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Plaque honouring photographer Frank Hurley unveiled in Point Piper

Community

Mayor Susan Wynne and the Woollahra Plaques Advisory Committee have unveiled a plaque to honour James Francis (Frank) Hurley OBE (1885-1962).

Published 1 October 2019

Plaque honouring photographer Frank Hurley unveiled in Point Piper

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Women of the Year Awards

Community

Do you know a woman who has made a significant contribution to our community?

Nominations close at 5:00 pm on 25 October 2019.

Published 30 September 2019

Nominations are now open for the 2020 Women of the Year Awards

Video: Have your say on our 20-year land use planning vision

Planning & Building

Watch this video to discover some of the things you told us you value about our local area. We used your comments to help write a 20-year land use vision for our first Draft Woollahra Local Strategic Planning Statement.

Have your say before 8 November 2019.

Published 30 September 2019

Video: Have your say on our 20-year land use planning vision

Truck Art winners highlight the importance of sustainability

Environment

What would a world without plastic look like? What impacts can plastic waste have on our environment, and how can we help others to change their habits?

These are the questions more than 200 primary students from schools across the Woollahra area answered through imaginative artworks submitted to Woollahra Council’s Truck Art Competition.

Published 30 September 2019

Truck Art winners highlight the importance of sustainability

Congratulations to the winners of our e-news photo competition

Community

Rusty Crawshaw won with this spectacular shot of sunset swims at Hermit Bay.

Published 30 September 2019

Congratulations to the winners of our e-news photo competition

Outstanding design recognised at Woollahra Design Excellence Awards

Planning & Building

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Woollahra Design Excellence Awards.

Published 29 August 2019

Outstanding design recognised at Woollahra Design Excellence Awards

50 years helping our community

For the past 50 years Colin McQueen has braved floods, bushfires, storms and busy public events to lend a hand to others as an SES volunteer. His service to our community was celebrated at a special event at the Waverley Woollahra SES headquarters recently.

Published 22 August 2019

50 years helping our community

'No Jumping' signs installed on Parsley Bay suspension bridge

Community

Additional signs have been installed along the Parsley Bay suspension bridge to warn of the dangers of jumping off the bridge.

Published 21 August 2019

'No Jumping' signs installed on Parsley Bay suspension bridge

2019 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize finalists announced

Arts & Culture

43 international and Australian artists have been announced as finalists for this year’s Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize and exhibition, which will open 11 October.

Published 14 August 2019

2019 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize finalists announced

School solar program wins national award

Environment

The 3-council program ‘Solar My School’ has won a 2019 National Local Government Professionals Award in the category of ‘Environmental Leadership & Sustainability’.

Published 14 August 2019

School solar program wins national award