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

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

Community

The NSW Government has announced stay at home restrictions for Greater Sydney, the Blue Mountains, Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour until 11.59pm on Friday 30 July. From 11.59pm on Saturday 17 July COVID-19 restrictions were tightened. Please regularly check updates from NSW Health and follow public health order requirements. Mask wearing is compulsory on public transport and in public indoor venues.

Have your say on the future of development in the Edgecliff Commercial Centre

Have your say on the future of development in the Edgecliff Commercial Centre

Planning & Building

You’re invited to have your say on our Draft Edgecliff Commercial Centre Planning and Urban Design Strategy, which sets a vision for the Edgecliff Commercial Centre to help ensure future development improves the liveability and sustainability of the area.

Published 31 May 2021

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

Arts & Culture

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!

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!

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize

Arts & Culture

More than 200 photo and short film entries were submitted by students from nine eastern suburbs high schools for the annual competition, now in its 27th year.

Published 14 September 2020

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize

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

Digital Art and Culture during COVID-19

Arts & Culture

We've collated a list of digital cultural experiences you can access online for free.

Published 28 April 2020

Digital Art and Culture during COVID-19
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