History

25 posts in History

Preserving one of Chinatown’s rarest buildings Architecture and design

Preserving one of Chinatown’s rarest buildings

An early 20th century building that embodies the history of Sydney’s Chinatown has been recommended for heritage listing.

An epic journey celebrates an inspiring Sydney bike champion Getting around

An epic journey celebrates an inspiring Sydney bike champion

A Google search inspired Sarah Maddock to get back on her bike after discovering she shared the same name as a cycling pioneer.

Step back in time and see Sydney as it once was Our history and heritage

Step back in time and see Sydney as it once was

Revisit Sydney’s past at History Week through a series of free events.

Sydney’s streets and civic spaces bear witness to World War I Our history and heritage

Sydney’s streets and civic spaces bear witness to World War I

You’ll be surprised how many traces can be found in the fabric of our city.

A centenary of women in council Our history and heritage

A centenary of women in council

100 years ago, a single piece of legislation paved the way for women to become lawyers, stand for councils and enter parliament.

Renovated Anzac Memorial features in Remembrance Day commemorations Our history and heritage

Renovated Anzac Memorial features in Remembrance Day commemorations

Large crowds are expected to gather in Hyde Park on 11 November 2018, to reflect on the end of World War I.

Sydney’s joy at the end of World War I Our history and heritage

Sydney’s joy at the end of World War I

100 years ago, inner Sydney erupted in celebration as 4 years of battle were finally declared over.

Sydney to join international remembrance marking the end of World War I Our history and heritage

Sydney to join international remembrance marking the end of World War I

Sydney town crier Graham Keating is preparing for one of his most important performances – marking the centenary of the end of the war his own uncle fought in.

Looking back at Harold Park Our history and heritage

Looking back at Harold Park

Reflections on a lively past as a new public space is opened.

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.

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