It seems like the cast and crew of X-Men Origins: Wolverine may soon be filming on Cockatoo Island in Sydney Harbour. According to a scooper at Moviehole.net, there has been work on prepping locations on the island for filming:
Cockatoo Island is a former imperial prison, industrial school, reformatory and gaol, that was later one of Australia's biggest shipyards, and is now a premiere tourist destination for Australia.
X-Men Origins: Wolverine explores Wolverine's early days, before joining the X-Men. The film will cover Logan's early life, and his involvement with the mysterious Weapon X program. The film stars Hugh Jackman, Liev Shrieber, Danny Huston, Ryan Reynolds, Taylor Kitsch, will.i.am, Daniel Henney, Dominic Monaghan and Lynn Collins. X-Men Origins: Wolverine is due to arrive in theatres in 2009.