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[…]

Myra Appears on Cover of Architecture Bulletin

Today, Sirius resident #Myra has appeared on the cover of #ArchitectureBulletin Housing Affordability edition. Sirius has been affordable housing for almost 40 years…. it’s affordable housing now for Myra and Cherie, and can continue as affordable housing for key workers in Sydney. We are ready to talk with the government about options for Sirius that see Read more about Myra Appears on Cover of Architecture Bulletin[…]

Video: Friday Night Sirius

Friday Night Sirius Friday Night Sirius was a great celebration of our win at the Land & Environment Court. As Tanya Plibersek said on the night, Save our Sirius has always been about more than saving a building, it is about saving a community. If you missed Friday Night Sirius this is a great catch Read more about Video: Friday Night Sirius[…]

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[…]

Press Release: Community Launches Legal Action For Sirius

PRESS RELEASE THURSDAY 3rd NOVEMBER 2016 COMMUNITY LAUNCHES LEGAL ACTION FOR SIRIUS    KEY ANNOUNCEMENTS  In the continued campaign to save the Sirius apartment building, the Millers Point Community Association today launched their crowd-funded legal challenge against the NSW Government. In a press conference in front of the NSW Parliament, the group announced NSW Heritage Minister Mark Speakman had Read more about Press Release: Community Launches Legal Action For 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[…]

Daily Telegraph: Legal challenge to save the Sirius

The Daily Telegraph journalist, Sarah Keoghan, today covered our campaign to legally challenge the Governments decision to not list Sirius on the State Heritage Register. “SUPPORTERS of the Sirius building in The Rocks have raised over $25,000 in a week for a legal challenge against demolishing the iconic apartments. They have also accused the government of Read more about Daily Telegraph: Legal challenge to save the Sirius[…]

ArchitectureAU: A most Sirius matter

Architect Glenn Harper has written an important piece on Sirius for ArchitectureAU; “The Sirius apartment building is a rare and intact example of late Brutalist architecture in Australia as applied to social housing. And as a significant example of cultural heritage, it doesn’t get any better than this.” “In Speakman’s media release, there is a level of Read more about ArchitectureAU: A most Sirius matter[…]