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2021 Woollahra Garden Awards winners announced

2021 Woollahra Garden Awards winners announced

Community

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Woollahra Garden Awards.

Published 11 November 2021

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

20th Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

20th Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

Arts & Culture

The Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf opened to the public on 4 November with the inaugural 20th anniversary exhibition of the renowned Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize. The exhibition features an exciting collection of works from previous winners alongside this year’s finalists. Open Wed-Sun. Free Admission.

Published 5 November 2021

Visit the new Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf

Visit the new Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf

Arts & Culture

The new Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf is open and we are so excited for you to visit.

Published 4 November 2021

Managing our beaches during spring and summer

Managing our beaches during spring and summer

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We expect to see lots of people out enjoying the warm weather at our harbourside beaches and parks throughout spring and summer.

We will be monitoring numbers at our popular beaches and parks to avoid overcrowding and help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Published 1 September 2021

Woollahra Council App provides faster, more efficient service delivery for residents

Woollahra Council App provides faster, more efficient service delivery for residents

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Download our new App for fast, easy access to Council services anytime, anywhere.

Published 2 August 2021

Did you receive a copy of our new printed newsletter?

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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

Did you receive a copy of our new printed newsletter?

How to prepare your business model for a post-COVID world

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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

How to prepare your business model for a post-COVID world

Top 5 playgrounds to enjoy this winter

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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

Top 5 playgrounds to enjoy this winter

What's in this year's budget?

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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

What's in this year's budget?

New recovery grants to help small businesses

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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

New recovery grants to help small businesses

Development Applications can now be lodged online

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From 1 July 2020, Development Applications (DAs) can be lodged online via the NSW Planning Portal.

Published 1 July 2020

Development Applications can now be lodged online

New rules for pet registration

Community

From 1 July 2020, new rules apply to owners of non-desexed cats, restricted breed dogs, or dogs declared to be dangerous. Owners of these pets will be required to pay an annual permit fee, in addition to their lifetime pet registration fee.

Published 1 July 2020

New rules for pet registration

Winter School Holiday Fun – online!

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Even though we cannot run our regular school holiday activities in our Libraries, we do have online events available.

Published 29 June 2020

Winter School Holiday Fun – online!

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize open for entries

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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

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize open for entries

2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award winners announced

Arts & Culture

Outstanding digital writing by Australian authors has been recognised in the winners of the 2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award shortlist.

Published 16 June 2020

2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award winners announced
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