Sydney ; from convicts to a metropolis

        Sydney ; from convicts to a metropolis. A brief history of Sydney   Upon reaching Australia , Lieutenant Ralph Clark, wrote in 1788: 'This is the poorest country in the world…overrun with large trees, not one acre of clear ground to be seen.'   But prior to the arrival of the British there were […]

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Sydney’s landmarks

Sydney The History of Sydney begins in prehistoric times with the occupation of the district by Australian Aborigines, whose ancestors came to Australia between 15,000 and 45,000 years ago. The modern history of the city began with the arrival of a First Fleet of British ships in 1788 and the foundation of a penal colony […]

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