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Controversial Rushcutters Bay skatepark back on the agenda

By TILEAH DOBSON The Rushcutters Bay skate park saga continues as the issue of a proposed 'Youth Recreation Area' at the harbourside location of Rushcutters Bay Park has resurfaced. At a recent Woollahra Council Finance, Community and Services Committee meeting, the idea to move onto the next steps in building the skatepark was put forward […]

Susan Wynne returns as Woollahra Mayor, Isabelle Shapiro elected as Deputy

By DANIEL LO SURDO Woollahra Council has welcomed an all-female, all-Liberal mayor and deputy mayor tandem this month as Susan Wynne and Isabelle Shapiro were voted to the respective postings following the party's success at the December local elections, whereby its majority was held in the fifteen-seat council chamber. Challenging Cr Wynne for the mayoralty […]

Combatting overdevelopment and climate change at the heart of Woollahra election

By DANIEL LO SURDO Woollahra Municipal Council is another intriguing battleground ahead of the local elections on December 4.  Bellevue Hill  The Bellevue Hill Ward will be contested by incumbent councillors Isabelle Shapiro and Lucinda Regan, while Liberal councillor Nick Maxwell will not be seeking reelection. Hoping to replace Maxwell will be Liberal members Sean […]