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Let them age in place

The Relocation of public housing tenants – removing them from Millers Point and destroying the only community many of them know – is described as brutal in a new university study. The experiences of residents who have experienced the Relocation are documented in a paper by Professor Alan Morris, Institute for Public Policy and Governance, […]

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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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The Workers Flats of Millers Point

At the beginning of the 20th century the government compulsorily acquired all private wharves, homes and commercial properties in the Rocks, Dawes Point and Millers Point. Modern and efficient wharves with dual level access were built. Nearly all of Millers Point west of Kent Street was demolished and whole streets disappeared as roadways to service the new […]

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