2017 Media Releases

01 January

  1. 5 Jan 2017

    Hallstrom Park Playground refreshed and refurbished

    Willoughby City Council has recently completed $500,000 worth of upgrades to Hallstrom Park Playground, located in Bicentennial Reserve, Willoughby.

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  2. 10 Jan 2017

    The Young Creators: local students curate professional art exhibition

    Five local high school students have curated their first professional art exhibition through a Willoughby Council initiative, The Young Creators.

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  3. 12 Jan 2017

    Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial call for artists and creatives: event set to reinvigorate underutilised spaces in Chatswood CBD

    Artists and creatives are being called to submit ideas to be part of the Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial (WVAB) from 6 – 24 September 2017, with proposed artworks and ideas responding to the theme, Kaleidoscope.

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  4. 19 Jan 2017

    Talks@Willoughby presents Belinda Alexandra: speaking about her novel "Southern Ruby"

    Bestselling Australian author, Belinda Alexandra, will speak about her latest novel Southern Ruby on Wednesday 22 February at Chatswood Library on The Concourse.

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  5. 24 Jan 2017

    Celebrate Banjo Paterson’s birthday at the Henry Lawson Cave

    Artists and creatives are being called to submit ideas to be part of the Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial (WVAB) from 6 – 24 September 2017, with proposed artworks and ideas responding to the theme, Kaleidoscope.

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  6. 31 Jan 2017

    Willoughby welcomes Year of the Rooster: Chinese New Year Festival 2017

    Welcome in the Year of the Rooster at the annual Chinese New Year Festival, one of the largest Chinese New Year celebrations in Sydney, from 10am - 5pm, Saturday 4 February at Chatswood Mall and The Concourse, Victoria Avenue, Chatswood.

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02 February

  1. 2 Feb 2017

    Important information for Willoughby residents: Delivery of new domestic bins

    Willoughby residents will soon have brand new red and yellow lidded bins when the old models are replaced over the months of February and March this year.

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  2. 6 Feb 2017

    Council seeks community consultation for Flood Study

    Willoughby City Council is undertaking a study to develop a Floodplain Risk Management Plan for the Flat Rock Creek Catchment, in accordance with the NSW Government’s directive.

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  3. 8 Feb 2017

    The Future of Willoughby: Have your Say in Planning our Future

    Willoughby City Council is planning for the future and is inviting you to be involved. By 2036 the population of Willoughby is estimated to increase by 18 per cent to nearly 90,000 people. Over the same period, household size is expected to fall. The number of people living alone will increase as will the number of people aged 70 and above and there will be a need to create more than 19,000 additional jobs.

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  4. 9 Feb 2017

    Talks@Willoughby presents Dr Nicola Gates speaking about her book A Brain for Life

    Back by popular demand, Dr Nicola Gates returns to Chatswood Library to speak about her book, A Brain for Life, as part of the Talks@Willoughby programme.

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  5. 10 Feb 2017

    Season-opening concert is a stroke of GENIUS

    The Willoughby Symphony's ravishing 2017 Season, Enduring Passion, opens with the dazzling GENIUS concert featuring masterworks by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Brahms.

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  6. 15 Feb 2017

    Local resident recognised in naming of Castle Cove Park Path

    Willoughby City Council will recognise the life and community contributions of the late James ‘Jim’ Ernest White in the naming of a new path at Castle Cove Park.

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  7. 15 Feb 2017

    Willoughby’s Seniors Festival 2017

    Residents aged 55 and over are invited to take part in Willoughby’s annual Seniors Festival. Sponsored by Willoughby City Council and supported by local community organisations and businesses, the 2017 programme features more than 30 free or specially discounted events and activities for seniors this March.

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  8. 20 Feb 2017

    International Women’s Day: Celebrate Willoughby’s extraordinary women

    Celebrate International Women’s Day at Willoughby Women Inspired and hear the remarkable success stories of inspiring women in the community, including special guest Pat Evans from Dress from Success Sydney, who will speak about her efforts to help women thrive in life and in work.

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  9. 21 Feb 2017

    Grow Young with Indira Naidoo

    Join Indira Naidoo and the Time to Grow Garden Share team at Grow Young on Thursday 9 March and learn more about growing plants in small areas, cooking and pickling with home grown produce and organic solutions to gardening problems.

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  10. 24 Feb 2017

    Transitions Film Festival comes to Chatswood

    The Transitions Film Festival, Australia’s largest sustainability film festival, is coming to Chatswood this March with an inspiring line-up of films about health and wellness, energy revolutions, ethical fashion and creative innovation.

