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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

Further relief for local small businesses impacted by COVID-19

All news

We've extended a range of relief measures for local small businesses to help ease the ongoing economic impacts of COVID-19.

Published 26 August 2020

Further relief for local small businesses impacted by COVID-19

New multi-purpose courts open at Christison Park

Community

There are now even more opportunities for sports and recreation in our local area thanks to a court upgrade at Christison Park in Vaucluse.

Published 25 August 2020

New multi-purpose courts open at Christison Park

We are officially carbon neutral!

All news

We are very proud to announce we are the third local government organisation in New South Wales to reach ‘net zero emissions’ and be certified as carbon neutral.

Published 24 August 2020

We are officially carbon neutral!

We’re looking for Woollahra’s best gardens. Enter your garden today for the chance to win!

Environment

There are some fantastic gardens in our local area and now is the time of year to show them off by entering yours in the 2020 Woollahra Garden Awards.

Published 3 August 2020

We’re looking for Woollahra’s best gardens. Enter your garden today for the chance to win!

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?

All news

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

All news

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

All news

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?

All news

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

All news

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
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