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 customer service request form.

Accessible venues

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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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

View Woollahra Library at Double Bay

Paddington Library

Paddington

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

View Paddington Library

Watsons Bay Library

Watsons Bay

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

View Watsons Bay Library

Cooper Park Community Hall

Bellevue Hill

  • Accessible toilet
  • Wheelchair ramp and access throughout the hall

View Cooper Park Community Hall

Cross St, Studio 1

Double Bay

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

View Cross St, Studio 1

Rose Bay Cottage

Rose Bay

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

View Rose Bay Cottage

Sherbrooke Hall

Double Bay

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

View Sherbrooke Hall

The Bay Room

Double Bay

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

View The Bay Room

The Gunyah

Watsons Bay

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

View The Gunyah

The Studio at The Drill Hall

Rushcutters Bay

  • Disabled access
  • Accessible toilet

View The Studio at The Drill Hall

Accessible parks and playgrounds

Andrew Petrie Oval (Woollahra Oval 1)

Rose Bay

  • Accessible toilet
  • Accessible parking

View Andrew Petrie Oval (Woollahra Oval 1)

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

View Blackburn Gardens

Camp Cove Beach

Watsons Bay

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

View Camp Cove Beach

Chiswick Gardens

Woollahra

  • Accessible toilet

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Gibson's Beach Reserve

Watsons Bay

  • Accessible parking in adjacent Marine Parade car park

View Gibson's Beach Reserve

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

View Holdsworth Street Playground

Lyne Park

Rose Bay

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

View Lyne Park

Parsley Bay Reserve

Vaucluse

  • Accessible parking
  • Ambulant toilet

View Parsley Bay Reserve

Robertson Park

Watsons Bay

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

View Robertson Park

Steyne Park

Double Bay

  • Accessible parking
  • Accessible toilet (MLAK access required)

View Steyne Park

Tingira Memorial Park

Rose Bay

  • Accessible parking in Vickery Avenue

View Tingira Memorial Park

Trumper Park Oval

Paddington

  • Accessible toilet under the grandstand

View Trumper Park Oval

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

View Watsons Bay Baths

Woollahra Oval 2/3

Rose Bay

  • Accessible toilet (MLAK access required)
  • Accessible parking

View Woollahra Oval 2/3

Upcoming accessible events

A selection of upcoming events with accessibility features are listed below. View all events.

  • Double Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Double Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Enjoy songs, rhymes and a craft activity with your child at this free, fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Monday 22 July 2019,10:30am-11:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Book Babies (0-18 months)

    Double Bay Book Babies (0-18 months)

    Explore a featured book one-to-one with your baby at this specially designed fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Monday 22 July 2019,2:30pm-3:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Watsons Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Enjoy songs, rhymes and a craft activity with your child at this free, fun and interactive weekly program.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Tuesday 23 July 2019,10:30am-11:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Tuesday 23 July 2019,2:30pm-3:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Tuesday 23 July 2019,3:30pm-4:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Woollahra VIEW Club Meetings

    Woollahra VIEW Club Meetings

    The Woollahra VIEW (Voice, Interests & Education of Women) Club meets on the 4th Wednesday of the month at Gaden Cafe.

    Gaden, 334 Edgecliff Road (corner of Queen Street), Woollahra

    Wednesday 24 July 2019,10:00am-12:00pm

    Wheelchair and low mobility access via a lift, accessible bathroom, certified dementia friendly space.

  • Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Wednesday 24 July 2019,10:30am-11:00am

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Thursday 25 July 2019,10:00am-10:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

    Thursday 25 July 2019,10:30am-11:00am

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Thursday 25 July 2019,10:30am-11:00am

    Fully accessible

  • Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

    Thursday 25 July 2019,3:30pm-4:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Paddington Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Paddington Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Enjoy songs, rhymes and a craft activity with your child at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

    Friday 26 July 2019,10:30am-11:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Double Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Enjoy songs, rhymes and a craft activity with your child at this free, fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Monday 29 July 2019,10:30am-11:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Book Babies (0-18 months)

    Double Bay Book Babies (0-18 months)

    Explore a featured book one-to-one with your baby at this specially designed fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Monday 29 July 2019,2:30pm-3:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Watsons Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Enjoy songs, rhymes and a craft activity with your child at this free, fun and interactive weekly program.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Tuesday 30 July 2019,10:30am-11:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Tuesday 30 July 2019,2:30pm-3:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Tuesday 30 July 2019,3:30pm-4:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Wednesday 31 July 2019,10:30am-11:00am

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Thursday 1 August 2019,10:00am-10:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

    Thursday 1 August 2019,10:30am-11:00am

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Thursday 1 August 2019,10:30am-11:00am

