Author Archive | John Dunn


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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The Hungry Mile

For anyone who saw it, a highlight of the 2000 Olympics cultural program was the performance by Legs on the Wall abseiling down the side of the AMP Building to create an aerial performance about refugees and migration. In 2018 they will present a new work based on the Hungry Mile and Millers Point. They […]

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The Secret Singer

Joanna Weinberg writes about her new project, The Secret Singer… Some of you may know that I run a community choir in Millers Point in Sydney. One of my stalwart choristers, a woman who had great difficulty walking and also singing, asked me for lessons. Over the course of a year, I taught her every […]

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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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Eszter’s Relocation

Eszter and her neighbour Tom recorded the process of their displacement from Millers Point between June 2014 and November 2016, the date of Eszter’s ‘relocation’, which was witnessed by everyone who came to This is Sirius exhibition and watched the the Forced Out documentary preview. Scroll down to read Eszter’s and Tom’s accounts in their […]

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