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Closures and changes to our services

Closures and changes to our services

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In response to COVID-19, Council is taking precautions to keep our community and staff safe. We have closed our Customer Service Centre, libraries, beaches, playgrounds, fitness stations and preschool. Our Customer Service Centre staff are happy to help on 9391 7000.

Woollahra Council announces more than $5 million in relief for local small businesses

Woollahra Council announces more than $5 million in relief for local small businesses

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Woollahra Council has launched relief measures for small businesses in the local area to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on businesses and workers.

Together we removed 40 kg of litter from Rose Bay Beach on Clean Up Australia Day

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Thank you to the more than 100 people who joined us at Rose Bay on Sunday for a beach clean up event.

Published 2 March 2020

Together we removed 40 kg of litter from Rose Bay Beach on Clean Up Australia Day

Our harbour’s amazing marine life on show during Summerama events

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This year’s Summerama events have been popular and filled with excitement once again.

Published 13 February 2020

Our harbour’s amazing marine life on show during Summerama events

How we are combating climate change

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Read about the steps we are taking to reduce carbon emissions from our operations and the support we can provide to help you do the same.

Published 3 February 2020

How we are combating climate change

How to stay cool and keep your power bill down this summer

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Find out about the most energy efficient way to air condition your home and reduce your impact on the environment.

Published 6 January 2020

How to stay cool and keep your power bill down this summer

Make re-use your first choice with Reverse Garbage and The Bower

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Reverse Garbage and The Bower, based in Marrickville, save things which would’ve otherwise gone to landfill and make them available for re-use by the community.

Published 4 January 2020

Make re-use your first choice with Reverse Garbage and The Bower

Good news for your street and our environment

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Woollahra Council is trialling an innovative new sustainable asphalt product called Reconophalt at multiple sites in Vaucluse, Rose Bay, Double Bay, Paddington, Woollahra and Darling Point.

Published 19 December 2019

Good news for your street and our environment

School solar program wins Green Globe Award

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Solar my School, a joint initiative of Woollahra, Waverley, and Randwick councils, has received the prestigious Public Sector Leadership Award at the 2019 Green Globe Awards.

Published 3 December 2019

School solar program wins Green Globe Award

Sustainable gift guide – clutter free gift ideas that are kinder to the environment

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‘Tis the season to be writing your Christmas list, checking it twice and figuring out who’s been naughty or nice. Before you hit the shops this year, take a minute to think about the impact your gifting has on the planet.

Published 27 November 2019

Sustainable gift guide – clutter free gift ideas that are kinder to the environment

Recycle your old batteries at the library

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To help you dispose of batteries responsibly, we’re trialling a new battery recycling bin at Woollahra Library at Double Bay.

Published 27 November 2019

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Free e-waste collection service

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Got an old TV, computer, mobile phone or IT accessory you need to dispose of?

You can now book a free pick up from your home using our new E-Waste Collection Service. Your unwanted item will be sent for recycling so the valuable components can be recovered, rather than going to landfill.

Published 20 November 2019

Free e-waste collection service
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