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Applications open for Community and Cultural and Environmental Grants

Applications open for Community and Cultural and Environmental Grants

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Tell us your great idea for a project that will improve our local area before 16 May.

Published 12 April 2021

40km/h High Pedestrian Activity Area proposed for Double Bay commercial centre

40km/h High Pedestrian Activity Area proposed for Double Bay commercial centre

Planning & Building

Have your say on a proposal to make parts of Double Bay 40km/hour to improve amenity and pedestrian safety.

Published 31 March 2021

Message from the Mayor 21 April 2021

Message from the Mayor

Following the death of His Royal Highness, Duke of Edinburgh on 9 April, Woollahra residents are invited to send condolence messages via the Prime Minister and Cabinet’s website.

Published 21 April 2021

Message from the Mayor 21 April 2021

Discover the new Gap Park Nature Wellness Trail

Environment

Experience the full contrast of our local environment, slow down and connect with nature.

Published 1 April 2021

Discover the new Gap Park Nature Wellness Trail

Nominations open for 2021 Woollahra Design Excellence Awards

Planning & Building

Celebrating outstanding urban design. Nominations close 21 May 2021.

Published 31 March 2021

Nominations open for 2021 Woollahra Design Excellence Awards

Check your mailbox for our autumn printed newsletter

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The autumn edition of our printed newsletter is out now!

Published 29 March 2021

Check your mailbox for our autumn printed newsletter

2021: the Year of Paddington

Community

More than 100 local businesses are joining forces for an evening of fun, food and festivities, marking Paddington’s 2021 postcode and the current calendar year.

Don’t miss the 2021 Night Out – an evening of fashion, food and festivities in Paddington on Thursday 25 March from 4-8pm.

Published 19 March 2021

2021: the Year of Paddington

Discover a new view at Lighthouse Reserve

Arts & Culture

Offering spectacular and otherwise unseen views of our coastline, multi-award winning sculpture Viewfinder has been installed in Vaucluse as part of our Public Art Program.

Published 2 March 2021

Discover a new view at Lighthouse Reserve

Switch to GreenPower

Environment

One of the simplest actions you can take to reduce your greenhouse gas emissions is to ensure the electricity you use is sourced from renewable energy by switching to GreenPower.

Published 1 March 2021

Switch to GreenPower

Celebrating women in Woollahra on International Women's Day

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Our local area has been shaped by many remarkable women through their contributions to government, community organisations and professional and business life. Here are some of their stories, recorded as part of our Women in Woollahra local history project in 2007.

Published 1 March 2021

Celebrating women in Woollahra on International Women's Day

Five things that can’t go in your recycling bin – but you can recycle them at our Problem Waste Drop Off event, Saturday 6 February

Environment

Recycle your tricky waste items at our Problem Waste Drop Off event and divert them from landfill, giving them a second life.

Published 1 February 2021

Five things that can’t go in your recycling bin – but you can recycle them at our Problem Waste Drop Off event, Saturday 6 February

Meet some of our newest Australian citizens

Community

On Australia Day we hosted a special Citizenship Ceremony and welcomed 15 new citizens into our Australian family.

We spoke to some of our new citizens and asked them what it meant to become an Australian, and what they love about living in our local area.

Published 1 February 2021

Meet some of our newest Australian citizens
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