Sydney's Sirius building officially for sale, social housing minister says

The sell-off of the brutalist building is opposed by many in the community, including Labor and the lord mayor

Sydney’s Sirius building is officially on the market with a price tag of around $100m, the New South Wales government has confirmed.

The brutalist building next to the Sydney Harbour bridge – which has been used for social housing for more than 30 years – is being sold to developers who are expected to replace it with hundreds of private apartments, despite fierce opposition from community groups desperate to save it.

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