Dictionary of Sydney

The Dictionary of Sydney was archived in 2021.

White Bay Power Station

Heritage listed former coal-fired power station at White Bay, Rozelle, which operated from 1917 to 1983.

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1912 - 1917

White Bay power station

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In operation from 1917 to 1984, the White Bay Power Station helped to power Sydney for most of the twentieth century. The site is now the last remaining example of a coal-dependent, harbourside, industrial complex, once common in Sydney.