Sim documented hundreds of Aboriginal rock art sites across Sydney, many of them published in a series of articles in Mankind in the 1960s. A consolidated set of his recordings referred to as the “Sim Collection” are now held by AHIMS.

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An intriguing Aboriginal engraving site near Alison's Cascades, which has two birds, a shark and a long line of mundoes.
The Basin Aboriginal Site is a significant, signposted rock engraving site along the Basin Track. It has 53 figures, and interpretative signage.
The Bulgandry Art Site Aboriginal Place is one of the most-visited engraving sites around Sydney. It's named after the prominent Bulgandry Man engraving.
Partly covered by silt, an Aboriginal engraving of a kangaroo is on a small outcrop with a view of Mount Wondabyne.
An Aboriginal engraving site depicting a school of seven fish, towards the end of West Head Road
An interesting Aboriginal engraving site in the bed of Coorumbine Creek, first documented by Ian Sim in 1969 and depicting a whale and three men.
Two eels at a small Aboriginal engraving site which was first documented by Ian Sim in 1969. Nearby are some deep axe grinding gooves.
A complex and well-documented site on a rocky spur in Woy Woy, which is known for its "seven dancing rabbits"
An Aboriginal engraving site in Strickland State Forest, which feaures a large Daramulan figure.
A clearly engraved site, featuring a detailed carving of an echidna and a very long line of mundoes (footprints).
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