JULY 2015



Barangaroo South: The first Streets and walkways at Barangaroo South opened on 2 July.  This includes the partial opening of the foreshore for public access.

As the first tenants commence moving into Barangaroo South, visitors to the precinct can now also walk the streets of Barangaroo including Barangaroo Avenue, Scotch Row, Shipwright Walk, Mercantile Walk, Watermans Quay and the newly reopened foreshore walk - Wulugul Walk and visit the foyer of Tower Two.



UPDATE: Well there is a lot happening as Barangaroo readies itself to receive the Public.
Click on the photo above or HERE to DOWNLOAD the latest NEWSLETTER.
Read about the proposed Metro Station;
Meet the New CEO and
Watch the video to learn who was Barangaroo 


New Record:  Nearly 20% more people again this year.  1.7million people visited Vivid.  Vivid remains the most effective ways to gain exposure for Walsh Bay.
Walsh Bay remains the best place to see Vivid from, with its relaxed atmosphere and intimate restaurants.  
Be sure to plan your 2016 Vivid Experience on a weeknight from Walsh Bay and avoid the crowds.
Visit the VIVID WEBSITE to watch an amazing time lapse video and more.

Public Art Projects

Walsh Bay's reputation as the Premier Arts Precinct of Sydney has been enhanced as 31,000 visit the Precinct for the latest exhibition from Kaldor Public Arts Projects.

Marina Abramović: hand selected 12 residents from an initial long list of 65 performance practitioners, researched and compiled by co-curators Sophie O’Brien and Emma Pike. The 12 artists came from diverse fields of creative practice spanning the performing and visual arts, experimental theatre, dance, choreography and digital media. Each participant challenges performance traditions and experiments with long-durational performance, intensive physical practice, improvisation or public participation. 
The Residency Artists lived on site, upstairs at Pier 2/3, where they participated in workshops with Abramović.


New Dining Concept for Walsh Bay: Leading hospitality company Trippas White is excited to be appointed as the exclusive catering partner to Roslyn Packer Theatres; servicing its three main theatre bars and an array of event spaces.
The appointment includes the Hickson Road Bistro which is now closed for renovations. Trips White has developed a new and vibrant dining concept due to open to the public in conjunction with the opening of the Present in August.   
Read More Here
Click HERE for more about Trippas White

No Smoking

New 4 Metre Law: Came into effect on 6 July.  This prohibits smoking within 4 metres of a dining area or the entrance to a commercial property.  This will further enhance the intimate dining experience along the Walsh Bay boardwalk.  
Click HERE to download the FACTSHEET.

Community Forum

Thursday 30 July : The Barangaroo Community Meeting is an open-invite monthly information, questions and answers session.
The July Community Meeting is on 30 July at 12pm and 5:30pm. This Community Meeting will include general project updates from the Authority and the construction teams, followed by a presentation by experts on issues such as the proposed Crown Integrated Resort, arts and culture, remediation and event planning for welcoming the opening of Barangaroo Point Reserve.

The Community Meeting is hosted in the Authority’s foyer on Level 21, 201 Kent Street Sydney.
To register for the 12pm session, click here.
To register for the 5.30pm session, click here.


Wednesday 15 July from 6pm - 8pm
5/16 Hickson Rd
Barry and Jane invite you to join them on Wednesday when they host drinks and nibbles to celebrate the opening of their office in Walsh Bay.  They want to get to know you so you feel comfortable to drop in anytime for a chat about your travel needs or even just your travel dreams. 
Please RSVP to Barry Gervan on 9301 9916 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Pier One
Sydney Harbour

August, Thursdays and Fridays from 6.30-800pm: Pier One is about to launch a new event at The Gantry Bar called “The Spoken Word” – it’s like a poetry reading but to music, and it will be done by a guy called Stevie Belowsky who is Virgin Australia’s in-flight pop poet.
Check out the Hotel's "Whats On" page on their Website.  There is always something happening!
Don't Forget your residents 20% discount with your Anchor Keyring.  The hotel hopes to see familiar faces from the Bay.

Light Rail

17 July - 17 September: ALTRAC will be carrying out surveys, geotechnical investigations and potholing in preparation for main construction work, which is set to begin later this year. Work at any one location will not be continuous and further information will be provided to potentially affected properties throughout the works. Works will involve localised traffic and pedestrian changes in the CBD including lane closures.  There are no works directly affecting streets in Walsh Bay.
For the latest information on traffic changes, construction dates and locations please visit or download the
Live Traffic NSW App.
CLICK HERE for latest update

Car Park

Towns Place: Is open. Check the Wilsons WEBSITE for times and rates.


Newsletter: Download the latest Millers Point, Dawes Point, The Rocks, Walsh Bay Resident Action Group Newsletter here!


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