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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

Woollahra Garden Awards winners announced

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The joy of gardening that can be found in even the smallest of spaces, stunning patches that redefine the term ‘garden’ and excellence in sustainability have been recognised at the 2020 Woollahra Garden Awards.

Published 13 November 2020

Woollahra Garden Awards winners announced

Aboriginal Heritage Study for the Woollahra Municipality

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Woollahra Council has engaged Aboriginal Heritage Consultants Coast History & Heritage to work closely with the La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council in undertaking an Aboriginal Heritage Study for the Woollahra Municipality.

Published 12 November 2020

Aboriginal Heritage Study for the Woollahra Municipality

It’s National Recycling Week!

Environment

Learn more about how you can reduce your waste and give pre-loved goods and materials a second chance at life through re-use and recycling.

Published 9 November 2020

It’s National Recycling Week!

Top 5 things to do this spring

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What to do in our local area during this glorious time of year.

Published 29 October 2020

Top 5 things to do this spring

Asbestos Awareness Week 2020: Asbestos lurks in more places than you’d think

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If your home was built before the 1990s there’s a good chance it has some asbestos. It’s often found under flooring, as part of kitchen splashbacks or even in the garden.

Published 29 October 2020

Asbestos Awareness Week 2020: Asbestos lurks in more places than you’d think

Preparing for emergencies

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The more connected a community is, the more resilient it is. When big weather events strike, knowing your neighbours and being connected with your community can make a huge difference.

Published 16 October 2020

Preparing for emergencies

Development Applications online only from 1 November 2020

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From 1 November 2020, Development Applications (DAs) can only be lodged online.

Published 12 October 2020

Development Applications online only from 1 November 2020

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

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalists announced

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

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

Woollahra Preschool has grown

Community

We're excited to announce that our preschool in Double Bay now has an additional room and outdoor play area and we have expanded our childcare services to 40 new local families!

Published 1 October 2020

Woollahra Preschool has grown
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