History of The Parramatta River

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History of The Parramatta River

<p>Discover more about the Parramatta River’s rich Indigenous, industrial and environmental history that includes eels, estuaries, dioxins and green bans. And how this river ends near Birchgrove

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Discover more about the Parramatta River’s rich Indigenous, industrial and environmental history that includes eels, estuaries, dioxins and green bans. And how this river ends near Birchgrove Point, a short distance from the Sydney Harbour Bridge.


COURSE OUTLINE

  • Indigenous history of Parramatta River and Coastal Sydney
  • Geography of Parramatta River and its suburbs
  • Environmental history of Parramatta River – industry, pollution, Kellys Bush at Hunters Hill


PLANNED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able to:

  1. Discuss the geography and history of the Parramatta River system and its estuaries, mangroves, manmade development, industry
  2. Discuss the importance of pollution controls on the river
  3. Describe its Indigenous, environmental and industrial history.