Stage 2 Overview

The northern section at Hume Place will be located above the Crows Nest Metro Station entry. Future plans aim to provide an enhanced focus on public spaces, with a proposed 15%^ dedicated to key and essential worker affordable housing.

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An inspired vision
to benefit a

Hume Place is a once in a generation project and we need to make sure we get the right mix of housing, business and amenity on the site. I’m proud that we’re willing to do the hard work to prove the site should be used for future housing and business, so the broader community can benefit.”

Luke Berry,
Director and co-founder, Third.i Group

Giving back 

to our local

Hume Place has the potential to transform lives – with a groundbreaking vision to support frontline key and essential workers in the area.

The Challenges

With hospitals representing the second-largest employer in Crows Nest, The North Sydney Health District is currently facing a housing affordability challenge, directly impacting our essential workers.


Frontline workers employed over Northern Sydney Local Health District.


Current vacancies at Royal North Shore Hospital


People recieved quality care from these key and essential workers.


Of nurses commute 10-30km to work each day.

4 hrs

Per day of commute time for many healthcare professionals.

The Impact

Together with Evolve Housing and Health Unions, your support can help to create:

Support Key & essential workers


15%^ of dwellings within Stage 2 at Hume Place are dedicated exclusively for key and essential workers.


New affordable housing for key and essential workers that are closer to their place of work.

^Third.i and PPI are seeking to amend the Concept Approval by way of an amending ‘Concept’ DA and submit a detailed DA for Stage 2 at the same time. The proposed amendments are subject to approval and Evolve’s eligibility criteria.
*Approx. Source: CROWS NEST METRO OSD – DEMOGRAPHIC STUDY, Gyde Consulting – 2023.

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Support Key & Essential Worker Housing


You can make a significant impact on the lives of these essential community members. Register your support below for the Key & Essential Worker Housing proposal today.

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This letter of support has been provided to assist the development team in their submission to the State Government for the Crows Nest OSD Stage 2 project. The primary intent behind this letter is to express support for the project and convey a positive perspective on its merits. The undersigned is not an official representative of any organisation or government body associated with this project, nor do they possess any direct financial interests in its outcome.

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