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Celebrating our volunteers during Volunteer Week 2022

Celebrating our volunteers during Volunteer Week 2022

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National Volunteer Week is on 16 - 22 May 2022 and is the perfect opportunity to celebrate and recognise the dedication of our Woollahra Council volunteers and to say thank you. Find out about the different ways you can volunteer within Council.

Published 16 May 2022

Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize: Entries now open

Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize: Entries now open

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Now in its 28th year, The Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize celebrates and displays the creativity of local high school students. It provides an opportunity for young aspiring photographers and filmmakers to reach a broader audience and to win cash prizes of more than $2,000. ENTER NOW!

Published 5 May 2022

Winners announced for 2021 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize

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Captivating images of local landscapes and reflections on the effects of COVID lockdowns - time spent at home with family, and also loneliness and isolation - are among the winning entries in Woollahra Council’s 2021 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize.

Published 18 November 2021

Winners announced for 2021 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize

Update on the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf

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We’re eagerly awaiting the chance to welcome visitors into our new Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf in Double Bay. Find out what you can expect to see in the Gallery when it opens later in the year.

Published 1 September 2021

Update on the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf

This lockdown project is turning Paddington into a massive art gallery

Arts & Culture

Everyone needs something to do in lockdown. Some of us watch way too much Netflix. Some of us bake bread. But Paddington resident Barbara Gruber has put us all to shame by turning her entire suburb into a massive public art project.

Published 30 August 2021

This lockdown project is turning Paddington into a massive art gallery

Top 5 eBooks and eMagazines you can download for free through your library membership

Arts & Culture

Did you know you can access a fantastic range of eBooks and eMagazines for free as part of your library membership? We share Woollahra Libraries’ Top 5 most popular eBooks and eMagazines to inspire your next read.

Published 26 July 2021

Top 5 eBooks and eMagazines you can download for free through your library membership

Newly-expanded Woollahra Digital Literary Award calling for entries

Arts & Culture

The 2021 Woollahra Digital Literary Award is seeking submissions from talented writers working in digital mediums.

Published 3 June 2021

Newly-expanded Woollahra Digital Literary Award calling for entries

Volunteer opportunities available at our new art gallery

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Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf is preparing to open its doors and we’re looking for enthusiastic and passionate volunteers to help us bring the gallery to life for visitors.

Published 31 May 2021

Volunteer opportunities available at our new art gallery

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

Great summer reads

Arts & Culture

Looking to bury your head in a good book this summer? Our librarians have chosen their top picks for great summer reading.

Published 16 November 2020

Great summer reads

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

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalists announced

Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf – coming soon!

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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!
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