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Abandoned railway line transforms into busy walkway

BY KENJI SATO The Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority has turned a disused stretch of railway into a “strategic” walkway between Railway Square, Ultimo, and Darling Harbour. Formerly a rail line, The Goods Line opened up for public access last Sunday, and Sydneysiders can now walk and cycle along it. Like its name suggests, The Goods […]

Food News – Aroma Festival

Coffee aficionados swarm The Rocks for the annual Aroma Festival Day, coming up fast on Sunday 26 July this year. In the lead up to the big day of celebrating roasts and brews, you can also check out a range of coffee-centred activities and workshops.

Mongrel Mouth Presents: Like Me

Like Me is a mad mayhem of a comedy about the modern era’s narcissistic obsession with social media and the ‘ridiculous consumption of our own image’ – but it is also so much more than that. Eight hours of theatre is condensed into an hour-and-a-half and eight rooms, over two levels of a 166-year-old, five-storey […]

Uncertain future for Pyrmont Bridge compost garden

NSW Planning Minister Pru Goward has signalled she will back down on a controversial proposal to build a large sustainable garden on Pyrmont Bridge. The project, called AMAZE and championed by Ms Goward with the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA), proposed to build three sixty metre compost barges on the bridge. A development application for […]

Pyrmont historical arts centre under threat

Historic terraces on Scott Street in Pyrmont are under threat after being placed on the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority’s divestment list this month. The terraces are among the last remaining single-storey Georgian cottages left in Sydney and have significant historic value to the Pyrmont community. The properties are currently occupied by Culture At Work, a […]

Planning Minister announces new committee to govern Sydney harbour

Planning Minister Pru Goward has ended rumours surrounding the abolishment of the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority with the announcement of an alternative plan this week. Speculation surrounding the future of the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority arose last month when the Daily Telegraph printed that the NSW Cabinet would consider a proposal to abolish it entirely […]

News in brief

Controversy heightens over Pyrmont Bridge garden Plans by the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (SHFA) to install a vertical garden on the Pyrmont Bridge have been criticised by Bicycle NSW. The AMAZE project aims to use the organic waste from surrounding amenities at Darling Harbour to fertilise the garden and showcase the benefits of sustainable composting. […]

The good life: work for The Goods Line underway

The northern section of The Goods Line, a proposed cross-city pedestrian and bicycle corridor connecting the inner city to Sydney's foreshore, is now in the preliminary stages of construction after work initially began in March. Work on The Goods Line has been split into two stages. The northern section will be approximately 250 metres long […]