Accessibility

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Wheelchair use outdoors

We encourage a community that is accesible, inclusive and fair to all residents, workers and visitors of Woollahra.

A wide range of our venues, open spaces and events have dedicated accessibility features to ensure they can be used and enjoyed by all.

We are constantly working towards greater accessibility. If you have a suggestion or comment on accessibility please complete our online contact form.

Accessible venues

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Woollahra Council Chambers

Double Bay

  • 2 on-site accessible parking spaces
  • Lift and ramp access to all levels and areas
  • 4 accessible toilets
  • Hearing loop facilities in Council Chambers and Thornton room
  • Accessible change and shower facilities

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Double Bay

Woollahra Library at Double Bay

Double Bay

  • Wheelchair and pram-friendly access via lift
  • Accessible parking is available in Kiaora Place car park
  • Wheelchair access throughout the library
  • Accessible toilets and a baby change table

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Paddington

Paddington Library

Paddington

  • Wheelchair and pram-friendly with ramp access at the entrance
  • Accessible toilet

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Watsons Bay

Watsons Bay Library

Watsons Bay

  • Wheelchair and pram-friendly with level ramp access at the entrance
  • Accessible toilet with baby change table

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Cooper Park Community Hall

Cooper Park Community Hall

Bellevue Hill

  • Accessible toilet
  • Wheelchair ramp and access throughout the hall

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Cross St, Studio 1

Cross St, Studio 1

Double Bay

  • Level access from carpark
  • Lift access from street
  • Accessible toilet (MLAK key required)

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Rose Bay Cottage

Rose Bay Cottage

Rose Bay

  • Level access and wheelchair access throughout venue
  • Accessible toilet
  • Baby change table
  • Accessible parking at nearby golf course

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Sherbrooke Hall

Sherbrooke Hall

Double Bay

  • Level access into hall
  • Limited wheelchair access throughout the hall
  • Accessible parking on street

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The Bay Room

The Bay Room

Double Bay

  • Level access via car park and lift access from street
  • Wheelchair access throughout the room
  • Accessible toilet

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The Gunyah

The Gunyah

Watsons Bay

  • Wheelchair ramp and access throughout the hall
  • Accessible toilet
  • Accessible parking
  • Change table

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The Studio at The Drill Hall

The Studio at The Drill Hall

Rushcutters Bay

  • Disabled access
  • Accessible toilet

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Accessible parks and playgrounds

Andrew Petrie Oval (Woollahra Oval 1)

Andrew Petrie Oval (Woollahra Oval 1)

Rose Bay

  • Accessible toilet
  • Accessible parking

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Blackburn Gardens

Blackburn Gardens

Double Bay

  • Wheelchair ramp access to the top of the garden
  • Accessible toilets can be found in nearby Council Chambers during business hours
  • Accessible parking is available in nearby Council Chambers
  • Baby change table in outdoor amenities block

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Camp Cove Beach

Camp Cove Beach

Watsons Bay

  • Accessible parking at Cliff Street car park (Managed by National Parks and Wildlife Service)

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Chiswick Gardens

Chiswick Gardens

Woollahra

  • Accessible toilet

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Christison Park

Christison Park

Vaucluse

  • Accessible toilet with disabled access ramp.

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Cooper Park

Cooper Park

Double Bay

  • Accessible toilet next to the tennis courts cafe

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Gibsons Beach Reserve

Gibsons Beach Reserve

Watsons Bay

  • Accessible parking in adjacent Marine Parade car park

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Holdsworth Street Playground

Holdsworth Street Playground

Woollahra

  • Level entry
  • Accessible toilet with baby change table
  • A ‘Nest’ swing allowing children of limited mobility to swing with other children or a parent or carer
  • All abilities sensory panels and sensory tactile garden

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Lyne Park

Lyne Park

Rose Bay

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilet (MLAK access required)
  • Baby change table in the accessible toilet

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Parsley Bay Playground

Parsley Bay Playground

Vaucluse

  • Accessible parking
  • Ambulant toilet
  • Integrated wheelchair equipment - a 'wheelspin' with wheelchair access
  • A 'pod swing' with back support
  • Quiet areas to the side of the main playspace provide calm spaces
  • This inclusive playspace opened in September 2019 with funding assistance from the NSW Government’s Everyone Can Play Program.

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Parsley Bay Reserve

Parsley Bay Reserve

Vaucluse

  • Accessible parking
  • Ambulant toilet

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Robertson Park

Robertson Park

Watsons Bay

  • Accessible toilet
  • Accessible parking at Marine Parade car park (adjacent to Watsons Bay Baths)

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Rushcutters Bay Park

Rushcutters Bay Park

Darling Point

  • Accessible toilet
  • Baby change table

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Steyne Park

Steyne Park

Double Bay

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilet (MLAK access required)

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Tingira Memorial Park

Tingira Memorial Park

Rose Bay

  • Accessible parking in Vickery Avenue

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Trumper Park

Trumper Park

Paddington

  • Accessible toilet under the grandstand

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Watsons Bay Baths

Watsons Bay Baths

Watsons Bay

  • All-ability water access ramp and two fully immersible wheelchairs - MLAK key required
  • Wheelchair storage lockers - MLAK key required
  • Accessible toilet in Robertson Park and Watsons Bay Library
  • Accessible parking at Marine Parade Car Park

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Woollahra Oval 2/3

Woollahra Oval 2/3

Rose Bay

  • Accessible toilet (MLAK access required)
  • Accessible parking

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Website accessibility

Our website has been built with accessibility in mind and we strive to meet all level A and level AA requirements of the W3C’s Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0.

We engage in regular automated and manual testing to ensure we comply with the guidelines and to ensure that we are providing an accessible experience for all of our users.

If you have difficulties accessing any information on this website, please contact our customer service team or submit website feedback online.

Current and planned works with accessible features

Sherbrooke Hall

Current works include a new accessible toilet and a ramp to provide access throughout the whole surface of the hall. The works will be completed in April 2020.

Preschool extension

Current works include an accessible playroom, external play space and toilet. Works will be completed in March 2020.

St Brigids

Upcoming works include a lift providing disabled access from New South Head Road to St Brigids and Blackburn Gardens. The works will be completed in 2020.

EJ Ward Community Centre

Upcoming works include the installation of a lift to provide access to the first floor and the creation of an accessible toilet. The works will be completed in July 2020.

Woollahra Golf Club

Completed works include a new wheelchair ramp providing access to the club house and an accessible car spot. The Club also provides an accessible toilet.