Sale of the Hurlstone Farm

Less than five years later ... Hurlstone is up for sale again.

On 18th November 2015, staff and students at Hurlstone Agricultural high School were made aware of a new chapter in the school’s history.
Below are links to the most current information regarding the new changes:

The Official Announcements can be found here:

The School Repsonse can be found here:

The P&C response to the Minister can be viewed here:

If you are concerned at this proposal, contact your local member and/or the office of the education minister to voice your concerns. Also, please share your opinions / suggestions on this matter by posting a message of the alumni forums for this topic.

For further information, please refer to the Alumni Forums (see menu on left), or the "Save Hurlstone" Facebook page or the "HAHS Alumni" Facebook page

Project Reference Group Updates

From time to time, the NSW Department of Education's Project Reference Group (PRG) issues progress updates on this project. Recent updates can be found below: The official website for this project can be viewed here: Glenfield Educational Precint (NSW DEC)

Information booth at Country Fair - Saturday September 3rd 2016

The PRG looking at the redevelopment of the Glenfield site and the construction of the new school at Hawkesbury is having an information booth at Country Fair which is on Saturday 3rd September 2016. They will be presenting updated information for the two sites which includes proposed concept designs and latest works on the Hawkesbury site. They will be located on the Clarke House lawns next to the Alumni stall.

Open Forum on Hurlstone Relocation - Saturday, 18th June, 1pm-2:30pm

Following on from the information forum held in December 2015, a further open forum will be held at the school on Saturday 18th June, 1pm-2:30pm

Community Consultation regarding the renaming of the Selective High School at Glenfield - June 15 to July 13, 2016

An online forum is now available (as of June 15, 2016) at
The community consultation period ends on July 13, 2016

Recent Items from the Alumni Forums ...

Forum Dec 15 2015 10am and 7pm at HAHS to fight current proposal (1)

By admin @ December 15, 2015

Unfortunately, the evening session has been cancelled due to insufficient RSVP's. A report on the morning session will be available soon. (Our apologies for any inconvenience)

Replies: 1

"Walk the Farm" - Open Day - July 5 2009 (0)

By admin @ June 15, 2009

Please put 5 July 2009 in your diary for an Open Day at Hurlstone Agricultural High School.

The Open Day is an opportunity - perhaps one of the last opportunities - for the community to see this ...

Replies: 0

SHEAP Association formed (1)

By admin @ June 15, 2009

Please note that SHEAP now has its own dedicated website at All the latest information regarding the sale will now be found there.

Replies: 1

Progress Updates (3)

By admin @ June 15, 2009

Please note: For all the latest information re the Hurlstone sale, please see the dedicated SHEAP website at

Replies: 3

Hurlstone Inquiry - submissions invited (0)

By admin @ June 15, 2009

Inquiry chairman, Mal Peters, is keen to hear from as many alumni as possible regarding the proposed sale. All alumni are invited to forward a submission. Details of how to do this can be found on t...

Replies: 0

Sale of Hurlstone Farm and Memorial Forest (24)

By jsbuser @ January 11, 2009

I note the clarification on the sale including the Memorial Forest in the December school newsletter was from:

"Alastair Hunter, Deputy Director-General, Finance and Infrastructure, Department...

Replies: 24

Balmain Electorate (2)

By dlatimer @ December 21, 2008

I love the idea of registering SHEAP as a political party. The govt tightened up the rules to form a party, however we have already seen the extent of the support sofar. It is an excellent way to show...

Replies: 2

Senate Motion Condemns Sale of Hurlstone (2)

By dlatimer @ December 21, 2008


4th December 2008

Senator SHERRY (Tasmania) (Minister for Superannuation and Corporate Law) (3:03 PM) —I wish to provide answers to the...

Replies: 2

Parliament House Rally - Wednesday 3rd december 2008 (0)

By AdrianA @ December 2, 2008

The rally at Parliament House this Wednesday is essentially a general protest against the State mini-budget and will be attended by people with a far-reaching range of grievances. It is expected that ...

Replies: 0

So WHY is Hurlstone's Farm so Important? (1)

By admin @ December 1, 2008

From Alumni Ashe Taylor:

I would just like to point out to you an example you may use - where students, like myself, from low socioeconomic backgrounds, can win a place at public Hurlstone and with...

Replies: 1
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