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297 The Royal Easter Show is held every year at Sydney Olympic Park. 202 There are 15 separate parks under the administration of the City of Sydney. Sydney Festival is Australia's largest arts festival. Sydney dazzles day or night, with great theatre, wonderful museums and delicious delights.

Hop on a ferry at Circular Quay and glide past the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge to Taronga Zoo There are all kinds of harbour cruises , including lunch cruises, tall ships and an Aboriginal cultural heritage cruise. 326 The Parliament of New South Wales sits in Parliament House on Macquarie Street This building was completed in 1816 and first served as a hospital.

The Parramatta River is mostly industrial and drains a large area of Sydney's western suburbs into Port Jackson. Sydney's first commercial theatre opened in 1832 and nine more had commenced performances by the late 1920s. 303 Sydney heralded Australia's first newspaper, the Sydney Gazette, published until 1842.

193 Whilst terrace houses are common in the inner city areas, it is detached houses that dominate the landscape in the outer suburbs. The southern parts of the city are drained by the Georges River and the Cooks River into Botany Bay. 327 Government House was completed in 1845 and has served as the home of 25 Governors and 5 Governors-General 328 The Cabinet of Australia also meets in Sydney when needed.

The Sydney Opera House is the jewel on sparkling Sydney Harbour In the heart of this vibrant city are many hidden gems too, such as Forgotten Songs, an artwork canopy of 120 birdcages read the article; visit the up coming article, in Angel Place. The New South Wales Blues compete in the Sheffield Shield league and the Sydney Sixers and Sydney Thunder contest the national Big Bash Twenty20 competition.

The Hills district generally refers to the suburbs in north-western Sydney including the local government areas of The Hills Shire , parts of the City of Parramatta Council and Hornsby Shire Actual suburbs and localities that are considered to be in the Hills District can be somewhat amorphous and variable.
The live medium lost much of its popularity to cinema during the Great Depression before experiencing a revival after World War II. 284 Prominent theatres in the city today include State Theatre , Theatre Royal , Sydney Theatre , The Wharf Theatre , and Capitol Theatre Sydney Theatre Company maintains a roster of local, classical, and international plays.

It occasionally features Australian theatre icons such as David Williamson , Hugo Weaving , and Geoffrey Rush The city's other prominent theatre companies are New Theatre , Belvoir , and Griffin Theatre Company Sydney is also home to Event Cinemas ' first theatre, which opened on George St in 1913, under its former Greater Union brand; the theatre currently operates, and is regarded as one of Australia's busiest cinema locations.

It was not until the construction of the Sydney Harbour Bridge that the northern reaches of the coast became more heavily populated. The Sydney Morning Herald is Australia's oldest newspaper still in print. Sydney is the location of the secondary official residences of the Governor-General of Australia and the Prime Minister of Australia , Admiralty House and Kirribilli House respectively.

193 Whilst terrace houses are common in the inner city areas, it is detached houses that dominate the landscape in the outer suburbs. The southern parts of the city are drained by the Georges River and the Cooks River into Botany Bay. 327 Government House was completed in 1845 and has served as the home of 25 Governors and 5 Governors-General 328 The Cabinet of Australia also meets in Sydney when needed.