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Local Government Week (3-9 August)

Local Government Week (3-9 August)

Community

To celebrate Local Government Week (3-9 August) and National Tree Day (2 August) we’re giving away 50 native seedlings to our e-news subscribers!

Published 4 August 2020

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

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

Car park redevelopment proposal to benefit Rose Bay

Planning & Building

We've announced plans to redevelop the Wilberforce Avenue, Rose Bay car park site into a new multi-storey parking facility and community centre.

Published 12 December 2019

Car park redevelopment proposal to benefit Rose Bay

The Bondi to Manly Walk officially open

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The Bondi to Manly Walk, an iconic 80km walk around Sydney Harbour that starts at Bondi Beach, crosses the Harbour Bridge and ends at Manly Beach has officially opened.

Published 10 December 2019

The Bondi to Manly Walk officially open

School solar program wins Green Globe Award

Environment

Solar my School, a joint initiative of Woollahra, Waverley, and Randwick councils, has received the prestigious Public Sector Leadership Award at the 2019 Green Globe Awards.

Published 3 December 2019

School solar program wins Green Globe Award

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Environment

To help you dispose of batteries responsibly, we’re trialling a new battery recycling bin at Woollahra Library at Double Bay.

Published 27 November 2019

Recycle your old batteries at the library

Free e-waste collection service

Environment

Got an old TV, computer, mobile phone or IT accessory you need to dispose of?

You can now book a free pick up from your home using our new E-Waste Collection Service. Your unwanted item will be sent for recycling so the valuable components can be recovered, rather than going to landfill.

Published 20 November 2019

Free e-waste collection service

Mayoral election results

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Councillor Susan Wynne has been elected as the Mayor of Woollahra and Councillor Richard Shields has been elected as Deputy Mayor.

Published 23 September 2019

Mayoral election results

50 years helping our community

For the past 50 years Colin McQueen has braved floods, bushfires, storms and busy public events to lend a hand to others as an SES volunteer. His service to our community was celebrated at a special event at the Waverley Woollahra SES headquarters recently.

Published 22 August 2019

50 years helping our community

Street Libraries in Woollahra

Community

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

Street Libraries in Woollahra

New App puts the best of Double Bay at your fingertips

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Woollahra Council has launched Ganda, a free wayfinding app to help locals and visitors find exactly what they are looking for in Double Bay.

Published 12 June 2019

New App puts the best of Double Bay at your fingertips

Cycleway to improve safety on New South Head Road

Planning & Building

Woollahra Council will improve safety along New South Head Road with plans to install a 2.4km cycleway, providing cyclists with an alternative to a busy stretch of road.

Published 14 May 2019

Cycleway to improve safety on New South Head Road
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