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Winners announced for the 2019 Woollahra Garden Awards

Winners announced for the 2019 Woollahra Garden Awards

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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

Give your unwanted goods a second lease on life

Give your unwanted goods a second lease on life

Environment

It seems like everyone is Marie Kondo-ing these days; but what should you do with your items once they cease to spark joy? To celebrate National Recycling Week (11-17 November) we share some ways you can give your unwanted goods a second lease on life.

Published 30 October 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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Free e-waste collection service

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Got an old TV, computer, mobile phone or IT accessory you need to dispose of?

You can now book a free pick up from your home using our new E-Waste Collection Service. Your unwanted item will be sent for recycling so the valuable components can be recovered, rather than going to landfill.

Published 20 November 2019

Free e-waste collection service

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

Environment

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 4 November 2019

Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas

Environmental Schools Sculpture Prize winners announced

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The winning entries in this year’s Environmental Schools Sculpture Prize have been unveiled at a special presentation ceremony at Woollahra Council Chambers.

Published 31 October 2019

Environmental Schools Sculpture Prize winners announced

Double Bay War Memorial garden upgrade

Planning & Building

We have recently completed an upgrade of the Double Bay War Memorial garden. Stop by and pay your respects this Remembrance Day.

Published 30 October 2019

Double Bay War Memorial garden upgrade

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

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

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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

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

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