Union protest at Barangaroo: 1000 workers walk off the job

Anna Patty Dispute over suspension of union delegate as workers down tools until Monday.

Architects of James Packer's planned Barangaroo casino project say height doesn't matter


Sean Nicholls The architects of James Packer's proposed $1.3 billion hotel and casino resort at Barangaroo say they would not be overly concerned if NSW authorities require a reduction in height of the tower to...

Packer clears probity check for Barangaroo casino

Sean Nicholls James Packer has officially been granted approval to operate a VIP casino at Barangaroo after clearing a probity check carried out by NSW gaming authorities.

Barangaroo tower should stay: experts

The Harbour Control Tower

Nicole Hasham It is hardly a classic beauty, it occupies prime real estate and does not serve much purpose. But that is no reason the harbour control tower at Barangaroo should be obliterated from the skyline,...

Barangaroo bomb threat: parts of Sydney's CBD in lockdown

Bomb scare at Barangaroo site (Thumbnail)

Nick Ralston A section of Sydney's CBD shut down following reports of a bomb threat at the multibillion-dollar Barangaroo construction site has been reopened.

Tenders released for Barangaroo ferry wharf


Jacob Saulwick The state government is releasing tenders for work to start on a ferry wharf built at Barangaroo, the only new public transport facility for the development site at the western edge of Sydney’s...

National Trust fights to save Barangaroo's control tower from demolition

Off the register: The historic control tower.

Leesha McKenny The National Trust has questioned why a historic harbour control tower was allowed to "disappear" from a state government heritage register, as it launches a bid to save it from the wreaking ball.

More diversity sought for Barangaroo harbour development

Leesha McKenny Developers hoping to secure a slice of Barangaroo's ''public and cultural heart'' will be required to lodge separate bids for each of its three building parcels.

Barangaroo: buildings downsized, water feature scrapped to make space for hotel-casino resort

New plans for the public domain at Barangaroo South. Photo Supplied. Story Nicole Hasham
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Nicole Hasham Buildings have been reduced in size or dumped altogether and an ornamental water feature has been scrapped to make room for James Packer's towering luxury hotel-casino resort at Barangaroo.

James Packer's Crown wants 650 parking spaces at Barangaroo for casino and apartments

Anne Davies Transport targets for Barangaroo, which envisage 96 per cent of people arriving by means other than private car, are under pressure because of plans by the developers to increase floorspace and add a...

Barangaroo building plans double in size

Double trouble: Two new modifications would take the floor space at Barangaroo to 681,000 square metres.

Anne Davies Barangaroo has doubled in size since the original design brief was issued in 2005 and should be subjected to a fresh approval process, the City of Sydney says, after it learned two new modifications...

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NSW government's electricity sale may help fund train station for Barangaroo


Nicole Hasham A new train station at Barangaroo is on the cards as the Baird government moves to privatise electricity assets to fund massive infrastructure projects.

Barangaroo corruption allegations to be investigated

NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell

Sean Nicholls NSW Premier Barry O'Farrell has ordered a "full report" from the state government's Barangaroo Delivery Authority into allegations of corruption at the multibillion-dollar harbourside development...

Barangaroo fire sees smoke cover Sydney CBD

Fire breaks out at the barangaroo construction site.

A fire which broke out at Barangaroo in Sydney's CBD.

EPA says asbestos remains no threat for those battling blaze at Barangaroo

12/03/14. AFR ?Barangaroo worksite, Sydney were a fire broke out today. Photo Chris Pearce


Peter Hannam Such is the polluted past of the Barangaroo site that environment regulators were bracing for questions about hazardous materials as soon as reports of the fire began circulating.


Fire breaks out at Barangaroo development site


A fire has broken out in the basement of a building at Barangaroo in Sydney's CBD.

Call to consider Barangaroo's toxic past when examining outbreak of fire


Leesha McKenny Investigations into this week's Barangaroo fire must consider whether the area's toxic history played a role in the blaze, the author of a report into contamination at the site says.

Barangaroo fire highlights need for urgent safety review of all building sites, says union


Anna Patty The Barangaroo fire has sparked calls for an urgent safety review of all major building sites in Sydney.

Safety blitz on building sites after Barangaroo fire

Barangaroo fire

Anna Patty, Nick Ralston A team of 30 safety inspectors will launch a blitz on major building sites across Sydney and regional NSW in response to the Barangaroo fire and other major work site accidents.

Fatality sparks claims Barangaroo is cursed

Saffron Howden A collective shudder passed through parts of Sydney's Aboriginal community when a young indigenous man fell 30 metres to his death at Barangaroo early this year.