Sirius on Governments own s170 Heritage Register

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[…]

Letter to Minister for Heritage, Gabrielle Upton

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[…]

Sirius The Book Launch

  Sirius Launched by Clover Moore  Last night we celebrated the launch of Sirius – now available for puchase instore or online. For details visit: www.saveoursirius.org/thebook  Sydney Lord Mayor, Clover Moore, officially launched Sirius to a record crowd of supporters.  The event was generously supported by Kinokuniya, with Managing Director Kawai-san welcoming everyone to the store.    Guest included; Read more about Sirius The Book Launch[…]

Press Release: Reckless Out Of Touch Government Not Listening To The People Or Experts

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[…]

Newsletter: Sirius on World Monument Watch & Invite to our Book Launch

Dear Sirius Supporters, A quick update for you on some Siriusly exiting news!  Sirius has been added on the World Monuments Watch List for 2018 by the international World Monuments Fund, and Our book is almost here – and we would love to see you at our upcoming events!  Details below.  #SaveOurSirius  World Monuments Watch The World Read more about Newsletter: Sirius on World Monument Watch & Invite to our Book Launch[…]

Video: This Is Sirius – The History of Sirius

The History of Sirius Great short film by Agostino Marcello documents Sirius from the 1970s to now! Featuring Myra Demetrio and the voices of Jack Mundey, Clover Moore, Tim Ross, and Shaun Carter. This is our history – a history that should not be forgotten. “Sirius”, the Piper Press book on this history – available Read more about Video: This Is Sirius – The History of Sirius[…]

Radio National: The beautiful beast of brutalism

Glenn Harper appeared on ABC RN this morning with Cassie McCullagh. Glenn and Cassie discuss the concepts behind Brutalism, and it’s history in Australia. “Brutalist architecture is somewhat out of vogue these days – with many example being demolished to meet the insatiable demand to build residential apartment buildings. But should many of these buildings be Read more about Radio National: The beautiful beast of brutalism[…]