27 July 2017
Randwick, Waverley & Woollahra merger abandonedNSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian calls off remaining five merger proposals including the Randwick, Waverley & Woollahra merger.
12 May 2017
High Court grants Woollahra leave to appealWoollahra Council granted leave to appeal Randwick, Waverley & Woollahra merger proposal to High Court of Australia.
09 May 2017
Randwick Council commences legal actionCouncil resolves at Extraordinary Meeting to legally challenge merger with Randwick, Waverley & Woollahra.
15 February 2017
Regional council mergers abandonedNSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian abandons remaining regional Council merges. Pending metro Council mergers to continue.
22 December 2016
Woollahra loses Supreme Court appealSupreme Court of Appeal dismisses appeal by Woollahra Council against Randwick, Waverley & Woollahra merger proposal
09 September 2016
Botany & Rockdale Councils mergedMinister for Local Government Paul Toole merges Rockdale and Botany Bay Councils into a new council called Bayside Council.
20 July 2016
Woollahra loses legal appeal against mergerLand & Environment Court dismisses appeal by Woollahra Council against Randwick, Waverley & Woollahra merger proposal.
12 May 2016
NSW Government merges 42 councilsNSW Government announced the creation of 19 new councils by merging 42 councils across the state. Randwick not included due to ongoing legal action by Woollahra Council.
06 January → 28 February 2016
Council Merger Proposal public exhibition
18 December 2015
NSW Government announces mergersRandwick, Waverley & Woollahra merger proposal announced.
IPART releases results of Fit for the Future assessmentRandwick-Waverley merger proposal declared 'fit'.
30 June 2015
Randwick Council submits Randwick-Waverley merger proposal as part of Fit for the Future
December 2014 → February 2015
Randwick City Council community consultationCouncil releases seven options for the future of Randwick City and seeks community feedback through various means including direct mail surveys, focus groups, website surveys, public information stands and telephone surveys.
25 November 2014
Council resolves to conduct due diligence & community consultation on Fit for the FutureCouncil resolves to establish a working party to undertake the necessary due diligence to enable Council to respond in accordance with the ‘Fit for the Future’ templates, due June 2015;
See the full Council resolution in the minutes of the 25 November 2014 Council Meeting.
NSW Government announces 'Fit for the Future'The Government's Fit for the Future program responds to the Independent Local Government Review Panel's recommendations. Under Fit for the Future, councils must use the Review Panel's recommendations as a starting point and respond by 30 June 2015.
Independent Local Government Review Panel releases final reportReport recommends Randwick City Council amalgamate with City of Sydney, Woollahra, Waverley & Botany Bay councils to form a global city.