Council News

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

Media ReleaseApplications 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.

10 Apr 2017- Waverley Awards its Local Heroes

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.

06 Apr 2017- A Feast of Entertainment at Bondi Pavilion

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. 

05 Apr 2017- Bondi Pavilion Development Application Submitted

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

21 Mar 2017- Entries open for Waverley Art Prize

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. 

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

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.

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

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.  

28 Feb 2017- Meet the artist behind Wonder Woman

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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.

15 Feb 2017- Resting Beach Face at Bondi Pavilion Gallery

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

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

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.

20 Jan 2017- Bronte Road Closures on Australia Day 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.

10 Jan 2017- Summerama in Bondi returns!

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.