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Australia Day 2022 Honours List

Australia Day 2022 Honours List

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Congratulations to the 12 local residents who were recognised in the Australia Day 2021 Honours List.

Thank you for your significant contribution to our community and country.

Published 9 February 2022

Woollahra Council welcomes newly-elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Woollahra Council welcomes newly-elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor

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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

Plumb Reserve - a new inclusive play space providing fun for all

Plumb Reserve - a new inclusive play space providing fun for all

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Plumb Reserve is a popular playspace at Fletcher Street, Woollahra and has had a complete makeover, making it more accessible, inclusive, modern and engaging for children.

Published 21 December 2021

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

Development Applications online only from 1 November 2020

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From 1 November 2020, Development Applications (DAs) can only be lodged online.

Published 12 October 2020

Development Applications online only from 1 November 2020

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalists announced

Arts & Culture

The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced 56 finalists for the 20th annual Prize and exhibition.

Published 7 October 2020

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalists announced

Woollahra Preschool has grown

Community

We're excited to announce that our preschool in Double Bay now has an additional room and outdoor play area and we have expanded our childcare services to 40 new local families!

Published 1 October 2020

Woollahra Preschool has grown

Shop local during Small Business Month

Community

October is Small Business Month, let’s all support our small businesses by shopping and dining locally. Council is also offering a range of supports to small business owners - including a series of free webinars throughout October.

Published 1 October 2020

Shop local during Small Business Month

30 minute free parking for metered spaces

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We've introduced 30 minute free ticketed parking in metered spaces in the Double Bay and Paddington commercial centres to help support our local small businesses.

Published 1 October 2020

30 minute free parking for metered spaces

How to look fashionable without harming the planet

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Local eco-friendly fashion business owners share their tips on how we can still look stylish and on trend while being mindful of our impact on the environment.

Published 30 September 2020

How to look fashionable without harming the planet

$120,000 in grants to support local initiatives

Community

Read about the local projects we're supporting this year through our Community and Cultural, Environmental and Placemaking Grants.

Published 16 September 2020

$120,000 in grants to support local initiatives

Spring School Holidays

Community

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

Published 15 September 2020

Spring School Holidays

Dementia Action Week – 21-27 September 2020

Community

In conjunction with the Woollahra Dementia Alliance we are hosting two free events during Dementia Action Week.

Published 14 September 2020

Dementia Action Week – 21-27 September 2020

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize

Arts & Culture

More than 200 photo and short film entries were submitted by students from nine eastern suburbs high schools for the annual competition, now in its 27th year.

Published 14 September 2020

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize
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