Walks of fame
Randwick City Sporting Walk of Fame
The Sporting Walk of Fame recognises Randwick's greatest athletes in Australian sport both past and present and aims to promote Randwick's proud sporting history by honouring great athletes and their outstanding achievements.
The Sporting Walk of Fame is an opportunity to promote Randwick City and its vibrant sporting community as a tourist destination for potential visitors and to encourage a sense of pride and belonging in the Randwick City Community.
The Sporting Walk of Fame program is being considered.
Australian Surfing Walk of Fame
The Australian Surfing Walk of Fame at Maroubra Beach was initiated in 2006 and is the first of its kind in Australia. The Surfing Walk of Fame recognises and celebrates the outstanding achievements of Australia's leading surfers and surf life savers. The Surfing Walk of Fame is a prestigious and sought after award within Australia's surfing beach culture. Inductees are highly regarded and considered 'Legends of Surf' - water men and water women.
The surfers and surf life savers inducted into the Australian Surfing Walk of Fame have a bronze plaque laid into the promenade at Maroubra Beach each year at the Beach Breaks Carnival.The 2017 Australian Surfing Walk of Fame Presentation was held on Sunday, 23 July. Past inductees are listed on the Beach Breaks Carnival page
Australian Film Walk of Fame
The Australian Film Walk of Fame celebrates the Australian film industry and recognises the lives and outstanding achievements of Australia’s leading film makers and artists and those who have made a significant contribution to the industry.
The Australian Film Walk of Fame was initiated by Randwick Council and the Australian Film Festival run by Barry Watterson in 2008. The initiative was also supported by The Coogee Arts Festival, The Spot Business Association, The Spot Precinct Committee and The Ritz Cinema.
The Australian Film Walk of Fame is located outside the iconic Ritz Cinema in ‘The Spot’ at Randwick. The footpath promenade outside the heritage cinema holds a number of bronze plaques honouring legends of Aussie film.
Randwick Council and Barry Watterson jointly own the trademark rights to the Australian Film Walk of Fame plaque design.
The stars on the Australian Film Walk of Fame include:
- Leah Purcell (2022) (see related news story)
- Deborah Mailman (2012)
- Roy Billing (2009)
- Barry Otto (2012)
- Charles Tingwell (2008)
- Jack Thompson AM (2011)
- Dame Anderson AC DBE
- Gary Sweet (2011)
- Michael Caton (2009)
- Steve Bisley(2010)
- Claudia Karvan (2010)
- Reginald Baker