    Fully accessible

  • Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

    Thursday 1 August 2019,3:30pm-4:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Paddington Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Paddington Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Enjoy songs, rhymes and a craft activity with your child at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

    Friday 2 August 2019,10:30am-11:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Double Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Enjoy songs, rhymes and a craft activity with your child at this free, fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Monday 5 August 2019,10:30am-11:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Book Babies (0-18 months)

    Double Bay Book Babies (0-18 months)

    Explore a featured book one-to-one with your baby at this specially designed fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Monday 5 August 2019,2:30pm-3:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Watsons Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Enjoy songs, rhymes and a craft activity with your child at this free, fun and interactive weekly program.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Tuesday 6 August 2019,10:30am-11:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Tuesday 6 August 2019,2:30pm-3:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Tuesday 6 August 2019,3:30pm-4:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Wednesday 7 August 2019,10:30am-11:00am

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Mini Makers Club: The All New Must Have Orange 430 (6-12yrs)

    Watsons Bay Mini Makers Club: The All New Must Have Orange 430 (6-12yrs)

    Get creative in this Book Week inspired Mini Makers Club session with Michael Speechley’s book: The All New Must Have Orange 430. Construct your very own Orange 430 and see if you can discover what this thingy-dooverlacky that has everything can do.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Wednesday 7 August 2019,4:00pm-5:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Thursday 8 August 2019,10:00am-10:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Thursday 8 August 2019,10:30am-11:00am

    Fully accessible

  • Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

    Thursday 8 August 2019,10:30am-11:00am

    Fully accessible

  • Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

    Thursday 8 August 2019,3:30pm-4:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Paddington Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Paddington Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Enjoy songs, rhymes and a craft activity with your child at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

    Friday 9 August 2019,10:30am-11:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Saturday Story Time (3-5 years)

    Double Bay Saturday Story Time (3-5 years)

    Join us for a Story Time celebrating Book Week! We'll be reading shortlisted and award winning books amazing Australian authors and illustrators.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Saturday 10 August 2019,10:30am-11:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Double Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Enjoy songs, rhymes and a craft activity with your child at this free, fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Monday 12 August 2019,10:30am-11:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Book Babies (0-18 months)

    Double Bay Book Babies (0-18 months)

    Explore a featured book one-to-one with your baby at this specially designed fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Monday 12 August 2019,2:30pm-3:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Watsons Bay Story Time for pre-schoolers (3-5 years)

    Enjoy songs, rhymes and a craft activity with your child at this free, fun and interactive weekly program.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Tuesday 13 August 2019,10:30am-11:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Tuesday 13 August 2019,2:30pm-3:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Tuesday 13 August 2019,3:30pm-4:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Double Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Wednesday 14 August 2019,10:30am-11:00am

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Thursday 15 August 2019,10:00am-10:30am

    Fully accessible

  • Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

    Thursday 15 August 2019,10:30am-11:00am

    Fully accessible

  • Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Watsons Bay Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Watsons Bay Library, 8 Marine Parade, Watsons Bay

    Thursday 15 August 2019,10:30am-11:00am

    Fully accessible

  • Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Paddington Rhyme Time for babies (0-2 years)

    Enjoy rhymes, singing, board books and musical instruments with your baby at this fun and interactive weekly program.

    Paddington Library, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington

    Thursday 15 August 2019,3:30pm-4:00pm

    Fully accessible

  • Double Bay Mini Makers Club: The All New Must Have Orange 430 (6-12yrs)

    Double Bay Mini Makers Club: The All New Must Have Orange 430 (6-12yrs)

    Get creative in this Book Week inspired Mini Makers Club session with Michael Speechley’s book: The All New Must Have Orange 430. Construct your very own Orange 430 and see if you can discover what this thingy-dooverlacky that has everything can do.

    Woollahra Library, 451 New South Head Road, Double Bay

    Thursday 15 August 2019,4:00pm-5:00pm

    Fully accessible

Website accessibility

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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

Christison Park

  • Accessible toilet with disabled access ramp.

Parsely Bay Playground

  • The playspace has been designed as an all ability playspace, with considerations to the NSW Government Everyone Can Play Guidelines.
  • Integrated wheelchair equiptment - a 'wheelspin' with wheelchair access
  • A 'pod swing' with back support.
  • Quiet areas to the side of the main playspace provide calm spaces.

Sherbrooke Hall

  • Planned upcoming works include a new accessible toilet and a ramp to improve access throughout the hall.

St Brigids

  • Lift providing disabled access from New South Head Road to St Brigids and Blackburn Gardens.

Woollahra Golf Club

  • Disabled access ramp at the main entrance.