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Heritage approval

Because the Silverwater complex is listed on the State Heritage Register, we're required to seek the approval of the Heritage Council of NSW before undertaking any upgrade work. Approvals were granted on 18 September and 11 December 2018.

The approval letters can be downloaded below. Please note that for security reasons, accompanying architectural drawings have been removed.

Early works

A review of environmental factors (REF) was prepared for early works, including a new temporary fence to separate the construction site from the existing prison. This REF was approved by the Acting Secretary of the Department of Justice on 24 September 2018.

Files relating to the review can be downloaded below. Please note that for security reasons, some diagrams and appendices have been removed.

Appendices

Main works

An REF for all other works was approved by the Secretary of the Department of Justice on 7 December 2018. Files relating to the review can be downloaded below. Please note that for security reasons, some diagrams and appendices have been removed.

Appendices