Modification 8 is "not in the public interest" according to the City of Sydney, which objects to lack of public open space and affordable housing under the proposed changes.

Lend Lease’s proposed changes to the concept plan for the Barangaroo South development have met with firm opposition from the City of Sydney. The revised concept plan that goes by the name of Modification 8 was submitted by Lend Lease to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment in March,…