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Useful links

Below are links to the websites of organisations that interface and work with both the Paddington Society and Paddington residents, and other useful resources. We trust you will find these informing. Thanks for visiting our site.

Woollahra Municipal Council -
The responsible council for planning and services issues for residents of North Paddington, their builders and architects. You can research planning procedures, find DA notices. The Paddington DCP (Development Control Plan), and more.

National Trust of Australia -
Established in NSW in 1945 by community minded individuals to ensure architectural heritage of the built and natural environment to ensure its preservation in the Australian estate for current and future generations. The NSW Chapter is via

Paddington Library - this community resource is jointly funded by Woollhara Council and the City of Sydney and can be reached online via It is located at the Paddington Town Hall, 247 Oxford Street, Paddington NSW 2021. Phone: 02 9391 7988 Fax: 02 9380 6174 email: Opening hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri - 10am till 6pm, Wed 12 noon till 8pm, Sat 10am till 4pm.

Woollahra Library - this service can be reached via


Victoria Barracks -
One of the best recognised examples of military architecture in Australia constructed between February 1841 and 1848.

Paddington Town Hall - corner of Oxford Street and Oatley Road this unique deco inspired building houses the Chauvel Cinema, Paddington Library. Eastside Radio (FM 89.7 MHz) and Town Hall itself which is available for hire under the management of the City of Sydney via

Royal Australian Institute of Architects -
Start here to find a 'heritage' qualified architect to guide your sensitive re-development of your Paddington investment or other information about the art and practice of architecture here in Australia.

Society of Australian Genealogists -
Happy hunting for your family history.