Welcome to the City of Sydney’s Oral History Collection
Welcome to the City of Sydney’s Oral History Collection. The myriad voices of Sydney, past and present. Neighbourhoods and nature, creeds and culture, childhood and change: the fine grain of daily life, distilled from the living memories of Sydneysiders.
Locals share memories of Sydney’s distinct neighbourhoods.
Religious, secular, ideological, ethical: the many stripes of conviction in Sydney.
Is there another city where nature impinges so insistently on the lives and spaces of its citizens?
Art and Culture
Sydney artists reflect on their practise, the role of art in an urban setting and issues affecting the cultural life of the city.
From caves and bark huts to slums, dormitories, mansions and flats, dwellings in Sydney reveal untold social and economic forces.
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Inside perspectives on the rich range of occupations, industrial and craft-based manufacture, small business and retailing which have materially shaped Sydney.