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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

Water restrictions are now at Level 1 for Greater Sydney

All news

From 1 March 2020 Sydney, Blue Mountains and Illawarra areas will be under Level 1 water restrictions.

Published 2 March 2020

Water restrictions are now at Level 1 for Greater Sydney

5 best spots to enjoy a picnic

Community

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

5 best spots to enjoy a picnic

How we are combating climate change

Environment

Read about the steps we are taking to reduce carbon emissions from our operations and the support we can provide to help you do the same.

Published 3 February 2020

How we are combating climate change

How you can help communities affected by the recent devastating bushfires

Community

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

How you can help communities affected by the recent devastating bushfires

Make re-use your first choice with Reverse Garbage and The Bower

Environment

Reverse Garbage and The Bower, based in Marrickville, save things which would’ve otherwise gone to landfill and make them available for re-use by the community.

Published 4 January 2020

Make re-use your first choice with Reverse Garbage and The Bower

Top 5 outdoor workouts

Community

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

Top 5 outdoor workouts

Give back to your community as a volunteer

Community

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

Give back to your community as a volunteer

Summer reads: top picks from our library team

Arts & Culture

If you want a recommended good read for the summer holidays then you go to the experts right? So here’s what our library team have selected. Enjoy.

Published 20 December 2019

Summer reads: top picks from our library team

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

All news

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
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