Sydney Harbour to receive $54m for repair and protection after ‘decade of neglect’ | Sydney


Harbourside sites such as seawalls and wharves at Cockatoo Island and Macquarie Lightstation in Vaucluse to be shored up with investment

Sat 6 May 2023 01.00 AEST

Culturally and environmentally significant sites in Sydney Harbour will be repaired and protected with a $45m investment in Tuesday’s budget that the federal environment minister, Tanya Plibersek, claims is needed after “a decade of neglect”.

The money will be used to shore up a range of harbourside sites, including unstable seawalls and deteriorating wharves at Cockatoo Island, also known as Wareamah, and critical…

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