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A history of Sydney
On the foreshores of Sydney Harbour and overlooking Pittwater in Sydney's modern northern suburbs lie sandstone engravings of untold antiquity. They tell tales from the Dreaming of the region's first inhabitants, the Aboriginal people, who lived around the hills and waterways for thousands of years — perhaps 100,000.
Yet, the story of Sydney began 26 January 1788, when British captain Arthur Phillip's First Fleet landed at the harbour's Sydney Cove..... Read on: A history of Sydney