Websites & Books
ABC’s Catalyst story about Toxic Sediments and Stormwater in Sydney Harbour.
The story can be viewed here
Water Sensitive Urban Design – Sydney Program
This site has extensive information about resources, links, and projects relating to the implementation of WSUD in organisational policy, practices and on-ground works.
Upper Parramatta River Catchment Trust
This website has technical information, fact sheets and education resources about the Upper Parramatta River catchment.
International Environmental Weed Foundation
This site has information about restoring degraded ecosystems and the natural function of urban landscapes. Includes a brochure with information about how to protect the habitat of small native birds in the Parramatta River area: Weed removal & habitat – Before you start…look, listen & consider.
Duck River Sydney
Community groups involved with the restoration of Duck River bushland and riparian areas
Books and Articles:
Lynette C. McLoughlin (2000)
Estuarine wetlands distribution along the Parramatta River, Sydney, 1788-1940: Implications for planning and conservation
Cunninghamia Volume 6(3). This article contacts a good reference list at the end, for further information.
Available on-line: http://www.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/87795/Cun63579McL.pdf
Gavin F Birch & Stuart E Taylor (2004)
The Contaminant Status of Sydney Harbour Sediments. A handbook for the Public and Professionals Geological Society of Australia
Lynch, L.M.A., Spence, M.M. & Pearson, W.C. (1976)
Parameters for the River National Trust of Australia (NSW), Sydney
The River: Sydney Cove to Parramatta
Gregory Blaxell (2009, Halstead Press)
A River Revived: The Parramatta
Carol Powell (1987, UNSW Press)
Beyond Duck River
Angela Martin (2001, Hodder Headline)
Bennelong’s River To Darug Insights
Keith Vincent Smith (2008, Macquarie University)
Available on-line: http://www.artgallery.mq.edu.au/docs/bennelong.pdf
The fishermen of Iron Cove: in un mare diverso
Dr Annette Salt (2006, Leichhardt Council in association with the Australian Centre for Public History, University of Technology Sydney)
Article: Parramatta River
Article: The Wrecks of Homebush Bay
Brochure: Tales of Toongabbie Creek
Parramatta City Council and Upper Parramatta River Catchment Trust, 2002
Available on-line: http://www.uprct.nsw.gov.au/all/publications/tales_of_toongabbie_cover.pdf