We Will Block You

Much needed luxury apartments are a bit much and not at all needed. Development plans for Redfern’s The Block buck the trend slightly with accommodation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island families as well as students. Called the, Pumulwuy Project it’s set to be a 26 Storey building and is not without oppostion in the sensitive region.

Photo: courtesy ABC.

Along with projects like a new nearby café calling itself the eyebrow raising, Bloc145, the region is going through an extraordinary transformation. As local community leaders said while discussing the Pumulwuy Project, let’s hope they can, ‘make it work.’