Media Releases

Read the latest news and media releases below. You can also read archived media releases.

 

 

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03 March


  1. 19 Mar 2019

    Vivid Sydney at Chatswood 2019 Steps into the Future with Love, Peace and Harmony


    Inspired by the fiftieth anniversary of Woodstock, Vivid Sydney at Chatswood runs from 24 May to 15 June and will reflect iconic values of love, peace and harmony through installations of light, symphonies of music and an exploration of challenging ideas.

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  2. 19 Mar 2019

    ETERNITY


    Rising star Benett Tsai will join the Willoughby Symphony to present Dvořák’s concerto for cello alongside Kate Moore’s new Requiem in an Australian premiere.

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  3. 15 Mar 2019

    Discover your local wildlife at the Fauna Fair


    Wildlife is everywhere, from birds and bugs in your backyard to the wallabies and owls in local bushland. Willoughby City Council presents a celebration of local wildlife, bushland and community at the ever popular Fauna Fair when it returns on 31 March.

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  4. 13 Mar 2019

    RiverBlue: Free Movie Screening and Q&A


    Mark The Fashion Revolution with Willoughby City Council’s FREE film screening of the award-winning documentary RiverBlue on Thursday 4 April.

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  5. 11 Mar 2019

    Willoughby City Council Employs Four TAFE NSW Event Management Graduates


    Four local TAFE NSW graduates have been recognised for their hard work and dedication, and secured employment in the events team at Willoughby City Council.

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02 February


  1. 28 Feb 2019

    Immerse Yourself in a Different Side of Sydney’s Art Scene


    Following a successful first year in 2018, Art Month Sydney presents yet another stunning exhibition showcasing the work of artists without commercial gallery representation. This time, the show takes place at Incinerator Art Space, in partnership with Willoughby City Council, to highlight must-see artists.

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  2. 22 Feb 2019

    Talks@Willoughby presents Meg and Tom Keneally speaking about their latest novel The Ink Stain


    Father daughter writing duo, Meg and Tom Keneally, speak about the fourth novel in their popular ‘Monsarrat’ series at Chatswood Library next month.

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  3. 21 Feb 2019

    Symphony unveils 2019 Chamber Music Series


    Willoughby Symphony is delighted to announce its 2019 Chamber Music Series, set in the plush and intimate surrounds of the Zenith Theatre.

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  4. 21 Feb 2019

    Inspiring Women at Chatswood Library


    Celebrate International Women’s Day on Thursday 7 March at Chatswood Library with not one, but two inspiring and thought-provoking presentations.

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  5. 20 Feb 2019

    Talks@Willoughby presents Caro Llewellyn on her memoir Diving into Glass


    Hear Caro Llewellyn speak about her emotional and inspiring memoir – Diving into Glass - at Chatswood Library next month.

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  6. 18 Feb 2019

    New $10.5 million Gore Hill Park opens


    Up to 3000 people a week are expected to use the new $10.5 million Gore Hill Park sports and community facilities after it opens in March.

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  7. 5 Feb 2019

    The most liveable region of Australia – northern Sydney


    The northern Sydney region is set to become the most liveable region in Australia, with eight proactive councils joining a landmark conference to map a path to success.

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01 January


  1. 30 Jan 2019

    Willoughby Symphony Season to open with GALA


    Chief Conductor and Artistic Director, Dr Nicholas Milton AM opens the Willoughby Symphony Orchestra 2019 season with GALA, a dazzling concert celebrating the music of Vienna’s iconic opera house.

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  2. 26 Jan 2019

    Willoughby’s Citizens of the Year announced


    The Willoughby Citizen of the Year Award has been presented to Anne Iuliano for her outstanding contribution to the Willoughby community.

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  3. 21 Jan 2019

    Willoughby City Council – leading the way for a green future


    Willoughby City Council is continuing to lay the building blocks for a sustainable future by calling on the community to give feedback on its ten year sustainability action plan Our Green City Plan.

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  4. 14 Jan 2019

    Take the kids to experience the wonders of Lunar New Year festivities without leaving Sydney


    This summer, Chatswood’s Year of the Pig Festival is offering a range of sensational attractions and fun experiences for kids to enjoy.

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  5. 14 Jan 2019

    Shop your way into the Lunar New Year at the Chatswood Year of the Pig Festival


    As another Lunar New Year comes around this February, people across the world will be letting go of the old and welcoming in the new by purchasing new clothes, food, homewares and more in preparation for the New Year.

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  6. 14 Jan 2019

    Chatswood is bringing the true meaning of Lunar New Year to Sydney


    Chatswood will transform into a hub of cultural festivities with the inaugural Lunar New Year Twilight Parade. The festive parade will showcase the exciting fanfare of a traditional Chinese New Year street parade and its meaning of good fortune for the New Lunar Year ahead.

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  7. 9 Jan 2019

    Talks@Willoughby presents Jane Caro speaking about her book "Accidental Feminists"


    Jane Caro launches another exciting Talks@Willoughby program for 2019, speaking on her latest book Accidental Feminists at Chatswood Library.

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  8. 9 Jan 2019

    Talks@Willoughby presents Dr Nicola Gates speaking about her book "The Feel Good Guide to Menopause"


    Dr Nicola Gates – author of the best-selling A Brain for Life - will speak at Chatswood Library about how understanding the brain–hormone connection can help women through menopause.

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  9. 4 Jan 2019

    Have a laugh and meet new people at Willoughby Seniors Festival


    Willoughby seniors are invited to take part in the annual Seniors Festival, featuring more than 30 free or specially discounted events and activities.

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  10. 2 Jan 2019

    Mini Maestros: Musical Opposites


    Back by popular demand, the Willoughby Symphony’s Mini Maestros series returns to The Concourse these school holidays with the interactive mini-symphony concert, Musical Opposites.

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  11. 2 Jan 2019

    Celebrate Australia Day in Chatswood


    Celebrate everything that is great about Australia by joining the Mayor and Councillors of Willoughby City for a free Australia Day community event.

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