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Woollahra Library
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Double Bay NSW 2028

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Paddington Library
Paddington Town Hall
247 Oxford Street,
Paddington NSW 2021

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Watsons Bay Library
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Councillors and VIP guests at the plaque unveiling for Herbert Henry (Dally) MessengerCouncillors and VIP guests at the plaque unveiling for Herbert Henry (Dally) Messenger.

The Woollahra Council Plaque Scheme honours famous people or events associated with our local government area, that have made a significant impact on life in the area or Australia as a nation.

Explore Woollahra’s plaques

Darling Point

Sir Percival Halse Rogers
28 Etham Avenue, Darling Point
Installed in 2018

Double Bay

First Seaplane flight over Sydney
On the walkway between Beach and Bay Streets, Double Bay
Installed in 2017

Michael Guilfoyle
37 South Street, Double Bay
Installed in 2016

Herbert Henry (Dally) Messenger
16 Transvaal Avenue, Double Bay
Installed in 2016

Sir John Hay
337 New South Head Road, Double Bay
Installed in 2015

Edgecliff

Robert Cornelius Joyner
496 Glenmore Road, Edgecliff
Installed in 2017

Paddington

Margaret Olley AC
48 Duxford Street, Paddington
Installed in 2016

Rose Scott
294 Jersey Road, Paddington
Installed in 2015

Rudy Komon MBE
124 Jersey Road, Paddington
Installed in 2014

Point Piper

Captain John Piper
1 Wunulla Road, Point Piper
Installed in 2016

Rose Bay

Wintergarden Theatre
614-622 New South Head Road, Rose Bay
Installed in 2018

Sir Daniel Cooper
Rose Bay Lodge, 1-7 Salisbury Road, Rose Bay
Installed in 2015

Vaucluse

John Fairfax
Close to "Ginahgulla" (John Fairfax family home, situated within Scots College), Ginahgulla Road, Vaucluse
Installed in 2017

Watsons Bay

John Peter Russell
22 Pacific Street, Watsons Bay
Installed in 2017

Christina Stead
14 Pacific Street, Watsons Bay
Installed in 2015

Sir John Robertson
Robertson Park, Watsons Bay
Installed in 2013

Woollahra

Edward Knox Harkness and Walter Scott Harkness
Corner of Edward Street and Manning Road, Woollahra
Installed in 2018

Bombardment 1942
Corner of Fletcher and Small Streets, Woollahra
Installed in 2014

Dr Elwyn Lynn AM
89 Moncur Street, Woollahra
Installed in 2013

2018

Sir Percival Halse Rogers
28 Etham Avenue, Darling Point
Installed 5 October 2018

Edward Knox Harkness and Walter Scott Harkness
Corner of Edward Street and Manning Road, Woollahra
Installed 9 April 2018

Wintergarden Theatre
614-622 New South Head Road, Rose Bay
Installed 19 March 2018

2017

Robert Cornelius Joyner
496 Glenmore Road, Edgecliff
Installed 3 August 2017

John Peter Russell
22 Pacific Street, Watsons Bay
Installed 16 June 2017

First Seaplane flight over Sydney
On the walkway between Beach and Bay Streets, Double Bay
Installed 8 May 2017

John Fairfax
Close to "Ginahgulla" (John Fairfax family home, situated within Scots College), Ginahgulla Road, Vaucluse
Installed 8 February 2017

2016

Michael Guilfoyle
37 South Street, Double Bay
Installed 13 December 2016

Herbert Henry (Dally) Messenger
16 Transvaal Avenue, Double Bay
Installed 8 September 2016

Margaret Olley AC
48 Duxford Street, Paddington
Installed 24 June 2016

Captain John Piper
1 Wunulla Road, Point Piper
Installed 10 February 2016

2015

Sir Daniel Cooper
Rose Bay Lodge, 1-7 Salisbury Road, Rose Bay
Installed 10 December 2015

Christina Stead
14 Pacific Street, Watsons Bay
Installed 10 September 2015

Sir John Hay
337 New South Head Road, Double Bay
Installed 22 June 2015

Rose Scott
294 Jersey Road, Paddington
Installed 11 March 2015

2014

Bombardment 1942
Corner of Fletcher and Small Streets, Woollahra
Installed 6 June 2014

Rudy Komon MBE
124 Jersey Road, Paddington
Installed 24 March 2014

2013

Dr Elwyn Lynn AM
89 Moncur Street, Woollahra
Installed 14 November 2013

Sir John Robertson
Robertson Park, Watsons Bay
Installed 19 September 2013

Nominate a person or event

New plaques are added based on nominations from the community, which are then assessed by the Woollahra Plaques Advisory Committee and adopted by Council.

Find out more and nominate a person or event for a plaque.

Visual walking guide

Discover Woollahra's history and culture at your own pace with these DIY art and culture walks. The maps highlight historic plaques, public artworks and local galleries across key locations in our Local Government Area.

View the Explore Woollahra Booklet - DIY Walking Tour Maps as an e-magazine

Explore Woollahra Booklet - DIY Walking Tour Maps (PDF for printing)

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  • John Peter Russell Plaque