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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.

See also: Community notice board

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.

18 February 2022
Red Hot Summer Tour Returns to Cockatoo Island

The Harbour Trust is proud to be supporting its first major live entertainment event on Cockatoo Island in 18 months – Red Hot Summer Tour 2022. 

10 February 2022
New tender opportunity to advance Master Plans for iconic Sydney Harbour sites

The Harbour Trust is calling on experienced consultants to tender submissions to develop Master Plans for the treasured North Head Sanctuary and Cockatoo Island sites.

27 January 2022
Update: Temporary COVID-19 testing clinic

It will be business as usual for visitors to the Harbour Trust’s much loved Headland Park from Friday 28 January 2022, with the standing down of the temporary COVID-19 Testing Clinic at Georges Heights, after five weeks in operation.

1 December 2021
Innovative habitat pods deployed to help wildlife at North Head Sanctuary

The Harbour Trust is proud to share that its partner, Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC), is installing biodegradable ‘flat-pack’ shelters at North Head Sanctuary, Manly to protect vulnerable animals.

26 November 2021
Recent works amplify site history and visitor experience

Throughout 2021, the Harbour Trust continued to carry out works, including repairs, to amplify the heritage values of key landmarks and ensure our destinations on Sydney Harbour remain safe, accessible, and enjoyable for the public.

25 November 2021
Two significant appointments to the Harbour Trust announced

The Australian Government has announced two significant appointments to the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.

11 November 2021
Observe the next meeting in public of the Members of the Trust (7 Dec)

The Harbour Trust invites the public to remotely observe the meeting of the Members of the Trust between 3:30pm and 5pm on Tuesday 7 December 2021. Please use our webform to register.