What makes Sydney great?

Sydney’s urban environment has been shaped by government, policy and people.

Old Sydney Burial Ground

Sydney Town Hall sits on the site of one of the earliest European cemeteries in NSW, the Old Sydney Burial Ground.

Sydney streets

The history of Sydney’s street names can be complicated!

Parks histories

Find out more about your local park's history.

Pyrmont Incinerator

The tragic story of the Walter Burley Griffin-designed Pyrmont Incinerator, which was torn down as its neighbourhood evolved.

Corporation and Domain baths

These harbourside bathing sites evolved as people's demands for swimming facilities changed.

Last updated: Wednesday, 30 October 2013