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03 March

  1. 1 Mar 2017

    Herbs for a Healthy Home: Celebrating Harmony Day 2017

    Celebrate Willoughby’s rich cultural diversity at "Herbs for a Healthy Home" on Friday 24 March in Chatswood Mall, with a range of activities and demonstrations as part of Chatswood Mall Market.

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  2. 14 Mar 2017

    Chatswood gets (steam)punk’d for Vivid Sydney 2017

    The buildings, streets and laneways of Chatswood will be reinvented as a funky, retro-futuristic smart city as technology and light fuse with 19th Century steam-powered machinery during Vivid Sydney at Chatswood from 26 May to 17 June.

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  3. 14 Mar 2017

    Fauna Fair 2017

    The North Shore’s ever popular Fauna Fair returns in 2017 with a fun day for family and friends on all things animals and nature, including demonstrations, talks, stalls and activities at Chatswood’s Currey Park.

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  4. 14 Mar 2017

    North Shore’s own ‘French Knight’ leads fifth season at The Concourse

    Legendary Australian Flautist, Jane Rutter leads the return of the popular Live at Lunch concert series for its fifth season at The Concourse – commencing with the enchanting Flute Spirits & the Seasons.

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  5. 14 Mar 2017

    Willoughby Leisure Centre Award Win: Swim School Supervisor honoured with AUSTWIM award

    Willoughby Leisure Centre’s Aquatic Programs Supervisor Kaylyn Tomkinson has been awarded the 2016 NSW AUSTSWIM Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety Award at this year’s AUSTSWIM Water Safety Awards.

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  6. 16 Mar 2017

    Councillor Rutherford received Special Achievement Award at the 2017 Ministers’ Awards for Women in Local Government

    Willoughby Councillor, Judith Rutherford has received a prestigious Ministerial Award in honour of her outstanding service to the community, being presented with the Special Achievement Award at the 2017 Ministers’ Awards for Women in Local Government, held at NSW Parliament House.

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  7. 20 Mar 2017

    Symphony’s moment of GLORY

    Effervescent composer and pianist extraordinaire, Daniel Rojas will showcase his virtuosic talents as guest soloist in the Willoughby Symphony’s GLORY concert.

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  8. 21 Mar 2017

    Council Delivers with Infrastructure Levy

    Willoughby Council’s commitment to maintaining and upgrading the city’s parks, playgrounds and sports fields is paying off for the local community, with more than $2.7m in upgrades completed across the Willoughby Local Government Area in 2016, and a significant portion of funding coming from the Infrastructure Levy.

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  9. 24 Mar 2017

    Talks@Willoughby presents Susi Prescott speaking about her book Where Hummingbirds Dance

    When a traumatic event changed Susi Prescott’s seemingly perfect life, she packed up her things and set off for an adventure of a lifetime. From a well-planned life as a wife, mother, teacher and writer, to the unexpected end of her thirty year marriage, Susi decided to turn tragedy into opportunity by dedicating her life to helping others in need.

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  10. 28 Mar 2017

    Willoughby Council calls for clarity on delivery and its role in Greater Sydney Commission’s Draft Northern District Plan

    Willoughby Council last night (meeting of Monday 27 March 2017) endorsed a submission on the Greater Sydney Commission’s (GSC) Draft North District Plan, which largely supports the vision of the Plan but calls for more clarity on how it will be delivered and Council’s role in the process.

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  11. 28 Mar 2017

    Willoughby Council responds to draft amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act

    Willoughby Council last night (meeting of Monday 27 March 2017) endorsed a submission to the Department of Planning and Environment regarding draft amendments to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act (EP&A Act), 1979 - highlighting key concerns around the unknown full impact of the changes, and potential for increasing the range of development to be assessed as Complying Development.

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  12. 28 Mar 2017

    Willoughby on track to deliver key projects, improvements and services

    A six-month update of Willoughby Council’s 2016/17 Operational Plan shows Council is well on task to deliver key projects, business improvements and day to day services that will benefit, and are expected by local community.

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04 April

  1. 3 Apr 2017

    Student art talent showcased in SMART EXPRESSIONS: An exhibition of HSC artworks

    Willoughby City Council presents Smart Expressions, a mixed media exhibition of selected 2016 HSC artworks by students from five local High Schools: Chatswood High, Glenaeon Rudolf Steiner, Mercy Catholic College, St Pius X College and Willoughby Girls High.

