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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

Five things that can’t go in your recycling bin – but you can recycle them at our Problem Waste Drop Off event, Saturday 6 February

Environment

Recycle your tricky waste items at our Problem Waste Drop Off event and divert them from landfill, giving them a second life.

Published 1 February 2021

Five things that can’t go in your recycling bin – but you can recycle them at our Problem Waste Drop Off event, Saturday 6 February

Go slow for a mo' in Cooper Park this summer with our Nature Wellness Trail

Environment

Want to escape the heat these holidays? Head to Cooper Park and complete our Nature Wellness Trail. This rejuvenating experience is designed to refresh your mood, energy and focus and help you reconnect with nature.

Published 21 December 2020

Go slow for a mo' in Cooper Park this summer with our Nature Wellness Trail

It’s National Recycling Week!

Environment

Learn more about how you can reduce your waste and give pre-loved goods and materials a second chance at life through re-use and recycling.

Published 9 November 2020

It’s National Recycling Week!

We’re looking for Woollahra’s best gardens. Enter your garden today for the chance to win!

Environment

There are some fantastic gardens in our local area and now is the time of year to show them off by entering yours in the 2020 Woollahra Garden Awards.

Published 3 August 2020

We’re looking for Woollahra’s best gardens. Enter your garden today for the chance to win!

Discover the magnificent trees of Double Bay through this DIY walking tour

Environment

To celebrate National Tree Day (2 August), we've created a DIY walking tour through Double Bay to help you discover some of the area's magnificent trees.

Published 30 July 2020

Discover the magnificent trees of Double Bay through this DIY walking tour

Keeping our harbour clean and beautiful

Environment

We recently partnered with the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) to install six marine-cleaning SeaBin devices around the Club premises in Rushcutters Bay – just in time for World Oceans Day (8 June).

Published 1 June 2020

Keeping our harbour clean and beautiful

Lily shares why we should Grow It Local

Environment

The Grow It Local program is supporting and inspiring people in our community to grown their own food at home. It’s easier than you might think. Lily shares some of her knowledge with us.

Published 4 May 2020

Lily shares why we should Grow It Local

Together we removed 40 kg of litter from Rose Bay Beach on Clean Up Australia Day

Environment

Thank you to the more than 100 people who joined us at Rose Bay on Sunday for a beach clean up event.

Published 2 March 2020

Together we removed 40 kg of litter from Rose Bay Beach on Clean Up Australia Day

How we are combating climate change

Environment

Read about the steps we are taking to reduce carbon emissions from our operations and the support we can provide to help you do the same.

Published 3 February 2020

How we are combating climate change

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
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