuing the below press release. “What is particularly disappointing here is that the Government has ignored the advise of the very experts they have appointed to give them Read more about Architects Disappointed In Sirius Decision[…]
Words by Linda Cheng and originally published on ArchitectureAU The NSW heritage minister Gabrielle Upton has decided not to heritage list the Sirius social housing complex designed by Tao Gofers. Her decision comes after her predecessor Mark Speakman, in August 2016, similarly rejected the unanimous advice of the NSW Heritage Council, which recommended Read more about ArchitectureAU: Sirius denied heritage protection, again[…]
Today, the NSW Heritage Minister Gabrielle Upton has continued to ignore growing national and international heritage opinion that Sirius is of state heritage significance. The Government has again refused to list Sirius on the State Heritage Register. In a statement, Upton’s only argument and the only thing she cites in her decision is the opinion Read more about Press Release: Reckless Out Of Touch Government Not Listening To The People Or Experts[…]
World Monuments Fund Demands NSW Government Listen to Heritage Experts Sirius added to World Monuments Fund 2018 Watch List Today, in New York the World Monument Fund (WMF), the leading independent organization devoted to saving important cultural heritage sites around the world. since 1965, has listed Sirius on their 2018 Watch List. Every two years since Read more about Press Release: World Monuments Fund Demands NSW Government Listen to Heritage Experts […]
Earlier this year Jack Mundey received the 2017 NSW President’s Prize, not for the buildings he designed, commissioned or built – but for those he has saved. Jack was the face of the 1970s Green Bans that saved buildings and precincts across the city. In awarding the prize, Andrew Nimmo, President of the Australian Institute of Read more about Jack Mundey receives 2017 NSW President’s Prize from Australian Institute of Architects NSW[…]