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2023 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize judges announcement and call for entries
Arts & Culture
The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced three new judges for 2023. Artists are invited to submit their entries by 30 June.
Published 22 May 2023
NAIDOC Week 2023 events
Come to a local event during NAIDOC Week (2-9 July) and in the lead up to the Indigenous Voice to Parliament Referendum to learn more about indigenous culture and how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
Published 20 May 2023
Switch to GreenPower
Your fastest way to get renewable electricity, even if you rent or live in an apartment.
Published 7 June 2023
What happens to items dropped off at Recycle It Saturday?
We explore where clothes, x-rays, polystyrene and electronics go once you drop them off at Recycle It Saturday.
Published 4 May 2023
Level up your composting and worm farming skills during Compost Awareness Week (7-13 May)
Compost Awareness Week is taking place between the 7-13 May 2023 and there’s a range of local events taking place to celebrate making the most of waste and scraps!
Published 5 April 2023
Go slow for a mo' in Cooper Park this summer with our Nature Wellness Trail
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
Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas
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
Rudi’s top five tips for planting a tree on National Tree Day
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
Five must-see local trees, chosen by our tree staff
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
We've committed to 100% renewable energy
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
Explore the Trumper Park trail in Paddington
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
Recycle your old batteries at the library
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
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