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Managing our beaches during spring and summer

Managing our beaches during spring and summer

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We expect to see lots of people out enjoying the warm weather at our harbourside beaches and parks throughout spring and summer.

We will be monitoring numbers at our popular beaches and parks to avoid overcrowding and help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Published 1 September 2021

Woollahra Council App provides faster, more efficient service delivery for residents

Woollahra Council App provides faster, more efficient service delivery for residents

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Download our new App for fast, easy access to Council services anytime, anywhere.

Published 2 August 2021

Have you read the latest edition of our printed newsletter?

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The Spring 2021 edition of Woollahra News is out now! Pick up a copy, or read online, for updates about the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf, local lockdown walks to explore and support for local small businesses.

Published 16 September 2021

Have you read the latest edition of our printed newsletter?

Message from the Mayor 15 September 2021

Message from the Mayor

Council recently resolved to support the Racism Not Welcome campaign, which seeks to acknowledge the existence of racism, encourage conversations about it, and demonstrate that there is no place for it in Australia.

Published 15 September 2021

Message from the Mayor 15 September 2021

Make a new friend by registering for our Friendship Program

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Are you feeling lonely during lockdown? Would you like to make a new local friend? Register for our Friendship Program and we’ll match you with people with similar interests for conversation and company.

Read about some of the experiences of other participants (*not their real names) and how beneficial it’s been.

Published 6 September 2021

Make a new friend by registering for our Friendship Program

Two new local recreation options to explore during lockdown

Community

Work up a sweat at the new fitness station at Christison Park, or go for a slow stroll along the new Gap Park Historic Tramway accessible pathway.

Published 6 September 2021

Two new local recreation options to explore during lockdown

5 surprising things that can go in your green bin

Environment

You might be surprised by some of the food items you can put in your green bin; like seafood, meat bones and dairy. Most people wouldn’t include these in their home compost or worm farms, which is why our Kitchen to Compost service is such a great value add, even if you are already composting at home.

Published 1 September 2021

5 surprising things that can go in your green bin

Update on the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf

Arts & Culture

We’re eagerly awaiting the chance to welcome visitors into our new Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf in Double Bay. Find out what you can expect to see in the Gallery when it opens later in the year.

Published 1 September 2021

Update on the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf

This lockdown project is turning Paddington into a massive art gallery

Arts & Culture

Everyone needs something to do in lockdown. Some of us watch way too much Netflix. Some of us bake bread. But Paddington resident Barbara Gruber has put us all to shame by turning her entire suburb into a massive public art project.

Published 30 August 2021

This lockdown project is turning Paddington into a massive art gallery

6 of the best local stair runs (or walks)

Community

Our favourite stair runs are such a fantastic way to boost your cardio fitness while taking in some of the most gorgeous spots in the Woollahra local area. All you need to do is take the first step.

Published 29 August 2021

6 of the best local stair runs (or walks)

We can all work together to help reduce the spread of COVID-19

Community

Stay at home restrictions are in place for Greater Sydney. Please regularly check updates from NSW Health and follow public health order requirements. Our Customer Service Centre, libraries and community venues are closed. We are happy to help you over the phone or online.

We can all work together to help reduce the spread of COVID-19

Woollahra Garden Awards entries open

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Whether your garden is big or small, we want you to share your creativity and sustainable gardening practices with us by entering this year's Woollahra Garden Awards.

Published 2 August 2021

Woollahra Garden Awards entries open
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