Goat Island - Balmain

Goat Island, Sydney Harbour National Park. Photo: John Yurasek

Goat Island has long been a significant place in Port Jackson. The island, known as Me-mel by the local Cadigal people, was once inhabited by Bennelong and Barangaroo. Since European settlement, Goat Island played an important and fascinating role in the development of Sydney's cityscape. In the 1800s, the island was used as a home for convict work gangs ... Visit website for more info

For more information: www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au