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The Sydney Harbour Trust : the early years

O'Flanagan, Neil


This paper evaluates the role of the Sydney Harbour Trust in the first decade of its existence. Although the Trust was formed in the aftermath of the outbreak of bubonic plague in Sydney in 1900, the need for an overhaul of the facilities in the port had been recognised for some time. Shipping technology had been transformed in the last half century, mainly due to the adaption of steel and iron for ships. However, the port had not kept up with the changes occurring in shipping. The Harbour...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Urban Research Unit/Program
Date published: 1989
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.4225/13/590a51006543b
Access Rights: Open Access


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