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Burke drags chain on heritage listing of Parramatta Female Factory Precinct

Lee Rhiannon 7 Nov 2012

Greens Senator for NSW Lee Rhiannon expressed disappointment that the Minister for Heritage is delaying work on achieving heritage listing of the Parramatta Female Factory Precinct until the first quarter of 2013, following a meeting with Minister Burke in Canberra last week.

A Greens motion calling for the national heritage listing of the Parramatta Female Factory Precinct, Australia's oldest existing female convict establishment passed the Senate in mid October.

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Greens motion for heritage listing of Parramatta Female Factory Precinct wins government support

Lee Rhiannon 11 Oct 2012

A Greens motion calling for the national heritage nomination for listing of the Parramatta Female Factory Precinct, Australia's oldest existing female convict establishment, has passed the Senate. Meanwhile the NSW government is developing a master plan for the heritage precinct which paves the way for opening it up to commercial and residential development, says Greens Senator for NSW Lee Rhiannon.

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