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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

Woollahra Council welcomes newly-elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Woollahra Council welcomes newly-elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor

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Councillor Susan Wynne has been re-elected as the Mayor of Woollahra, and Councillor Isabelle Shapiro elected as Deputy Mayor at the first meeting of the new Council, held on 5 January, with both terms to run until September 2023.

Published 6 January 2022

Food Safety - Make sure you are prepared

Food Safety - Make sure you are prepared

Community

Australian Food Safety Week 2021 will be held from 13 to 20 November 2021. As part of Australian Food Safety Week, Woollahra Municipal Council urges local consumers to reduce their risk of food poisoning by being prepared.

Published 8 November 2021

Our Top 4 places to swim with kids

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With temperatures set to soar this week, beat the heat by taking the family to one of these stunning and kid-friendly beaches.

Published 25 January 2023

Our Top 4 places to swim with kids

Message from the Mayor 25 January 2023

Message from the Mayor

Best wishes to all members of the community celebrating the Lunar New Year and the Year of the Rabbit, from Woollahra Council.

Published 25 January 2023

Message from the Mayor 25 January 2023

Alcohol prohibited at parks and beaches this Australia Day

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To safeguard the enjoyment of our public open spaces by all members of the community, our parks and beaches have been declared as alcohol free for Australia Day.

Published 18 January 2023

Alcohol prohibited at parks and beaches this Australia Day

Summer edition of Woollahra News out now

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Read the latest installment of our hardcopy newsletter.

Published 14 December 2022

Summer edition of Woollahra News out now

International Day of People with Disability

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International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD) is on Saturday 3 December. Woollahra Council is working hard to make the Woollahra Local Government Area a more inclusive and accessible place to live, work and play.

Published 2 December 2022

International Day of People with Disability

Our first Reconciliation Action Plan

Community

We officially launched our first 'Reflect' Reconciliation Action Plan with a special event at Council Chambers.

Published 1 December 2022

Our first Reconciliation Action Plan

Fun local events and activities to help get you in the festive spirit

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There is so much happening around our local area throughout December to help you celebrate Christmas and Chanukah.

Published 21 November 2022

Fun local events and activities to help get you in the festive spirit

Dharawal language learning at Woollahra Preschool

Community

Woollahra Preschool students are now enjoying weekly Dharawal language lessons thanks to a partnership with the Gujaga Foundation.

Published 16 November 2022

Dharawal language learning at Woollahra Preschool

2022 Woollahra Garden Awards winners announced

Community

Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Woollahra Garden Awards.

Published 15 November 2022

2022 Woollahra Garden Awards winners announced

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
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