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  • 2005

    Ownership of Australian Technology Park transfers to the NSW Government’s newly-formed Redfern-Waterloo Authority (RWA). Construction of the new multi-million dollar research facility for National ICT Australia is given the go ahead in September.

  • 2007

    Construction on the new NICTA research facility continues.

  • 2008

    The new NICTA building is completed and the Defence Science and Technology Organisation (DSTO), the Australian Government's leading agency charged with applying science and technology to protect and defend Australia, moves into its offices. NICTA relocates from its former offices into the new NICTA building.

  • 2008

    Work commences on the construction of Media City, the future home of Channel 7, Pacific Magazines and Global Television (now NEP).

  • 2009

    Eveleigh Market opens in the former Blacksmith's Workshop at North Eveleigh.

  • 2010

    The 8 Central Avenue building (Media City) is completed. Channel 7, Pacific Magazines and Global Television move in to their new offices.

  • 2010

    The Innovation Plaza upgrade is completed, with the permanent display of the Pivot Crane and Steam Train Crane.

  • 2011

    Eveleigh Railway Workshops Field Day for ex-Eveleigh workers is held including video oral history recordings of ex-workers.

  • 2012

    Façade repairs and painting of the Locomotive Workshops  is carried out with new doors, sky light, entrance vestibules and lighting to Bay 1.

  • 2012

    Australian Technology Park Community Open Day attracts hundreds of people from the local community to explore the park, facilities and the International Railway Film Festival.

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