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Man About the Sirius Apartments

On Saturday, Tim Ross (Rosso) and Kit Warhurst performed Man About the Sirius Apartments to a full house. Almost 200 people squeezed into the Phillip Room, the ground-floor community room of the Sirius Apartments, to hear Tim explain, “We have presented this show inside iconic building across Australia, and now we are starting to do […]

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Millers Point – a community worth the fight?

Some say it’s a shame what is happening in Millers Point, but does it really matter to the rest of us that the people in an entire suburb are displaced, dispersed and their shared history, connections and relationships lost? Does it matter that the physical place they are connected to is sold and its history that was […]

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Sirius update

Sirius remains at the heart of a plan to save the social housing community of Millers Point, Dawes Point and The Rocks. Sirius is also high on the list of international campaigns to save endangered Brutalist buildings. The following introduction to Sirius and its use for social housing has been sent to SOSBrutalism and Brutalism:Online… In the early 1970s, […]

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Optimism in Millers Point

There is optimism in Millers Point since the appointment of new Minister for Social Housing Brad Hazzard. Advised he was visiting Millers Point properties a few weeks ago, four residents waited outside 50 Argyle Place to talk to him. When he came out, he spent about ten minutes speaking to these residents. He listened to […]

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