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Explorer St, South Eveleigh

The NSW Government has announced a proposal to renew the Explorer Street social housing estate in Eveleigh, Sydney.


Preliminary planning


Explorer Street, Eveleigh

Indicative land area:

2.3 Ha

The proposed redevelopment area includes social housing dwellings in Explorer Street and Aurora Place, as shown on the map below. The redevelopment area does not include nearby properties in Rowley Street managed by Bridge Housing.

The renewal would mean:

  • New and better social housing, mixed with private housing in new apartment buildings
  • New pedestrian-friendly streets
  • New public art and open spaces
  • A community facility for residents.
Explorer St Graphic

Community engagement

The local community, stakeholders, and service providers were invited to attend online information where we shared preliminary plans, gathered feedback, and answered questions.

Read the community information pack which was prepared for local residents, businesses, community groups and interested community members to provide more information about the proposal.

Contact us

Email: ExplorerSt@facs.nsw.gov.au

Call: 1800 738 718 between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday.


Community information pack November 2020

Media releases:

Social housing renewal in central Sydney 11 November 2020