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2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalists announced

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalists announced

Arts & Culture

The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced 56 finalists for the 20th annual Prize and exhibition.

Published 7 October 2020

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

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

All news

With warm weather forecast from the October long weekend and 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

Winter School Holiday Fun – online!

All news

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

Published 29 June 2020

Winter School Holiday Fun – online!

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize open for entries

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The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced three new guest judges for 2020 along with an increased prize pool of $29,000 to mark its 20th anniversary.

Artists are now invited to submit their entries until 17 July.

Published 16 June 2020

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize open for entries

2020 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize open for entries

Arts & Culture

The 2020 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize is now open for entries.

This annual competition is open to local high school students or high school students living in the local government area.

Published 16 June 2020

2020 Youth Photographic Award and Short Film Prize open for entries

2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award winners announced

Arts & Culture

Outstanding digital writing by Australian authors has been recognised in the winners of the 2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award shortlist.

Published 16 June 2020

2020 Woollahra Digital Literary Award winners announced

Keeping our harbour clean and beautiful

Environment

We recently partnered with the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) to install six marine-cleaning SeaBin devices around the Club premises in Rushcutters Bay – just in time for World Oceans Day (8 June).

Published 1 June 2020

Keeping our harbour clean and beautiful

Let's thank our local heroes during Volunteer Week 18-24 May

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In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we would like to say a huge thank you to all the dedicated volunteers in our local area.

Published 20 May 2020

Let's thank our local heroes during Volunteer Week 18-24 May

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

Apply for a grant and help make Woollahra a better place

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
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