Nita McCrae Park Opened

Save Our Sirius were delighted to join in the celebration at the opening of Nita McCrae Park on the weekend.  McCrae was the founder of the Rocks Resident Action Group, which mobilized in opposition to the NSW Government’s plans to redevelop the suburb as a high-rise commercial precinct in the 1970s. McCrae, who was a Read more about Nita McCrae Park Opened[…]

Architects Disappointed In Sirius Decision

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[…]

ArchitectureAU: Sirius denied heritage protection, again

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[…]

The Hon Anthony Albanese MP Continues Support For Sirius

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[…]

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[…]

Jack Mundey receives 2017 NSW President’s Prize from Australian Institute of Architects NSW

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[…]

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[…]