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Top 5 ways to marvel at our local environment

Top 5 ways to marvel at our local environment

Environment

To mark World Environment Day (Saturday 5 June) and World Ocean Day (Tuesday 8 June) we share our Top 5 ways to explore and celebrate our beautiful local environment.

Published 31 May 2021

Have your say on the future of development in the Edgecliff Commercial Centre

Have your say on the future of development in the Edgecliff Commercial Centre

Planning & Building

You’re invited to have your say on our Draft Edgecliff Commercial Centre Planning and Urban Design Strategy, which sets a vision for the Edgecliff Commercial Centre to help ensure future development improves the liveability and sustainability of the area.

Published 31 May 2021

‘Create compost, not landfill’ kids truck art competition

Environment

Local primary school kids are invited to create an artwork around the theme ‘Create compost, not landfill’. The winning entries will be printed on our garbage trucks for everyone to see! Entries close Monday 31 May.

Published 3 May 2021

‘Create compost, not landfill’ kids truck art competition

Spend some quality time with your pooch at one of these local off leash parks

Community

Play all day with your dog at one of these four local parks and reserves which are designated off leash areas 24 hours a day.

Published 3 May 2021

Spend some quality time with your pooch at one of these local off leash parks

Applications open for Community and Cultural and Environmental Grants

All news

Tell us your great idea for a project that will improve our local area before 16 May.

Published 12 April 2021

Applications open for Community and Cultural and Environmental Grants

Discover the new Gap Park Nature Wellness Trail

Environment

Experience the full contrast of our local environment, slow down and connect with nature.

Published 1 April 2021

Discover the new Gap Park Nature Wellness Trail

Nominations open for 2021 Woollahra Design Excellence Awards

Planning & Building

Celebrating outstanding urban design. Nominations close 21 May 2021.

Published 31 March 2021

Nominations open for 2021 Woollahra Design Excellence Awards

Check your mailbox for our autumn printed newsletter

All news

The autumn edition of our printed newsletter is out now!

Published 29 March 2021

Check your mailbox for our autumn printed newsletter

2021: the Year of Paddington

Community

More than 100 local businesses are joining forces for an evening of fun, food and festivities, marking Paddington’s 2021 postcode and the current calendar year.

Don’t miss the 2021 Night Out – an evening of fashion, food and festivities in Paddington on Thursday 25 March from 4-8pm.

Published 19 March 2021

2021: the Year of Paddington

Discover a new view at Lighthouse Reserve

Arts & Culture

Offering spectacular and otherwise unseen views of our coastline, multi-award winning sculpture Viewfinder has been installed in Vaucluse as part of our Public Art Program.

Published 2 March 2021

Discover a new view at Lighthouse Reserve

Switch to GreenPower

Environment

One of the simplest actions you can take to reduce your greenhouse gas emissions is to ensure the electricity you use is sourced from renewable energy by switching to GreenPower

Published 1 March 2021

Switch to GreenPower

Celebrating women in Woollahra on International Women's Day

All news

Our local area has been shaped by many remarkable women through their contributions to government, community organisations and professional and business life. Here are some of their stories, recorded as part of our Women in Woollahra local history project in 2007.

Published 1 March 2021

Celebrating women in Woollahra on International Women's Day
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