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.
Construction on the new NICTA research facility continues.
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.
Work commences on the construction of Media City, the future home of Channel 7, Pacific Magazines and Global Television (now NEP).
Eveleigh Market opens in the former Blacksmith's Workshop at North Eveleigh.
The 8 Central Avenue building (Media City) is completed. Channel 7, Pacific Magazines and Global Television move in to their new offices.
The Innovation Plaza upgrade is completed, with the permanent display of the Pivot Crane and Steam Train Crane.
Eveleigh Railway Workshops Field Day for ex-Eveleigh workers is held including video oral history recordings of ex-workers.
Façade repairs and painting of the Locomotive Workshops is carried out with new doors, sky light, entrance vestibules and lighting to Bay 1.
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.