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Top 5 ways to marvel at our local environment

Top 5 ways to marvel at our local environment

Environment

To mark World Environment Day (Saturday 5 June) and World Ocean Day (Tuesday 8 June) we share our Top 5 ways to explore and celebrate our beautiful local environment.

Published 31 May 2021

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

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

Community

Important update: NSW Health has confirmed new COVID-19 cases in Sydney's eastern suburbs. Please check the latest updates from NSW Health on case locations and public health alerts.

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

Community Satisfaction Survey 2021

Community

To help measure our performance, Council has commissioned a Community Satisfaction Survey, with the results to be informed by performance measures and targets in our Community Strategic Plan, Woollahra 2030.

Published 9 June 2021

Community Satisfaction Survey 2021

Spend some quality time with your pooch at one of these local off leash parks

Community

Play all day with your dog at one of these four local parks and reserves which are designated off leash areas 24 hours a day.

Published 3 May 2021

Spend some quality time with your pooch at one of these local off leash parks

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

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
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