Swastikas and other racist iconography and pieces of graffiti have been drawn in permanent marker on the main street of Bondi Beach.
Police were called to Campbell Parade, were they discovered 15 separate pieces of far-right graffiti.
As well as several swastikas, police found the words “Not white? Not right”.
NSW Jewish Board of Deputies chief executive Vic Alhadeff described the graffiti as a “hate crime”, continuing: “it is hurtful (to Jewish people) given the swastika represents Nazi Germany, at the same time it’s offensive to all Australians because Australia fought against Nazi Germany”.
Eastern Suburbs Police are taking the matter seriously and are investigating it as a hate crime.