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Managing our beaches during spring and summer

Managing our beaches during spring and summer

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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

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

Published 2 August 2021

Aboriginal Heritage Study for the Woollahra Municipality

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Woollahra Council has engaged Aboriginal Heritage Consultants Coast History & Heritage to work closely with the La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council in undertaking an Aboriginal Heritage Study for the Woollahra Municipality.

Published 12 November 2020

Aboriginal Heritage Study for the Woollahra Municipality

It’s National Recycling Week!

Environment

Learn more about how you can reduce your waste and give pre-loved goods and materials a second chance at life through re-use and recycling.

Published 9 November 2020

It’s National Recycling Week!

Top 5 things to do this spring

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What to do in our local area during this glorious time of year.

Published 29 October 2020

Top 5 things to do this spring

Asbestos Awareness Week 2020: Asbestos lurks in more places than you’d think

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If your home was built before the 1990s there’s a good chance it has some asbestos. It’s often found under flooring, as part of kitchen splashbacks or even in the garden.

Published 29 October 2020

Asbestos Awareness Week 2020: Asbestos lurks in more places than you’d think

Preparing for emergencies

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The more connected a community is, the more resilient it is. When big weather events strike, knowing your neighbours and being connected with your community can make a huge difference.

Published 16 October 2020

Preparing for emergencies

Development Applications online only from 1 November 2020

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From 1 November 2020, Development Applications (DAs) can only be lodged online.

Published 12 October 2020

Development Applications online only from 1 November 2020

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

2020 Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Finalists announced

Woollahra Preschool has grown

Community

We're excited to announce that our preschool in Double Bay now has an additional room and outdoor play area and we have expanded our childcare services to 40 new local families!

Published 1 October 2020

Woollahra Preschool has grown

Shop local during Small Business Month

Community

October is Small Business Month, let’s all support our small businesses by shopping and dining locally. Council is also offering a range of supports to small business owners - including a series of free webinars throughout October.

Published 1 October 2020

Shop local during Small Business Month

Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf – coming soon!

Arts & Culture

We’re excited to announce the new Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf, housed in the much-loved St Brigid’s building in Blackburn Gardens, will open its doors in 2021 to support artists and connect our community.

Published 1 October 2020

Woollahra Gallery at Redleaf – coming soon!
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