SYDStories tells the story of Sydney Airport, from before the European settlement of Australia to the present day. Featuring interactive maps, videos, sliders, high-resolution galleries, SVG animations and timelines, this scroll-down responsive website highlights some of the key moments in the history of aviation and the people who made them happen.
To explore the website visit sydstories.com.au.
This website was developed in Angular6, with copywriting, content research, designs and animations handled by our in-house team at Lightwell.
The website was officially launched in line with Sydney Airport’s Centenary in June 2019.
Special thanks to the many incredible contributors below for their help with this project.
Adastra Aerial Surveys, Australian Heritage Database, Australian Society of WW1 Aero Historians, Australian Turf Club, Australian War Memorial, Aviation Historical Society of Australia (NSW), Bayside Libraries (Community History Team), British Airways, Cathy Hobson, Cinesound Movietone Productions, The Civil Aviation Historical Society & Airways Museum, Coast History & Heritage, David Crotty, David Howells, Eastern Zone Gujaga Aboriginal Corporation, Ed Coates Collection, Gamay Dancers, Gamay Rangers, Gadhungal Research Program, Geoff Goodall’s Aviation History Site, GML Heritage, Historical Aviation Film Unit, the Ingrey Family, James Lusher, The Java Gold Blog, Bev and John Love, Kurt Ams, La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council, Mary Dallas Consulting Archaeologists, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, National Archives of Australia, National Film and Sound Archive, National Library of Australia, National Library of New Zealand, National Museum of Australia, Natural History Museum London, Nigel Coghlan, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, NSW Office of Environment & Heritage, Christine and Paul Ewoldt, Paul Irish, Phil Vabre, Peter Hobbins, Prudence Black, Randwick City Library, Royal Society of New South Wales, Russian State Museum St Petersburg, Samantha Sinnayah, Seth Jaworski, Shayne Williams, South Australia Museum, State Library of New South Wales, State Library of South Australia, State Library of Victoria, State Library of Western Australia, Sydney Water Archives, Shaun Gibbons, Trans-Australia Airlines Museum, The University of Sydney, Vincent Megaw, Qantas Heritage Collection, Wayne Peake, Western Sydney University and William Keith Clark.