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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 Lily Pai:

To obtain approval to conduct a media or photography shoot at one of the Harbour Trust’s locations, please complete our Low Impact Permit Form and return it to licensing@harbourtrust.gov.au

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.

9 March 2021
Bushfire Recovery Efforts Make Steady Progress

Recovery efforts at North Head Sanctuary, following the hazard reduction burn breach in late 2020, are well underway with more than 100 shelters and refuge zones now in place to protect local wildlife thanks to the work of Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC).

4 March 2021
Rediscover the Harbour Trust during its 20th Year

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Harbour Trust, which was established in 2001 to protect heritage sites in Sydney, share their diverse stories and enable all Australians to access and enjoy the rich experiences of the sites under its management.

3 March 2021
Aboriginal Employment Day launches Harbour Trust partnership with Babana

The Harbour Trust has partnered with the Babana Aboriginal Men's Group to support improved social outcomes for men and women in Aboriginal communities. [Image credit: The NRMA]

2 February 2021
Defence of Sydney Tour launches at North Head sanctuary

The Harbour Trust has launched the new Defence of Sydney Tour at North Head Sanctuary which features entry into the recently restored and previously inaccessible North Fort Plotting Room. The