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

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

Truck Art winners highlight the importance of sustainability

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

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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

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

Mayoral election results

All news

Councillor Susan Wynne has been elected as the Mayor of Woollahra and Councillor Richard Shields has been elected as Deputy Mayor.

Published 23 September 2019

Mayoral election results

Everyone can play at Parsley Bay’s new inclusive playground

Community

A new playground in the iconic Parsley Bay Reserve in Vaucluse provides the Woollahra community with an inclusive play space catering to all ages and abilities.

Published 10 September 2019

Everyone can play at Parsley Bay’s new inclusive playground

Garage Sale Trail returns 19 and 20 October

Community

Be a part of Australia’s biggest community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail on Saturday 19 October and Sunday 20 October by hosting a sale or shopping the trail.

Published 4 September 2019

Garage Sale Trail returns 19 and 20 October

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

Level 1 water restrictions

Environment

What you need to know about level 1 water restrictions.

Published 17 July 2019

Level 1 water restrictions

Street Libraries in Woollahra

Community

Take a book, give a book and share a book at the Rose Bay Cottage and Cooper Park Community Hall Street Libraries.

Published 5 July 2019

Street Libraries in Woollahra

New App puts the best of Double Bay at your fingertips

All news

Woollahra Council has launched Ganda, a free wayfinding app to help locals and visitors find exactly what they are looking for in Double Bay.

Published 12 June 2019

New App puts the best of Double Bay at your fingertips

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