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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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17 June 2021
Have your say: Proposal to dual name Cockatoo Island as Wareamah

The Geographical Names Board is seeking community feedback on the Harbour Trust’s proposal to dual name Cockatoo Island as Wareamah. The closing date for submissions is 16 July 2021.

3 June 2021
Torpedo Factory Renewal Project (update)

The Harbour Trust is delivering the next stage of renewal works at Sub Base Platypus; namely, the creation of additional parkland through the adaptation and interpretation of the Torpedo Factory. Opportunities for the community to learn more include a design exhibition and drop-in sessions.

31 May 2021
Snapper Island consultation outcomes

The Harbour Trust has prepared a report on the outcomes of a recent community exhibition on Snapper Island. The report provides an outline of issues raised in public submissions and how these were considered by the Harbour Trust.

20 May 2021
Join us for National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June)

This year, to mark National Reconciliation Week (27 May to 3 June), the Harbour Trust is proud to present online and in-person experiences that amplify the voices of Coastal Sydney’s Traditional Owners and showcase the First Nations stories of our protected sites. Our program includes a special talk by Ray Ingrey, Chairperson of the Gujaga Foundation, on 27 May. The Dharawal leader will share the Dreamtime Story of Buriburi, as it was told to him by the senior women in his community.

14 May 2021
Sub Base Platypus recognised by National Trust for exemplary adaptive re-use

Sub Base Platypus in North Sydney has been recognised by the National Trust, Australia’s leading conservation body, as an exemplary case study for adaptive re-use.

4 May 2021
Have your say: Cockatoo Island – Draft Concept Vision

The Harbour Trust has released a Draft Concept Vision for Cockatoo Island informed by community feedback. Want to learn more and have your say? Complete the online survey, watch our webinar or attend a virtual workshop, yarning session or pop-up info session. Consultation closes 5pm on 11 June 2021.

1 May 2021
Have your say: North Head Sanctuary – Draft Concept

Informed by community aspirations for North Head Sanctuary, the Harbour Trust has released a Draft Concept for this treasured public destination. Read the document and complete the online survey to have your say. Consultation closes 5pm on 11 June 2021.

22 April 2021
Appointments to the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust

The Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment is seeking input on upcoming vacancies for the Harbour Trust; namely the Members of the Trust.

31 March 2021
10 Terminal and Parklands Renewal Project Direction: Consultation Outcomes Report and updated Vision

The Harbour Trust has released a report on the outcomes of the Project Direction consultation, held last year. The report includes a summary of what we heard and the Harbour Trust response. The next step will be the release of a Draft Concept Design for community consultation.