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Couple admiring the Hanging Swamp at North Head Sanctuary in Manly.


Welcome to our newsroom – your source of news items, blogs, media releases and other updates about our organisation and the places we protect on Sydney Harbour.

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28 April 2022
Work set to start at North Sydney’s Sub Base Platypus

The Harbour Trust is creating new parkland and public space at Sub Base Platypus in North Sydney. This work is known as the Torpedo Factory Renewal Project.

25 April 2022
The Harbour Trust Celebrates Anzac Day

To celebrate Anzac Day (25 April), the Harbour Trust will be highlighting the inspirational Australian service people, including First Nations People, connected to our heritages sites

23 April 2022
The Brown Antechinus community at North Head welcomes new members

The Harbour Trust is proud to share that its partner, Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC), is establishing a larger population of Brown Antechinus at North Head Sanctuary, Manly to protect locally extinct species.

31 March 2022
Heritage works underway in the Convict Precinct

The Harbour Trust is undertaking conservation works at Cockatoo Island’s Convict Precinct to amplify the heritage value of this iconic landmark.

24 March 2022
10 things to do in Sydney (blog)

Looking for activities to enjoy with friends and family in Sydney? Read our new blog, released to coincide with the 20th anniversary of the Harbour Trust, and discover the breadth of great experiences you can have at our beloved destinations on Sydney Harbour.

21 March 2022
Lifestyle brand Koskela launches flagship store at Sub Base Platypus

The Harbour Trust is excited to welcome Australian-owned, purpose-led furniture and homewares brand Koskela to Sub Base Platypus in North Sydney.

2 March 2022
The Harbour Trust Celebrates Women's History Month

To celebrate Women's History Month (1 - 31 March), the Harbour Trust will be highlighting the inspirational and iconic women that have contributed to the stories of our protected sites.

25 February 2022
Visitor Centres reopen in March

We are very excited to share that, with the resumption of our volunteer program, our Visitor Centres at North Head Sanctuary and Cockatoo Island will re-open to the public next month! 

22 February 2022
Conservation work underway at 10 Terminal

The Harbour Trust has begun conservation work on the masonry buildings at Middle Head’s 10 Terminal site – ensuring they can be used and enjoyed for years to come. This conservation work forms part of the 10 Terminal and Parklands Renewal Project.