Amazing People of Sydney: Inspirational Stories

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Amazing People Club, Apr 19, 2011 - Travel - 183 pages
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Imagine you had to sail 10,000 miles to an island in the South Pacific Ocean in an old wooden boat. In 1788, that happened to over 1400 English convicts, colonists, captains and men of the Marine Corps. Watched by fearful local Aboriginals, they established a base in a place called New South Wales, Australia. Who were these amazing people? How did they survive and build the great and beautiful city that we now call Sydney? A city tour unlike any other, Amazing People of Sydney brings you in touch with real people who have left us a legacy that we can explore.

Travel through time and meet some of the amazing people who helped Sydney develop. Discover how Governor Arthur Phillip and Bennelong, the captured Aborigine, tried to build relations between the communities. Explore the lives of people including Francis Greenway, Mary Reibey and George Howe. All of them arrived in Sydney as convicts and through their tenacious spirit, grew to become some of the most significant figures in the city. Find out about William Tom's discovery of gold, and Captain Thunderbolt's great escape from Cockatoo Island. Be moved by the outstanding work of the tireless humanitarian, Caroline Chisholm, and her work with young women. Discover how Banjo Paterson wrote Waltzing Matilda. These stories, and many others, come alive through BioViews«.

What is a BioView«?

A BioView« is a short biographical story, similar to an interview. These unique stories provide an easy way of learning about amazing people who made major contributions and changed our world.


 

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Contents

The Author
Introduction
Sydney Locations
Map of Australia
Dedication
James Cook
Joseph Banks
Arthur Phillip
Mak Sai Ying
Mary Ann Bugg
John Fairfax
Caroline Chisholm
Mary ONeil
Henry Parkes
Banjo Paterson
Edmund Barton

Susannah Holmes
Henry Cable
Bennelong
Pemulwuy
Father Dixon
Lachlan Macquarie
Billy Blue
John Macarthur
George Howe
Francis Greenway
Ralph Darling
John Hosking
Mary Reibey
Elizabeth Macarthur
William Tom
George Thornton
Daniel Henry Deniehy
William Charles Wentworth
Mak Sai Ying
Mary Ann Bugg
John Fairfax
Caroline Chisholm
Mary ONeil
Henry Parkes
Banjo Paterson
Edmund Barton
Millicent PrestonStanley
John Bradfield
Dally Messenger
Mary Gilmore
Frank Packer
Jack Lang
James Anthony Rowland
Charles Nelson Perkins
Olympian
J°rn Utzon
Mi Grant
Amazing People of Sydney
Joseph Banks
Arthur Phillip
Susannah Holmes
Henry Cable
Bennelong
Pemulwuy
Father Dixon
Lachlan Macquarie
Billy Blue
John Macarthur and Elizabeth Macarthur
George Howe
Ralph Darling
Francis Greenway
John Hosking
Mary Reibey
William Tom
George Thornton
Daniel Henry Deniehy
William Charles Wentworth
Millicent PrestonStanley
John Bradfield
Dally Messenger
Mary Gilmore
Frank Packer
Jack Lang
James Anthony Rowland
Charles Nelson Perkins
Olympian
Jorn Oberg Utzon
Amazing Places of Sydney
Bondi Beach
Bronte
Coogee
Double Bay
Fort Denison
Haymarket Chinatown
Homebush Bay
Hyde Park
Martin Place
Milsons Point
Rose Bay
The Rocks
Woolloomooloo
Sydney Society and People
Convicts
Rum Corps
Emancipists
Squatters
Exclusives
Gadigal tribe
Aboriginal Tribes Location Map
Wangal tribe
Political Issues
Federation of Australia
Sydney Population Growth
Population Estimates of Sydney
Convict Arrivals to New South Wales
Timeline of Events
Annual Celebrations in Sydney
January Australia Day Regatta Sydney Harbour free
April Royal Easter Show Sydney Olympic Park
May June Sydney Italian Festival free
July Bondi Bohemia Winter Festival
December Carols in the Domain free
Amazing People of Sydney Timeline
Lord Sydney
Arthur Phillip
The First Fleet
Some First Fleeters and the positions held by them
Quotes and Sayings
Amazing People Club Team
The Amazing People Club
Join the Club
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AMAZING ENTREPRENUERS
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About the author (2011)

Educational psychologist and entrepreneur, Dr Charles Margerison, created the concept for the Amazing People series during a visit to Stratford-upon-Avon, when he wondered what Shakespeare might say if he was interviewed about his life achievements. The series now features the stories of over 500 amazing people. As well as working in educational institutions for many years, Dr Margerison has consulted widely for global organizations. He was previously Professor of Management at Cranfield University, UK, and the University of Queensland, Australia. The author of numerous books, Dr Margerison is a member of the Royal Institution and the Royal Society of Literature.

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