History of Barangaroo

Learn about the rich history of the land where Barangaroo is today.
Barangaroo the woman

Barangaroo was a leader of her community, remembered through the generations as a defender of her culture and tradition.

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Aboriginal culture

Barangaroo honours Australia’s shared history and rich Aboriginal culture.

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Millers Point Gasworks

The old Millers Point Gasworks lit the way for the growth of the former British colony into the nation that Australia is today.

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Maritime history

The history of Barangaroo has many rich threads woven from Sydney’s maritime history, the first container port and the dark days of the Hungry Mile.

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Learn more about Barangaroo’s history and future. Find out why Barangaroo got its name and discover the long First Nations history of the area. 

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