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Commemorates the Australian and New Zealand armed
forces at Gallipoli in 1915. For info about the ANZAC,
ANZAC War Memorial
South end of Hyde Park, SYDNEY NSW
A 1934 art
deco memorial that stands 30 metres above the Pool of Remembrance.
The a exhibition and museum below the building.
Art Gallery of NSW
Art Gallery Rd, THE DOMAIN Ph: 02 9225 1744
Houses a fine collection of Australian, European, Asian,
contemporary, photographic and tribal art. There are also free
programmes of films in conjunction with major exhibitions.
A national public holiday, celebrating the
arrival of the First Fleet.
Royal Randwick Racecourse Alison Road,
RANDWICK NSW 2031
Ph: 02 9663 8400
For all the upcoming race
information and admission check out the website.
6-8 College St, SYDNEY NSW 2000
Ph: 61 2 9320 6000
Established in 1827, rated as one of the six best natural history museums in the world.
Australian National Maritime Museum
2 Murray St, DARLING HARBOUR NSW 2009
Ph: 61 2 9298 3777
Fax: 61 2 9298 3780
western end of Pyrmont Bridge, the museum represents Australians'
diverse experiences and perceptions of the sea and our waterways.
The Barrenjoey Lighthouse
Ph: 02 9247 5033
The hike from Palm Beach to the
Barrenjoey Lighthouse can be difficult for some, as the walk to the summit is
very steep over demanding ground. Tours run on Saturday and Sunday and can be
booked through the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.
SYDNEY NSW 2000
A small group adventure offering the
ultimate experience of a three-hour guided climbs to the summit of the Sydney
Harbour Bridge, both day and night.
Garden Open Days
470 Bronte Road, BRONTE NSW 2024
Mobile: 0412 035 746
Bronte House garden is particularly a
summer garden. Its the best time to see it in full bloom. The colour, form and
variants are more on display than any other time. Gardener Myles Baldwin will be
on hand to answer questions and planting advice.
Bus and Truck Museum
Gannon St, TEMPE NSW 2044
Ph: 02 9558 1234
Open Sundays and Wednesday, located
at the historic 1912 Tram Depot in Tempe, the museum features a comprehensive
display of restored commercial vehicles. Exhibits range from an early 1924
Ruggles Bus to a 1970 Atlantean Double Decker, and includes a display of
trucks and photos plus many other artefacts and memorabilia.
There are a number of bush walks in
and around Sydney that are found in the national parks and reserves. See also
Steam and Machinery Museum
Menangle Rd, MENANGLE NSW 2563
Ph: 02 4626 3500 (on open days and work days)
The museum houses a unique collection
of vintage steam and internal combustion agricultural and industrial engines.
Ancillary machinery and a two foot gauge railway are also housed on the grounds.
Carlton Clydesdale Pavilion
Hawkesbury St, New
Sydney Showgrounds, HOMEBUSH BAY NSW 2127
Ph: 02 9764 1362 Fax: 02 9764 2982
Come and visit the award winning
Timber Pavilion and see the Gentle Giants. The Clydesdale Pavilion is a fully
operational working stable.
Located between Bondi Junction,
Randwick and Waverley and is popular with families, and those who just want to
keep fit. There are facilities including BBQ, picnic areas and cafe and kiosk.
Sydney Tower and Skytour
Podium Level, Central Business District, 100 Market St, SYDNEY NSW 2000
Ph: 02 9231 1000
Also known as Westfield Centrepoint,
towers 300 m above the city and offers magnificent views that extend to the
Central Coast to the north, Wollongong to the south and the Blue Mountains to
the west. If you get the opportunity, a night-time view is also worth it.
Town SYDNEY NSW 2000
Golden Water Mouth (Lin Li)
The gum tree survived flood, fire and drought
Witnessing dreams and destinies
cockatoo calling from the shade across the river
It was a hot, still day
Celebrates contemporary life and the historic character of Chinatown. Australian
and Chinese cultures are signified in the combination of materials creating a
Yin-Yang harmony using traditional Chinese principles of Feng Shui.
The five Natural Elements of gold, wood, water, fire and earth have been
incorporated in the design in order to encourage positive energy and good
The artist found this two centuries old Eucalyptus Melliodora
(Yellow Box) in Condobolin near the Lachlan River in NSW. Many Chinese went to
Condobolin during the Gold Rush and later settled alongside the river and grew
vegetables for trade.
There are a number of walks you can
do along the coastline. Check out the
Bondi coastal walk
and the recently opened
Vaucluse to Dover Heights coastal walk.
Cook and Phillip Park Aquatic and Fitness Centre
College St, SYDNEY NSW 2000
31 Alfred St, CIRCULAR QUAY NSW 2000
Ph: 02 9247 2285 Fax: 02 9247 3119
Includes a number of permanent
displays, including archival history, exhibitions, cafe and bar.
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