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""   Bondi Pavilion atrium works progressing
Mon, 13 Sep 2021 | Media Release

Media release: Waverley Council has achieved another major milestone in the Bondi Conservation and Restoration Project with completion in the coming days of the building’s dramatic new atrium.

""   Temporary bus diversions in Bondi Junction until November
Mon, 13 Sep 2021 | News

News item: Bus diversions are now in place for services travelling into Bondi Junction from Bondi Road and Old South Head Road as works continue on the Bondi Junction Cycleway and Streetscape Project along a section of Oxford Street.

" "   Breakfast with the Mayor for local business women
Thu, 09 Sep 2021 | News

Waverley Council and the Bondi & Districts Chamber of Commerce invite local businesses women to connect over an online breakfast with Waverley Mayor Paula Masselos on Thursday 16 September, at 9.30am.

""   Building works progress on Bondi Memorial
Sat, 04 Sep 2021 | Media Release

Media release: Waverley Council and health organisation ACON are establishing the memorial in Marks Park to help acknowledge and heal the pain of tragic events.

""   Biodiversity Action Plan helps increase remnant vegetation in Waverley
Fri, 03 Sep 2021 | Media Release

Media release: The community is invited to provide feedback about our Biodiversity Action Plan- Remnant Sites 2021-2030.

""   Message from the Mayor
Wed, 01 Sep 2021 | News

COVID update: As lockdown continues, I would like to encourage the Waverley community to continue to follow all current Public Health Orders (PHOs), continue to get tested and vaccinated, wear masks and practice social distancing.

""   2021 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award longlist announced
Mon, 30 Aug 2021 | Media Release

Media release: The Nib remains Australia’s only major literary award of its kind presented by a local council. Judging criteria includes high literary merit, quality of research, readability and value to the community.

""   New Spanish-inspired roof for Bondi Pavilion
Fri, 27 Aug 2021 | Media Release

Media release: the Pavilion's new roof will consist of around 33,000 interlocking terracotta roof tiles in a semi-circular cordova pattern. That equates to roughly three roof tiles for every Bondi resident.

""   What to do with your unwanted items during lockdown
Thu, 05 Aug 2021 | News

Waverley Council is asking residents to hold on to unwanted items while the current stay-at-home orders are in place. Although many recycling services are closed because of the Public Health Orders in place, there are still a few options available if you can’t hold on to your unwanted items.

""   A message from the Mayor about connected communities 
Mon, 26 Jul 2021 | News

I again wish to thank the wonderful COVID-19 testing staff from St Vincent’s Hospital, everyone working in health, our local police, our residents, our families juggling with online learning and our small businesses who have had to diversify.

" "   Waverley Council Statement on managing COVID-19 restrictions
Fri, 23 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Media Release: Waverley Council refutes suggestions it has failed to implement strong measures to avoid the spread of COVID-19 in the community.

" "   Waverley Council declares net zero carbon emissions target by 2030
Fri, 23 Jul 2021 | Media Release

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Waverley Council has become one of the first organisations in Australia to declare a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2030.

""   Waverley Council holds historic LGBTQ+ roundtable
Thu, 22 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Media release: The first-time event by Council will help increase awareness and understanding of issues faced by the LGBTQ+ community.

""   Waverley Council helps clubs and community groups go solar
Tue, 20 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Media release: North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club in Sydney’s east has become the first registered club in Waverley to go solar through an award-winning program jointly created by Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick City Councils.

""   The first three stages of the Bondi Junction Cycleway and Streetscape Upgrade are now open
Fri, 16 Jul 2021 | News

News item: Bike riders can now travel on the cycleway between Bronte Rd and St James Rd via Spring St, Denison St and Oxford St.

""   Waverley Art Prize winners announced
Fri, 16 Jul 2021 | Media Release

Media release: A record-breaking 701 entries were received in this year’s Prize which you can view online.

""   New Waverley Council climate report shows how to keep our dwellings cool
Wed, 07 Jul 2021 | News

Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, is calling on the state and federal governments to act on the results of new award-winning research, which demonstrates simple ways residential developments in Sydney’s east can cope with increasing local temperatures caused by climate change.

" "   Business and childcare relief package supported by Waverley Council
Wed, 30 Jun 2021 | News

Following an extraordinary meeting last night, Waverley Council has agreed to another round of business and community support measures to help local businesses during this current lockdown period.

  Mayors call on State Government for business support
Sat, 26 Jun 2021 | News

Mayors Paula Masselos of Waverley, Danny Said of Randwick and Susan Wynne of Woollahra today urgently called on the State Government to provide a small business hardship grant

" :   Extraordinary Meeting of Council scheduled for Tuesday 29 June 2021, 6pm
Sat, 26 Jun 2021 | News

An Extraordinary Meeting of Council will be held by video conference/at Waverley Council Chambers, Cnr Paul Street and Bondi Road, Bondi Junction at 6.00 PM, TUESDAY 29 JUNE 2021 to consider an emergency economic support package in response to COVID-19 outbreak for Waverley businesses, and associated delegations.

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