Sydney City

 

Sydney was named after the home secretary of the British government in 1788, the 1st Viscount of Sydney, Thomas Townshend who was the man in charge of the plans for the Australian convict colony.

 

Sydney City in History:

  • July 20, 1842 – The metropolis known as the City of Sydney was established by the Corporation Act which was an act of Parliament. Boundary posts were used to establish boundaries.

  • 1909 – The City of Camperdown was merged with Sydney City.

  • 1949 – The cities of Alexandria, Darlington, Erskineville, Newtown, Redfern, Glebe, Waterloo, and Paddignton were added to Sydney City.

  • 1968 – Sydney City boundaries were shuffled and some suburbs became part of South Sydney which was then a new city.

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  • 1982 – South Sydney once again became part of the City of Sydney.
  • 1988 – A municipal act, the City of Sydney Act once again separated South Sydney from Sydney City only this time South Sydney as a municipality became smaller in area.
  • February 2004 – South Sydney once again merged with Sydney City.
Sydney City suburbs:
  • Alexandria
  • Annandale
  • Barangaroo
  • Beaconsfield
  • Camperdown
  • Centennial Park
  • Chippendale
  • Darlinghurst
  • Darlington
  • Dawes Point
  • Elizabeth Bay
  • Erskineville
  • Eveleigh
  • Forest Lodge
  • Glebe
  • Haymarket
  • Millers Point
  • Moore Park
  • Newtown
  • Paddington
  • Potts Point
  • Pyrmont
  • Redfern
  • Rosebery
  • Rushcutters Bay
  • Surry Hills
  • Sydney CBD
  • The Rocks
  • Ultimo
  • Waterloo
  • Woolloomooloo
  • Zetland

 

Sydney City localities are:
  • Broadway
  • Central
  • Chinatown
  • Circular Quay
  • Darling Harbour
  • The Domain
  • East Sydney
  • Goat Island
  • Garden Island
  • Kings Cross
  • Macdonaldtown
  • Railway Square
  • Strawberry Hills
  • Wynyard

Attractions in Sydney City are:

  • Bondi Beach
  • Chinese Garden of Friendship
  • Darling Harbour
  • Fort Denison
  • Islands on Port Jackson
  • Kings Cross
  • Museums & Art Galleries
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • The Rocks
  • Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Sydney Markets
  • Sydney Opera House
  • Watsons Bay
  • Taroonga Zoo

 

Sydney City’s historical buildings are:
  • Elizabeth Bay House
  • Elizabeth Farm
  • Hyde Park Barracks
  • Susannah Place
  • Sydney Churches
  • Vaucluse House
Ways and means to go about Sydney City are:
  • Airport Rail Link
  • Airport Transfers
  • Buses
  • City Circle Railway
  • CityRail Timetables & Fares
  • City Walk
  • Explorer buses
  • Monorail
  • Secure Car Parking
  • Sydney Pass (Bus)


 

 

First time visitors to Australia will find that Sydney City is the best place to start their tour of this wild and beautiful continent.