Ground has broken on work associated with the building of a new convention and entertainment centre which is set to form a key part of the city’s transformation as an international hub and is part of a $2.5 billion makeover of the Darling Harbour precinct.

On Wednesday, State Premier Mike Baird and Deputy Premier Andrew Stoner announced that construction had begun on the International Convention Centre (ICC ) Sydney, which upon its completion in late 2016 will deliver 40,000 square metres of exhibition space, a new convention centre, a new entertainment theatre and a 5,000…