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Then & Now

The familiar roads we walk down every day haven’t always looked this way. From Sydney’s iconic waterfront to Fremantle’s main streets, discover just how much has changed in Australia over the past two centuries.

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NSW Sydney Circular Quay

Captured a mere forty-odd years ago in 1964, this photo shows Sydney’s iconic Circular Quay with the cruise ship Oriana in the overseas berth. Flash forward forty years and you can recognise how Sydney has continued to grow, with even more skyscrapers in its busy skyline.