Suburb Profiles

  • Suburb: Bondi
    Postcode: 2026
    Local Council: Waverley Council
    In 1809, the road builder William Roberts received a grant of land in the area. In 1851, Edward Smith Hall and Francis O'Brien purchased 200 acresof the Bondi area that included most of the beach frontage, whic Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Bondi Beach
    Postcode: 2026
    Local Council: Waverley Council
    Located just 7km from the Sydney CBD making it the closest beach to the city, Bondi Beach is without doubt one of Australia's best-known icons. It's widely renowned for the golden arc of sand and clear blue wat Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Bondi Junction
    Postcode: 2022
    Local Council: Waverley Council
    The first house in the area was Waverley House. When Waverley Municipality was proclaimed in 1859, the name was taken from Waverley House. Henry Hough was first given a grant of land on the site of Bondi Juncti Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Bronte
    Postcode: 2024
    Local Council: Waverley Council
    Robert Lowe who later became Viscount Sherbrooke, bought 42 acres (170,000 m2) of land from Mortimer Lewis(1796–1879), the Colonial Architect who owned most of the frontage in the area in the 1830s. His home Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Centennial Park
    Postcode: 2021
    Local Council: Randwick Council
    Centennial Park is a large public, urban park that occupies 189[2] hectares in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Centennial Park is located 4 kilometres south-east of the Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Clovelly
    Postcode: 2031
    Local Council: Randwick Council
    Originally known as Little Coogee, the name was changed to Clovelly in 1913. When the search for a new name began, the English seaside town Eastbourne, was suggested. The president of the local progress associa Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Coogee
    Postcode: 2034
    Local Council: Randwick Council
    The name Coogee is said to be taken from a local Aboriginal word koojah which means "smelly place". Another version iskoo-chai or koo-jah, both of which mean "the smell of the seaweed drying" in the Bidigal lan Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Darling Point
    Postcode: 2027
    Local Council: Woollahra Council
    Darling Point is a harbourside eastern suburb of Sydney in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is 4 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district and is part of the local government area of Wo Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Darlinghurst
    Postcode: 2010
    Local Council: City of Sydney
    Darlinghurst is an inner-city, eastern suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Darlinghurst is located immediately east of the Sydney central business district and Hyde Park, within the local government a Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Double Bay
    Postcode: 2028
    Local Council: Woollahra
    Double Bay is a harbourside eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 4 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district. It is the administrative centre of the local governmen Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Dover Heights
    Postcode: 2030
    Local Council: Waverley Council
    Dover Heights is a coastal, eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Dover Heights is 9 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Wave Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Elizabeth Bay
    Postcode: 2011
    Local Council: City of Sydney
    Elizabeth Bay is a harbourside suburb in eastern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Elizabeth Bay is located 3 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district and is part of the local g Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Maroubra
    Postcode: 2035
    Local Council: Randwick Council
    Maroubra is a beachside suburb in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. It is 10 kilometres south-east of the Sydney central business district in the local government area o Continue reading...
  • Suburb: North Bondi
    Postcode: 2026
    Local Council:
    North Bondi - A much sought after address of Sydney's east, North Bondi is a bustling, beachside suburb, home to an eclectic mix of residents. Offering an endless array of activities for any visitor, North Bond Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Paddington
    Postcode: 2021
    Local Council: Woollahra Council
    Paddington is an inner-city, eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Located 3 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district, Paddington lies across two local government Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Point Piper
    Postcode: 2027
    Local Council: Woollahra
    Point Piper is a small, affluent harbourside eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 6 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area known as Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Potts Point
    Postcode: 2011
    Local Council: City of Sydney
    Potts Point is a small, densely populated suburb of inner-city Sydney, Australia. Potts Point is located 3 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district and is part of the local government area of the Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Queens Park
    Postcode: 2022
    Local Council: Waverley Council
    Queens Park was originally part of the Sydney Common and later the Lachlan Swamps Water Reserve. Today it is a large urban park, part of Centennial Parklands. It was dedicated with Centennial Park in 1888 as pa Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Randwick
    Postcode: 2031
    Local Council: Randwick Council
    Randwick was named after the village of Randwick in Gloucestershire, England, birthplace of Simeon Henry Pearce, who became Mayor of Randwick no less than six times. Simeon and his brother James, who migrated t Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Rose Bay
    Postcode: 2029
    Local Council: Woollahra Council
    Rose Bay is an affluent harbourside, eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Rose Bay is located 7 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Rushcutters Bay
    Postcode: 2011
    Local Council: Woollahra
    Rushcutters Bay is a harbourside eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia 3 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of the City of Sydne Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Surry Hills
    Postcode: 2010
    Local Council:
    An inner-city suburb of Sydney, ‘located immediately south-east of Sydney CBD. Neighbouring suburbs include Darlinghurst to the North, Chippendale and Haymarket to the west, Moore Park and Paddington to the e Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Tamarama
    Postcode: 2026
    Local Council: Waverley Council
    Initially known as Dixon Bay by early European settlers, the name was changed to Tamarama in the 1800s. Tamarama is probably a derivation of the Aboriginal name 'Gamma Gamma', which appeared on maps of the coas Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Vaucluse
    Postcode: 2030
    Local Council: Waverley Council
    Very much a family-oriented suburb, Vaucluse is gardens, swimming pools and leafy avenues. Three particularly significant destinations make Vaucluse wonderful for an outing, enjoyed as much by locals as visitor Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Watsons Bay
    Postcode: 2030
    Local Council: Woollahra
    Watsons Bay is a harbourside, eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Watsons Bay is located 11 km north-east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area Continue reading...
  • Suburb: Woollahra
    Postcode: 2025
    Local Council: Woollahra Council
    Woollahra is a suburb in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Woollahra is located 5 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area o Continue reading...