La Perouse Museum Plan


Randwick Council proposal for expenditure of around $100,000 for exhibitions and events at La Perouse Museum over this financial year.

 A Business Plan for the Perouse Museum  will be discussed at Randwick City Council’s Meeting Tuesday 24th July 2018 – CLICK HERE FOR PAPERS 

NOTE: Should you wish to discuss with your Council Representatives click here for Councillor details 

Proposed exhibitions and activities are budgeted to cost $69,000 with expected revenue of $3000 to be allocated from the 2018-2019 budget.  In addition there is a proposed contribution of $88,000 over 3 years for an ARC Grant in collaboration with University of NSW.


The Pauline McLeod Primary School Art Exhibition $1500

Aboriginal Art of La Perouse October 2018 – February 2019 $25,000

Objets Francais April to July 2019  $10,000

La Perouse Through the Lens La Perouse Photographs  March – July 2019 $18,000

In addition Public and School Events at $10 pp:  Shared Histories charged at $65 for 20 students; Two French- Themed Public Programs $8000; Bastille Day Courtyard Performance – Chris Cody;

Weaving Workshops $500 each; Kadoo Tours $600 each; Storytelling by the Beach $1200; Cultural Cooking Class $2200; Boomerang Throwing Class $500 each.  Total cost $14,000 with expected revenue $3000.

ARC Grant Proposal:  Aeolian Building Wind Sounds with Didgeridoo – $8,000 Council $6,500 UNSW;  Whispers in language French UNSW $5,000 Council $3,000; Sonic Well sound connection telegraph cable Council $6,000 UNSW $15,000; Sun Spot Council $16,000 UNSW $9,000; The Green Book Light and Wind Projection at Macquarie Tower UNSW $7,000 Council $30,000; Research on the Museum colar, maritime and indigenous themes UNSW $35,000 Council $25,000

Total Council input $88,000 over 3 years; UNSW $114,500 (including $34,000 to prepare application); ARC funding anticipated $218,000.



Bastille Day 2018



Saturday 14 July 2018, La Perouse Museum and grounds, 1609 Anzac Parade, La Perouse, 9:30am-2pm. 

Chris Cody – Australian/French Jazz pianist and composer






You are invited to  celebrate Bastille Day at La Perouse. There will be food and drink stalls, live entertainment and fun activities for the whole family.  The festivities will begin with an historical re-enactment and ceremony at the Laperouse Monument with musical entertainment and activities from 11am.  Australian/French Jazz Pianist and composer,  Chris Cody and his band, will be the featured artists.

For more information contact or  9093 6791.