Sydney Journal

Sydney Journal was the academic journal linked to the Dictionary of Sydney. It offered peer-reviewed publication of academic articles on Sydney’s history, as well as showcasing a range of content prepared for the Dictionary of Sydney.

An open-access online publication, Sydney Journal is hosted by UTS ePress, part of the library at University of Technology, Sydney, and runs on the Open Journal System, pioneered by the Public Knowledge Project at Simon Fraser University, Canada.

From the Ground Up: People and Places in Sydney’s Past: A special issue of Sydney Journal, Vol 4, No 1 (2013), consisting of papers from the conference held at the State Library of NSW August 23-24 2012 and edited by Matthew Bailey and Paul Ashton is available here.  Back issues of Sydney Journal are online here.

A selection of papers presented at ‘The First Governor – A Bicentenary Symposium on Arthur Phillip’ on 5 September 2014 at Sydney Living Museums to commemorate the bicentenary of Arthur Phillip’s death was published in a special issue of the journal, edited by Jacqueline Spedding, in 2017. This is available here.

Click here to go to the Sydney Journal at UTS ePress.

Mungo Mungo or ‘Little Alick’, Illustrated Sydney News, 23 June 1855, cover of Sydney Journal, Vol 3, No 1 (2010)

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.