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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

All news

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

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

$120,000 in grants to support local initiatives

Community

Read about the local projects we're supporting this year through our Community and Cultural, Environmental and Placemaking Grants.

Published 16 September 2020

$120,000 in grants to support local initiatives

Spring School Holidays

Community

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

Published 15 September 2020

Spring School Holidays

Dementia Action Week – 21-27 September 2020

Community

In conjunction with the Woollahra Dementia Alliance we are hosting two free events during Dementia Action Week.

Published 14 September 2020

Dementia Action Week – 21-27 September 2020

New pop-up cycleway planned from Rose Bay to Bondi Beach

Community

The NSW Government has announced plans for a new pop-up cycleway from Rose Bay to Bondi Beach to give the local community more safe travel options during COVID-19.

Published 26 August 2020

New pop-up cycleway planned from Rose Bay to Bondi Beach

New multi-purpose courts open at Christison Park

Community

There are now even more opportunities for sports and recreation in our local area thanks to a court upgrade at Christison Park in Vaucluse.

Published 25 August 2020

New multi-purpose courts open at Christison Park

New rules for pet registration

Community

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

Apply for a grant and help make Woollahra a better place

Community

Do you have an idea to connect or inspire our community or protect and enhance the environment in the local area?

Apply for a Community and Cultural or an Environmental Grant and we could help bring your idea to life.

Published 4 May 2020

Apply for a grant and help make Woollahra a better place
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