History

16 posts in History

Find Sydney’s best kept water secrets Things to do

Find Sydney’s best kept water secrets

The DIY way to discover our city’s watery past.

Little known sites of life and death in Sydney streets Our history and heritage

Little known sites of life and death in Sydney streets

Explore what lies beneath our feet with former sites of cemeteries and hospitals

Great Eora fisherwomen remembered in ‘bara’ artwork Our history and heritage

Great Eora fisherwomen remembered in ‘bara’ artwork

The women were a common sight around Port Jackson for generations, singing as they rowed and fished.

Odd jobs of our city’s past Our history and heritage

Odd jobs of our city’s past

We’ve sure seen a lot of change in our 175+ years of operation. We’ve dug into the archives to come up with 6 odd jobs that no longer exist at the City.

The story of Victoria Park Our history and heritage

The story of Victoria Park

Victoria Park has a long history of being a place for the people. View its evolution in pictures

Celebrating 120 years of the Queen Victoria Building Our history and heritage

Celebrating 120 years of the Queen Victoria Building

One of Sydney’s best loved historic landmarks celebrates its 120th anniversary

Bush tucker meets modern nutrition Health and wellbeing

Bush tucker meets modern nutrition

Cooking guru Aunty Beryl Van-Oploo combines knowledge from her Elders with contemporary foods and modern nutrition.

Crossing the rainbow on Taylor Square Better streets and spaces

Crossing the rainbow on Taylor Square

A burst of colour will be a permanent tribute to the Darlinghurst area’s close links with LGBTIQ communities.

A panoramic view of Sydney from the 1873 clocktower Our history and heritage

A panoramic view of Sydney from the 1873 clocktower

This is the view from the Sydney Town Hall clocktower in 1873. William Francis Robinson took the series of 10 photos.

Why the Great Strike of 1917 stopped the nation Our history and heritage

Why the Great Strike of 1917 stopped the nation

100 years ago, 100,000 people marched to The Domain every week for 6 weeks.

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