Press Release: Sirius Sale EOI Begins

Key Points EOI for Sale of Sirius has started Sirius is recognised for local and international heritage significance Save Our Sirius will fight any plans that do not recognise the buildings cultural value Today, the NSW Government has launched the Expression of Interest (EOI) for the sale of Sirius. For once we agree with the Read more about Press Release: Sirius Sale EOI Begins[…]

Myra’s Farewell Morning Tea

  Myra’s Farewell Morning Tea   11am, Saturday 27th January  Sirius, 44 Cumberland St, The Rocks    After living in the Millers Point area for more than 50 years, Myra Demetriou is moving out of the Sirius building in February.   Myra has invited more than 1,500 people into her apartment to see inside Sirius, Read more about Myra’s Farewell Morning Tea[…]

Sirius up for sale

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[…]

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[…]

Portrait of Myra Demetriou in Good Weekend

  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[…]