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Welcome to the Harbour Trust's online newsroom.

Continue to check this page for news and other updates about our visitor destinations, including upcoming events and attractions.

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16 September 2021
Join us online for a free school holiday art class

The Harbour Trust is celebrating the spring school holidays with an online arts and craft program for kids of all ages! To coincide with Biodiversity Month, we’ve curated a selection of fun activities that celebrate Aussie wildlife. This includes a FREE watercolour painting tutorial for kids. Hosted by illustrator Carlie Edwards (Earthdrawn Studio), this EXCLUSIVE online class is an opportunity for kids to channel their creativity into a painting of a cockatoo.

1 September 2021
Harbour Trust welcomes new Executive Director

The Harbour Trust would like to welcome Janet Carding, who commences in the role of Executive Director this week.

25 August 2021
Engage your primary school class with two creative worksheets

The Harbour Trust has released two primary school worksheets to keep students engaged during lockdown and give them an easy way to tap into their creativity.

29 July 2021
COVID-19 updates

The Harbour Trust continues to work closely with the NSW Government to ensure our operations are in line with the latest advice on coronavirus. This page provides updates on the current status of our visitor destinations as well as the steps we are taking to ensure the health and safety of visitors and remain connected with the community.

5 July 2021
Sub Base Platypus recognised at the NSW Architecture Awards

Sub Base Platypus in North Sydney continues to garner industry acclaim, securing a pair of highly coveted awards at the 2021 NSW Architecture Awards, held last Friday (2 July).

2 July 2021
A new chapter for the Harbour Trust

The Minister for the Environment, the Hon. Sussan Ley MP, has announced three significant appointments to the Harbour Trust – two new board members and an Executive Director. Read the Minister’s full statement.

1 July 2021
Harbour Trust Secures Ongoing Entity Status

A message from Joseph Carrozzi, Harbour Trust Chair: "I am very pleased to share that the future of the Harbour Trust is now guaranteed following the Royal Assent of Commonwealth legislation, which came into effect last week."

22 June 2021
Exposure draft Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Regulations 2021

The Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Regulations 2001 are due to sunset on 1 October 2021. New draft regulations have been prepared to replace them. The public is invited to comment on the exposure draft Sydney Harbour Federation Trust Regulations 2021. Submissions are invited until 5pm on 19 July 2021.

18 May 2021
Observe the meeting of the Members of the Trust on 23 June 2021

The Harbour Trust invites the public to observe the meeting of the Members of the Trust on Wednesday 23 June 2021. Members of the public have the option of either observing the meeting in-person at the Harbour Trust Head Office or online via the ZOOM webinar platform.