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Autumn School Holiday Activities
There are so many fun events happening during the Autumn school break. From stop motion animation, clay craft fun, movies and so much more. And best of all, they're really affordable and some are even free! Check out all our fun school holiday activities!
Published 20 March 2023
Celebrate Youth Week (20-30 April) with us
We’re hosting a series of fun and free events for young people in April during NSW Youth Week (20 to 30 April). There’s a natural scent blending workshop, VR sessions, macramé making and a Manga drawing lesson.
Published 15 March 2023
Go slow for a mo' in Cooper Park this summer with our Nature Wellness Trail
Want to escape the heat these holidays? Head to Cooper Park and complete our Nature Wellness Trail. This rejuvenating experience is designed to refresh your mood, energy and focus and help you reconnect with nature.
Published 14 November 2022
Top 5 spots to enjoy jacarandas
Our local area is beautiful at this time of year as jacarandas paint the streets purple. An iconic part of our landscape, these beauties bloom for only a few weeks each year – so get your cameras out before they are gone again!
Published 9 October 2022
Rudi’s top five tips for planting a tree on National Tree Day
National Tree Day is coming up on 31 July, 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 22 July 2022
Five must-see local trees, chosen by our tree staff
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 walk?
Published 22 July 2022
We've committed to 100% renewable energy
From 1 July this year, three solar farms will supply 100% renewable energy to all 74 of our facilities and parks, as well as our streetlights, reducing our total emissions by nearly 50%.
Published 20 June 2022
Explore the Trumper Park trail in Paddington
Trumper Park is one of our favourite local hidden secrets to escape the hustle and bustle. We have put together a 1.6km circuit to discover sunset views, magnificent Moreton Bay figs, our famous local cricketer and the tranquil pond.
Published 23 May 2022
Recycle your old batteries at the library
To help you dispose of batteries responsibly, we’re trialling a new battery recycling bin at Woollahra Library at Double Bay.
Published 28 April 2022
Emanuel Synagogue goes solar
Emanuel Synagogue has recently installed rooftop solar panels with help from Council’s environmental grants program and Solar My Suburb program.
Published 21 April 2022
Are you solar ready?
Discover if your roof is right for solar panels with a free, not-for-profit online tool that helps you check the solar potential of your roof.
Published 2 March 2022
Reduce Your Environmental Footprint
There are some very simple actions you can take to reduce your household waste and energy emissions.
Published 28 February 2022
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