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1 Community and Commercial Stakeholders in the Study Area Issues in the Australian Environment: Urban Processes

2 Field Study Area Darling Harbour Barangaroo Millers PointWalsh Bay Circular Quay

3 Visitors – Darling Harbour 54% 31% 9% 5% Almost 150 million people have visited Darling Harbour since it opened in Source: Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre | fact file February 2009

4 Darling Harbour, includes King Street Wharf, to the Entertainment Centre and the National Maritime Museum. Between January 2007 and December 2007 it received 27,918,943 people movements. Numbers of Visitors Electronic people counters are installed in key locations. Each time a pedestrian breaks the beam a person movement is registered. Read more about this at:

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9 Darling Harbour Tenants The Darling Harbour, the Authority manages 97 tenancies Source: The Darling Harbour Authority - Who is the main stakeholder?

10 Darling Harbour Tenants The Sydney Aquarium Who are the stakeholders?

11 Darling Harbour Tenants The Australian Wildlife World Who are the stakeholders?

12 Cruise Boat and Charter Operators Who are the stakeholders?

13 Lend Lease to Develop Barangaroo 21 December 2009 Lend Lease today announced it has been selected by the Barangaroo Delivery Authority as Developer for Stage 1 of Barangaroo, the largest CBD development in the history of Sydney. With an end value of approximately A$6 billion, the project is expected to be completed over the next 10 to 15 years. Urban Renewal and Urban Consolidation Who are the stakeholders?

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15 Community Concerns about Barangaroo Leichhardt Municipal Council concerned about the transfer of the Cruise terminal to Balmain Sydney City Councillor, John MacInerny said the “... The plan could be regarded as an over development in the southern part of Barangaroo”. NSW president of the Australian Institute of Architects, Brian Zulaikha is not sure this is the sort of deal developers should be allowed to do. ''Do we need to construct a new island, a new wharf, to have two new bays?'’, he said SMH February 25, p3lz.html NSW president of the Australian Institute of Architects, Brian Zulaikha is not sure this is the sort of deal developers should be allowed to do. ''Do we need to construct a new island, a new wharf, to have two new bays?'’, he said SMH February 25, p3lz.html

16 THE GROUP AIMS TO ACHIEVE A BETTER RESULT FOR BARANGAROO, & BETTER GOVERNANCE OF FUTURE NSW GOVERNMENT PROJECTS. The outcomes sought for Barangaroo are: Retention of the entire foreshore in public ownership and control An independent comparison of the original award winning design & the Lend Lease solution. Independent assessment of the environmental issues of the Lend Lease proposal including shading of Pyrmont, Darling Harbour and parts of the city Public disclosure of likely pollution, costs & risks associated with de-contamination of the site, excavation, remediation, demolition & reconstruction of the seawalls. Disclosure of the financial aspects of the Lend Lease proposal including the costs of the new pier, the headland and waterways into Barangaroo A contractual process with Lend Lease and/or other developers so as to give the best possible outcomes for NSW. Who are the stakeholders?

17 The Community of Millers Point

18 Millers Point has been selected as typical. There are two other communities, Dawes Point and The Rocks, in the field study area. The ABS collects data for all three areas. To read more about Millers Point, check out Mr Darnley’s Delicious under the tag millers_Point. Simply go to You can also search millers_point in the general delicious search box.

19 Total persons (excluding overseas visitors) 2,01419,855,288 Males 50.0%49.4% Females 50.0%50.6% Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders 1.2%2.3% Millers PointAustralia Millers Point - Population Data Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2006 Census

20 Millers Point – Age Structure Millers PointAustralia 0-4 years 3.4% 6.3% 5-14 years 3.9%13.5% years 17.7%13.6% years 48.9%42.2% years 13.0%11.0% 65 years and over 13.2%13.3% Compare the age structures of these two populations

21 Professionals 38.0%9.8% Managers 25.1%13.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers 14.2%15.0% Sales Workers 6.4%9.8% Community and Personal Service Workers 6.3%8.8% Technicians and Trades Workers 3.1%14.4% Labourers 3.0%10.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers 0.5%6.6% Millers PointAustralia Millers Point - Occupation Data What evidence is there of Gentrification in Millers Point?

22 Median rent ($/weekly) Median housing loan repayment ($/monthly) 2,8381,300 Average household size Average number of persons per bedroom Millers PointAustralia Millers Point - Housing Data

23 Rented from a real estate agent 41.0% 50.5% Rented from State/Territory housing body 47.2% 14.9% Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2006 Census Millers Point – Rented Dwellings Millers PointAustralia What evidence is there that NSW Housing is an important stakeholder?

24 Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2006 Census Millers Point – Citizenship Millers PointAustralia Australian citizenship 46.4%86.1% Persons born overseas 22.7%22.2% Overseas visitors (excluded from all other classifications) 8.5%1.0% What evidence is there of Globalisation, in Millers Point

25 We are a group of volunteers who work and live in Millers Point. Our aim is to bring together a diverse community to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Millers Point. Chairman: Ron Jennings, Millers Point Estate Advisory Board, Local Resident Treasurer: TBA Secretary: Tracy Gray, Principal, Fort Street Public School with Jessie Lenson, General Manager, Millers Point Youth Partnership Members: Fabian Marsden, Proprietor, Sydney Cove Pharmacy Roslyn Rush-Mackay, Jewellery Designer, Local Resident Paul Ward-Harvey, Lawyer, Paul Ward-Harvey & Co., Sydney Cove Rotary Millicent Chalmers, Chair, Millers Point Resident Action Group, Local Resident Col Tooher, Local Resident Who are the stakeholders?

26 “Rather than just saying ‘don’t do that’, we try saying ‘what about this’. It doesn’t always work and sometimes we just have to grin and bear it. But it’s much harder for them (the council and government) to deny an idea if you offer other real alternatives.” Millers Point Residents’ Action Group Millicent Chalmers OAM, Chair Who are the stakeholders?

27 The Walsh Bay Redevelopment The Walsh Bay Redevelopment covers 17 ha incorporating Sydney's waterfront heritage, a declining harbour precinct was renewed and revitalised to create a lively mix of residential, cultural, retail, commercial and public facilities for the whole world to enjoy. Urban renewal and Urban Consolidation Who are the stakeholders?

28 The Walsh Bay Residences Who are the other stakeholders?

29 The Walsh Bay Restaurants Who are these stakeholders?


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