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Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.

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""   A message from the Mayor this festive season
Mon, 21 Dec 2020 | News

Compassion, resilience and determination have characterised the way Council and community have dealt with the unprecedented events of the past few months.

""   Celebrate safely in Waverley
Fri, 18 Dec 2020 | News

News item: As 2020 draws to a close, Waverley Council is reminding residents and visitors to observe all current Public Health Orders and health advice when celebrating with family and friends.

""   Flickerfest returns to Bondi this summer 
Fri, 18 Dec 2020 | Media Release

Media release: Waverley Council is delighted to announce that the 30th annual Flickerfest International Short Film Festival is returning to Bondi this summer.

""   Wall collapse, Gilgandra Road, North Bondi
Mon, 14 Dec 2020 | News

News item: The collapse occurred within a building site and SafeWork NSW and Police are currently on-site investigating.

""   Curlewis Street partial building collapse
Fri, 11 Dec 2020 | News

Waverley Council officers are assisting SafeWork NSW with their inquiries into a partial building collapse at around 5pm yesterday in Curlewis Street, Bond

""   Dogs off-leash in Waverley
Wed, 09 Dec 2020 | Media Release

Media release: Waverley Council will investigate the opportunity to provide a new off-leash dog area with water play at a suitable location to address the shortage of off-leash areas in the Bondi basin

""   Our Vision for Inclusion
Thu, 03 Dec 2020 | News

On International Day of People with Disability, meet the team behind our Waverley Community Living Program. This group of extraordinary locals have worked together to develop a video addressing topics such as bullying, employment, relationships and social stigmas faced by people with disability. Their story is also one about inclusion, resilience, love and laughter.

""   A message from the Mayor
Tue, 01 Dec 2020 | News

The easing of some restrictions today in NSW is a welcome relief in the lead-up to Christmas but not a time for complacency, Mayor Paula Masselos said.

""   Waverley Council wins national award for helping strata apartments slash energy consumption
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 | Media Release

Media release: Waverley Council’s award-winning Building Futures program has helped slash energy consumption in selected buildings by almost a quarter.

""   Stay safe in Waverley this weekend
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 | Media Release

Media release: With temperatures set to soar in Sydney this weekend, Waverley Council is encouraging anyone considering visiting our public places to plan their trip and observe all current Public Health Orders (PHOs) in place which still limit outdoor gatherings to 30 people.

""   National Asbestos Awareness Week
Wed, 25 Nov 2020 | Media Release

Media release: It's easy to forget that asbestos is still present in millions of Australian homes, but Waverley Council reminds residents that it's a fact that if a house was built or renovated before 1990, there's a good chance it has some asbestos.

""   November Council meeting wrap-up
Wed, 25 Nov 2020 | News

News: Plenty of items were debated at the November Council meeting, the second-last Council meeting for 2020.

""   Pedestrian safety improvements in Bronte Cutting
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 | Media Release

Media release: Waverley Council is finalising its plans to replace the temporary walkway in Bronte Cutting (Calga Place) with a permanent concrete footpath that connects to the existing footpath to the north of the cutting and extends to Macpherson Street.

""   Save money and shop second-hand at this year's Garage Sale Trail
Sat, 14 Nov 2020 | News

As Garage Sale Trail heads into its tenth year, this grassroots event that started in Bondi is set to be the best one yet! Taking place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November, take part in person or online.

""   Staying safe at Waverley’s beaches and parks
Fri, 13 Nov 2020 | Media Release

Media release: This weekend is going to see some great beach weather and Waverley Council is ready to help beach visitors follow NSW Health’s current public health orders.

" "   2020 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award Winners announced
Thu, 12 Nov 2020 | News

Waverley Council is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award. For the first time in Nib Award history, these winners were announced in an online celebration at 8am, Thursday 12 November.

""   Men take a stand against domestic violence in new campaign
Fri, 06 Nov 2020 | News

Bondi Rescue's Bruce 'Hoppo' Hopkins and several other well-known Sydney men have lent their voices to a new domestic violence video campaign called 'We're Better Than That'.

""   A message from the Mayor
Thu, 05 Nov 2020 | News

A message from the Mayor: Find out the latest from Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, on COVID-19 testing in Waverley, Sculptures by the Sea, Waverley Cultural Advisory Committee, HeadOn Photo Festival and Remembrance Day.

""   A message from the Mayor about Sculpture by the Sea
Wed, 04 Nov 2020 | News

Waverley Council is committed to supporting Sculpture by the Sea and as such, is continuing to work with them on options for a COVID- safe world-class sculpture exhibition in 2021 while ensuring our community’s safety.

""   October Council meeting outcomes
Tue, 03 Nov 2020 | News

News item: A bumper agenda was debated at the October Council meeting, which began with an acknowledgment of Councillor Sally Betts’ 25 years of service to Waverley.

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Phone Number: 0416 075 532