The NSW Government is ignoring global expert opinion in their refusal to heritage list Sirius.
The NSW Government has put Sirius up for sale, ignoring international and local heritage bodies, community activists, the City of Sydney, the Australian Institute of Architects, unions, and residents, all in favour of some quick cash. We’ve said from the get go that this isn’t about money. If the government’s prepared to drop billions of dollars Read more about Sirius up for sale[…]
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[…]
Window To The World Tim Elliot has written a lovely portrait of Myra for Sydney Morning Herald’s Good Weekend. “Sometimes, a person’s life story tells a larger tale. In the case of Myra Demetriou, the only resident now left in Sydney’s famed Sirius public housing block, it’s the evolution of Sydney Harbour from working port Read more about Portrait of Myra Demetriou in Good Weekend[…]
Today, Albo issued the below statement in support of Sirius and the community of Millers Point & The Rocks. THE HON ANTHONY ALBANESE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR CITIES MEMBER FOR GRAYNDLER STATEMENT ON THE NSW LIBERALS’ REFUSAL TO HERITAGE LIST SIRIUS BUILDING The NSW Liberal Government’s refusal to heritage list the Sirius Building in The Read more about The Hon Anthony Albanese MP Continues Support For Sirius[…]
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[…]
PRESS RELEASE THURSDAY 17th NOVEMBER 2016 GOVERNMENT PREPARES TO SELL SIRIUS KEY ANNOUNCEMENTS The NSW Government is preparing to sell Sirius. Family and Community Services has written to the residents of Sirius – see attached. The Save Our Sirius Foundation has been working on alternatives to put before the government. What follows is one Read more about Press Release: Government Prepares to Sell Sirius[…]