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For community news and updates, including opportunities to comment on draft plans and proposals, engage with our Board of Trustees, become a volunteer or to find out more about our Community Advisory Committees, continue to monitor the noticeboard on this page. 

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18 November 2020
Have Your Say: Snapper Island Discussion Paper

The Harbour Trust is seeking community feedback about Snapper Island, Sydney Harbour. A Discussion Paper has been released together with a supporting draft (non-statutory) Conservation Management Plan (CMP). Have your say about Snapper Island, and the Discussion Paper and draft CMP, by Wednesday 16 December 2020.

18 November 2020
Have Your Say: Project Direction for 10 Terminal Renewal

The community is invited to have their say on the Project Direction for the 10 Terminal and Parklands Renewal at Middle Head, Mosman by Wednesday 16 December 2020.

17 November 2020
Observe the meeting of the Members of the Trust on Friday 4 December 2020.

The Harbour Trust invites the public to observe the meeting of the Members of the Trust on Friday 4 December 2020.

12 November 2020
Have your say: Torpedo Factory Renewal Project

The Harbour Trust is inviting the public to have their say on two planning matters relating to a proposal for the Torpedo Factory at Sub Base Platypus. Consultation closes at 5pm on Friday 11 December 2020.

5 November 2020
Have Your Say: Stakeholder Engagement Strategy & Governance Framework

The Harbour Trust has invited the community to have their say on its Draft Stakeholder Engagement Strategy & Governance Framework. This document will be on public exhibition until Monday 7 December.

12 October 2020
Join the conversation on North Head Sanctuary

Today, the Harbour Trust has invited the community to have a say on a treasured public parkland on Sydney Harbour – North Head Sanctuary in Manly.

2 October 2020
Have Your Say: Exposure Draft Harbour Trust Amendment Bill

The Department for Agriculture, Water and the Environment has placed an Exposure Draft of the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Amendment Bill 2020 on exhibition for public comment.

29 September 2020
Minister Ley announces $40.6 million in funding for the Harbour Trust

The Minister for the Environment, the Hon Sussan Ley MP, has announced $40.6 million in funding for the Harbour Trust to support our work in rehabilitating important sites under our stewardship.

23 September 2020
10 Terminal and Parklands Renewal Project

The Harbour Trust is beginning to reimagine the 10 Terminal buildings at Middle Head, Mosman. A community newsletter with an overview of the renewal project including progress to date, has been released.

29 January 2020
Draft Harbour Trust Leasing Policy 2020 – Submissions Invited

Update (10 July 2020): The deadline for providing comment on the Draft Harbour Trust Leasing Policy 2020 has been extended. Members of the community now have until 5pm AEDT on Wednesday 15 July 2020 to comment.

12 May 2020
Harbour Trust releases COVID-19 Rent Relief Principles

The Harbour Trust has published a set of principles that provide guidance on the rent relief support available to its tenants due to the impacts of COVID-19.

12 May 2020
Registration: Public Meeting of the Members of the Trust (16 June)

The Harbour Trust invites the public to observe the Meeting of the Members of the Trust, being held on Tuesday 16 June 2020 from 3pm to 5pm. To help reduce the spread of the Coronavirus, the meeting will be presented online via the Zoom webinar platform.

13 February 2020
Independent Review: Harbour Trust Submission

The Harbour Trust’s written submission for the Independent Review of Sydney Harbour Federation Trust is now available to view online.

3 February 2020
Notice of amplified noise at Cockatoo Island

Premier music festival, Red Hot Summer Tour, is marking its 10th anniversary with two sold out shows at Cockatoo Island on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 February. Owing to the nature of this event, it is possible that amplified music will be audible to residents in nearby suburbs.

3 February 2020
Notice of light testing at Sub Base Platypus

Across two nights in early February, a specialist lighting consultant will test the lighting at Sub Base Platypus to ensure it meets the relevant standards. The first night of light testing is scheduled to take place on Monday 3 February or Tuesday 4 February, depending upon weather conditions.

19 December 2019
Mosman Drill Hall Precinct: Management Plan amended

The Harbour Trust has approved an amendment to the Management Plan for the Mosman Drill Hall Precinct as well as a planning application from Mosman Council for the installation of floodlighting of outdoor sports courts.

11 November 2019
Cockatoo Island Dialogue: Read the Outcomes Report

The Harbour Trust has published a report on the outcomes of a recent dialogue with the community about the future of Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour.

5 November 2019
Board Meeting in Public (5 December)

The Harbour Trust invites the public to observe the next Board Meeting on Thursday, 5 December 2019.

30 October 2019
Independent Review of the Harbour Trust

An Independent Review of the Harbour Trust – the first since the agency commenced in 2001 – is now underway, and includes opportunities for the community to contribute.

11 September 2019
Restoration of Cockatoo Island’s iconic Powerhouse underway

The Harbour Trust has received a grant to help fund the restoration of one of Cockatoo Island’s most iconic buildings: the coal-fired Powerhouse, built in 1818.

11 September 2019
Submissions Invited: Mosman Drill Hall Precinct

The Harbour Trust is inviting the public to comment on two planning matters relating to the Mosman Drill Hall Precinct.

20 August 2019
Harbour Trust Recreation Strategy: Finalised document now available

The Harbour Trust’s Recreation Strategy 2019 has been finalised following public consultation. The strategy is available to view online. You can also read the consultation summary, which explains how issues raised were addressed by the agency.

19 August 2019
Torpedo Factory Design Concept: Consultation summary online

The Harbour Trust has considered community feedback on its design concept for the Torpedo Factory. The Harbour Trust will now work on refining the design, and will consult further with the community once an updated scheme has been prepared. View the design concept and a summary of issues raised, including how these were addressed by the Harbour Trust.

19 June 2019
Sub Base Platypus Renewal Project

Over the past decade, the Harbour Trust has consulted extensively with the community to breathe new life into the former torpedo factory, submarine base and gasworks at North Sydney.