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Help make our places great! Placemaking grants now open

Help make our places great! Placemaking grants now open

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Council’s Placemaking Grants program provides funding up to $7,500 to support local businesses. If you have an idea for innovative and inspiring events, activities and projects that could help boost our commercial centres, applications remain open until 10 July.

Published 30 June 2020

2020 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize open for entries

2020 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize open for entries

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The 2020 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize is now open for entries.

This annual competition is open to local high school students or high school students living in the local government area.

Published 16 June 2020

Development Applications can now be lodged online

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From 1 July 2020, Development Applications (DAs) can be lodged online via the NSW Planning Portal.

Published 1 July 2020

Development Applications can now be lodged online

Message from the Mayor 1 July 2020

Message from the Mayor

Vaucluse Amateur Sailing Club is now powered by sunshine, thanks to 40 solar panels and Tesla Powerwall batteries recently installed as part of Solar My Club, a fantastic new initiative from the 3 Council Regional Environment Program, which is jointly run by our Sustainability team and their counterparts at Waverley and Randwick Councils.

Published 1 July 2020

Message from the Mayor 1 July 2020

New rules for pet registration

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From 1 July 2020, new rules apply to owners of non-desexed cats, restricted breed dogs, or dogs declared to be dangerous. Owners of these pets will be required to pay an annual permit fee, in addition to their lifetime pet registration fee.

Published 1 July 2020

New rules for pet registration

2021 NSW Local Government Elections

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The NSW Government postponed the 2020 Local Government elections for 12 months. The election date is Saturday 4 September 2021.

Published 30 June 2020

2021 NSW Local Government Elections

Winter School Holiday Fun – online!

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Even though we cannot run our regular school holiday activities in our Libraries, we do have online events available.

Published 29 June 2020

Winter School Holiday Fun – online!

Message from the Mayor 24 June 2020

Message from the Mayor

I’m excited to announce that Council will be opening a new art gallery this year at St Brigid’s, the wonderful 122-year-old house overlooking Blackburn Gardens in Double Bay.

Published 24 June 2020

Message from the Mayor 24 June 2020

Message from the Mayor 17 June 2020

Message from the Mayor

We are fortunate in Woollahra to be able to enjoy a spectacular harbour foreshore, and it’s important that we take care of our beaches and bays and help to preserve them for future generations.

Published 17 June 2020

Message from the Mayor 17 June 2020

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize open for entries

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The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced three new guest judges for 2020 along with an increased prize pool of $29,000 to mark its 20th anniversary.

Artists are now invited to submit their entries until 17 July.

Published 16 June 2020

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize open for entries

2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award winners announced

Arts & Culture

Outstanding digital writing by Australian authors has been recognised in the winners of the 2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award shortlist.

Published 16 June 2020

2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award winners announced

Message from the Mayor 10 June 2020

Message from the Mayor

Some of you may already know that after 33 years at Woollahra Council including 21 years as General Manager, Gary James will be retiring in July this year.

As a result, it is with pleasure that I announce the appointment of Woollahra Council’s new General Manager, Craig Swift-McNair.

Published 10 June 2020

Message from the Mayor 10 June 2020
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