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Another 175 homes to be sold

The NSW Government has announced it was selling a further 175 dwellings in Millers Point, “a diverse range of the new property types that will include loft-style apartments, individual strata apartments and a number of multiple dwelling blocks to be offered in one line.” Already the government has sold most of the 19th-century terraces it […]

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Albanese declares support

The Honourable Anthony Albanese (federal member for Grayndler and Shadow Minister for Cities, Shadow Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Shadow Minister for Tourism) has written to the Friends of Millers Point to declare his support to the cause of the Millers Point community and to formally take up the role of patron of the organisation. […]

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When a community is destroyed

  In February, we lost another family from our community in Millers Point. There was ‘May’ (not her real name), who has Downs Syndrome, her parents who were refugees and her siblings who went to school and lived for over two decades in the area. Those who care about people with significant disability know how […]

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They promise the moon and don’t deliver

  Another in our series on the reality of being ‘relocated’.  St Brigid’s church in Millers Point was a focal point for ‘Mercy’ and her family who had schooled and attended there for many years. After feeling much stress and pressure, ‘Mercy’ moved away from where she lived just up the road and from the community […]

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Forced out…the reality of coerced relocation

  What it’s really like  Amidst Housing NSW’s glossy brochures and promises of better opportunities in a new home, Millers Point residents have heard many stories that tell a different tale about what being relocated is really like. Some were initially positive about moving and for others the idea was palatable as they were hoping […]

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