The Domain and Royal Botanic Gardens are some of the most important open spaces and parkland in Australia’s urban places. … More
Walking the Cowpastures and beyond A personal reflection of a visit to Baragil Lagoon at Menangle and the ground that … More
In The Guardian Australia online this week there has appeared an article that asks the question: ‘Was Governor Lachlan Macquarie … More
Governor Lachlan Macquarie, accompanies by Mrs Macquarie, made his final visit to the Cowpastures and the Campbelltown area in January … More
The early colonists of the Sydney area viewed the landscape from a number of different perspectives according to historian Grace Karskins in her book The Colony a History of Early Sydney (2009) and this also applied to the Cowpastures.
Governor Macquarie returned for his third visit to the Cowpastures in 1820. Macquarie and his party set out from Parramatta … More
Governor Macquarie made a second visit to the Cowpastures in 1815. It is 200 years since Governor Macquarie journeyed through … More
In November 1810 Governor Lachlan Macquarie (1762-1824) and Mrs Elizabeth Macquarie visited the Cowpastures. On that occasion, the Governor met … More