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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

Discover the magnificent trees of Double Bay through this DIY walking tour

Environment

To celebrate National Tree Day (2 August), we've created a DIY walking tour through Double Bay to help you discover some of the area's magnificent trees.

Published 30 July 2020

Discover the magnificent trees of Double Bay through this DIY walking tour

Did you receive a copy of our new printed newsletter?

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We are excited to share the first edition of our new printed newsletter, Woollahra News, which has been delivered to every household in our local area this week.

Published 22 July 2020

Did you receive a copy of our new printed newsletter?

How to prepare your business model for a post-COVID world

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To support you on this journey of navigating your path in the ‘new normal’, Woollahra have partnered with Netstripes, Digital Marketing Specialist, who have designed a suite of two power-packed webinars to increase your digital knowledge and skills and pivot your business for growth.

Published 13 July 2020

How to prepare your business model for a post-COVID world

Top 5 playgrounds to enjoy this winter

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Our playgrounds are open for business once again, so make the most of the winter sunshine and take the kids to one of these splendid play spots these school holidays.

Published 6 July 2020

Top 5 playgrounds to enjoy this winter

What's in this year's budget?

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This financial year we will invest $4.1 million on road and footpath upgrades, $3.1 million on park and open space projects and $2.52 million to support small local businesses and our commercial centres during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 6 July 2020

What's in this year's budget?

New recovery grants to help small businesses

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If your small business or not-for-profit organisation has experienced a decline in turnover as a result of COVID-19, you may be eligible for a NSW Government small business recovery grant of between $500 and $3000.

Published 6 July 2020

New recovery grants to help small businesses

Development Applications can now be lodged online

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From 1 July 2020, Development Applications (DAs) can be lodged online via the NSW Planning Portal.

Published 1 July 2020

Development Applications can now be lodged online

New rules for pet registration

Community

From 1 July 2020, new rules apply to owners of non-desexed cats, restricted breed dogs, or dogs declared to be dangerous. Owners of these pets will be required to pay an annual permit fee, in addition to their lifetime pet registration fee.

Published 1 July 2020

New rules for pet registration

2021 NSW Local Government Elections

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The NSW Government postponed the 2020 Local Government elections for 12 months. The election date is Saturday 4 September 2021.

Published 30 June 2020

2021 NSW Local Government Elections

Winter School Holiday Fun – online!

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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!
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