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Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532. 

 2017 Latest News

" "      No surprises on special leave to appeal being granted
12 May 2017

Media Release Today’s judgement from the High Court, granting Woollahra Council special leave to appeal, has come as no surprise to Waverley Council following an earlier decision from the Court of Appeals in late March on the Ku-ring-gai Council merger.

.      Council wins prestigious award
05 May 2017

Media Release:  Waverley Council was theproud recipient of a Publications Award at the National Trust Heritage Awards lastweek.

" "      Drawing with a difference - Waverley Library
04 May 2017

Media Release: Two new exhibitionsare now open at the Waverley Libraries Galleries which use drawing- but not asyou would expect.

" "      You’ll want a piece of this – Global Table
01 May 2017

Media Release Everyone is taco-ing about it – Global Table is back. The heart of Bondi Junction will be transformed into a cultural extravaganza of food, music, dancing and entertainment this May.

" "      Mayor praises work of Waverley Lifeguards
26 Apr 2017

Media Release Following last night’s powerful episode of Bondi Rescue, Mayor of Waverley, Sally Betts publicly acknowledges the tireless work the Council Lifeguards do on a day-to-day basis.

" "      Paint your dreams on Bondi Beach Sea Wall
11 Apr 2017

Media Release Applications are now open for artists seeking to paint their mural on the famous Bondi Beach Sea Wall. Since the late 1970’s, the Sea Wall which runs along the length of south Bondi Beach promenade and skate park, has featured a mix of street and contemporary art.

" "      Waverley Awards its Local Heroes
10 Apr 2017

Media Release At a special presentation on Wednesday 5 April, Waverley Council recognised the honourable achievements of three of its community members at the Waverley Local Hero Awards 2016.

" "      A Feast of Entertainment at Bondi Pavilion
06 Apr 2017

Media Release Bondi Feast is back at the Bondi Pavilion this winter and we are looking for artists to be part of the line-up. 

" "      Bondi Pavilion Development Application Submitted
05 Apr 2017

Media Release Waverley Council has now submitted the Development Application (DA) for Stage 1 of the Bondi Pavilion Upgrade and Conservation Project.

" "      Help us combat littering in Waverley! Litter Blitz
23 Mar 2017

Media Release Council wants to ensure our local area is as beautiful as it can be and we’re asking the community to help us.

" "      Flick the switch to save the planet – Earth Hour
22 Mar 2017

Media Release Local businesses will unite to protect the planetby switching off their lights for Earth Hour on 25 March. 

" "      Hall Street Bondi to become smoke-free
21 Mar 2017

Media Release Waverley Council will extend its smoke-free areas to include Hall Street, Bondi to help protect the community from passive smoke.

" "      Entries open for Waverley Art Prize
21 Mar 2017

Media Release Waverley Council is calling for entries into the 31st Waverley Art Prize with a $12,000 prize pool up for grabs.The annual prize is open to painting, drawing and printmaking. Entries are open to artist’s 18-years and over. 

" "      Heroes and Heroines in the making - Youth Art Prize
13 Mar 2017

Media Release Waverley Council is calling for entries into this year’s Youth Art Prize with the theme Heroes and Heroines – the everyday and the extraordinary.

" "      Come along for the ride – National Ride2School Day
09 Mar 2017

Media Release Waverley Council will be providing mechanics to several local schools to make sure their bikes are in tip-top condition ahead of National Ride2School Day.  

" "      Meet the artist behind Wonder Woman
28 Feb 2017

Media Release You may not know the name immediately, but you definitely know her work.

" "      The secret is out – Winning Author’s research revealed
28 Feb 2017

Media Release The winner of the 2016 Nib Waverley Library Award for Literature will be revealing closely guarded secrets of her research into her recent book Who Bombed the Hilton?

" "      Jazz @ The Pav comes to Bondi this Autumn
27 Feb 2017

Media Release Thecontemporary sounds of jazz will flood Bondi’s Pavilion Theatre this March withWaverley Council’s Jazz @ The Pav festival.

" "      Waverley Council’s Interim General Manager, Peter Brown resignation
17 Feb 2017

Media Statement On Tuesday 7 February, the resignation of Interim General Manager of Waverley Council, Peter Brown, was considered by Council, effective as at 15 February 2017.

" "      Resting Beach Face at Bondi Pavilion Gallery
15 Feb 2017

Media Release We are excited to present the latest exhibition by local collective Arthole – Resting Beach Face.

" "      Filming in Oxford Street - Changed Traffic Conditions
27 Jan 2017

Filming for Peter Rabbit (a new film based on Beatrix Potter's classic children's book) will be occurring on Oxford Street, Bondi Junction from Thursday 26 January to Sunday 29 January, from 4am to 9pm. This filming may limit the availability of parking on Denison Street, Bondi Junction.

" "      Bronte Road Closures on Australia Day 2017
20 Jan 2017

Bronte Road will become one-way westbound, between Nelson Avenue and Gardyne Street on Thursday 26 January 2017, between 8.30am and 8pm. Gardyne Street, St Thomas Street and Yanko Avenue will be open to resident vehicle access only.

" "      Summerama in Bondi returns!
10 Jan 2017

Media Release Looking for fun activities to entertain the kids this summer? Then Waverley Council’s Summerama Fun Day Out on Saturday 14 January may well be the answer. Join in on any one of the amazing family-friendly coastal activities, be it exploring Bondi’s rock pools, building litter sandcastles, exchanging trash and treasure clothing, face painting and much more.

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