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Connect with your community on Neighbour Day
Celebrate Neighbour Day on Sunday 26 March 2023 by reaching out and making sustainable connections with those around you. Check out what's on near you.
Published 2 March 2023
Rose Bay gets a glow up
We’ve given Rose Bay a makeover with new painting, murals, plants, seating and lighting.
Published 20 February 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
Go slow for a mo' in Cooper Park this summer with our Nature Wellness Trail
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 14 November 2022
Asbestos is still in 1 in 3 homes across Australia
Planning & Building
Before you begin a renovation, follow these three simple steps and Be Asbestos Ready.
Published 24 October 2022
Our pick of Summer swimming spots
Some of the most magical swimming days are in Summer. The weather can get quite warm over the summer months and the cool water provides the best relief from the heat. We've put together a list of our favourite swimming spots in the Woollahra Council area.
Published 18 October 2022
Free events for small business owners during November
November is NSW Small Business Month and a number of free events for small business owners are taking place.
Published 17 October 2022
Winners of the 21st Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize
The winners of the 2022 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize have been announced, ahead of the opening of the 21st anniversary exhibition at Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf. Open Wednesday - Sunday at 548 New South Head Road, Double Bay. Admission is free. The exhibition runs until 20 November.
Published 12 October 2022
The single-use plastics on the banned list
Single-use plastics may be cheap and convenient, but the cost to the environment is enormous. From 1 November 2022, the next phase of the plastics ban will come into force. Here's what you need to know.
Published 10 October 2022
Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas
Our local area is beautiful at this time of year as jacarandas paint the streets purple. An iconic part of our landscape, these beauties bloom for only a few weeks each year – so get your cameras out before they are gone again!
Published 9 October 2022
Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize announces finalists for 2022
Arts & Culture
The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, presented by Woollahra Council, has announced 50 emerging and established artists as finalists for the 21st annual Prize.
Published 21 September 2022
What's on at Holdsworth
Woollahra Council was excited to recently host the Holdsworth community at Council Chambers. Holdsworth is a pillar of the community, providing support for seniors, people with a disability, families and young children and carers. Holdsworth hosts a variety of activities and events designed to connect people with possibility. Find out what's on.
Published 21 September 2022
Winners announced for 2022 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize
Secret gardens, urban jungles, ethereal dancers and Escher-inspired explorations in perspective are among the captivating winning entries in Woollahra Council’s 2022 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize.
Published 14 September 2022
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