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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

New support measures for local small businesses announced

Community

This week Council agreed to further support measures for local small businesses to help ease the economic burden of COVID-19, building on the $7.9 million support package we provided last year.

Published 30 July 2021

New support measures for local small businesses announced

Five must-see local trees, chosen by our tree staff

Environment

To celebrate National Tree Day, we asked some of our tree staff about their favourite plants in the local area. Their selections range from trees that are hundreds of years old to recently planted saplings, and they span the whole local area. Why not go and visit one while you’re out for a lockdown walk?

Published 29 July 2021

Five must-see local trees, chosen by our tree staff

Rudi’s top five tips for planting a tree on National Tree Day

Environment

National Tree Day is coming up on August 1, so we asked our legendary bushcare coordinator, Rudi Adlmayer, for his top five tips for planting and looking after a healthy tree. Rudi would know: he’s planted thousands.

Published 28 July 2021

Rudi’s top five tips for planting a tree on National Tree Day

Top 5 eBooks and eMagazines you can download for free through your library membership

Arts & Culture

Did you know you can access a fantastic range of eBooks and eMagazines for free as part of your library membership? We share Woollahra Libraries’ Top 5 most popular eBooks and eMagazines to inspire your next read.

Published 26 July 2021

Top 5 eBooks and eMagazines you can download for free through your library membership

Woollahra Council awards $65,000 in grants to support local initiatives

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A school uniform textile rescue program, a virtual reality experience to support the wellbeing of elderly residents, and a harbour and beach clean-up initiative are among the recipients of more than $65,000 in funding awarded to local community groups, charities and schools as part of Woollahra Council’s Grants Program.

Published 23 July 2021

Woollahra Council awards $65,000 in grants to support local initiatives

Small business support during lockdown

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The NSW and federal governments have announced a new range of measures to support local businesses.

Published 19 July 2021

Small business support during lockdown

What’s in this year’s budget? Post pandemic financial recovery and investment in local infrastructure

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With a total expenditure of $126.8 million, the recently endorsed 2021/22 Delivery Program and Operational Plan outlines a range of initiatives which will ensure our long-term financial sustainability and benefit our community.

Published 5 July 2021

What’s in this year’s budget? Post pandemic financial recovery and investment in local infrastructure

Re-advertised 2021/22 Fees and Charges items

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At the Council meeting 28 June 2021 where the 2021/22 Fees and Charges Schedule was adopted, Council further resolved to re-advertise selected items relating to Dinghy Storage, Filming and Still Photography, Fitness Training, Impounding, Parks and Reserves, Planning Requests, Roads and Footpaths and Traffic & Parking.

Published 5 July 2021

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How will you choose to refuse this Plastic Free July?

Environment

The easiest way to reduce your plastic use is to refuse the ‘Big 4’: plastic bags, bottles, coffee cups and straws. We share a few other ways you can reduce the plastic in your life.

Published 5 July 2021

How will you choose to refuse this Plastic Free July?

Five local lockdown walks without the crowds

Community

Outdoor exercise is one of the essential reasons you can leave home during the lockdown, so check out one of these quieter routes next time you need some fresh air.

Published 30 June 2021

Five local lockdown walks without the crowds
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