The City has a substantial collection of historic photographs dating back to the 1870s, many of which are available online by searching the City's library catalogue - select 'Archives' in the drop-down menu on the right.

The City welcomes donations of photographs to the Historic Photograph Collection. Photographs can be scanned so that you retain the originals.

The Coordinator Heritage and the Community History Officer are available on 9391 6011 or by email at to answer queries or to discuss possible donations.


The image on this page is of James Sampson and his son in the late 1920s.