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Women’s Sydney

What was life like for women living in Sydney during the early 20th century? Dictionary of Sydney contributor Delia Falconer paints a colourful picture of bohemian enclaves and the freedom of the city. I spoke to Mitch Byatt about it this morning on 2SER Breakfast....

Tourist Sydney

It’s summertime in Sydney and with tourists swarming our popular attractions I thought I’d explore the history of tourism in our city on 2SER radio this morning for the Dictionary of Sydney. Tourism emerged in Europe during the 18th century when people began to take...

Parramatta Gaol

Another week, another Dictionary of Sydney story on 2SER. Today I looked at the history of Australia’s oldest correctional centre – Parramatta Gaol.

Circus in Sydney

The Sydney Festival kicks off today featuring many circus and cabaret acts. But did you know Sydney has a long history with the Circus, dating back to 1850?