The Dictionary of Sydney - Sydney's history online and connected

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Sydney suburbs

Cadigal country that became a country retreat for gentlemen and later one of Sydney's notorious slums.

Sydney people

An architect who remade herself as a dancer and remade Sydney dance culture in the process.

Sydney cultures

Chinese Sydneysiders have been present since at least 1818 despite decades of legal disadvantage. People of Chinese background now take part in every facet of Sydney's life.