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

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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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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.

13 October 2022
Nominations now open to join the Harbour Trust’s Community Advisory Committee (media release)

The Sydney Harbour Federation Trust (Harbour Trust) is seeking nominations from members of the public for its new Community Advisory Committee. Nominations close 5pm AEDT on Thursday 10 November.

 

 

 

30 September 2022
Farmhouse Montessori students plant native trees to help grow North Head Sanctuary’s bushland

The Harbour Trust is proud to share that students from North Head Sanctuary’s independent school, Farmhouse Montessori, recently planted native species to help grow North Head Sanctuary’s bushland.

28 September 2022
Macquarie Lightstation Lights Up to Celebrate World Maritime Day (media release)

On Thursday 29 September, the Harbour Trust in partnership with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), will illuminate Macquarie Lightstation to celebrate World Maritime Day. Macquarie Lightstation at Vaucluse in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs will join other buildings around the world in being lit up in blue and green.

 

28 September 2022
Macquarie Lightstation Lights Up to Celebrate World Maritime Day

On Thursday 29 September, the Harbour Trust in partnership with the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA), will illuminate Macquarie Lightstation to celebrate World Maritime Day. Macquarie Lightstation at Vaucluse in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs will join other buildings around the world in being lit up in blue and green.

11 August 2022
Manly Rotary Fun Run & walk (4 Sept)

Taking place on Sunday 4 September (Father’s Day), the Manly Rotary Fun Run & Walk includes options for participants of varying abilities. There is a 2km course that leads people along Manly’s beachfront, a 5km course that zigs and zags around the broader suburb, and a 10km ‘Runners Challenge'.  

9 August 2022
Young Endeavour launches at Sub Base Platypus

The Harbour Trust was very proud to have lent support to the Young Endeavour Youth Scheme on Sunday (7 Aug). Mid-afternoon, STS Young Endeavour – Australia’s National Sail Training Ship berthed alongside Sub Base Platypus at Neutral Bay to collect a crew of 21 Aussie youths and prepare for its first ever voyage from our community recreation and work hub.

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.