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Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.

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""   Celebrate safely this Australia Day
Wed, 24 Jan 2024 | News

Waverley Council is encouraging visitors to our beaches, parks and reserves to celebrate safely this Australia Day, Friday 26 January 2024.

""   An invitation to our 26 January 2024 community Dawn Reflection
Mon, 22 Jan 2024 | Media Release

Waverley Council invites you to Bondi Beach on Friday 26 January at 5.30am for a morning of quiet reflection to commemorate our First Nations community.

""   Tree Canopy and vegetation cover to increase to over a third in Waverley
Wed, 03 Jan 2024 | Media Release

Waverley Council is welcoming 2024 with a new strategy that outlines 26 targeted actions to increase canopy, shrubs and greenspace in Waverley to 35% by 2032.

""   Bruce Hopkins inspires Blacktown to ‘Float to Survive’
Wed, 13 Dec 2023 | Media Release

Blacktown City Council joins Waverley and Randwick City councils in promoting 'Float to Survive' this summer.

""   Waverley Mayor tells electric share bike operators: “Take more responsibility and listen to the community”
Tue, 12 Dec 2023 | News

At a meeting late last month, Waverley Council unanimously agreed to take action to improve the handling of electric share bikes by operators, following an increase in complaints about inconsiderately dumped bikes.

""   Calling all astronauts: Waverley Park Playground has officially reopened!
Sat, 09 Dec 2023 | Media Release

Local children dressed in astronaut costumes delighted in Waverley Council’s official reopening this morning of the inclusive Waverley Park Playground, home to Sydney’s newest rocket ship and bespoke launch control play tower.

""   Beat the heat this weekend with Waverley Council’s top tips to stay safe
Fri, 08 Dec 2023 | News

Waverley Council is encouraging the community to plan ahead for this weekend's extreme weather conditions.

""   Bronte Ocean Pool upgrade: community feedback sought ahead of works next year
Tue, 05 Dec 2023 | News

The Bronte Ocean Pool is one of Sydney’s most popular ocean pools, and is a much-loved community destination for locals and visitors alike. Waverley Council is currently open to community feedback on proposed upgrades to the pool.

  Let’s get lit: Waverley Council launches Light Up Waverley, a festive lights competition
Mon, 20 Nov 2023 | News

Waverley Council is encouraging residents, schools, and businesses in the area to get into the festive spirit by decorating their outdoor spaces and entering their handiwork into the Light Up Waverley festive lights competition.

""   Winners of the 2023 Brightest & Best Business Awards announced
Thu, 16 Nov 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council wishes to congratulate all winners in our annual business awards.

""   Waverley Council puts housing affordability at the top of the priority list
Thu, 16 Nov 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council has launched three new engagement projects aimed at gathering information to address housing and housing affordability concerns in the local government area.

""   Women’s Council to the Mayor identifies key challenges for women and girls in Waverley
Wed, 08 Nov 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council’s newly formed Women’s Council to the Mayor has identified access to safe and affordable housing as one of the top three challenges facing women, young women and girls in Waverley.

""   Charing Cross Streetscape Upgrade enters its next phase
Tue, 07 Nov 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council is inviting the community to provide feedback about the Review of Environmental Factors for the Charing Cross Streetscape Upgrade project.

""   2023 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award winners announced
Mon, 06 Nov 2023 | Media Release

Author and Professor Alison Bashford has been awarded the 2023 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award.

""   Extraordinary Council Meeting, 26 October 2023
Thu, 26 Oct 2023 | News

Read about the outcomes of tonight's meeting.

""   Waverley Council joins mission to protect Bondi Bowling Club
Wed, 25 Oct 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council is working to secure the future of Bondi Bowling Club after the state government announced it was increasing the club’s rent by 420%.

""   A message from the Mayor on the Voice to Parliament referendum result  
Wed, 25 Oct 2023 | News

Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, shares her disappointment in the outcome of the Voice to Parliament Referendum on 14 October.

  Rocket ship touches down in Waverley Park
Fri, 20 Oct 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council is thrilled to announce that the “landing” of our new rocket ship at Waverley Park playground.

""   Bondi Pavilion wows Hong Kong Green Building Council
Thu, 19 Oct 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council’s award-winning Bondi Pavilion restoration has received five stars reviews from the prestigious Hong Kong Green Building Council (HKGBC) whose representatives toured the heritage building this month.

""   Message from the Mayor: Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi 2023
Tue, 17 Oct 2023 | News

Free to the public, this year’s exhibition features over 100 impressive artworks, which can be found along our very own Bondi to Tamarama walk from 20 October to 6 November.

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