Awards recognise outstanding contributions by community members, services and businesses who make the Northern Beaches a better place to live.

Business community

Find out how Council is working to help businesses get ahead on the Northern Beaches.
Front view of the Newport Community Centre

Community centres and venues

Want to have a function, meeting, or hold a regular activity? We have plenty of venues to meet your hire needs.

Community Directory

This directory of community services and groups, covers areas such as leisure, educational, social welfare and sport in the Northern Beaches, Sydney...

Community group support

We support our local community groups through grants and connection opportunities. Find a local group and ways to promote your group.

Our diverse community

From Manly to Palm Beach our community is as richly diverse as our landscape. We welcome, celebrate and enjoy our differences.

Filming and photography

Requests from filmmakers and photographers really make us say “cheese.” We welcome all artistic approaches inspired by our awesome environment.


We have a responsibility to our past and our future to preserve things we value and which represent our heritage.


Own a pet? Find out about your obligations, read up on domestic animal advice and familiarise yourself with pet restrictions.

Place making

Each place has its own character, unique history, geography and community. We work to celebrate and improve these unique places.

Public toilets and amenities

We have public toilet facilities throughout the Northern Beaches, so you’ll never be caught out.

Public Wifi

There are plenty of places to connect to free wi-fi on the Northern Beaches.

Safety and wellbeing

Clean food, clean streets, caring for children. There’s a lot we do every day to protect your health and keep you safe.

Weddings on the Northern Beaches

Celebrate your special day on the Northern Beaches. Hold a ceremony at one of our stunning locations!

Your Neighbourhood

Become a better neighbour and get involved in your community. Find out how you score in our Meet Your Neighbour Quiz and take our 4 Week Challenge.