The Randwick area has a rich heritage. Read about notable residents, discover the stories behind local places, view a timeline of events, and browse a gallery of historic photos.
The Randwick area has a surprisingly rich history, with the non-Indigenous chapter beginning in 1770. Here's an easy-to-read summary of our fascinating past.
See Randwick's history from a Council perspective, discover our area's Indigenous history, view a timeline of local events, and get the story behind the Council logo.
Unearth the stories of many not-so-famous residents of Randwick, through family histories, local studies and the history revealed through our local cemeteries.
Randwick photo gallery
See fascinating pictures of the people and events that shaped Randwick's rich history.
Discover the stories of local buildings, key suburbs, nearby shipwrecks, street and place names, and notable sculptures, monuments and plaques.
Read about the famous characters who've lived in the Randwick area over the past 200 years, including La Perouse, June Moore, Walter Franklyn Barrett and Des Renford.