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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

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

Wilberforce Avenue, Rose Bay car park redevelopment

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

Wilberforce Avenue, Rose Bay car park redevelopment

The Bondi to Manly Walk officially open

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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

Cycleway to improve safety on New South Head Road

Planning & Building

Woollahra Council will improve safety along New South Head Road with plans to install a 2.4km cycleway, providing cyclists with an alternative to a busy stretch of road.

Published 14 May 2019

Cycleway to improve safety on New South Head Road

Local Planning Panel (LPP)

Planning & Building

The NSW State Government has introduced legislation requiring all councils in the greater Sydney region and Wollongong to have Local Planning Panels (LPPs) in place by 1 March 2018.

Published 21 February 2018

Local Planning Panel (LPP)

Public Safety CCTV in Double Bay Commercial Centre

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Woollahra Council, in conjunction with Rose Bay Police, is implementing a CCTV network in the Double Bay Commercial Centre to help keep Double Bay a safe place to live, work and visit. The Public Safety CCTV network will assist police with the detection and prosecution of offenders and act as a deterrent to potential offenders.

Published 19 October 2017

Public Safety CCTV in Double Bay Commercial Centre
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