Useful Links

Dictionary of Sydney

An invaluable online resource for a complete history of Sydney. Based on a permanent historical digital repository, the Dictionary aims to gather resources on every aspect of human habitation in the greater Sydney area from the first arrival of people to the present.

Dictionary of Sydney

Historic Houses Trust - Vaucluse House

HHT was established in 1980 to run Vaucluse House and Elizabeth Bay House and has now grown to manage 14 diverse sites and properties including houses, public buildings, a farm, gardens, parklands, a beach and urban spaces.

Historic Houses Trust

Woollahra Council

The historical section of the Woollahra has a wealth of historical documents and references, as well as online timeline of significant events

Local History

Harbour Trust - Macquarie Lighthouse

The vision of the Harbour Trust is "to provide a lasting legacy for the people of Australia by helping to create the finest foreshore park in the world and provide places that will greatly enrich the cultural life of the city and nation".

Harbour Trust

HMAS Watson

As well as general information about the Australian Navy, training, people, the Fleet, this site also features a comprehensive history of HMAS Watson

HMAS Watson

Sydney Ferries

Check the timetable out for ferries to and from Watsons Bay.

Sydney Ferries

Rupert's Boy

Local company Rupert's Boy provide creative solutions to any communication problem. WBA are extremely grateful to them for helping with all the design elements of this website.

Rupert's Boy

Trove

If you are researching in the fields of the social sciences, literature, local or family history, or need inspiration for your school assignment, then this is the tool for you. It is free, and you can search books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more.

Search Trove