The Great Strike of 1917

This year marks the centenary of one of Australia’s largest industrial conflicts and a special exhibition commemorating the anniversary has just opened at Carriageworks. The Great Strike of 1917 is regarded as one of Australia’s largest industrial conflicts. Although...

The Dictionary of Sydney needs your help

The Dictionary of Sydney has been publishing freely accessible, reliable and authoritative information about Sydney’s history since November 2009. Every day we provide facts, information, images, multimedia, insights and stories about Sydney to thousands of...

Sydenham Drainage Pit and Pumping Station No.001

This week on 2SER, special guest Dr Megan Hicks, Dictionary of Sydney author, museum consultant,  Adjunct Fellow with the Urban Studies Program at Western Sydney University and lover of urban imaginaries and neglected places, joined Nic to talk about an Inner West...

Flashback to Sydney’s original trams

There’s been a lot of talk lately about the new light rail project and the disruption being caused by the closure of George Street. In a case of history repeating itself, Sydney’s seen it all happen before from when the first line for horse-drawn trams opened in 1861...

Sydney Open

Catch up with Lisa Murray‘s segment on 2SER earlier today and get the lowdown on Sydney Open:   by Lisa Murray We are all sticky beaks at heart, and on this coming Sunday, 1 November 2015,  you can indulge your curiosity by visiting the interiors of over 50...