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Woollahra Council has awarded individuals, schools, community organisations and businesses from across the Woollahra Local Government Area more than $236,000 in funding through its Grants Program.
Published 18 September 2023
Thanks to all the local primary school students who entered our Kids Truck Art Competition. We received more than 160 entries and our judges were blown away by the children’s creativity and insights around the theme ‘Caring for our Environment’.
Published 28 August 2023
The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, presented by Woollahra Council, has announced the finalists for the 22nd edition of the esteemed annual prize. The finalist works will be presented in an exhibition at Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf, unveiled on 27 September, with the winning sculpture announced at the opening.
Published 22 August 2023
With a total expenditure of $134 million, our 2023/24 Operational Plan outlines a number of initiatives to improve local infrastructure, while continuing to deliver excellent services for our community.
Published 26 July 2023
During 2023 we’re celebrating Bellevue Hill -- which shares the same postcode – and Elizabeth Hartnell from Woollahra Libraries Local History Team shares some of her favourite historical facts about Bellevue Hill.
Published 24 May 2023
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
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
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
We are very proud to announce we are the third local government organisation in New South Wales to reach ‘net zero emissions’ and be certified as carbon neutral.
Published 24 August 2020
We are excited to share the first edition of our new printed newsletter, Woollahra News, which has been delivered to every household in our local area this week.
Published 22 July 2020
To support you on this journey of navigating your path in the ‘new normal’, Woollahra have partnered with Netstripes, Digital Marketing Specialist, who have designed a suite of two power-packed webinars to increase your digital knowledge and skills and pivot your business for growth.
Published 13 July 2020
Our playgrounds are open for business once again, so make the most of the winter sunshine and take the kids to one of these splendid play spots these school holidays.
Published 6 July 2020
This financial year we will invest $4.1 million on road and footpath upgrades, $3.1 million on park and open space projects and $2.52 million to support small local businesses and our commercial centres during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Published 6 July 2020
If your small business or not-for-profit organisation has experienced a decline in turnover as a result of COVID-19, you may be eligible for a NSW Government small business recovery grant of between $500 and $3000.
Published 6 July 2020
From 1 July 2020, Development Applications (DAs) can be lodged online via the NSW Planning Portal.
Published 1 July 2020
Even though we cannot run our regular school holiday activities in our Libraries, we do have online events available.
Published 29 June 2020
The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced three new guest judges for 2020 along with an increased prize pool of $29,000 to mark its 20th anniversary.
Artists are now invited to submit their entries until 17 July.
Published 16 June 2020
In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we would like to say a huge thank you to all the dedicated volunteers in our local area.
Published 20 May 2020
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