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Alcohol prohibited at parks and beaches this Australia Day

Alcohol prohibited at parks and beaches this Australia Day

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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

Covid safe summer: Managing our beaches and public spaces over summer

Covid safe summer: Managing our beaches and public spaces over summer

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With warm weather forecast throughout summer we expect to see lots of people out enjoying our harbourside beaches and parks.

Your health is important and we need everyone’s help to ensure we continue to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and meet Public Health Orders, health regulations and advice and avoid overcrowding.

Published 2 October 2020

$120,000 in grants to support local initiatives

Community

Read about the local projects we're supporting this year through our Community and Cultural, Environmental and Placemaking Grants.

Published 16 September 2020

$120,000 in grants to support local initiatives

Spring School Holidays

Community

Even though we cannot run our regular school holiday activities, we do have online events available.

Published 15 September 2020

Spring School Holidays

Dementia Action Week – 21-27 September 2020

Community

In conjunction with the Woollahra Dementia Alliance we are hosting two free events during Dementia Action Week.

Published 14 September 2020

Dementia Action Week – 21-27 September 2020

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize

Arts & Culture

More than 200 photo and short film entries were submitted by students from nine eastern suburbs high schools for the annual competition, now in its 27th year.

Published 14 September 2020

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Youth Photographic Award & Short Film Prize

Would you know what to do during an emergency?

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We know emergencies can happen at any time, any place and without warning. Would you know what to do when one strikes?

Published 28 August 2020

Would you know what to do during an emergency?

New pop-up cycleway planned from Rose Bay to Bondi Beach

Community

The NSW Government has announced plans for a new pop-up cycleway from Rose Bay to Bondi Beach to give the local community more safe travel options during COVID-19.

Published 26 August 2020

New pop-up cycleway planned from Rose Bay to Bondi Beach

Further relief for local small businesses impacted by COVID-19

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We've extended a range of relief measures for local small businesses to help ease the ongoing economic impacts of COVID-19.

Published 26 August 2020

Further relief for local small businesses impacted by COVID-19

New multi-purpose courts open at Christison Park

Community

There are now even more opportunities for sports and recreation in our local area thanks to a court upgrade at Christison Park in Vaucluse.

Published 25 August 2020

New multi-purpose courts open at Christison Park

We are officially carbon neutral!

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We are very proud to announce we are the third local government organisation in New South Wales to reach ‘net zero emissions’ and be certified as carbon neutral.

Published 24 August 2020

We are officially carbon neutral!

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!
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