City of Sydney Resources
City of Sydney website
The City of Sydney website provides information and council services.
The Archives Collection Management Policy is available on the City of Sydney website. It outlines the framework for managing our archives and our criteria for collection.
The HIstory of Sydney Streets can also be found on the website.
House and Building Histories Guide
The House and Building Histories Guide will lead you through many of the resources available to research the history of your house, apartment or commercial building.
The City's collection of oral histories showcases the voices of Sydney people past and present.
Councillors and Aldermen
Sydney's Councillors and Aldermen is an A to Z biographical guide of almost 500 men and women who have represented Sydney's residents on the CIty of Sydney Council, since its formation in 1842.
The Newtown Project
The Newton Project has been decommissioned. See the guide Where is content from the Newtown Project? for more information.
Barani: Sydney's Aboriginal history
Barani is a website providing histories of people, places and events in the local area that are associated with the histories of Sydney's Aboriginal communities.
Archives in Australia
The Australian Society of Archivists compiles a Directory of Archives in Australia which includes national and state archival institutions, school archives and business archives.
Department of Customer Service (NSW)
Spatial Information Exchange (Six Maps) - access to spatial (mapping) information for NSW
National Library of Australia
TROVE, the National LIbrary's online collection, includes digitised, searchable newspapers dating from 1803 to the 1950s.
State Library of New South Wales
The State Library of New South Wales has a vast collection of books and records of Sydney's history.
Dictionary of Sydney
The Dictionary of Sydney explores all aspects of Sydney's past online.