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2021 Woollahra Garden Awards winners announced

2021 Woollahra Garden Awards winners announced

Community

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 Woollahra Garden Awards.

Published 11 November 2021

Food Safety - Make sure you are prepared

Food Safety - Make sure you are prepared

Community

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

20th Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

20th Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

Arts & Culture

The Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf opened to the public on 4 November with the inaugural 20th anniversary exhibition of the renowned Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize. The exhibition features an exciting collection of works from previous winners alongside this year’s finalists. Open Wed-Sun. Free Admission.

Published 5 November 2021

Visit the new Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf

Visit the new Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf

Arts & Culture

The new Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf is open and we are so excited for you to visit.

Published 4 November 2021

Managing our beaches during spring and summer

Managing our beaches during spring and summer

All news

We expect to see lots of people out enjoying the warm weather at our harbourside beaches and parks throughout spring and summer.

We will be monitoring numbers at our popular beaches and parks to avoid overcrowding and help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Published 1 September 2021

Woollahra Council App provides faster, more efficient service delivery for residents

Woollahra Council App provides faster, more efficient service delivery for residents

All news

Download our new App for fast, easy access to Council services anytime, anywhere.

Published 2 August 2021

Five must-see local trees, chosen by our tree staff

Environment

To celebrate National Tree Day, we asked some of our tree staff about their favourite plants in the local area. Their selections range from trees that are hundreds of years old to recently planted saplings, and they span the whole local area. Why not go and visit one while you’re out for a lockdown walk?

Published 29 July 2021

Five must-see local trees, chosen by our tree staff

Rudi’s top five tips for planting a tree on National Tree Day

Environment

National Tree Day is coming up on August 1, so we asked our legendary bushcare coordinator, Rudi Adlmayer, for his top five tips for planting and looking after a healthy tree. Rudi would know: he’s planted thousands.

Published 28 July 2021

Rudi’s top five tips for planting a tree on National Tree Day

Top 5 eBooks and eMagazines you can download for free through your library membership

Arts & Culture

Did you know you can access a fantastic range of eBooks and eMagazines for free as part of your library membership? We share Woollahra Libraries’ Top 5 most popular eBooks and eMagazines to inspire your next read.

Published 26 July 2021

Top 5 eBooks and eMagazines you can download for free through your library membership

Woollahra Council awards $65,000 in grants to support local initiatives

All news

A school uniform textile rescue program, a virtual reality experience to support the wellbeing of elderly residents, and a harbour and beach clean-up initiative are among the recipients of more than $65,000 in funding awarded to local community groups, charities and schools as part of Woollahra Council’s Grants Program.

Published 23 July 2021

Woollahra Council awards $65,000 in grants to support local initiatives

Small business support during lockdown

All news

The NSW and federal governments have announced a new range of measures to support local businesses.

Published 19 July 2021

Small business support during lockdown

What’s in this year’s budget? Post pandemic financial recovery and investment in local infrastructure

All news

With a total expenditure of $126.8 million, the recently endorsed 2021/22 Delivery Program and Operational Plan outlines a range of initiatives which will ensure our long-term financial sustainability and benefit our community.

Published 5 July 2021

What’s in this year’s budget? Post pandemic financial recovery and investment in local infrastructure

Re-advertised 2021/22 Fees and Charges items

All news

At the Council meeting 28 June 2021 where the 2021/22 Fees and Charges Schedule was adopted, Council further resolved to re-advertise selected items relating to Dinghy Storage, Filming and Still Photography, Fitness Training, Impounding, Parks and Reserves, Planning Requests, Roads and Footpaths and Traffic & Parking.

Published 5 July 2021

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Go Plastic Free: How will you choose to refuse?

Environment

The easiest way to reduce your plastic use is to refuse the ‘Big 4’: plastic bags, bottles, coffee cups and straws. We share a few other ways you can reduce the plastic in your life.

Published 5 July 2021

Go Plastic Free: How will you choose to refuse?

Five local lockdown walks without the crowds

Community

Outdoor exercise is one of the essential reasons you can leave home during the lockdown, so check out one of these quieter routes next time you need some fresh air.

Published 30 June 2021

Five local lockdown walks without the crowds

New pedestrianised plaza for Knox Street, Double Bay

Planning & Building

We've received a $4.75 million grant from the NSW Government under the Public Spaces Legacy Program to create a new public plaza at Knox Street, Double Bay.

Published 17 June 2021

New pedestrianised plaza for Knox Street, Double Bay
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