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Newsroom

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.

To stay up to date, view the articles below and subscribe to our e-newsletter.

For media enquiries, contact Annelinde Rossman on 0407 852 785 or email annelinde.rossman@harbourtrust.gov.au.

To obtain approval for a media shoot at one of our places, complete our low impact permit form and email it to licensing@harbourtrust.gov.au.

23 September 2020
10 Terminal and Parklands Renewal Project

The Harbour Trust is beginning to reimagine the 10 Terminal buildings at Middle Head, Mosman. A community newsletter with an overview of the renewal project including progress to date, has been released.

3 August 2020
Harbour Trust announces approach to Independent review recommendations

The Harbour Trust has outlined how it will act on the recommendations of the recent Independent Review of its legislative, financial and governance arrangements.

31 July 2020
Celebrating 10 years: Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property

Ten years ago, the Cockatoo Island Convict Site was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List together with 10 other remnant convict sites from across Australia.

18 June 2020
Harbour Trust Review Announcement

The Minister for the Environment, the Hon Sussan Ley has today released the report on the Independent Review of the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust (Harbour Trust).

18 June 2020
A win for the community: Harbour Trust welcomes review recommendations (media release)

The Harbour Trust has welcomed the findings and recommendations of the Independent review, it has recommended that some of Sydney’s most extraordinary and iconic sites remain in public ownership forever, under the management of the Harbour Trust.

29 May 2020
Woolwich Wharf upgrade works begin 10 June

Woolwich Wharf will be temporarily closed from Wednesday 10 June 2020 while the NSW Government constructs a modern, accessible ferry wharf for the local community.Ferry services will be temporarily relocated to Clarke Road Wharf (also known as the Deckhouse Wharf) during this period.

19 May 2020
Volunteer success stories (blog)

Our volunteers enable us to deliver benefits to the community and execute capital works such as restorations to heritage buildings and machinery. Read about some of their recent successes.

12 May 2020
Vale Dr Jack Mundey AO

The Harbour Trust would like to express our deepest condolences to the family of Dr Jack Mundey AO ( 1929 – 2020). Jack was a great advocate for the protection of historic sites across Sydney, including Harbour Trust sites. Our thoughts are with his friends and family during this time.

12 May 2020
Harbour Trust releases COVID-19 Rent Relief Principles

The Harbour Trust has published a set of principles that provide guidance on the rent relief support available to its tenants due to the impacts of COVID-19.