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National Heritage listing for 100 hectares of Sydney

By ALLISON HORE A large part of Sydney’s CBD was added to the National Heritage list this week. The 100 hectare site known as the Governor's Domain and Civic Precinct is on the eastern side of Sydney’s Central Business District and extends from the Botanic gardens and Mrs Macquarie’s chair through to Hyde Park and […]

Libs split over preserving Sydney’s heritage

By ALEC SMART A split has appeared in the Australian Liberal Party over preservation of Sydney’s heritage, with Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s NSW Government favouring commercialisation over the Federal Government’s plans for conservation. NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes rejected the outcome of an independent inquiry into maintaining and caretaking historically and culturally important sites in Sydney […]