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

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
Thu, 09 May 2024 | 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
Wed, 08 May 2024 | 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
Tue, 07 May 2024 | 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
Thu, 02 May 2024 | 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
Tue, 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
Fri, 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
Wed, 24 Apr 2024 | News

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

""   Community to come together for a candlelight vigil in wake of Bondi Junction tragedy
Wed, 17 Apr 2024 | Media Release

A candlelight vigil, supported by Waverley Council and the NSW Government, will be held on Sunday 21 April to allow community to come together and honour the victims of the Bondi Junction tragedy.

""   A message from the Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos
Sat, 13 Apr 2024 | News

The Waverley community is in a state of deep shock about the events that unfolded this afternoon at Westfield Bondi Junction.

""   Waiora School celebrates access and inclusion at Waverley Park Playground
Fri, 12 Apr 2024 | Media Release

The district-level inclusive play space caters to all visitors and was proudly co-funded by the NSW Government, through the NSW Public Spaces Legacy Program, in association with the Council.

""   Housing the hot topic at Women’s Council to the Mayor gathering
Thu, 11 Apr 2024 | Media Release

The provision of affordable and appropriate housing for women, including those with young families, who may be fleeing family and domestic violence, dominated the group's discussions.

""   Waverley Council urges the community to stay safe this weekend
Sat, 06 Apr 2024 | Media Release

Waverley Council is urging residents and visitors to heed warnings from emergency services to stay indoors and avoid unnecessary travel after significant rainfall last night caused widespread damage along the NSW east coast.

""   Bondi Mermaids inspire new public artwork for future generations
Wed, 27 Mar 2024 | Media Release

Artist Lyall Randolph’s fabled Bondi Mermaids sculpture is the inspiration for a new mermaid-themed public artwork Waverley Council is installing in the southern end of Bondi Park near Notts Avenue, Bondi Beach.

""   The fight to Save Our Buses continues in Waverley
Tue, 26 Mar 2024 | Media Release

Waverley Council will be making a submission this month to Transport for NSW to help safeguard bus services and passenger safety in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

""   Entries open 2 April 2024 for the national Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award
Tue, 26 Mar 2024 | Media Release

The Nib Award is Waverley Council’s annual celebration of the best Australian research-based literature and remains the only award of its calibre in Australia to be presented nationally by a local government.

""   Applications now open for the Bondi WAVE youth band song-writing program
Mon, 25 Mar 2024 | Media Release

Sydney’s much-loved youth band program Bondi WAVE returns to Bondi Pavilion Music Studios from 6 May to 9 August this year for students wanting to learn how to write and arrange original music.

""   Campaign to save Harry Seidler-designed Bondi synagogue continues
Fri, 22 Mar 2024 | Media Release

Moves to protect the 1950s Harry Seidler-designed synagogue at 34 Flood Street, Bondi from demolition have ramped up a notch with Waverley Council seeking another Interim Heritage Order (IHO) for the site.

""   Community feedback informs planning controls to mitigate future flooding risk in Waverley in line with state legislative requirements
Thu, 21 Mar 2024 | Media Release

Waverley Council has adopted updated planning controls to ensure that future development reduces risk to property and life during extreme weather events.

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Mon, 11 Mar 2024 | News

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