Department stores like Anthony Hordern & Sons, Mark Foys, Farmers and Bebarfalds were once household names in Sydney, attracting huge numbers to the city. However by the 1960s and 1970s they (and their furniture store cousins) had almost totally disappeared from the city. What happened to them?
City Historian Lisa Murray charts the history of the iconic Akubra hat. Synonymous with the Aussie outback, it was once manufactured right here in Sydney!