Two whales, as part of the Australia cook landing sculptures.

Captain Cook Landing Sculptures in Botany Bay, Sydney


By Contested Histories Initiative July 2021

Captain James Cook’s landing site at Kamay Botany Bay has been a focus of public debate, contestation, commemoration, celebration, and mourning in Australia since the 1860s. The recent controversies over the commemoration of the 250th anniversary of Cook’s landing presented a new opportunity for multi-stakeholder discussions to take place. Focused… Read More