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Calling all green thumbs!

Calling all green thumbs!

Community

Nominations are now open for the 2019 Woollahra Garden Awards. All residents, local businesses, school groups and community organisations are encouraged to showcase their gardens - big or small. Entries close 13 September.

Published 29 July 2019

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Subscribe, snap and win!

Community

To celebrate the launch of our new monthly e-newsletter, Woollahra News, we’re giving away some great prizes – including a Sydney Seaplanes flight for two! Entries close 22 September.

Published 18 July 2019

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Over 1,000 seedlings planted at our 2019 National Tree Day event

Environment

Over 130 volunteers joined us at Lighthouse Reserve, Vaulcuse to celebrate National Tree Day on Sunday 28 July.

Published 16 August 2019

Over 1,000 seedlings planted at our 2019 National Tree Day event

2019 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize finalists announced

Arts & Culture

43 international and Australian artists have been announced as finalists for this year’s Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize and exhibition, which will open 11 October.

Published 14 August 2019

2019 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize finalists announced

School solar program wins national award

Environment

The 3-council program ‘Solar My School’ has won a 2019 National Local Government Professionals Award in the category of ‘Environmental Leadership & Sustainability’.

Published 14 August 2019

School solar program wins national award

$87,000 of local community and environment grants announced

Community

More than $87,000 in grants have been awarded to 27 local groups and charities to support the important work they do in our community.

Published 5 August 2019

$87,000 of local community and environment grants announced

Second Hand Saturday returns 31 August 2019

Community

Registrations are now open to host your garage sale as part of Second Hand Saturday on 31 August.

Published 30 July 2019

Second Hand Saturday returns 31 August 2019

Level 1 water restrictions

Environment

What you need to know about level 1 water restrictions.

Published 17 July 2019

Level 1 water restrictions

Free writing workshops

Arts & Culture

In the lead up to National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in November, come along to one of our free monthly writing workshops.

Published 10 July 2019

Free writing workshops

Calling all school kids: help decorate our new garbage trucks!

Community

We have two new waste trucks which we need help decorating, so we’re running an art competition for local school kids around the theme "Choose to Refuse Plastic".

Published 8 July 2019

Calling all school kids: help decorate our new garbage trucks!

Street Libraries in Woollahra

Community

Take a book, give a book and share a book at the Rose Bay Cottage and Cooper Park Community Hall Street Libraries.

Published 5 July 2019

Street Libraries in Woollahra

4 tips to help you go plastic free this July

Environment

This month more than 120 million people across the world are joining the Plastic Free July movement. Will you join them and choose to refuse?

Published 1 July 2019

4 tips to help you go plastic free this July

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