Willoughby in COVID-19: let's capture this moment in time

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How has life changed in Willoughby? What are you doing differently during the COVID-19 pandemic? Have you seen positive responses to the pandemic in the Willoughby Community?

We want you to share how the pandemic has affected you to help us document this extraordinary moment in our history for future generations.

You have two ways to contribute a post at the bottom of this page - comments can be added to these

  1. Post a short story below with/without any number of photo/s or video/s. Video requires a link through an existing video channel such as YouTube. OR
  2. Leave a short contribution by jumping into the Short Message area below. You can only upload one image here and videos cannot be added here.

Posts can be fun, humorous and entertaining. Or they could be on a more serious note about struggles you or your family may have faced.

Our Library Local Studies Team will be collating your contributions into an online historical showcase of stories and images to reflect the experiences of the Willoughby community during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. These resources will become part of Willoughby City Library’s Local Studies Collection. Enquires to library@Willoughby.nsw.gov.au

Registration at this site is required to participate. You can do that here. Remember that your user name will appear on the post.

Comments are welcome and short posts can be liked however....

  • Please be respectful of others and ensure your posts and comments are family friendly and helpful to others. Distasteful posts or comments will be removed.
  • This site will be monitored. Personal remarks about others or any offensive comments will be removed instantly. Please report anything you see against guidelines to Tania.Stark@Willoughby.nsw.gov.au

Here's some isolation food for thought to get you thinking

  • How have you adapted your business or profession to survive and connect with your customers or stakeholders?
  • What acts of kindness have you seen in our community?
  • Do you have images of chalk art or teddy bears and the like to share?
  • Do you have stories about our community heroes helping others or looking out for neighbours and our vulnerable community members?
  • How are you coping with working from home (WFH)?
  • How is schooling at home going?
  • How is juggling WFH with home schooling managed?
  • How did your Easter weekend work out this year?
  • How did you remember the fallen this Anzac Day?
  • Are you or a family member working at the front line of this crisis in Health, Education or the food supply chain or other work? We'd love to hear about your experiences.
  • Are there language issues with home school or other virtual interactions?
  • Have you experienced a wedding or a birth?
  • Have you lost someone during this time?
  • Have you had COVID-19?
  • What does life in isolation look like in a small city apartment V's a larger residential property.
  • How do you keep you and your family entertained?
  • How do you stay connected with your family and friends?
  • Have you started any isolation traditions?
  • Do you have stories to share about panic buying? Don't forget to include both the anxiety and the fun that came from toilet paper shortages...
  • What innovative outdoor exercise activities have you come up with to get moving while staying within the rules?

With the strength of our community, you're not alone. We can do this!

Your Privacy

Willoughby City Council takes the privacy of the participants using this site very seriously.

Please note all contributions will be public and content may be made available or reproduced in Council public documents and media.

For further information regarding your privacy please refer to Bang the Table Privacy Policy at https://www.haveyoursaywilloughby.com.au/privacy or Willoughby Council Privacy Management Plan at file:///C:/Users/presenter/Downloads/Document_3085645%20(4).pdf

How has life changed in Willoughby? What are you doing differently during the COVID-19 pandemic? Have you seen positive responses to the pandemic in the Willoughby Community?

We want you to share how the pandemic has affected you to help us document this extraordinary moment in our history for future generations.

You have two ways to contribute a post at the bottom of this page - comments can be added to these

  1. Post a short story below with/without any number of photo/s or video/s. Video requires a link through an existing video channel such as YouTube. OR
  2. Leave a short contribution by jumping into the Short Message area below. You can only upload one image here and videos cannot be added here.

Posts can be fun, humorous and entertaining. Or they could be on a more serious note about struggles you or your family may have faced.

Our Library Local Studies Team will be collating your contributions into an online historical showcase of stories and images to reflect the experiences of the Willoughby community during the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. These resources will become part of Willoughby City Library’s Local Studies Collection. Enquires to library@Willoughby.nsw.gov.au

Registration at this site is required to participate. You can do that here. Remember that your user name will appear on the post.

Comments are welcome and short posts can be liked however....

  • Please be respectful of others and ensure your posts and comments are family friendly and helpful to others. Distasteful posts or comments will be removed.
  • This site will be monitored. Personal remarks about others or any offensive comments will be removed instantly. Please report anything you see against guidelines to Tania.Stark@Willoughby.nsw.gov.au

Here's some isolation food for thought to get you thinking

  • How have you adapted your business or profession to survive and connect with your customers or stakeholders?
  • What acts of kindness have you seen in our community?
  • Do you have images of chalk art or teddy bears and the like to share?
  • Do you have stories about our community heroes helping others or looking out for neighbours and our vulnerable community members?
  • How are you coping with working from home (WFH)?
  • How is schooling at home going?
  • How is juggling WFH with home schooling managed?
  • How did your Easter weekend work out this year?
  • How did you remember the fallen this Anzac Day?
  • Are you or a family member working at the front line of this crisis in Health, Education or the food supply chain or other work? We'd love to hear about your experiences.
  • Are there language issues with home school or other virtual interactions?
  • Have you experienced a wedding or a birth?
  • Have you lost someone during this time?
  • Have you had COVID-19?
  • What does life in isolation look like in a small city apartment V's a larger residential property.
  • How do you keep you and your family entertained?
  • How do you stay connected with your family and friends?
  • Have you started any isolation traditions?
  • Do you have stories to share about panic buying? Don't forget to include both the anxiety and the fun that came from toilet paper shortages...
  • What innovative outdoor exercise activities have you come up with to get moving while staying within the rules?

With the strength of our community, you're not alone. We can do this!

Your Privacy

Willoughby City Council takes the privacy of the participants using this site very seriously.

Please note all contributions will be public and content may be made available or reproduced in Council public documents and media.

For further information regarding your privacy please refer to Bang the Table Privacy Policy at https://www.haveyoursaywilloughby.com.au/privacy or Willoughby Council Privacy Management Plan at file:///C:/Users/presenter/Downloads/Document_3085645%20(4).pdf