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Applications open for Community and Cultural and Environmental Grants

Applications open for Community and Cultural and Environmental Grants

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Tell us your great idea for a project that will improve our local area before 16 May.

Published 12 April 2021

40km/h High Pedestrian Activity Area proposed for Double Bay commercial centre

40km/h High Pedestrian Activity Area proposed for Double Bay commercial centre

Planning & Building

Have your say on a proposal to make parts of Double Bay 40km/hour to improve amenity and pedestrian safety.

Published 31 March 2021

2021: the Year of Paddington

Community

More than 100 local businesses are joining forces for an evening of fun, food and festivities, marking Paddington’s 2021 postcode and the current calendar year.

Don’t miss the 2021 Night Out – an evening of fashion, food and festivities in Paddington on Thursday 25 March from 4-8pm.

Published 19 March 2021

2021: the Year of Paddington

Meet some of our newest Australian citizens

Community

On Australia Day we hosted a special Citizenship Ceremony and welcomed 15 new citizens into our Australian family.

We spoke to some of our new citizens and asked them what it meant to become an Australian, and what they love about living in our local area.

Published 1 February 2021

Meet some of our newest Australian citizens

Australia Day 2021 Honours List

Community

Congratulations to the 11 local residents who were recognised in the Australia Day 2021 Honours List.

Thank you for your significant contribution to our community and country.

Published 27 January 2021

Australia Day 2021 Honours List

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

Community

We have made some changes to our services, facilities and local amenities in response to COVID-19 to help reduce the spread of the virus and keep our staff and our community safe and well.

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

Have your say on our next public space project

Community

We’re eligible to receive up to $4.75M from the NSW Government for new public space projects.

Published 24 November 2020

Have your say on our next public space project

Top 10 spots for summer fun

Community

Avoid crowded beaches this summer and try one of these other local activities instead.

Published 18 November 2020

Top 10 spots for summer fun

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
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