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'Complete failure': The $17 million public art cost blowout

'Complete failure': The $17 million public art cost blowout

What could've been Australia's most expensive public artwork has been cancelled after delays and concerns about costs.

  • by Julie Power

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Stoush means no place for public art at Barangaroo
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Stoush means no place for public art at Barangaroo

Barangaroo engenders mixed feelings when it comes to aesthetics, so it’s sad to learn that a major piece of public art will no longer be strung up over the harbourside precinct.

  • by Kylar Loussikian
'Turning point': Betfair ordered to repay 'red-flag' gambler $150,000
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'Turning point': Betfair ordered to repay 'red-flag' gambler $150,000

Betfair has been ordered to repay $150,000 after failing to identify a problem gambler's “red-flag” betting behaviour.

  • by Nick Toscano
Barangaroo development threatens views from few Crown hotel rooms
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Barangaroo development threatens views from few Crown hotel rooms

Crown is fighting a costly legal battle over a development that will block views from only a small proportion of rooms in its $2 billion Barangaroo casino tower.

  • by Jacob Saulwick & Megan Gorrey
Crown board backs deals done with UBS
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Crown board backs deals done with UBS

Several questions were asked about the James Packer biography but none of the board members wanted to dwell on it.

  • by Hamish Hastie
Health head turned Crown director says gambling not as bad as smoking
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Health head turned Crown director says gambling not as bad as smoking

The former head of Australia's health department says there are huge differences between gambling and tobacco.

  • by Hamish Hastie
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Barangaroo proposal seeks to 'minimise view impacts' to Packer's casino
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Barangaroo proposal seeks to 'minimise view impacts' to Packer's casino

Crown and Lendlease launched legal action against the state-run Barangaroo Delivery Authority in the Supreme Court in a bid to protect "sight lines" to the Harbour Bridge and Opera House from their developments.

  • by Megan Gorrey
Buildings threatening Crown, Lendlease views have no height limit, court told
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Buildings threatening Crown, Lendlease views have no height limit, court told

Crown launched legal action against the Barangaroo Development Authority to ensure the views from its $2.2 billion casino are not blocked by new buildings. 

  • by Megan Gorrey
Grudge match: James Packer's deep animosity towards David Gyngell
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Grudge match: James Packer's deep animosity towards David Gyngell

James Packer has broken his silence to reveal the depths of his bitterness towards former best friend David Gyngell.

  • by John McDuling
High-roller spending 'solid' at Australian casinos despite China fears
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High-roller spending 'solid' at Australian casinos despite China fears

Fears of a collapse in the number of Asian high-rollers coming to gamble heavily at Australian casinos are being “overplayed”, gaming industry analysts say.

  • by Nick Toscano
Packer v Star: duelling towers and #MeToo moment for Sydney
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Packer v Star: duelling towers and #MeToo moment for Sydney

It’s hard not to see the grand glossy tower as a form of urban bullying; the Harvey Weinstein of the architecture world.

  • by Elizabeth Farrelly