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Live: NSW Now: State Government considering Sydney Opera House takeover of Carriageworks

Live: NSW Now: State Government considering Sydney Opera House takeover of Carriageworks

MORNING BRIEFING: The multi-arts venue hosts Vivid, Sydney Writers' Festival and Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, but a new proposal would see the Sydney Opera House take control.

"CoVida" units could be quickly manufactured if additional ventilators were needed.Larger text size Very large text size The Sydney Opera House would take over operations at Carriageworks, the contemporary performance space which called in administrators on Monday, under a proposal being considered by the Berejiklian government.Bolt Bikes has reported an increase of 60 per cent in Sydney e-bike rentals from March to April as customers decide to rent rather than purchase an e-bike.Larger text size Very large text size Qantas boss Alan Joyce has said the airline’s budget arm Jetstar could cut airfares on the Sydney to Melbourne route as low as $19 to stimulate passenger demand once COVID-19 travel restrictions ease.

( Supplied: University of Sydney ) A team of students and academics from the University of Sydney have teamed up with NSW Health to develop low-cost ventilators using 3D-printing technology.The ventilators would provide a back-up option and could be mass produced to respond to the coronavirus pandemic or to assist overseas health workers.Sources close to discussions with the Opera House told The Sydney Morning Herald that a push to hand the venue to the Opera House Trust was under way before administrators were called.The university's Gregg Suaning said the "CoVida" was built using rapid-prototyping technologies, including 3D printing, to alleviate strain on the healthcare system.Credit: Bolt Bikes Ridwan Anan, 23, is studying IT, working at Coles, and has rented an e-bike from Bolt Bikes, which operates across Sydney and Melbourne, for $69 a week to make deliveries for Uber Eats.Ten fully-functioning units will undergo an approval process for use in Australia.The government's arts funding body Create NSW provides annual grant funding of more than $2.Wagga eyes off Storm Wagga Wagga's Mayor says his city is ready to help if the Melbourne Storm NRL team needs to relocate to prepare for the restart of the rugby league season.There would be some pent-up demand from people who want to visit family when restrictions lift, Mr Joyce said, and Qantas would also look to stimulate demand with cheap airfares.

Albury Council, in the state's far south, voted to bar the Storm from using its facilities, citing a lack of consultation from the State Government.The multi-arts venue in the historic Eveleigh rail yards entered voluntary administration on Monday.Spending that much money at this time and being an international student, it's a gamble," he said.The club has now secured another ground in Albury but Wagga Wagga Mayor Greg Conkey said his offer remained."We're a rugby league city, we had over 10,000 people come to see the Raiders play the Panthers last year," he said.“We were deeply saddened to hear of Carriageworks Ltd going into voluntary administration," the spokeswoman said.Wednesday's weather Sunny.Credit: Bolt Bikes Bolt Bikes users are expected to return the bikes to the warehouse in the inner-city suburb of Alexandria every 2000 kilometres for maintenance, the cost of which is included in the rental.Areas of fog in the morning, mainly in the west.In April, Carriageworks froze spending and stood down half its core staff.The airline is reviewing its existing fleet in light of the downturn and flagged it might drop some of its 12 Airbus A380 superjumbos.

Light winds.Min.Were Carriageworks’ corporate entity dissolved, the government would be free to appoint a new body to take over the lease via an open competitive tender process."Supply will be an issue going forward as some factories are still not fully operational but it’s been an exciting time in the bike industry - whoever would’ve thought COVID would have such an effect..

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No. Its a liability & just a plaything for the Inner City slobs. Is the fascade of the Carriageworks for sale?

NSW government considers Sydney Opera House take over of CarriageworksSources say an approach to a new operator was under way even before administrators took control of the multi-arts venue in the historic Eveleigh rail yards.

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