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‘Swim & Go’ measures for beaches

‘Swim & Go’ measures for beaches

All news

New ‘swim & go’ measures introduced at Woollahra beaches and harbour pools will provide a safe way to exercise while maintaining social distancing.

Published 6 May 2020

Apply for a grant and help make Woollahra a better place

Apply for a grant and help make Woollahra a better place

Community

Do you have an idea to connect or inspire our community or protect and enhance the environment in the local area?

Apply for a Community and Cultural or an Environmental Grant and we could help bring your idea to life.

Published 4 May 2020

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

Daphne the cat reunited with family six years after going missing

Community

Council rangers have helped a lost cat find her way home six years after going missing –  and despite the owners moving to a different suburb – demonstrating the importance of microchipping your pet and keeping your details up to date.

Published 30 April 2020

Daphne the cat reunited with family six years after going missing

Development Application notifications are now published on our website

Planning & Building

We will continue to notify the owners of properties which may be impacted by the development application by letter and we will still require site notices to be erected on proposed development sites.

Published 29 April 2020

Development Application notifications are now published on our website

Digital Art and Culture during COVID-19

Arts & Culture

We've collated a list of digital cultural experiences you can access online for free.

Published 28 April 2020

Digital Art and Culture during COVID-19

Head On(line) Photo Festival 1-17 May

Arts & Culture

The Head on Photo Festival – which included an exhibition due to be held at the Paddington Town Hall this May – is heading online this year and will include an exciting free program of talks, panel discussions, workshops and webinars.

Published 23 April 2020

Head On(line) Photo Festival 1-17 May

Volunteering during COVID-19

Community

Now, more than ever, is a good time to consider volunteering with a local group or organisation. It can be a great way to connect with our community and make a real difference.

Published 23 April 2020

Volunteering during COVID-19

School holiday activities at home

Community

Even though we cannot run our regular school holiday activities in our Libraries, we have made a School Holiday Fun - Home Edition activity guide.

Published 14 April 2020

School holiday activities at home

2020 Woollahra Citizenship Awards announced

Community

Congratulations to Barry Joseph who has been named the 2020 Woollahra Citizen of the Year for his outstanding volunteer contribution to our local community.

Published 6 April 2020

2020 Woollahra Citizenship Awards announced

Woollahra Council announces more than $5 million in relief for local small businesses

All news

Woollahra Council has launched relief measures for small businesses in the local area to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) on businesses and workers.

Woollahra Council announces more than $5 million in relief for local small businesses

Australian Speedcar Champion Jeffrey Freeman honoured with plaque in Paddington

All news

Australian Speedcar Champion and former Paddington resident Jeffrey Freeman was honoured with a plaque on Friday 6 March, the anniversary of his victory in the Australian Speedcar Grand Prix in Sydney in 1965.

Published 13 March 2020

Australian Speedcar Champion Jeffrey Freeman honoured with plaque in Paddington
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