More than $45 million has been allocated in Tuesday’s budget for repairs to sites managed by the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust, with about half for Cockatoo Island.
- The government allocates $45.2 million for urgent repair work for Sydney Harbour
- Most of the funding will go to the world heritage-listed Cockatoo Island/Wareamah
- The environment minister says without the funding the island won’t be there in ten years
Layered with Indigenous, convict and industrial heritage, the harbour’s largest island — and world heritage site — is becoming run-down, with an increasing…