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  2. 7 Apr 2017

    The Sydney Writers' Festival returns to The Concourse in 2017

    Literary lovers are invited to attend the Sydney Writers’ Festival on The Concourse from 22 – 28 May, featuring an exciting line-up of author talks including David Hunt and Stephen Dando-Collins, student program Secondary School Days, and popular chill-out zone, The Reading Corner.

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  3. 11 Apr 2017

    Business improvements result in award win and wins for the community

    Willoughby Council has been recognised for its successful internal Business Improvement Program, winning the Excellence in Operational and Management Effectiveness award at the prestigious Local Government Awards, held last Thursday.

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  4. 12 Apr 2017

    Councillor Anthony Mustaca OAM awarded Italian Knighthood

    The Award is in recognition for service Councillor Mustaca has provided to the Italian community, but especially to disadvantaged children, over his lifetime

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  5. 18 Apr 2017

    Autumn Afternoons at The Concourse

    Bring the whole family along to enjoy Autumn Afternoons from Thursday 20 to Saturday 22 April at The Concourse lower outdoor space.

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  6. 19 Apr 2017

    New Northern Sydney Community Recycling Centre

    Willoughby residents can now recycle various types of problem waste free of charge, at the newly opened drive through Northern Sydney Community Recycling Centre, in Artarmon.

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  7. 21 Apr 2017

    Learn how to stay safe in and around the water

    Bring the whole family along to Willoughby Leisure Centre’s Family Water Safety Day and find out how to stay safe in and around the water.

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  8. 24 Apr 2017

    Talks@Willoughby presents Nikki Gemmell and Caroline Baum In Conversation

    Join authors Nikki Gemmell and Caroline Baum as they discuss their recent family memoirs and mother-daughter relationships at a special Talks@Willoughby at Chatswood Library this May.

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  9. 22 May 2017

    Fantastic dining to fuel up for your journey through Vivid Sydney at Chatswood

    Visitors to Vivid Sydney at Chatswood will be spoilt for choice with a range of dining options available to fuel up for their journey through the futuristic, steam-powered light installations in Chatswood CBD.

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05 May

  1. 1 May 2017

    Community Grants – closing soon!

    Community organisations and groups are encouraged to apply for Willoughby City Council’s 2017 round of Community Grants. Applications will close at 5pm, Friday 12 May.

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  2. 1 May 2017

    Make Mother’s Day Musical!

    Spoil your loved one this Mother’s Day with a Willoughby Symphony Gift Package, featuring four beautiful concerts from the 2017 Season, Enduring Passion.

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  3. 2 May 2017

    Live at Lunch presents Monet: The Flowers of War 1918

    Experience a delicious feast for the senses at Live at Lunch’s Monet: The Flowers of War 1918, featuring the exquisite music of WWI French composers as the masterworks of Impressionist Monet are projected onto a big screen.

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  4. 5 May 2017

    Council seeks feedback on former Artarmon Bowling Club site

    Willoughby City Council is seeking feedback from the community regarding the future use of the former Artarmon Bowling Club site, located at 1A Burra Rd, Artarmon.

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  5. 9 May 2017

    Have your say on Council’s Operational Plan and Budget for the coming year

    Willoughby Council’s Draft 2017-2018 Operational Plan, Budget, Revenue and Pricing Policies - Schedule of Fees and Charges will be available for public consultation from 11 May, following approval for public exhibition at last night’s Council meeting (Monday 8 May).

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  6. 10 May 2017

    Lights On Competition!

    Tell us your vision for Chatswood as a ‘Future City, Smart City’ and win the opportunity to switch on the lights at Vivid Sydney at Chatswood

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  7. 22 May 2017

    Family Fun at Vivid Sydney at Chatswood 2017

    Vivid Sydney at Chatswood’s family friendly offerings return from 26 May to 17 June, featuring a special daytime installation at Chatswood Chase Sydney, night time installations open from the earlier time of 5.30pm, robotics and lantern making workshops, and plenty of easily accessible, interactive installations and dining options.

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  8. 22 May 2017

    Vivid Sydney at Chatswood – run on 100 per cent GreenPower

    The Chatswood precinct of Vivid Sydney, ‘Future City, Smart City’, will be run on 100 per cent GreenPower when it lights up from 26 May to 17 June.

