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2023 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize judges announcement and call for entries
Arts & Culture
The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced three new judges for 2023. Artists are invited to submit their entries by 30 June.
Published 22 May 2023
NAIDOC Week 2023 events
Come to a local event during NAIDOC Week (2-9 July) and in the lead up to the Indigenous Voice to Parliament Referendum to learn more about indigenous culture and how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
Published 20 May 2023
How to support refugees during Refugee Week and beyond
During Refugee Week (Sunday 18 June to Saturday 24 June 2023), we celebrate the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution. Find out how you can get involved to provide refugees with a safe and welcoming environment to thrive.
Published 15 May 2023
The new and improved Cooper Park Community Hall is the perfect place for your next party
It's never easy to find that perfect venue for your child's next birthday party, family event, meeting or corporate gathering. But the great news is that the popular Cooper Park Community Hall has been renovated, updated and modernised and it now ticks all the boxes as one of the best venues to hire in the East.
Published 5 April 2023
Pride Amplified local events
Arts & Culture
The global WorldPride festival is coming to Sydney from 17 February – 5 March and we’re hosting a series of events to help celebrate and support the LGBTQIA+ community.
Published 18 January 2023
Woollahra Council welcomes newly-elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor
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
Food Safety - Make sure you are prepared
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
Two new local recreation options to explore during lockdown
Work up a sweat at the new fitness station at Christison Park, or go for a slow stroll along the new Gap Park Historic Tramway accessible pathway.
Published 6 September 2021
6 of the best local stair runs (or walks)
Our favourite stair runs are such a fantastic way to boost your cardio fitness while taking in some of the most gorgeous spots in the Woollahra local area. All you need to do is take the first step.
Published 29 August 2021
New support measures for local small businesses announced
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
Five local lockdown walks without the crowds
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
Community Satisfaction Survey 2021
To help measure our performance, Council has commissioned a Community Satisfaction Survey, with the results to be informed by performance measures and targets in our Community Strategic Plan, Woollahra 2030.
Published 9 June 2021
Spend some quality time with your pooch at one of these local off leash parks
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
2021: the Year of Paddington
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
Meet some of our newest Australian citizens
On Australia Day we hosted a special Citizenship Ceremony and welcomed 15 new citizens into our Australian family.
We spoke to some of our new citizens and asked them what it meant to become an Australian, and what they love about living in our local area.
Published 1 February 2021
Australia Day 2021 Honours List
Congratulations to the 11 local residents who were recognised in the Australia Day 2021 Honours List.
Thank you for your significant contribution to our community and country.
Published 27 January 2021
Have your say on our next public space project
We’re eligible to receive up to $4.75M from the NSW Government for new public space projects.
Published 24 November 2020
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