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Media centre

Our latest media releases are listed on this page together with details of how to make a public relations enquiry.

For all public relations enquiries, please contact Rebecca Hill:

To obtain approval to conduct a media or photography shoot at one of the Harbour Trust’s locations, please complete our media filming and photography application form and return it to

19 July 2021
Sub Base Platypus garners further industry acclaim at NSW Architecture Awards

Sub Base Platypus has been recognised at the 2021 NSW Architecture Awards for renewal works undertaken to transform the former submarine base and gasworks site into a public domain. The Harbour Trust site received two awards; the Heritage Award NSW and the highest honour in the Urban Design Category (NSW) – the Lloyd Rees Award

See also: Sub Base Platypus recognised at the NSW Architecture Awards (new item)

10 June 2021
Sub Base Platypus nears completion with final design plans for the Torpedo Factory

The next stage of Sub Base Platypus, one of Sydney’s hidden foreshore gems, is nearing completion, with the Harbour Trust releasing the final look and feel for the renewal of the Torpedo Factory.

4 May 2021
Harbour Trust releases Draft Concept for Cockatoo Island / Wareamah

The Harbour Trust today unveiled an ambitious concept to transform Cockatoo Island / Wareamah into a world-class public destination, ensuring this important historical place remains open and accessible for future generations. [Image: An artist's impression of the proposed Eastern Apron Tidal Terrace.]

1 May 2021
Harbour Trust releases Draft Concept for North Head Sanctuary

The Harbour Trust invites the community to have a say on the Draft Concept for the future of North Head / Car-rang-gel – one of Australia’s most spectacular landmarks, with significant ties to First Nations’ culture, our military history and host to some of the most precious natural ecosystems in the country. [Image: An artist's impression of a proposed accessible path network and native garden.]

22 April 2021
Remarkable stories at Sub Base Platypus, North Sydney

On now until 9 May 2021, the heritage-listed Retort House at Sub Base Platypus is the home to the Australian National Maritime Museum’s Remarkable exhibition. This touring exhibition details the stories of Sydney’s river systems and coastlines, spotlighting the people who lived and breathed the waterways.

19 March 2021
Coastrek for mental health awareness through Harbour Trust Sites

Thousands of wild women (and a few men) taking on the Sydney Coastrek team trekking challenge are hiking through North Head Sanctuary and Headland Park this Friday 19 March to raise awareness of mental health in Australia as well as much needed funds for Beyond Blue.

18 March 2021
Headland Park’s artists puts on a show

From 20 March, the Headland Artists will host their biannual Open Studio Day and Landship Exhibition at Georges Heights in Mosman. The free exhibition which will run daily until the 28 March, is part of series of events encouraging visitors to rediscover the Harbour Trust in its 20th year.

17 March 2021
New Harbour Trust Legislation

Legislation that extends the life of the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust (Harbour Trust) in perpetuity will be presented to Parliament on Thursday 18 March 2021.

15 March 2021
Bandicoot Heaven at North Head Sanctuary has reopened

The North Head Sanctuary Foundation’s visitor centre, Bandicoot Heaven has reopened to the public. Located at North Head Sanctuary in Manly, the community-run centre is an opportunity for locals, students and other visitors to learn about flora and fauna.