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2023 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize judges announcement and call for entries
Arts & Culture
The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Australia’s pre-eminent award for small sculpture presented by Woollahra Council, has announced three new judges for 2023. Artists are invited to submit their entries by 30 June.
Published 22 May 2023
NAIDOC Week 2023 events
Come to a local event during NAIDOC Week (2-9 July) and in the lead up to the Indigenous Voice to Parliament Referendum to learn more about indigenous culture and how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia.
Published 20 May 2023
How to support refugees during Refugee Week and beyond
During Refugee Week (Sunday 18 June to Saturday 24 June 2023), we celebrate the strength and courage of people who have been forced to flee their home country to escape conflict or persecution. Find out how you can get involved to provide refugees with a safe and welcoming environment to thrive.
Published 15 May 2023
The new and improved Cooper Park Community Hall is the perfect place for your next party
It's never easy to find that perfect venue for your child's next birthday party, family event, meeting or corporate gathering. But the great news is that the popular Cooper Park Community Hall has been renovated, updated and modernised and it now ticks all the boxes as one of the best venues to hire in the East.
Published 5 April 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
Daphne the cat reunited with family six years after going missing
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
School holiday activities at home
Even though we cannot run our regular school holiday activities in our Libraries, we have made a School Holiday Fun - Home Edition activity guide.
Published 14 April 2020
2020 Woollahra Citizenship Awards announced
Congratulations to Barry Joseph who has been named the 2020 Woollahra Citizen of the Year for his outstanding volunteer contribution to our local community.
Published 6 April 2020
Great news for Woollahra families
Woollahra Preschool is expanding to provide accessible, age appropriate and beautiful spaces for an additional 20 children, thanks to a capital grant from the NSW Government and funding by Council.
Published 2 March 2020
5 reasons why you should book Rose Bay Cottage for your next kids’ birthday party
Take the hassle and expense out of your next kids’ birthday party by hiring one of our community venues
Published 2 March 2020
5 best spots to enjoy a picnic
There’s one month left of summer, so why not make the most of these long, warm nights and enjoy a picnic in one of our parks?
Published 3 February 2020
How you can help communities affected by the recent devastating bushfires
There are lots of ways you can help communities who have been left devastated by the recent fires in New South Wales and Victoria.
Published 21 January 2020
Top 5 outdoor workouts
If your New Year’s resolution is to get fit, why not make the most of our beautiful local environment and take your workout outdoors.
Published 2 January 2020
Give back to your community as a volunteer
Are you looking to volunteer in our local community in 2020? Rob Hitchen has been a Bushcare volunteer for six years – read his story.
Published 30 December 2019
Street Libraries in Woollahra
Take a book, give a book and share a book at the Rose Bay Cottage and Cooper Park Community Hall Street Libraries.
Published 5 July 2019
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