View the latest media releases for The Bays Precinct project.
Public to have their say on Bays Market District
Sydneysiders have the opportunity to shape the principles that will guide the creation of a masterplan for Sydney Harbour’s next destination. UrbanGrowth NSW is seeking feedback on draft principles that will inform the creation of a masterplan for the Bays Market District, including a rejuvenated Sydney Fish Market.
Urban designers and engineers appointed for Bays Market District
The next step in the transformation of the Bays Market District is under way, with the appointment of a team of consultants to work on preparing a masterplan for Sydney harbour’s next destination.
Geotechnical testing for Bays Market District
Contractors for UrbanGrowth NSW will undertake geotechnical testing over the next month as part of ongoing planning for the new Bays Market District at Glebe.
3XN wins contract to design new Sydney Fish Market
One of Europe’s leading architectural firms has been chosen to design the new $250m-plus Sydney Fish Market at the head of Blackwattle Bay.
The Bays Precinct undergoes fitness workout
Surveys of local residents, schools, and sporting groups on the future recreational needs of The Bays Precinct in Sydney’s inner west have received hundreds of responses.
Statement on Google and White Bay Power Station
UrbanGrowth NSW and Google Australia have come to a mutual agreement to not proceed further with negotiations to establish a new headquarters for the company at the White Bay Power Station site.
Community updates on the Bays Precinct
UrbanGrowth NSW today invited the local community to drop-in at two information sessions in early April to receive the latest information on The Bays Precinct, including an update on recent active recreation surveys.
Process to create Sydney's Bays Market District begins
UrbanGrowth NSW today commenced a call for urban designers to register their interest in developing a masterplan for Sydney’s next premiere destination, the Bays Market District.
Geotechnical testing in Blackwattle Bay
UrbanGrowth NSW will undertake geotechnical testing in the waters of Blackwattle Bay over the next month to help plan for the transformation of the Bays Market District, as part of The Bays Precinct Urban Transformation Program.
Supporting start-ups and innovation in Sydney
UrbanGrowth NSW is backing innovative new businesses and start-up activity to support the growth of innovation districts and new industries in Sydney.
Registrations open for design of new Bayside market
UrbanGrowth NSW today opened the registration of interest for design and engineer services for a rejuvenated Sydney Fish Market as it moved into the next stage of delivery for The Bays Precinct.
UrbanGrowth NSW’s commitment to engagement recognised with two awards
UrbanGrowth NSW has been recognised overnight at the IAP2 Australasia Core Values Awards Dinner in Adelaide, winning both the Planning Award 2016, and Project of the Year Award 2016 for The Bays Precinct, Sydney.
UrbanGrowth NSW to become master developer of new tech hub at White Bay Power Station
UrbanGrowth NSW Chairman John Brogden today announced that the organisation will become the master developer of the White Bay Power Station, following the closure of the Request for Proposals (RFP) process.
Engaging the next generation of Sydneysiders
UrbanGrowth NSW today released The big plan for The Bays Precinct, Sydney, a primary schools’ version of the urban transformation plan for The Bays Precinct, Sydney.
Significant interest in proposal to transform White Bay Power Station
UrbanGrowth NSW has received significant interest from a range of Australian and international contenders hoping to lead the transformation of Sydney’s iconic White Bay Power Station.
The Bays Precinct Reference Group Membership Announced
UrbanGrowth NSW today announced the membership of The Bays Precinct Reference Group following a comprehensive assessment of Registrations of Interest.
Request For Proposals for White Bay Power Station
UrbanGrowth NSW will today hold an industry briefing on the Request For Proposals for the adaptive re-use of White Bay Power Station, and the development and activation of its forecourt which extends to the water’s edge.
Call For Great Ideas Released
UrbanGrowth NSW today published a summary report on the ‘Great Ideas’ nominated by the independent assessment panel of experts in the “Call for Great Ideas” process that was part of the development of its Transformation Plan for The Bays Precinct.