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  9. 22 May 2017

    Vivid Sydney at Chatswood: Getting There – Plan Your Visit

    Locals and visitors are being encouraged to use public transport to visit Vivid Sydney, the world’s largest festival of light, music and ideas, when it comes to Chatswood from 26 May - 17 June. A variety of other transport options, including accessible tours and parking are also available.

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  10. 24 May 2017

    New boat trailer parking restrictions to soon apply: Council gives go ahead to new powers

    Willoughby Council has endorsed (Council Meeting of Monday 22 May) new powers relating to boat trailer parking throughout Willoughby City Council, designed to discourage the nuisance caused by the long-term parking of unattended registered boat trailers on public roads, often caused by people who do not live in the local area.

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  11. 26 May 2017

    Solar power helps reduce community centre power bills and greenhouse emissions

    Willoughby Council has installed three new photo-voltaic (PV) rooftop systems at the Naremburn Community Centre and Castlecrag Community Centre, with the assistance of Federal Government Solar Communities Program grants from the Department of the Environment.

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  12. 26 May 2017

    Willoughby Symphony performs a MIRACLE

    Internationally acclaimed percussionist Claire Edwardes guest stars in the Willoughby Symphony’s MIRACLE concert, a glittering performance of beloved works by Haydn, Mendelssohn and 2017 Composer-in-Residence, Dr Daniel Rojas.

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  13. 30 May 2017

    Castle Cove Park path named in honour of James White

    A special ceremony was held on Friday 26 May, to officially name the newly completed perimeter path at Castle Cove Park in honour of former Castle Cove resident, the late James ‘Jim’ White.

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06 June

  1. 5 Jun 2017

    Dads Read: Be their Reading Legend!

    Families with young children are invited on a thrilling journey through Ancient Persia at Willoughby City Library’s Dads Read event this July.

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  2. 5 Jun 2017

    Live at Lunch presents: Nocturnes & Songs to the Moon

    Leading Australian soprano Amelia Farrugia and internationally acclaimed flautist Jane Rutter praise the light of the moon in Nocturnes & Songs to the Moon, the third concert of the popular lunchtime series, Live at Lunch.

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  3. 8 Jun 2017

    What wet weather? Vivid Sydney at Chatswood still doable and viewable

    Don’t let the rain and cold dampen your experience at Vivid Sydney at Chatswood, with many of the fantastic steam punk inspired interactive installations and experiences still doable and viewable from undercover or inside.

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  4. 15 Jun 2017

    Willoughby Council supports marriage equality

    Following lengthy debate in the Chamber, Willoughby Council resolved to support a change in the Marriage Act to allow marriage equality between two people irrespective of sex, gender identity or sexual characteristics.

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  5. 21 Jun 2017

    1001 Nights Children’s Concert

    Children are invited to go on an exciting journey through Ancient Persia with the Willoughby Symphony’s 1001 Nights Children’s Concert, this August at The Concourse.

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  6. 26 Jun 2017

    Chatswood Library hosts Comic Con-versation 2017

    Celebrate Comic Con-versation 2017 at the Chatswood Library this July, featuring an exciting range of events and activities including exhibitions, as well as the opportunity to meet some of the most talented Australian comic creators.

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  7. 26 Jun 2017

    Upgrades completed at Chatswood playgrounds

    Parks, playgrounds and sports fields across the Willoughby Local Government Area have received more than $2.7m in upgrades as part of Council’s commitment to maintaining and upgrading assets including parks, sportsgrounds and outdoor living spaces for current and future community use. The most recent upgrades include those at Greville Park and Campbell Park in Chatswood.

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  8. 27 Jun 2017

    Community to benefit from Council’s grants program

    Willoughby City Council has awarded $8,000 to local community groups as part of The 2017 Event Seed Funding Grants program. The grants will assist with funding cultural, artistic and performing arts projects and events that will directly benefit the Willoughby Community.

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  9. 27 Jun 2017

    Council adopts Operational Plan and Budget for the coming year

    Following consultation, Willoughby Council finalised and adopted its Operational Plan and Budget for 2017/18 last night.

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  10. 27 Jun 2017

    Council approves Chatswood CBD Planning and Urban Design Strategy: Sets the course for a green commercial core with residential periphery

    Willoughby City Council has approved its Chatswood CBD Planning and Urban Design Strategy (Council Meeting of Monday 26 June), aimed at strengthening the status of Sydney’s sixth largest commercial office centre, finding a balance between commercial and residential development, and improving the overall design and attractiveness of the CBD.

