The story of Randwick City Council
See Randwick's history from a Council perspective, learn about our area's Indigenous history, view a timeline of significant local events, and get the story behind the Council logo and seal.
For further information refer to the award winning book Randwick written by Pauline Curby. You can download the first chapter PDF, 3667.07 KB, or visit the library to purchase or borrow a copy of the book.
Our knowledge of the the traditional owners of the area now known as Randwick City is based on archaeological evidence and the oral tradition of Aboriginal culture.
Randwick City Council is the second oldest local government area in New South Wales. View a timeline showing key moments from our corporate history.
Council logo & seal
Read about the evolution of our official seal, find out what our motto means, and get an insight into the design of the Randwick City Council logo.
Scan through an easy-to-read chronology of local historic events, from the arrival of French explorer La Perouse to World Youth Day and beyond.
Browse through a timeline of notable events from Randwick City Council's past, including the opening of the Town Hall and the election of our first female mayor.
Councillors since 1859
See a complete list of Randwick City Councillors starting from 1859.