Central Barangaroo

Central Barangaroo will become the cultural and civic heart of the Barangaroo precinct, linking the natural beauty of Barangaroo Reserve with the commercial district of Barangaroo South. 

The western half of the precinct will be the Harbour Park, an open space for Barangaroo events, recreation and entertainment. There will also be a mixed-use development zone with residential, retail, and commercial buildings, as well as community and cultural spaces - home to some of the best restaurants in Barangaroo. 


  • 20k sqm of public domain
  • 1.85ha harbourfront park
  • 22k jobs
  • $5bn contribution to the economy

The NSW Government has signed a Project Development Agreement with Aqualand to deliver the Central Barangaroo precinct.


Key features

Parks for people

Central Barangaroo, Sydney will feature a 1.85 hectare Harbour Park on the stunning Barangaroo waterfront. It will be a place for everyone to enjoy the precinct and harbour, whilst being flexibly designed to host Barangaroo events and activations. The winning design for Harbour Park was announced in July 2023.

New public spaces and connections

Harbour Park ensures the NSW Government delivers on its commitment to making more than 50% of Barangaroo, public open space. Central Barangaroo will deliver public spaces and places for people to meet, linger and gather and the streets, parks and places will be designed to prioritise pedestrians, have extensive tree canopies and to connect to the waterfront. Central Barangaroo will create a network of new pedestrian connections linking the city and harbour, and directly connect the neighbourhoods of Millers Point and Observatory Hill to the waterfront.

A new city destination

Central Barangaroo will create a new city destination on the western foreshore of Sydney Harbour, offering world-class workspace, retail, residential, community and cultural uses. 

Direct connections to the new Sydney Metro

Central Barangaroo will be the major stepping off point for the new Sydney Metro Station at Barangaroo, transporting thousands of workers, visitors and residents in and out of the precinct everyday. Getting to Barangaroo will be easier than ever. 

Design excellence

Central Barangaroo will continue the precincts commitment to delivering design excellence through diversity of architecture, exceptional buildings, unique public spaces and world class landscape design.

A commitment to climate positive

Central Barangaroo will incorporate modern and innovative methods to achieve Barangaroo’s sustainability benchmarks including water efficiency, carbon neutrality, health and wellbeing, and zero waste. The Central Barangaroo precinct and its buildings will be world leading examples of best practice in sustainable design, operation and use.


Modification 9

As the Central Barangaroo Developer, Aqualand have developed a concept plan which requires changes to the approved Barangaroo Concept Plan.

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Harbour Park

At the heart of Central Barangaroo is the Harbour Park. Measuring 1.85 hectares in size, it will be a place for everyone to gather on Sydney’s foreshore.

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