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Top 5 ways to marvel at our local environment

Top 5 ways to marvel at our local environment

Environment

To mark World Environment Day (Saturday 5 June) and World Ocean Day (Tuesday 8 June) we share our Top 5 ways to explore and celebrate our beautiful local environment.

Published 31 May 2021

Have your say on the future of development in the Edgecliff Commercial Centre

Have your say on the future of development in the Edgecliff Commercial Centre

Planning & Building

You’re invited to have your say on our Draft Edgecliff Commercial Centre Planning and Urban Design Strategy, which sets a vision for the Edgecliff Commercial Centre to help ensure future development improves the liveability and sustainability of the area.

Published 31 May 2021

Car park redevelopment proposal to benefit Rose Bay

Planning & Building

We've announced plans to redevelop the Wilberforce Avenue, Rose Bay car park site into a new multi-storey parking facility and community centre.

Published 12 December 2019

Car park redevelopment proposal to benefit Rose Bay

The Bondi to Manly Walk officially open

All news

The Bondi to Manly Walk, an iconic 80km walk around Sydney Harbour that starts at Bondi Beach, crosses the Harbour Bridge and ends at Manly Beach has officially opened.

Published 10 December 2019

The Bondi to Manly Walk officially open

School solar program wins Green Globe Award

Environment

Solar my School, a joint initiative of Woollahra, Waverley, and Randwick councils, has received the prestigious Public Sector Leadership Award at the 2019 Green Globe Awards.

Published 3 December 2019

School solar program wins Green Globe Award

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

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Environment

To help you dispose of batteries responsibly, we’re trialling a new battery recycling bin at Woollahra Library at Double Bay.

Published 27 November 2019

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Free e-waste collection service

Environment

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

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

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

Cycleway to improve safety on New South Head Road

Planning & Building

Woollahra Council will improve safety along New South Head Road with plans to install a 2.4km cycleway, providing cyclists with an alternative to a busy stretch of road.

Published 14 May 2019

Cycleway to improve safety on New South Head Road

Cinemas to return to Double Bay in Cross Street Car Park redevelopment

Planning & Building

Woollahra Council has released details of its proposal to redevelop Cross Street Car Park in Double Bay into a cinema complex, incorporating a new public car park, retail and community space and residential apartments.

Published 18 April 2019

Cinemas to return to Double Bay in Cross Street Car Park redevelopment
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