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Winners at the Local Government Week 2022 Awards

Winners at the Local Government Week 2022 Awards

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Woollahra Council has won three awards at the 2022 Local Government Week Awards!

Published 8 August 2022

Woollahra Grants Program 2022 applications now open

Woollahra Grants Program 2022 applications now open

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Applications are now open for the Woollahra Grants Program 2022/23.

Published 1 August 2022

Message from the Mayor 17 August 2022

Message from the Mayor

Wingardium Leviosa! We’re all getting into the swing of Book Week (20-26 August) at Woollahra Libraries.

Published 17 August 2022

Message from the Mayor 17 August 2022

City2Surf 2022 road closures and clearways

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Significant road closures and extensive parking restrictions will be in place along and surrounding the course on event day (Sunday 14 August).

Please plan ahead and familiarise yourself with the road closures and clearway timings and locations.

Published 3 August 2022

City2Surf 2022 road closures and clearways

We Stand With Ukraine

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We are showing our support for Ukraine.

Published 1 August 2022

We Stand With Ukraine

Celebrate Local Government Week 1-7 August

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We’re celebrating Local Government Week, Monday 1 – Sunday 7 August, with great events and initiatives for the community.

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Published 1 August 2022

Celebrate Local Government Week 1-7 August

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

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Our local area is beautiful at this time of year as jacarandas paint the streets purple. An iconic part of our landscape, these beauties bloom for only a few weeks each year – so get your cameras out before they are gone again!

Published 26 July 2022

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

Top things to do this Spring

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What to do in our local area during this glorious time of year.

Published 26 July 2022

Top things to do this Spring

Rudi’s top five tips for planting a tree on National Tree Day

Environment

National Tree Day is coming up on 31 July, so we asked our legendary bushcare coordinator, Rudi Adlmayer, for his top five tips for planting and looking after a healthy tree. Rudi would know: he’s planted thousands.

Published 22 July 2022

Rudi’s top five tips for planting a tree on National Tree Day

Five must-see local trees, chosen by our tree staff

Environment

To celebrate National Tree Day, we asked some of our tree staff about their favourite plants in the local area. Their selections range from trees that are hundreds of years old to recently planted saplings, and they span the whole local area. Why not go and visit one while you’re out for a walk?

Published 22 July 2022

Five must-see local trees, chosen by our tree staff

Top walks to put the Spring in your step

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Spring is in the air. The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer and the flowers are blossoming. It's the perfect season to get out there and explore the gorgeous wonders of Woollahra and its surrounds. Why not take a walk around your local area and discover breathtaking scenery and other local secrets.

Published 21 July 2022

Top walks to put the Spring in your step

Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize: Entries closing soon

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Now in its 28th year, The Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize celebrates and displays the creativity of local high school students. It provides an opportunity for young aspiring photographers and filmmakers to reach a broader audience and to win cash prizes of more than $2,000. ENTER NOW!

Published 9 July 2022

Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize: Entries closing soon
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