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Woollahra Garden Awards 2022 now open for entries

Woollahra Garden Awards 2022 now open for entries

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Whether your garden is big or small, we want you to share your creativity and sustainable gardening practices with us by entering this year's Woollahra Garden Awards.

Published 1 August 2022

Cinema to return to Double Bay in redevelopment of Cross Street Car Park

Cinema to return to Double Bay in redevelopment of Cross Street Car Park

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A new cinema complex, retail and community space, offices, residential apartments and car park will replace the Cross Street Car Park in Double Bay in new plans announced by Woollahra Council.

Published 20 April 2022

Why you should hire the newly renovated Sherbrooke Hall for your next event

Why you should hire the newly renovated Sherbrooke Hall for your next event

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There is always a lot to think about when organising an event - be it a kids’ birthday party, a family celebration, business networking function, or workshop. But now there is one less thing to worry about. The newly renovated Sherbrooke Hall, one of Woollahra Council’s community venues, ticks all the boxes for an all-weather, fully accessible event venue.

Published 31 March 2022

Autumn School Holiday Activities

Autumn School Holiday Activities

Community

There are so many fun events happening during the Autumn school break. From drumming and dance to jungle craft and Dungeons and Dragons! Check out all our fun school holiday activities!

Published 28 March 2022

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

Goethe-Institut in Woollahra goes solar

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The Goethe Institut has installed new solar panels with the help of a Council environmental grant.

Published 14 September 2022

Goethe-Institut in Woollahra goes solar

Rose Bay Cycleway opens, improving safety on New South Head Road

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A new 2.4km cycleway will improve safety along New South Head Road in Rose Bay, ensuring the iconic Rose Bay Promenade is accessible for all to enjoy.

Published 5 September 2022

Rose Bay Cycleway opens, improving safety on New South Head Road

Have your say on Special Rate Variation options

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To help build long-term financial sustainability and meet the needs of our community, we are considering applying for a Special Rate Variation (SRV)This would help us address priority projects linked to protecting our heritage, recreation and trees, climate change adaptation measures, active transport, community infrastructure and service improvements. Have your say on our three options by Tuesday 9 October.

Published 1 September 2022

Have your say on Special Rate Variation options

Experience the fun of sailing with Sailability

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Sailability Rushcutters Bay is inviting individuals, groups and volunteers to come sailing!

Published 26 August 2022

Experience the fun of sailing with Sailability

Spring newsletter out now

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The spring edition of Woollahra News is out now!

Published 25 August 2022

Spring newsletter out now

Emergency Ready Week 19-25 September

General Update

Are you ready for an emergency? Be prepared with these four simple steps this Emergency Ready Week 19-25 September.

Published 24 August 2022

Emergency Ready Week 19-25 September

Top walks to put the Spring in your step

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Spring is in the air. The weather is getting warmer, the days are getting longer and the flowers are blossoming. It's the perfect season to get out there and explore the gorgeous wonders of Woollahra and its surrounds. Why not take a walk around your local area and discover breathtaking scenery and other local secrets?

Published 23 August 2022

Top walks to put the Spring in your step

Bus to Books a hit with locals

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Do you love going to the Library but find it difficult to get there? We now offer a free bus service and morning tea for residents with mobility issues.

Published 22 August 2022

Bus to Books a hit with locals

Winners at the Local Government Week 2022 Awards

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Woollahra Council has won three awards at the 2022 Local Government Week Awards!

Published 8 August 2022

Winners at the Local Government Week 2022 Awards

City2Surf 2022 road closures and clearways

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Significant road closures and extensive parking restrictions will be in place along and surrounding the course on event day (Sunday 14 August).

Please plan ahead and familiarise yourself with the road closures and clearway timings and locations.

Published 3 August 2022

City2Surf 2022 road closures and clearways
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