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  11. 28 Jun 2017

    Talks@Willoughby presents Bret Harris speaking about his book "Tour de Oz"

    You’ve heard of the Tour de France, but have you heard of Tour de Oz? Former sports journalist Bret Harris will tell the fascinating story of the first bicycle race around Australia at Chatswood Library on The Concourse this July.

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07 July

  1. 4 Jul 2017

    Talks@Willoughby presents Michael Robotham speaking about his book "The Secrets She Keeps"

    Award winning Australian author, Michael Robotham, returns to Chatswood Library to speak about his gripping new psychological thriller, The Secrets She Keeps.

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  2. 11 Jul 2017

    Community Grants announced

    More than $72,000 worth of community grants have been awarded to 26 community groups and individuals as part of Willoughby Council’s 2017 Small Grants program.

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  3. 19 Jul 2017

    Grab your hat and gloves - it’s time to get planting!

    Green thumbs of all ages are invited to join Willoughby City Council’s National Tree Day activities on Sunday 30 July at Warners Park, Northbridge.

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  4. 19 Jul 2017

    Local Government Election 2017

    Willoughby Council is reminding residents and non-resident owners, occupiers and rate paying lessees of rateable land in the Willoughby City Council area to ensure their enrolment details are up to date in the lead up to Local Government elections.

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  5. 20 Jul 2017

    Join the cheering crowds for Proms

    Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, Dr Nicholas Milton AM leads the full Willoughby Orchestra and Choir in a celebration of masterpieces in Last Night of the Proms, performing beloved works as the Dambusters March, Jerusalem and Elgar’s Pomp and Circumstance March.

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  6. 25 Jul 2017

    Citizens Panel to drive community ownership and input into future use of Artarmon Bowling Club site

    Willoughby Council is moving forward with plans to bring the former Artarmon Bowling Club site into community use, by establishing a Citizens Panel that will consider future options for the Artarmon Bowling clubhouse building. Willoughby Council purchased the former Artarmon Bowling Club site, located at 1A Burra Rd in February 2016, on condition that the site must remain a community recreation facility.

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  7. 28 Jul 2017

    State Government announces council mergers will not proceed

    The NSW State Government announced on Thursday 27 July that council mergers will no longer proceed.

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08 August

  1. 4 Aug 2017

    Talks@Willoughby presents Roger Maynard speaking about his book Hero or Deserter?

    Former BBC Reporter Roger Maynard will speak about his book, Hero or Deserter? Gordon Bennett and the tragic defeat of 8th Division.

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  2. 8 Aug 2017

    Council extends smoke-free areas in Chatswood CBD

    Willoughby Council has extended the Chatswood CBD Smoke-Free Zone to include Post Office Lane, which now acts as a major pedestrian thoroughfare connecting the eastern entry/exit of the Chatswood Interchange to Victor Street.

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  3. 8 Aug 2017

    Willoughby set to webcast Council Meetings

    Willoughby Council has adopted (Council Meeting of Monday 7 August) a revised Code of Meeting Practice that will allow for the implementation of webcasting of Council Meetings.

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  4. 9 Aug 2017

    Talks@Willoughby presents Kevin Kwan speaking about his novel Rich People Problems

    Kevin Kwan is the author of the international bestsellers Crazy Rich Asians, soon to be a major motion picture, and China Rich Girlfriend. Born in Singapore, he has called New York's West Village home since 1995.

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  5. 10 Aug 2017

    Council adopts Long Term Financial Plan

    Willoughby City Council has adopted its updated Long-Term Financial Plan (LTFP) 2017 - 2027 at the final Council meeting for the current term (Monday 7 August).

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  6. 11 Aug 2017

    Emerge Festival 2017 Program Launched: Celebrating new talent, culture and community

    An exciting program of more than 30 events has been announced for the North Shore’s much loved Emerge Festival this September.

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  7. 14 Aug 2017

    Live at Lunch presents "The Painted Piano & The Golden Flute"

    Two great pianists on two grand pianos will fuse jazz and classical music in The Painted Piano & The Golden Flute, the fourth concert of popular Live at Lunch concert series at The Concourse.

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  8. 17 Aug 2017

    $2.5M upgrades to Chatswood High School Oval complete

    Upgrades worth $2.5M to Chatswood High School Oval are now complete, with the new synthetic sportsground open for use.

