Ongoing plans to create the iconic Sydney Great Walk

The New South Wales (NSW) government has announced plans to create Australia’s largest urban walking trail, including the foreshore of the harbor. BarangarooIncludes iconic landmarks such as, CBD, Opera House and Harbor Bridge.

according to Media release On Tuesday, the “Great Walk” links major attractions and offers two loops. The first loop is designed to take half a day. The second is a one-day walk that leads to Darling Harbor, past the Chinese Gardens and Hyde Park.

The government will conduct a feasibility study of the project. This includes route development, exploring route-finding options such as signs and maps, and consulting with key stakeholders such as the City of Sydney.

Prime Minister Dominique Perotet emphasized the importance of developing new and innovative ways to improve what seems to be taken for granted.

“This route could be the largest and most iconic urban walk in the country,” he said.

He added that this walk would be pleasing to the locals and would be a must-have for visitors on condition that they could safely return to the Australian coast.

The Government of New South Wales will also consider using a digital platform as a wayfinder to allow pedestrians to plan their trips and access important information when they arrive at different parts of the walk. Said.

Employment, Investment, Tourism and Western Sydney Stuart Ayers said this iconic walk through the CBD along the harbor foreshore builds on current initiatives that encourage people to enjoy New South Wales. Said to be done.

“We recently launched an” update “advertising campaign to encourage people to reconnect with our great state, and developing projects such as Sydney’s” Great Walk “in Sydney. “Longest lunch” or 6 days “Elevate “Celebrations to be performed on the Cahill Expressway” in Sydney, Ayers said.

Beginning on New Year’s Day 2022, the six-day festival will transform Sydney’s Cahill Expressway overlooking Circular Quay and Sydney Harbor into a gigantic stage with more than 180 performing artists including Tim Minchin, Baker Boy and Marcia Hines. To do. ..

“We want people to enjoy the best that New South Wales offers. If this encourages more people to visit and enjoy the city in a healthy way, it’s both sides. It’s a good result for Ayers, “said Ayers.

Planning and Public Space Minister Rob Stokes said the “Great Walk” will not only showcase the most iconic locations in Harbor and Sydney, but also incorporate art installations, soundscapes and enhanced infrastructure. ..

“We also consider developing a special section of walks to allow people to carry out historical elements at Rocks and to carry out dietary and dietary elements through CBD.” He said.

He added that the walk could be an existing one and merge with the great work already underway. Yana Nura WalkAlong the foreshore of the harbor, the City of Sydney initiative collaborated with representatives of First Nations to emphasize Aboriginal history and culture.

No date is provided for the “Great Walk” to be completed.

Steve Milne