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Local Government Week (3-9 August)

Local Government Week (3-9 August)

Community

To celebrate Local Government Week (3-9 August) and National Tree Day (2 August) we’re giving away 50 native seedlings to our e-news subscribers!

Published 4 August 2020

How to prepare your business model for a post-COVID world

How to prepare your business model for a post-COVID world

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To support you on this journey of navigating your path in the ‘new normal’, Woollahra have partnered with Netstripes, Digital Marketing Specialist, who have designed a suite of two power-packed webinars to increase your digital knowledge and skills and pivot your business for growth.

Published 13 July 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.

Published 6 August 2020

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

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

Daphne the cat reunited with family six years after going missing

Community

Council rangers have helped a lost cat find her way home six years after going missing –  and despite the owners moving to a different suburb – demonstrating the importance of microchipping your pet and keeping your details up to date.

Published 30 April 2020

Daphne the cat reunited with family six years after going missing

Volunteering during COVID-19

Community

Now, more than ever, is a good time to consider volunteering with a local group or organisation. It can be a great way to connect with our community and make a real difference.

Published 23 April 2020

Volunteering during COVID-19

School holiday activities at home

Community

Even though we cannot run our regular school holiday activities in our Libraries, we have made a School Holiday Fun - Home Edition activity guide.

Published 14 April 2020

School holiday activities at home

2020 Woollahra Citizenship Awards announced

Community

Congratulations to Barry Joseph who has been named the 2020 Woollahra Citizen of the Year for his outstanding volunteer contribution to our local community.

Published 6 April 2020

2020 Woollahra Citizenship Awards announced

Great news for Woollahra families

Community

Woollahra Preschool is expanding to provide accessible, age appropriate and beautiful spaces for an additional 20 children, thanks to a capital grant from the NSW Government and funding by Council.

Published 2 March 2020

Great news for Woollahra families

5 reasons why you should book Rose Bay Cottage for your next kids’ birthday party

Community

Take the hassle and expense out of your next kids’ birthday party by hiring one of our community venues

Published 2 March 2020

5 reasons why you should book Rose Bay Cottage for your next kids’ birthday party

5 best spots to enjoy a picnic

Community

There’s one month left of summer, so why not make the most of these long, warm nights and enjoy a picnic in one of our parks?

Published 3 February 2020

5 best spots to enjoy a picnic
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