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Pride Amplified local events

Pride Amplified local events

Arts & Culture

The global WorldPride festival is coming to Sydney from 17 February – 5 March and we’re hosting a series of events to help celebrate and support the LGBTQIA+ community.

Published 18 January 2023

Discover One Bright Pearl in Blackburn Gardens

Discover One Bright Pearl in Blackburn Gardens

Arts & Culture

If you’re visiting Murray Rose Pool for a dip over the holidays, make sure to check out this brilliant new sculpture outside the Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf.

Published 14 December 2022

Go slow for a mo' in Cooper Park this summer with our Nature Wellness Trail

Environment

Want to escape the heat these holidays? Head to Cooper Park and complete our Nature Wellness Trail. This rejuvenating experience is designed to refresh your mood, energy and focus and help you reconnect with nature.

Published 14 November 2022

Go slow for a mo' in Cooper Park this summer with our Nature Wellness Trail

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

Environment

Our local area is beautiful at this time of year as jacarandas paint the streets purple. An iconic part of our landscape, these beauties bloom for only a few weeks each year – so get your cameras out before they are gone again!

Published 9 October 2022

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

Rudi’s top five tips for planting a tree on National Tree Day

Environment

National Tree Day is coming up on 31 July, so we asked our legendary bushcare coordinator, Rudi Adlmayer, for his top five tips for planting and looking after a healthy tree. Rudi would know: he’s planted thousands.

Published 22 July 2022

Rudi’s top five tips for planting a tree on National Tree Day

Five must-see local trees, chosen by our tree staff

Environment

To celebrate National Tree Day, we asked some of our tree staff about their favourite plants in the local area. Their selections range from trees that are hundreds of years old to recently planted saplings, and they span the whole local area. Why not go and visit one while you’re out for a walk?

Published 22 July 2022

Five must-see local trees, chosen by our tree staff

We've committed to 100% renewable energy

Environment

From 1 July this year, three solar farms will supply 100% renewable energy to all 74 of our facilities and parks, as well as our streetlights, reducing our total emissions by nearly 50%.

Published 20 June 2022

We've committed to 100% renewable energy

Explore the Trumper Park trail in Paddington

Environment

Trumper Park is one of our favourite local hidden secrets to escape the hustle and bustle. We have put together a 1.6km circuit to discover sunset views, magnificent Moreton Bay figs, our famous local cricketer and the tranquil pond.

Published 23 May 2022

Explore the Trumper Park trail in Paddington

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Environment

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

Published 28 April 2022

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Are you solar ready?

Environment

Discover if your roof is right for solar panels with a free, not-for-profit online tool that helps you check the solar potential of your roof.

Published 2 March 2022

Are you solar ready?

Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

Environment

There are some very simple actions you can take to reduce your household waste and energy emissions.

Published 28 February 2022

Reduce Your Environmental Footprint

Q + A with local Bushcare volunteer Jo Bridge

Environment

We sat down with local Bushcare volunteer, botanical artist and mother Josephine Bridge to find out more about her love of nature.

Published 2 February 2022

Q + A with local Bushcare volunteer Jo Bridge
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