For the latest Woollahra Council news, browse the list of current news items below.
Published: 12 June 2019
Woollahra Council has launched Ganda, a free wayfinding app to help locals and visitors find exactly what they are looking for in Double Bay.
Published: 7 June 2019
Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Woollahra Digital Literary Award, announced at a special event at Woollahra Library at Double Bay on 31 May, hosted by ABC presenter Michaela Kalowski.
Published: 27 May 2019
On Saturday 25 May Woollahra residents joined with their neighbours, family and friends at the weekend to witness, ‘swords drawn, bayonets fixed, drums beating, bands playing and colours flying’ as Royal Australian Navy personnel exercised their Right of Freedom of Entry in Double Bay.
Published: 22 May 2019
Parsley Bay Reserve Playground will undergo a major upgrade following community consultation undertaken last year.
Published: 14 May 2019
Woollahra Council will improve safety along New South Head Road with plans to install a 2.4km cycleway, providing cyclists with an alternative to a busy stretch of road.
Published: 10 May 2019
Outstanding digital writing by Australian authors has been recognised in the selection for the 2019 Woollahra Digital Literary Award shortlist.
Published: 18 April 2019
Woollahra Council has released details of its proposal to redevelop Cross Street Car Park in Double Bay into a cinema complex, incorporating a new public car park, retail and community space and residential apartments.
Published: 3 April 2019
Call for entries will close on Friday 5 July for emerging and professional artists.
Published: 25 February 2019
The NSW Electoral Commission is responsible for running the NSW State Election. Election Day is Saturday, 23 March 2019.
Published: 5 February 2019
Council is assessing Woollahra's 148km road network and 285km of community footpaths and shared access ways. Inspection work will begin on Monday 4 February and last approximately four months.
Published: 28 November 2018
Woollahra Council will be open until 3.00pm on Monday 24 December 2018 and closed until 8.00am on Wednesday 2 January 2019.
Published: 27 November 2018
Please be advised that DAs and related applications received from Monday 26 November 2018 and up until Friday 7 December 2018 will have an extended notification period of 29 days.
Published: 23 November 2018
Under Council’s contract with Veolia, waste will continue to be received and processed into Mixed Waste Organic Output. There will be no impact on food and garden organics.
Published: 19 November 2018
Council will be commencing a regular weed eradication program around footpaths, kerbs and laneways in Paddington and Woollahra on Thursday 13 December 2018.
Published: 14 November 2018
Outstanding local gardens were recently recognised at the 2018 Woollahra Garden Awards presentation ceremony held at Woollahra Council Chambers in Double Bay. Congratulations to Mark Moran Vaucluse who won Best Garden Overall.
Published: 5 November 2018
Chanukah @ The Bay - 4 December
QSWWA Community Christmas Carols - 4 December
HMAS Watson Carols by the Bay - 8 December
Combined Churches Christmas Carols at Rose Bay - 21 December
Published: 1 October 2018
Nominations are now open for the 2018 Woollahra Garden Awards. Woollahra Council is encouraging all residents, local businesses, school groups and community organisations to showcase their gardens – big or small.
Published: 17 September 2018
On Saturday 20 October 2018 the Wentworth by-election will take place.
Published: 3 September 2018
Help us recognise Woollahra’s history and submit a nomination for the Woollahra Plaque Scheme by Wednesday 31 October.
Published: 31 August 2018
31 August 2018. Swimming not advised at Parsley Bay.
Published: 29 August 2018
Council will commence our regular weed eradication program around footpaths, kerbs and laneways in Paddington and Woollahra on Monday 17 September 2018.
Published: 14 August 2018
At 10pm Friday 17 August, existing Ride Plus on-demand public transport services will cease operation in the Eastern Suburbs. From 6am Monday 20 August, a new BRIDJ on-demand mini-bus service will commence operations and will be available to book via the BRIDJ app.
Published: 1 August 2018
Council is preparing to undertake its annual Broadleaf weed eradication program at parks, reserves and sports fields throughout the Woollahra Municipality. Treatment will commence on Monday 13 August 2018 (weather permitting).
Published: 16 July 2018
More than $107,000 worth of grants have been awarded to 43 local community groups and charities to support the important work they perform in the Woollahra community.
Published: 6 June 2018
Council will be commencing our regular weed eradication program around footpaths, kerbs and laneways in Paddington and Woollahra on Wednesday 20 June 2018.
Published: 24 April 2018
Despite news out of China on the importing of recycable material, Woollahra Council’s kerbside recycling program remains in place. We are committed to maintaining and improving this system and encourage all residents to continue to use the service.
Published: 22 February 2018
Ride Plus, is a new flexble and personalised form of public transport, offering Sydney's Eastern Suburb residents greater convenience, service and connectivity.
Published: 21 February 2018
The NSW State Government has introduced legislation requiring all councils in the greater Sydney region and Wollongong to have Local Planning Panels (LPPs) in place by 1 March 2018.
Published: 19 October 2017
Woollahra Council, in conjunction with Rose Bay Police, is implementing a CCTV network in the Double Bay Commercial Centre to help keep Double Bay a safe place to live, work and visit. The Public Safety CCTV network will assist police with the detection and prosecution of offenders and act as a deterrent to potential offenders.