Parsley Bay

Narrow bay in the eastern suburbs with parkland and suspension bridge that is thought to have been named after the profusion of a native plant resembling parsley growing there.

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Parsley Bay: ‘One of the people’s playgrounds’

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Parsley Bay is an inlet of Sydney Harbour bordered by Point Seymour and Village Point, and is the traditional land of the Birrabirragal people. In 1907 the bay and immediate surrounds became a public reserve, and it has remained ‘one of the people’s playgrounds’ ever since.