Randwick Council update on Captain Cook statue

The repair and removal of graffiti from a statue of Captain Cook in Randwick is underway with Randwick Council confirming that the statue will not be removed. Randwick Councillors met for an Extraordinary Council Meeting on Monday 11 March 2024 to discuss the issue. The statue, situated on the corner of Belmore Road and Avoca Streets in Randwick, was vandalised on 15 February with part of the sandstone damaged and the statue partially covered with red paint. Randwick City Council staff commenced planning for the repair and restoration of the statue the day after it was vandalised. These works are…

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