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Sirius farewells Myra

Hundreds of supporters said farewell to Myra on Saturday. For months she has been the only resident of Sirius, and even though she is forced to leave she will continue to campaign for social and affordable housing in the city. She asks, ‘Are we to be the only major city in the world without public […]

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Nita McCrae remembered

Nita McCrae was a community leader who forty years ago helped save a community and a heritage precinct. The Rocks and Millers Point would have been vastly different places without Nita’s intervention. Yesterday a proposal came before the City of Sydney Council to name the new park in Argyle Street after Nita. Council voted unanimously […]

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Jack Mundey Recognised

“Jack Mundey is an individual whose impact on the fabric of this city is perhaps greater than any other. Not because of the buildings he designed, or commissioned, or built – but because of the buildings he saved,” said to Andrew Nimmo, President of the Australian Institute of Architects, as he announced the President’s Award […]

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Why Sirius Matters

This is Sirius is an exhibition celebrating Sirius and its residents. Presented at the National Trust Centre by John Dunn and Margaret Bishop on behalf of the Save Our Sirius Foundation, and supported by the National Trust, Historic Houses and City of Sydney, the exhibition ran from 8 to 16 June. All works from the exhibition are […]

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Vivid & Friday Night Sirius

Architects, designers, artists, lawyers, journalists, off-duty media stars and local residents celebrated Friday Night Sirius last week. Throughout the night there was music, a barbecue, drinks and good conversation, and guests weaved ribbons through the cyclone-wire fence recently erected around Sirius to intimidate Sirius residents and their guests. One thousand people answered Tim Ross’s call […]

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