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Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.

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" "   The sun is setting on Solar my School
16 Jul 2024 | Council News

After 7 successful years, the Council-run Solar my School Program, which has helped hundreds of schools across New South Wales install solar power, is coming to its end, and what a wonderful initiative it has been!

  2024 judges announced for the $40,000 Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award
16 Jul 2024 | Council News

Waverley Council has announced this year’s panel of judges, each with a wealth of experience to choose the winner of the $40,000 Literary Award.

" "   Art prize winners announced as Bondi Festival 2024 kicks off
10 Jul 2024 | Council News

Amid the excitement of the launch of Bondi Festival, Bronte Leighton-Dore was announced as winner of the 38th annual Waverley Art Prize.

  EV charging amps up in the East
09 Jul 2024 | Council News

Over 250 additional public electric vehicle chargers will be installed across Waverley, Randwick and Woollahra local government areas by the end of 2025 to cater to the demand of more charging stations.

" "   Bronte Pool closure - we're preparing for summer!
04 Jul 2024 | Council News

We want to keep Bronte Pool safe and functional as we look towards the fast-approaching summer season. The pool will be closing for planned maintenance during winter.

  Save the date for NSW local elections on 14 September 2024
03 Jul 2024 | Council News

The Waverley Council elections are on Saturday 14 September. Voting is compulsory.

" "   Fill your boots! Win a $1000 Westfield voucher to celebrate the imminent opening of the Boot Factory
02 Jul 2024 | Council News

Enter our competition and win one of two $1000 Westfield vouchers, to celebrate the imminent opening of the Boot Factory

" "   Waverley Art Prize 2024 finalists announced
13 Jun 2024 | Council News

On Friday 5 July 2024, Waverley Council’s Mayor Paula Masselos will officiate the 38th Waverley Art Prize with the announcement of the $15,000 Open Prize winner and launch of the finalist exhibition in Bondi Pavilion Gallery.

Waverley Youth Art Prize 2024   Waverley Youth Art Prize 2024 winners announced
11 Jun 2024 | Council News

Waverley Council was proud to announce the winners of the 2024 Waverley Youth Art Prize on 6 June, which this year saw young artists respond to the theme ‘Mysteries of the Deep’.

" "   A Place for Us - Creating space for community in Waverley
02 Jul 2024 | Council News

Community is at the heart of what Council do. Explore free community events happening across iconic Waverley spaces this winter!

""   Celebrate the wonders of the deep at our free World Ocean Day concert, Saturday 8 June
29 May 2024 | Council News

Join us for a free evening of live music with award-winning jazz vocalist Emma Pask, the Oriente Tres band and the Rose Bay Secondary College Jazz Band.

""   NSW turbocharges kerbside EV charging with 600+ new ports
28 May 2024 | Media Release

Motorists in Waverley will benefit from the largest rollout of public kerbside EV chargers in the country.

""   Development application approved and grant funding announced for Bronte Surf Life Saving Club
14 May 2024 | Media Release

Waverley Council is delighted to announce that the revised development application (DA) for Bronte Surf Life Saving Club and Community Facilities has been approved by the Sydney Eastern City Planning Panel.

""   Movies in the Park wet weather update
09 May 2024 | Council News

Check out our new dates for Waverley Council’s free Movies in the Park community event this May.

""   Express. Empower. Get Loud! In Waverley for Youth Week 2024
08 May 2024 | Council News

Waverley Council’s Youth Week 2024 celebrations are gearing up for a huge closing event on Sunday 19 May with the WAVES Youth Music Festival at the Dolphin Court, Bondi Park.

" "   Blak Markets joins Waverley Council’s Global Table 2024
07 May 2024 | Council News

Global Table, Waverley Council’s annual celebration of our diverse culture, food and music returns to Oxford Street Mall, Bondi Junction on Sunday 19 May from 11am to 4pm.

""   Community update following the Bondi Junction tragedy
02 May 2024 | Council News

Please see our list of updates for the community including information about how to find support.

""   A boost for local businesses: Waverley Council adopts common sense approach to footpath seating
30 Apr 2024 | Media Release

Waverley Council has voted unanimously to adopt a notice of motion to remove a prohibitive rule around footpath seating for cafes and restaurants.

""   Bondi Innovation Forum explores the artificial intelligence revolution
26 Apr 2024 | Media Release

Our nine speakers will delve into the revolutionary world of AI and unpack its complexities, providing real-world experiences, practical tips, and firsthand insights to help unlock its full potential.

""   Anzac Day 2024
24 Apr 2024 | Council News

Please join us tomorrow, Thursday 25 April at 7.45am at Waverley Memorial Gardens, Waverley Park for our Anzac Day service.

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