Heritage Cruises

April 17, 2017 News

As part of the 2017 Heritage Month Festival, the Sydney Heritage Fleet is running four popular harbour tours aboard the heritage ex-naval launch Harman.  The cost is $35 per person, BYO food or drink (water available on board). Meet at 10am at Wharf 7, 58 Pirrama Road, Pyrmont (just near the Pyrmont Bay ferry wharf);…

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Our Homes are not hotels

April 15, 2017 News

While the Community Association and the stratas of Jacksons Landing explore ways of bringing short-term leasing under control, interested residents and owners may consider the experience of other apartment complexes in Sydney, and the conflict of interest of many state MPs. These are reported in media releases from Neighbours not Strangers.

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Pyrmont Festival of Wine, Food and Art


Once again the restaurants of Pyrmont are joining forces with the wine growers of Mudgee; and artists from both regions will display their work.   All will feature at the Festival of Wine, Food and Art. During the week beginning 20 May, local restaurants will offer spectacular meals. The Festival begins with a bang over…

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Pyrmont Growers’ Market Returns

February 7, 2017 News

Thanks to Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce and The Star, the market will again offer quality fresh food and gourmet produce, together with play areas, children’s entertainment and local musicians. Beginning on Saturday 25 February, the market will be back in Pyrmont Bay Park; and then on the fourth Saturday of every month from 7.30am…

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Some changes to strata laws

October 31, 2016 News

New strata laws start on 30 November 2016. Many new requirements will not impact us immediately: strata managing agents, building managers and executive committees can continue to operate. Changes include: strengthening the accountability of strata managers; owners may adopt modern technology to conduct meetings, vote, communicate and administer their scheme; owners must review by-laws  within…

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Hanjin California is free to leave

October 4, 2016 News

HANJIN California (IMO 9631101) is free to leave its berth at Glebe Island after the Federal Court of Australia released the vessel from arrest, according to a statement from the court. However, "operational issues" have arisen, and the vessel is unable to leave Glebe Island 1 for Jakarta until they are dealt with. "This will…

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The Hanjin California at Glebe Island

September 12, 2016 News

The container ship berthed at Glebe Island is the Hanjin California. Hanjin is an immense South Korean shipping company, now bankrupt.  Like its rivals, Hanjin built too much capacity after the GFC.  Many of its vessels are stranded at sea, as ports refuse to let them berth.  The California has been evicted from Port Botany…

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September 7, 2016 News

Ultimo School P&C executive members have succeeded in getting an Upper House inquiry into Enrolment capacity in inner city public primary schools, focusing on the redevelopment of Ultimo School. Community groups and individuals are encouraged to make submissions online, or you can email your response before 18 September. Details on Facebook: Kids before Developers –…

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Pyrmont Ultimo Chamber of Commerce is reviving the Growers Market – last Saturday of the month in Pirrama Park. They are supported by The Star and the City of Sydney, and the many thousands of regulars who have mourned the demise of the market. The first new market is planned for Saturday 26 November. If…

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Creative Pyrmont

August 8, 2016 News

Art, Craft and Photography will be exhibited in the Pyrmont Community Centre on Friday 30 September and Saturday 1 October. Free drinks and nibbles will be served on Friday night 6-8pm, and Pyrmont Sings! will entertain. Admire paintings by the Women’s Art Group, ceramics from Pyrmont’s potters, woodwork by members of the Men’s Shed, and…

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