Webpages of Interest

Websites of Interest

Past/Lives: Revealing Traces of a former Sydney
Another Sydney flashback/history blog maintained by Michael Wayne.

Mirror Sydney
This blog is maintained by Vanessa Berry. She takes a "behind the scenes" tour of Sydney with a historical insight.

Newspapers.com
A subscriber database that provides access to thousands of archived newspapers from around the world. Newspapers from Australia include The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age (Melbourne). You can download pages in either jpeg or pdf format. Great tool for researchers.

Old Shops Australia
Managed by Chris Ho, this group focuses on nostaglia and insights into retailing in Australia over time. You must be a member of Facebook in order to access the page. 

Old Sydney Album
This Facebook Group gives anyone the opportunity to share anything about Sydney that is historical, even personal stuff. You must be a member of Facebook in order to access the page. 

Explore some of the secrets of Sydney over time.

State Library of New South Wales
Learn more about the rich history of Sydney and our state.

Sydney Skyscrapers & Architecture
A Facebook Group that I administer focusing on Sydney architecture. You must be a member of Facebook in order to access the page. 

Other Websites of Interest
The following do not directly relate to Sydney history, but are websites that I use in my research that you may find useful, whether for research or leisure.

RBA Inflation Calculator
The Reserve Bank of Australia has created a calculator that allows you to determine how much an item in the past would cost you in terms of todays money.

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