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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

All news

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

All news

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

Published 2 August 2021

2020 Woollahra Citizenship Awards announced

Community

Congratulations to Barry Joseph who has been named the 2020 Woollahra Citizen of the Year for his outstanding volunteer contribution to our local community.

Published 6 April 2020

2020 Woollahra Citizenship Awards announced

Woollahra Council announces more than $5 million in relief for local small businesses

All news

Woollahra Council has launched relief measures for small businesses in the local area to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on businesses and workers.

Woollahra Council announces more than $5 million in relief for local small businesses

Australian Speedcar Champion Jeffrey Freeman honoured with plaque in Paddington

All news

Australian Speedcar Champion and former Paddington resident Jeffrey Freeman was honoured with a plaque on Friday 6 March, the anniversary of his victory in the Australian Speedcar Grand Prix in Sydney in 1965.

Published 13 March 2020

Australian Speedcar Champion Jeffrey Freeman honoured with plaque in Paddington

Together we removed 40 kg of litter from Rose Bay Beach on Clean Up Australia Day

Environment

Thank you to the more than 100 people who joined us at Rose Bay on Sunday for a beach clean up event.

Published 2 March 2020

Together we removed 40 kg of litter from Rose Bay Beach on Clean Up Australia Day

Great news for Woollahra families

Community

Woollahra Preschool is expanding to provide accessible, age appropriate and beautiful spaces for an additional 20 children, thanks to a capital grant from the NSW Government and funding by Council.

Published 2 March 2020

Great news for Woollahra families

5 reasons why you should book Rose Bay Cottage for your next kids’ birthday party

Community

Take the hassle and expense out of your next kids’ birthday party by hiring one of our community venues

Published 2 March 2020

5 reasons why you should book Rose Bay Cottage for your next kids’ birthday party

Water restrictions are now at Level 1 for Greater Sydney

All news

From 1 March 2020 Sydney, Blue Mountains and Illawarra areas will be under Level 1 water restrictions.

Published 2 March 2020

Water restrictions are now at Level 1 for Greater Sydney

5 best spots to enjoy a picnic

Community

There’s one month left of summer, so why not make the most of these long, warm nights and enjoy a picnic in one of our parks?

Published 3 February 2020

5 best spots to enjoy a picnic

How we are combating climate change

Environment

Read about the steps we are taking to reduce carbon emissions from our operations and the support we can provide to help you do the same.

Published 3 February 2020

How we are combating climate change

How you can help communities affected by the recent devastating bushfires

Community

There are lots of ways you can help communities who have been left devastated by the recent fires in New South Wales and Victoria.

Published 21 January 2020

How you can help communities affected by the recent devastating bushfires
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