There was never an actual policy or law that was referred to as the ‘White Australia’ policy. Rather, the ‘White Australia’ policy refers to (more…)
Plan of the Australian Cream Tartar Company, Grand Avenue Camelia, 1962, Parramatta City Council Archives (more…)
Macquarie Street Asylum in Parramatta, circa 1880. Local Studies Photograph Collection LSOP 114
“Parramatta has another feature of interest, and it is this that brings us here to-day. It is a veritable city of asylums – asylums for infirmity, asylums for orphanhood, asylums for papaurism, asylums for insanity, and asylums for crime”[I]
Life for Chinese labourers in Australia before the 1850s. Image from National Museum of Australia (more…)
Aerial photograph of Dundas and Dundas Valley. Source: Six Maps
The suburb of Dundas is approximately 3 kilometres south west of Carlingford and about 3 kilometres north west of Ermington.
It is bordered by Wyuna Place, Greens Avenue, Denham Place, Leamington Road, Kissing Point Road, Sturt Street, Holland Place and Stewart Street in the north; Kissing Point Road in the east; (more…)
Aerial photograph of Camellia. Source: Six Maps
The suburb of Camellia is an industrial suburb on the south bank of the Parramatta River, east of the Parramatta CBD. It is part of the Rosehill Ward of the City of Parramatta. (more…)
Ming bowl, Cultural Collection ARC2012.4.5.GSP. Source: City of Parramatta Council
It is unknown how or why this Chinese Ming Bowl came to be at the Family Court site in Parramatta.