Botany Bay

Large bay south of the city of Sydney, into which the Cooks and Georges rivers run.

Milestone
Arrived Sydney
18 Jan 1788 - 20 Jan 1788
Name
Aboriginal
Kai'mia
Alternate
Kamay
Type

Booralee fishing town

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,
2013

Just as the Kameygal people had enjoyed the rich sea life of Botany Bay, Booralee thrived as a vibrant fishing village for over a century until overfishing and pollution saw the demise of the fishing industry.