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Pyrmont residents ignored on fight for viable public transport on peninsula

By AMBER GRIFFIN A Pyrmont resident group says it has been ignored by NSW government about concerns over limited public transport options, after key bus stops were removed from an essential route early in the year. The Pyrmont Peninsula Public Transport Forum (PPPTF), a group of Pyrmont businesses and residents who advocate for improved public […]

Pyrmont Festival – Bring It On!

Come down to Pirrama Park this weekend for Pyrmont Festival. It is going to be huge! Wineries, distillers and breweries will be sharing the lawn with artisan producers and amazing ready-to-eat foods, local entertainment, kid’s activities and the kind of spectacular backdrop only this city can offer.  Pyrmont Festival will finally get to commemorate its […]

Pyrmont Festival – It’s better than you thought!

There is nothing more soothing for the soul than being under an Autumn sun, breathing in fresh ocean air, hearing laughter and music, and feasting on nature’s harvest. That’s why Pyrmont Festival is one of Sydney’s favourite outdoor food and wine events. This year’s festival features an even greater selection of wines, produce, and artisan […]

Liberal councillor knocks City of Sydney’s ‘silent’ response to Pyrmont community centre concerns

By DANIEL LO SURDO A Liberal councillor has lashed the City of Sydney and lord mayor Clover Moore's efforts to relocate the Pyrmont Community Centre ahead of its $4.5 million refurbishment, calling for a better public relocation process to ensure that "this ineptitude doesn't happen again". Shauna Jarrett, a City of Sydney councillor who entered […]

Counting down to Pyrmont Festival

With just over two weeks to go until the Pyrmont Festival big weekend, the excitement is palpable. The programs for Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29 are so packed with activities, you’ll want to come both days. And guess what? You can! Entry is absolutely FREE and the whole family is welcome. Wine, of course, is […]

Pyrmont Festival is back!

What better excuse to pop the cork on a bottle of bubbly than to celebrate the return of one of Sydney’s favourite lifestyle events - Pyrmont Festival. Marking its 10th Anniversary this year, the popular outdoor festival will bring together the very best food, wine and art offerings across two glorious days in Pirrama Park […]

The Star CEO ‘had to go’: Greens anti-corruption spokesperson

By DANIEL LO SURDO It was "clear" that the CEO of The Star Entertainment Group had to resign amid a public hearing into the suitability of the company's Pyrmont casino licence, according to the NSW Greens' anti-corruption spokesperson. Matt Bekier, the CEO of The Star Entertainment Group, resigned on Monday amid an Independent Liquor and […]

‘It doesn’t make sense’: Pyrmont residents angered by 389 bus route changes

By TOKS OGUNDARE Pyrmont residents have become frustrated after the introduction of the South East Sydney bus network removed a key stop along the 389 route from Pyrmont to Bondi Junction. The new network saw 22 route changes and 24 routes discontinued after its introduction on the 5th of December.   Under the changes, the 389 […]

New electric ferry tests the waters between Barangaroo and Pyrmont

By TOKS OGUNDARE The Manly Fast Ferry launched a new service between King Street Wharf and Pyrmont Bay Wharf this month, operating daily from 8:00 am and 6:00 pm. The two vessels (named Barangaroo and Wallaru) are the state's first fully electric commercial ferries after being converted from diesel to electric operations, joining a global […]

Pyrmont poised for more changes under NSW Government plans

By TOKS OGUNDARE The NSW Government is exhibiting draft master plans for the Pyrmont peninsula to set out how the area could develop over the next 20 years. The draft follows on from the release of the final Place Strategy in December 2020, which cleared the path for the controversial 110-metre Star Casino tower. It […]