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We acknowledge the Gadigal people of the Eora nation as the First Peoples and Traditional Custodians of this land. We offer our respect to their Elders both past and present.

We acknowledge this place is named after Barangaroo, a leader of the Cammeraygal people and wife of Bennelong of the Wangal people, who played a significant role within her community and that of the early British colony.

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Heritage Interpretation Plan

Our new Heritage Interpretation Plan provides a framework on how Infrastructure NSW, its development partners and those who engage with and work within the Barangaroo precinct can communicate the natural and cultural heritage values of the Precinct.

This Plan is consistent with our vision for Barangaroo, the history of the site, and our commitment to arts and culture and collaborative partnerships.

INTERPRETIVE THEMES

In consultation with our stakeholders, five interpretive themes were developed to represent what makes the Barangaroo precinct historically and culturally significant. Each theme relates to a range of stories and topics from pre-European history, post-European history, the present and the future of the site. Learn more about each theme in the Plan.

RECOMMENDATIONS

The Plan includes a range of recommendations and actions which are inter-connected and provide a framework for a long-term cohesive approach to interpretation. The recommendations relate to six key areas:

  1. Policies and procedures
  2. Digital interpretation
  3. Visitor facilities and services
  4. Physical interpretation
  5. Events, festivals and temporary interpretation
  6. Integration with contemporary interpretive projects

We will share further updates with our stakeholders and the community as we work to prioritise and implement these recommendations.

EXISTING WORKS

Read about some of our existing artworks in the precinct:

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Art

Discover Barangaroo’s evolving program of public art and culture.

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The Place

Dive into the history of Barangaroo. Be part of the future of this remarkable reclamation of Sydney's western waterfront. 

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Art and Culture

Find out how consultation, sustainable funding and a commitment to art and culture embeds creativity and interest.