Making it happen in The Bays
White Bay Power Station will be reborn as a hub for knowledge-intensive industries and there will be a continuous waterfront promenade from Balmain to Pyrmont, NSW Premier Mike Baird and Planning
Working towards a rejuvenated Sydney Fish Market
UrbanGrowth NSW and Sydney Fish Market today entered into a Memorandum of Understanding, committing them to working together on the rejuvenation of the fish market as part of the broader transformation of The Bays Precinct.
Last Call for Great Ideas. Assessment panel appointed
UrbanGrowth NSW today issued a last call for submissions to the Call for Great Ideas for the transformation of The Bays Precinct, as it announced the appointment of a 6-member Independent Assessment Panel which will impartially assess the ideas.
Public comment and Call For Great Ideas periods extended - Sydneysiders participate in the Bays transformation
A strong response to recent public engagement on the transformation of The Bays Precinct has reinforced the need for affordable housing, a comprehensive transport strategy and education facilities, and prompted a decision to extend the periods for public comment and a Call for Great Ideas on the project.
Sydney School students invited to have their say about The Bays Precinct
More than 350 schools have been invited to participate in a special Schools Leadership Forum about the transformation of The Bays Precinct, to be held in association with the Sydneysiders Summit on the weekend of May 16 & 17.
Opportunities for public participation in city transformation projects
This week marks the start of new rounds of public consultation on two major urban transformation projects in Sydney: the Central to Eveleigh Urban Transformation and Transport Program and The Bays Precinct Urban Transformation Program.
Sydneysiders invited to participate in The Bays transformation
Sydneysiders are invited to participate in the transformation of The Bays Precinct by coming to a public summit with others from across Sydney.
Discovery Day confirms public open days
On the strength of the response to The Bays Precinct Sydney Discovery Day, public open days are set to become regular fixtures for major urban transformation projects.
Discovery Day app + Sydneysiders Summit
Sydneysiders are being encouraged to participate in the transformation of The Bays Precinct with the launch of an ‘app’ for this Sunday’s Discovery Day, and an invitation to a public summit to join with other Sydneysiders in learning more about the transformation process for The Bays Precinct.
Discover the Bays Precinct Sydney!
Large areas of normally inaccessible waterfront land in Sydney’s inner Harbour will be opened up to the public on Sunday, April 12, to give Sydneysiders a chance to see close up what the area is like today, learn about its past, and consider its future.
NSW government welcomes Bays Precinct principles
Minister for Planning Pru Goward today took the next step towards the transformation of The Bays Precinct, when she received the Statement of Principles that will guide and underpin the Strategic Plan for the precinct, on behalf of the NSW Government.
The Bays Summit a success for Sydney
NSW Planning Minister, Pru Goward, this evening officially closed The Bays Precinct Sydney International Summit, declaring it an unequivocal success.
Transforming Sydney: The Bays Precinct International Summit
NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Planning Pru Goward today welcomed the world’s greatest minds in the field of urban regeneration to Sydney for a major international summit, which is examining the best ways to revitalise the area of Sydney Harbour known as The Bays Precinct.
'Celebrity' city builders converge on The Bays
With less than one week until The Bays Precinct Sydney International Summit, Minister for Planning Pru Goward has announced the impressive line-up of the world’s city building thought leaders who will converge on Sydney to help guide the precinct’s transformational future.
Industry and community invited to participate in The Bays Precinct summit.
Planning Minister Pru Goward today announced that invitations are now going out to a range of urban transformation practitioners, academics and policymakers, as well as community and not-for-profit representatives, to participate in The Bays Precinct Sydney International Summit in November.
Transforming Sydney: The Bays Precinct
NSW Premier Mike Baird and Planning Minister Pru Goward today announced the NSW Government will host an international summit later this year, to hear from world leading urban renewal experts about the best ways to revitalise the area in Sydney’s inner harbour known as The Bays Precinct.