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Winners announced for 2019 Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize

Winners announced for 2019 Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize

Arts & Culture

Captivating imagery created by talented young photographers and filmmakers have been recognised at Woollahra Council’s 2019 Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize presentation and exhibition launch, held at Woollahra Library in Double Bay.

Published 19 September 2019

Outstanding design recognised at Woollahra Design Excellence Awards

Outstanding design recognised at Woollahra Design Excellence Awards

Planning & Building

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Woollahra Design Excellence Awards.

Published 29 August 2019

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Everyone can play at Parsley Bay’s new inclusive playground

Community

A new playground in the iconic Parsley Bay Reserve in Vaucluse provides the Woollahra community with an inclusive play space catering to all ages and abilities.

Published 10 September 2019

Everyone can play at Parsley Bay’s new inclusive playground

Garage Sale Trail returns this October

Community

Register to host your own garage sale on Saturday 19 & Sunday 20 October 2019.

Published 4 September 2019

Garage Sale Trail returns this October

Stepping out to help save lives

Community

How do we help someone who may be struggling with their mental health and thoughts of suicide? Carlos Duarte, Chair of the Eastern Suburbs Suicide Prevention Network, provides some guidance and talks about the annual Suicide Prevention Walk – taking place on Sunday 8 September from 11:30am in Rose Bay.

Published 4 September 2019

Stepping out to help save lives

Free events supporting dementia awareness this September

Community

In support of Dementia Action Week we’re running a number of free events to help make Woollahra an inclusive and dementia-friendly community.

Published 28 August 2019

Free events supporting dementia awareness this September

50 years helping our community

Community

For the past 50 years Colin McQueen has braved floods, bushfires, storms and busy public events to lend a hand to others as an SES volunteer. His service to our community was celebrated at a special event at the Waverley Woollahra SES headquarters recently.

Published 22 August 2019

50 years helping our community

'No Jumping' signs installed on Parsley Bay suspension bridge

Community

Additional signs have been installed along the Parsley Bay suspension bridge to warn of the dangers of jumping off the bridge.

Published 21 August 2019

'No Jumping' signs installed on Parsley Bay suspension bridge

$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

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

Calling all green thumbs!

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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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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!

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