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2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalists announced

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalists announced

Arts & Culture

The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced 56 finalists for the 20th annual Prize and exhibition.

Published 7 October 2020

Covid safe summer: Managing our beaches and public spaces over summer

Covid safe summer: Managing our beaches and public spaces over summer

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With warm weather forecast from the October long weekend and throughout summer we expect to see lots of people out enjoying our harbourside beaches and parks.

Your health is important and we need everyone’s help to ensure we continue to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and meet Public Health Orders, health regulations and advice and avoid overcrowding.

Published 2 October 2020

Message from the Mayor 21 October 2020

Message from the Mayor

For the past decade the Compost Revolution program, founded by Woollahra Council in partnership with Waverley and Randwick Councils, has been helping our residents to get started with composting and reducing food waste.

Published 21 October 2020

Message from the Mayor 21 October 2020

Plan ahead for a safe and spooky Halloween - Saturday 31 October

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We are asking for everyone’s cooperation in helping to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and to carefully consider plans for Halloween celebrations.

Published 16 October 2020

Plan ahead for a safe and spooky Halloween -  Saturday 31 October

Preparing for emergencies

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The more connected a community is, the more resilient it is. When big weather events strike, knowing your neighbours and being connected with your community can make a huge difference.

Published 16 October 2020

Preparing for emergencies

Development Applications online only from 1 November 2020

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From 1 November 2020, Development Applications (DAs) can only be lodged online.

Published 12 October 2020

Development Applications online only from 1 November 2020

Aboriginal Heritage Study for the Woollahra Municipality

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Woollahra Council has engaged Aboriginal Heritage Consultants Coast History & Heritage to work closely with the La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council in undertaking an Aboriginal Heritage Study for the Woollahra Municipality.

Published 9 October 2020

Aboriginal Heritage Study for the Woollahra Municipality

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

Community

The safety of our community and our staff is a top priority. Please continue to practise good hygiene and social distancing and if you are unwell and have COVID-19 symptoms get tested and stay home. Find out more about the services and facilities we have resumed and the support available to our community and local businesses.

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

Woollahra Preschool has grown

Community

We're excited to announce that our preschool in Double Bay now has an additional room and outdoor play area and we have expanded our childcare services to 40 new local families!

Published 1 October 2020

Woollahra Preschool has grown

Shop local during Small Business Month

Community

October is Small Business Month, let’s all support our small businesses by shopping and dining locally. Council is also offering a range of supports to small business owners - including a series of free webinars throughout October.

Published 1 October 2020

Shop local during Small Business Month

Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf – coming soon!

Arts & Culture

We’re excited to announce the new Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf, housed in the much-loved St Brigid’s building in Blackburn Gardens, will open its doors in 2021 to support artists and connect our community.

Published 1 October 2020

Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf – coming soon!

30 minute free parking for metered spaces

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We've introduced 30 minute free ticketed parking in metered spaces in the Double Bay and Paddington commercial centres to help support our local small businesses.

Published 1 October 2020

30 minute free parking for metered spaces
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