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Celebrate International Women’s Day with us

Community

We’re hosting a special event on Friday 6 March to bring women living and working in Woollahra together to celebrate and come away with a positive view of how the future can be brighter for all women.

Published 2 March 2020

Celebrate International Women’s Day with us

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

Environment

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

Fergus the Ferry author visits Watsons Bay Library

Community

Watsons Bay Library celebrated Fergus the Ferry with a special Storytime attended by author John Williamson-Noble and Woollahra Mayor Susan Wynne.

Published 11 February 2020

Fergus the Ferry author visits Watsons Bay Library

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

Environment

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

Good news for your street and our environment

Environment

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

Paddington Library to open permanently on Sundays

Community

Paddington Library is set to open each Sunday on a permanent basis following community support for expanded weekend hours.

Published 10 December 2019

Paddington Library to open permanently on Sundays

How to recycle right these holidays

Environment

Australian households generate 30% more waste over the Christmas and New Year period. While consuming less is always the best way to avoid waste, we can also do our bit by recycling. Here are some tips to help you recycle your festive waste correctly and minimise our impact on the environment.

Published 28 November 2019

How to recycle right these holidays

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

Environment

‘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

Original piece of the Berlin Wall now on permanent public display in Woollahra

Arts & Culture

An authentic piece of the Berlin Wall hiding away in a storehouse in Blacktown, Sydney for over a decade, has been unveiled and is now on permanent public display at the Goethe-Institut in Woollahra.

Published 25 November 2019

Original piece of the Berlin Wall now on permanent public display in Woollahra

Winners announced for the 2019 Woollahra Garden Awards

Environment

Mayor of Woollahra Councillor Susan Wynne was delighted to recognise local gardens and passionate ‘green thumbs’ that connect members of the community who share a love of gardening.

Published 12 November 2019

Winners announced for the 2019 Woollahra Garden Awards