The History of the Sydney GPO – The City’s Centrepiece


Hale & Ironmonger 1988 – 114 pages (Hard cover)

The Australian postal service which began officially in Sydney in the infant colony of NSW in 1809, is the nation’s oldest continuing business. The post has always played a major role in the social and commercial life of the country, a fact recognised over a hundred years ago when the decision was made to build a new General Post Office in Sydney.  The building dominated the city for many years and at the time of its completion was the largest and most extravagant to have been designed  by an Australian architect.

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