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2017 Uptown Festival

Save the date - October 28th 2017!  @uptownfestival returns this spring
 

UPtown Festival: Our Stories is a celebration of the Ultimo and Pyrmont community and their stories, music, dance, food, art and culture. The festival ran for 31 years until 2012, and this year the Pyrmont Ultimo Network of Services (PUNS) is excited to be bringing it back. It will be held on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 from 11am-5pm.

The festival will have two stages for performances from a variety of talented artists. This includes local choirs and bands, Aboriginal performances, a Flamenco performance, a DJ, and bands on the main stage, as well as performances for children on the kid’s…

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Affordable Housing Forum - 24 July 2017
 

City west Housing is an organisation dedicated to the provision of affordable housing in Sydney. Don't miss an opportunity to be part of this event to find real-world solutions to Sydney’s affordable housing crisis.

Local and State government, community housing, investors and developers, planners, and leading academics will come together to find real-world solutions to Sydney’s affordable housing crisis. The one-day Affordable Housing Forum, on 24 July 2017 at UTS, will focus on how stakeholders can better work together to deliver affordable housing to low and moderate income…

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Affordable housing: City of Sydney sells Alexandria land to community providers Published by: www.afr.com - 19 June 2017. Story by Michael Bleby

The City of Sydney is selling more than 8900 square metres of surplus land to community housing providers to boost the stock of affordable housing in the southern suburbs.

Under terms of the discounted sale, provider City West Housing will purchase the larger part of the site on Botany Road in Alexandria, earmarked for 200 apartments, for $18 million. It will create ground-floor commercial space below the apartments. 

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Photo: Botany Road is expected to provide homes for approximately 65 homes
 

City West Housing recently acquired a site on Botany Road in Alexandria. Botany Road is expected to provide homes for approximately 65 households with a mix of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments as well as parking for cars and bicycles.

The site is located at the northern end of Alexandria and is bound to the east by Botany Road. It is in excellent proximity to a range of amenities and services available in the area including parks, educational establishments and community facilities. Green Square and Redfern Stations along with bus services are located within metres along Botany Road and surrounding major…

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