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Alternative Powerhouse Museum location ignored

Suzette Meade, President of the North Parramatta Residents Action Group, who have met with treasury and delivered a business case for a cultural precinct on the 30ha State government owned heritage grounds at north Parramatta.

 

As reports & documents became available under pressure from community, museum professionals & heritage experts, the group says it has become increasingly clear that Parramatta is not getting the museum it was promised. 

 

Instead it would be a monster flexible event space with residential level that will demolish Parramatta’s already diminishing heritage assets with Willow Grove & St Georges Terraces.

 

The group have been strongly campaigning for the Museum of NSW to be created in the Fleet Street Heritage Precinct instead of closing the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo. 

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