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09 September

  1. 4 Sep 2017

    Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial – Kaleidoscope Opens this week

    The Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial will transform the Chatswood CBD with sculpture, sound and video installations, as well as pop up art activities and ‘happenings’ in public places and art spaces across the Willoughby area from 6 – 24 September.

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  2. 6 Sep 2017

    Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial: Algorithmic Pareidolia exhibition

    Algorithmic Pareidolia, an exhibition by leading Australian media artist Wade Marynowsky is one of the stand out events of this year’s Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial.

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  3. 19 Sep 2017

    Meet your new Council

    The City of Willoughby has elected its Council for the next three years returning Gail Giles-Gidney as Willoughby’s 51st Mayor.

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  4. 26 Sep 2017

    Councillors sworn in and Deputy Mayor elected for new Council term

    Thirteen Councillors, including returning Willoughby Mayor Gail Giles-Gidney, were officially sworn in last night as part of the first meeting for the new Council.

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10 October

  1. 17 Oct 2017

    Tyneside Tennis Open Day: free community use of courts every Sunday

    Willoughby Leisure Centre is hosting a free Community Open Day at Tyneside Tennis Courts, North Willoughby on 22 October.

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  2. 20 Oct 2017

    Willoughby Shorts Film Festival: Official Screening

    Sit back with some popcorn and settle in for an evening of outstanding short films at the Willoughby Shorts Film Festival - Sydney’s fastest growing student film festival – from 6pm, Friday 27 October at The Concourse, Chatswood.

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  3. 24 Oct 2017

    Council’s Delivery Program on target

    A six month update on the progress of Willoughby Council’s Delivery Program 2013-17, during the 2016/17 financial year, shows Council is well on track to deliver intended projects and works, and improve services for the benefit of the community.

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  4. 31 Oct 2017

    Willoughby Council partners with Service NSW in support of small business

    Willoughby Council has partnered with Service NSW as part of the Easy to do Business program, which aims to benefit small businesses within the Willoughby Local Government area by cutting through the red tape.

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  5. 4 Oct 2018

    Talks@Willoughby presents Richard Glover speaking about his book The Land Before Avocado

    Popular journalist and radio personality, Richard Glover, returns to Chatswood Library to speak about his latest book – The Land Before Avocado on Wednesday 14 November at 12.30pm.

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11 November

  1. 6 Nov 2017

    Help us shape Willoughby’s local centres

    Willoughby Council is calling on the local community to be a part of a continuing conversation about how we manage and plan for this future growth - particularly of local centres - as part of the Willoughby Planning Strategy 2036.

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  2. 9 Nov 2017

    Call for Nominations: 2018 Willoughby Australia Day Awards

    Willoughby City Council is seeking nominations for the 2018 Willoughby Australia Day Awards, to be presented at the Australia Day Ceremony on Friday 26 January at The Concourse Civic Pavilion, Chatswood.

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  3. 9 Nov 2017

    Celebrate the Festive Season in Willoughby

    Kick start the festivities with a range of fun events for the whole family!

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  4. 13 Nov 2017

    Stormwater harvesting and reuse system to save more than $10,000 per year

    A new, state-of-the-art stormwater harvesting and reuse system, estimated to save upwards of $10,000 per year, is now in use for irrigation of the sports oval at Artarmon Reserve.

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  5. 15 Nov 2017

    Local students celebrate their book publishing success

    Willoughby City Council hosted a special celebration and presentation ceremony for the winners of the Our Local Wildlife Short Story Competition on Thursday 9 November.

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  6. 21 Nov 2017

    Construction begins on Gore Hill Park redevelopment

    Federal Member for North Sydney, Trent Zimmerman MP and Willoughby Mayor Gail Giles-Gidney turned the sod to mark the start of construction of the Gore Hill Park redevelopment – a major regional sport and recreation hub for the lower North Shore.

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  7. 30 Nov 2017

    Community grants announcement

    Willoughby City Council has approved four applicants for The Concourse Performing Arts Subsidy Grants program, totalling an amount of $12,000.

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12 December

  1. 4 Dec 2017

    Soaring Spirit: Tickets on sale now!

    Experience an extraordinary voyage of astounding music with the Willoughby Symphony’s 2018 Subscription Series, Soaring Spirit, featuring six concerts of beloved classics and innovative new music.

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  2. 19 Dec 2017

    The Chatswood Family Festival on The Concourse: Entertainment for the whole family!

    The Chatswood Family Festival on The Concourse is back in 2018, offering a jam-packed program of fun activities and events for the whole family to get involved in.

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