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The Sydney Ferry Book

Author : Dale Budd
ISBN : 0868409308
Genre : History
File Size : 38.30 MB
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A colorful pictorial book about the ferries of Sydney Harbour, both past and present. It includes more than 150 photos with informative captions, as well as art works by some of Australia’s most noted artists, such as Arthur Streeton, Margaret Preston and Harold Cazneaux. The photographs and paintings foreground the many aspects of Sydney’s ferries: the vessels themselves, their passengers, and their crews.
Category: History

Ferries Of Sydney

Author : Graeme Andrews
ISBN : 0424002027
Genre : Ferries
File Size : 88.19 MB
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Third and extensively revised edition of a history of Sydney's ferries, first published in 1969. Examines their role in the development of the city and its suburbs from the 1830s to the 1990s. Includes a list of ferries and harbour steamers, details of ferry colours, a glossary, bibliography and an index. The author is a tugmaster who has been master of ferries and charter vessels since 1955.
Category: Ferries

Franchising Of Sydney Ferries Network Services

Author : Audit Office of New South Wales
ISBN : OCLC:1136982025
Genre : Electronic books
File Size : 85.57 MB
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"Franchising of scheduled ferry services on the Sydney Ferry Network was a policy of the government elected in March 2011. Under the franchise arrangement, TfNSW retains: •fare revenue •control over the fare structure, routes and timetables •ownership of the original Sydney Ferries fleet of vessels and the shipyard maintenance and berthing facility while leasing them to the franchisee to maintain and operate.This audit assessed whether: •the decision to franchise ferry services on the Sydney Ferries Network was justified •TfNSW's management of the franchise has been effective." --Executive summary (page 2).
Category: Electronic books

Whales In Sydney Harbour

Author : James Whiley
ISBN : 9780646555058
Genre : Boats and boating
File Size : 84.69 MB
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Based on a true story, this book tells the magical tale of a mother whale and her calf who visit Sydney Harbour on their journey south to the Antartic Ocean. Featuring all the characters who have made Stanley the Manly Ferry, the first 'Ferry Tale', so popular, as well as new characters such as Elly-Copter and Stephen Seagull, this story and its beautiful illustrations will delight children of all ages.
Category: Boats and boating

Sydney By Ferry Foot

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ISBN : PSU:000017035194
Genre : Sydney (N.S.W.)
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Category: Sydney (N.S.W.)

Sydney Harbour

Author : Ian Hoskins
ISBN : 9781921410161
Genre : History
File Size : 81.71 MB
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Ambitious and wide-ranging, this sweeping history of one of the world’s most recognized landmarks explores every aspect of Sydney Harbor through studies of its natural, human, and cultural history. Revealing why Sydney Harbor has been a defining element for the people who have lived around it since the time of the harbor clans, this volume examines the icon as a means of communication; a barrier; a resource to be exploited; and a place of beauty, spirit, and meaning. By chronicling the story of the waterway from the time of the first aboriginal communities and detailing contemporary debates about the future of the working harbor, this comprehensive account outlines the important interactions between the glittering harbor and the people who inhabited and shaped it.
Category: History

Stanley The Manly Ferry

Author : James Whiley
ISBN : 9780646546315
Genre : Boats and boating
File Size : 84.61 MB
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BAAARM! Climb on board Stanley for this journey across the most beautiful harbour in the world. Meet Stanley and his friends: the Opera House sails, Fort Denison, Jonathan Seaplane and Jessie, Terri and Myf, the other ferries. Experience the beauty of the harbour and share Stanley's adventures along the way: the racing yachts and the big waves between The Heads. Southerly busters! You're sure to enjoy the ride!
Category: Boats and boating

The Vung Tau Ferry

Author : Rodney Nott
ISBN : 1877058726
Genre : History
File Size : 33.10 MB
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The purpose of this book is to recognise the major contribution of those many members of the Royal Australian Navy whose dedicated service in the Vietnam war was for so long ignored. These are the approximately 9,800 RAN personnel who, through dedication to the task over seven years transported safely and on time about 15,600 Army and RAAF personnel, along with many tons of weapons, stores and equipment during the 25 operational voyages HMAS Sydney and her escorting destroyers made to and from Vietnam. The book includes: a nominal list of those who served, the dates and composition of the 25 Troop Transport Task Force groups that served in the operational area, and first-hand accounts by sailors and soldiers who sailed in HMAS Sydney and the Escort Ships of the RAN, namely HMAS Melbourne, HMAS Anzac, HMAS Derwent, HMAS Duchess, HMAS Parramatta, HMAS Stuart, HMAS Swan, HMAS Torrens, HMAS Vampire, HMAS Vendetta and HMAS Yarra.
Category: History

The Rough Guide To Sydney

Author : Rough Guides
ISBN : 9781848366183
Genre : Travel
File Size : 80.34 MB
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The Rough Guide to Sydney is your indispensable travel guide with clear maps and detailed coverage of Australia's oldest, largest and most vibrant city. As well as step-by-step accounts of Sydney's city centre attractions you'll find full coverage of Sydney's magnificent beaches, including quintessential surfing destination Bondi Beach; Sydney's beautiful harbour, where magnificent wild landscapes lie within easy reach by ferry; and the surrounding countryside, including the spectacular, mist-shrouded Blue Mountains, and the wine-lovers' paradise of the Hunter Valley. Besides in-the-know reviews of Sydney's hotels, hostels and nightlife, The Rough Guide to Sydney details Sydney's vibrant dining scene listing Sydney restaurants and cafés in up-and-coming neighbourhoods as well as in the ever-changing city centre. An entire chapter is devoted to Sydney's bars and pubs, while further sections include Kids' Sydney, Shopping in Sydney, and Gay Sydney, where you'll find an overview of the city's legendary Mardi Gras, just one of a year-round calendar of exciting and unusual festivals. Make the most of your holiday with The Rough Guide to Sydney
Category: Travel