Sydney, NSW, Australia
The first area in Sydney to have the original aboriginal name reinstated (after a European one was in place) - Dawes Point (Tar-ra) Park, under the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Formally recognised as a recreational area in 1878, renamed 2002.
The name is for Lieutenant William Dawes (1762-1836), astronomer with the First Fleet. Tar-ra is the original local aboriginal name for the area.
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