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Join us to explore the strange and unusual tales of Sydney and surrounds. From mysterious murders to colonial ghost stories and phantom animals, find out what has intrigued and shocked Sydney over the years.
William Macarthur played an important role in the emergence of science for industry. Born in NSW in 1800, Macarthur’s many interests, whether classing wool, making wine or classifying eucalypts, led him to connect with a community of international thinkers transcending the politics of nation states: the so-called empire of science.