Community consultation

Engaging with the community, precinct neighbours, local businesses, the events industry and other stakeholders has been and will continue to be an important part of the Darling Harbour Live project.

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Early consultation
During 2012, Infrastructure NSW met residents, business organisations and industry groups to brief them on the project and hear their views. Importantly, feedback received in these sessions was collated and provided to the proponents bidding for the project, including Darling Harbour Live. The proponents were required to consider this feedback in the development of their proposals. They were also required to develop comprehensive communication and engagement plans for the life of the project, reflecting the importance of consultation to Infrastructure NSW.

After Darling Harbour Live was announced as the preferred consortium, they undertook a further stakeholder and community engagement program to inform the master planning and design development of the preferred scheme. The team received great insights into what people would like to see from the project, and gained a strong understanding of the local community, their priorities and concerns. To learn more visit the Community page on the Darling Harbour Live website.

Public exhibition of planning applications
Development applications for the project, including environmental impact statements and other supporting documents, have been publicly exhibited by the Department of Planning and Infrastructure. To find out more about the Development Application program visit the visit the Planning page on the Darling Harbour Live website.

The Department of Planning will advertise all development applications for the project as well as indicate the status of each application in terms of the planning process. To view the detailed plans lodged with the Department of Planning and Infrastructure, go to

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