Islands of Sydney Harbour Project

Last year the Dictionary of Sydney was successful in securing a small grant from the Australian National Maritime Museum through the Maritime Museums of Australia Project Support Scheme to produce new content on the Sydney Harbour islands.

The new entries include an essay by Ian Hoskins and five island profiles by Catie Gilchrist:

These entries join our existing entries and material on Sydney Harbour islands:

We are grateful to the Australian National Maritime Museum for their assistance in increasing our coverage of the islands.

Navy League’s Sydney Training Depot on Snapper Island 3 December 1938, courtesy Mitchell Library, State Library of NSW hood_18509/Home & Away SLNSW_18509

Detail from MS Hill's 1888 map 'The City of Sydney',  a birds-eye view over the city looking to the south and west across Darling Harbour.