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Top 5 ways to marvel at our local environment

Top 5 ways to marvel at our local environment

Environment

To mark World Environment Day (Saturday 5 June) and World Ocean Day (Tuesday 8 June) we share our Top 5 ways to explore and celebrate our beautiful local environment.

Published 31 May 2021

Have your say on the future of development in the Edgecliff Commercial Centre

Have your say on the future of development in the Edgecliff Commercial Centre

Planning & Building

You’re invited to have your say on our Draft Edgecliff Commercial Centre Planning and Urban Design Strategy, which sets a vision for the Edgecliff Commercial Centre to help ensure future development improves the liveability and sustainability of the area.

Published 31 May 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

Meet some of our newest Australian citizens

Community

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

Meet some of our newest Australian citizens

Australia Day 2021 Honours List

Community

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

Australia Day 2021 Honours List

Alcohol prohibited at parks and beaches this Australia Day

All news

To safeguard the enjoyment of our public open spaces by all members of the community, our parks and beaches have been declared as alcohol free for Australia Day.

Published 20 January 2021

Alcohol prohibited at parks and beaches this Australia Day

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

New COVID-19 digital check-in rules for hospitality venues and other businesses

All news

Recording customer information digitally is now mandatory for many NSW businesses and venues, to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community.

Published 27 November 2020

New COVID-19 digital check-in rules for hospitality venues and other businesses

Have your say on our next public space project

Community

We’re eligible to receive up to $4.75M from the NSW Government for new public space projects.

Published 24 November 2020

Have your say on our next public space project

Summer printed newsletter - out now

All news

Look for a copy of our summer printed newsletter in your mailbox.

Published 23 November 2020

Summer printed newsletter - out now

Top 10 spots for summer fun

Community

Avoid crowded beaches this summer and try one of these other local activities instead.

Published 18 November 2020

Top 10 spots for summer fun

Great summer reads

Arts & Culture

Looking to bury your head in a good book this summer? Our librarians have chosen their top picks for great summer reading.

Published 16 November 2020

Great summer reads
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