Hawkesbury River (Dyarubbin)

River that runs for 120 kilometres from the confluence of the Nepean and Grose rivers west of Sydney to Broken Bay north of Sydney. The Darug and Darkinjung people who lived along the river called it Dyarubbin.

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Deerubbin
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Dyarubbin
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Hawkesbury River

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The Hawkesbury River, or Dyarubbin, in Sydney's north and west, was an important transport route for Aboriginal people and colonists. Its use changed as first ferry, then road and rail bridges opened up land to the north and west.