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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

Make re-use your first choice with Reverse Garbage and The Bower

Environment

Reverse Garbage and The Bower, based in Marrickville, save things which would’ve otherwise gone to landfill and make them available for re-use by the community.

Published 4 January 2020

Make re-use your first choice with Reverse Garbage and The Bower

Top 5 outdoor workouts

Community

If your New Year’s resolution is to get fit, why not make the most of our beautiful local environment and take your workout outdoors.

Published 2 January 2020

Top 5 outdoor workouts

Give back to your community as a volunteer

Community

Are you looking to volunteer in our local community in 2020? Rob Hitchen has been a Bushcare volunteer for six years – read his story.

Published 30 December 2019

Give back to your community as a volunteer

Summer reads: top picks from our library team

Arts & Culture

If you want a recommended good read for the summer holidays then you go to the experts right? So here’s what our library team have selected. Enjoy.

Published 20 December 2019

Summer reads: top picks from our library team

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

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

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
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