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‘Swim & Go’ measures for beaches

‘Swim & Go’ measures for beaches

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New ‘swim & go’ measures introduced at Woollahra beaches and harbour pools will provide a safe way to exercise while maintaining social distancing.

Published 6 May 2020

Apply for a grant and help make Woollahra a better place

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

Stay safe and stay connected

Community

During times like these, looking after our mental health and each other is so important. Not everyone in our community is surrounded by friends and family who can support them. Here are a few ideas on what you can do to offer support and where to go for help (at a safe distance).

Published 12 May 2020

Stay safe and stay connected

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

How you can help communities affected by the recent devastating bushfires

Community

There are lots of ways you can help communities who have been left devastated by the recent fires in New South Wales and Victoria.

Published 21 January 2020

How you can help communities affected by the recent devastating bushfires

Top 5 outdoor workouts

Community

If your New Year’s resolution is to get fit, why not make the most of our beautiful local environment and take your workout outdoors.

Published 2 January 2020

Top 5 outdoor workouts
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