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Sirius_19.9.15

Sirius and the NSW Government on Spin Cycle

The Sunday Telegraph reported: “The landmark Sirius building, the brutalist housing commission block at The Rocks, could be replaced by 250 luxury apartments under a state government proposal to the NSW Heritage Council, to be released tomorrow.” The Department recommends demolishing Sirius and replacing it will 250 luxury apartments, and if its plans are thwarted, it appears Brad Hazzard […]

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Sirius residents need their community

Only a handful of Sirius residents remain. For eighteen months a Relocation Team of twenty trained government officers has been pressuring them to leave the only community they know. They feel the threat of eviction hanging over them, and if they are evicted, for most it will be the end of their independent lives. From former neighbours […]

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Patron Eva Cox Stands with Millers Point Community

Residents battling the destruction of their community at Millers Point have welcomed the prominent humanist and public housing champion, Eva Cox, as a patron to stand alongside existing patron Jack Mundey. Eva Cox is known across Australia for her advocacy for feminist causes and the rights of the underprivileged, being awarded Australian Humanist of the […]

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