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Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.

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""   2023 Waverley Art Prize winners announced
Fri, 30 Jun 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council is proud to announce that Carolyn Craig has won the 37th annual Waverley Art Prize.

""   Waverley Council’s Small Grants Program delivers more than $73,000 in funding
Thu, 29 Jun 2023 | Media Release

Swimming lessons for young Ukranian refugees, tattoos for breast cancer survivors and a school centenary celebration were among the diverse projects to receive funding in the latest round of Waverley Council’s Small Grants Program.

""   Celebrate NAIDOC Week in Waverley this 2—9 July
Tue, 27 Jun 2023 | News

A deadly celebration of local First Nations arts and culture at Bondi Pavilion is among the highlights of Waverley Council’s NAIDOC Week celebrations this 2—9 July.

""   Waverley Council more than triples locations for busking
Tue, 20 Jun 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council is proud to unveil its new and improved Street Performance Policy and Guidelines to performers and the wider community.

""   Book now to enjoy the best of our winter School Holiday Program
Tue, 13 Jun 2023 | Media Release

Bookings for Waverley Council’s winter School Holiday Program, 3—14 July 2023 are now open with a great line-up of fun-filled activities, workshops and events.

""   Proposed upgrade North Bondi shops and bus terminus
Sun, 11 Jun 2023 | News

Read Waverley Council's statement about this proposed project which is in its early stages.

""   2023 Waverley Youth Art Prize winners announced
Wed, 07 Jun 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council is proud to announce the winners of the 2023 Waverley Youth Art Prize which this year saw young artists respond to the theme ‘Climate Utopia’.

""   Eastgate car park update
Wed, 07 Jun 2023 | News

Ausgrid have now restored power to the car park at Eastgate shopping centre, Bondi Junction.

""   Discover the sounds of Waverley on Make Music Day
Fri, 02 Jun 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council is inviting the community to celebrate Make Music Day on 21 June 2023 at Bondi Pavilion and surrounds with a free jazz concert, artist talk and outdoor performances.

""   World Environment Day—protecting Waverley’s coastline
Wed, 31 May 2023 | Media Release

Protecting Waverley’s beaches and coastline from construction pollution is a key focus of Waverley Council’s World Environment Day celebrations on Monday, 5 June.

""   Waverley community members shine at our 2023 Local Hero and Best of the Best Awards
Sat, 27 May 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council paid tribute this week to our dedicated community workers and volunteers at the 2023 Waverley Local Hero and Best of the Best Awards held at North Bondi Surf Club.

""   Waverley says Yes
Tue, 23 May 2023 | News

Waverley Council invites the community to come and learn more about the Uluru Statement From the Heart and the upcoming Voice to Parliament referendum at the Walking Together workshops delivered by co-creators Nicole Laupepa and Jacqui Parker.

""   Go Electric to help reach Community Net Zero carbon emissions by 2035
Tue, 23 May 2023 | Media Release

Waverley Council is celebrating the Electrify Everything national campaign to encourage and support residents to electrify their homes and reap the benefits of clean energy.

""   Dare to reimagine your business at the Bondi Innovation Forum, Friday 26 May
Mon, 22 May 2023 | Media Release

Register now to watch the live stream from 9.30am to 12.30pm.

""   Birrell Street Renewal Project starts this month
Fri, 19 May 2023 | Media Release

The streetscape improvement project between Newland Street, Bondi Junction and Bronte Road, Bondi will enhance safety for pedestrians, motorists and bike riders in the area.

""   Return of iconic Bondi Festival serves arts, comedy and culture feast this Winter
Fri, 19 May 2023 | Media Release

Tickets are now on sale to the event being held Friday 30 June to Sunday 16 July 2023.

""   Hundreds attend Voice to Parliament Community Forum
Wed, 17 May 2023 | Media Release

Last week's forum was an opportunity to learn about the upcoming Voice to Parliament Referendum, a crucial vote that will determine whether an Indigenous Advisory Body will be enshrined in the Australian Constitution, to provide a platform for First Nations peoples to have a say on issues that affect them.

""   Have Your Say about Gilgandra Reserve and Playground, North Bondi
Tue, 16 May 2023 | Media Release

The Council will be holding a Have Your Say Day on Sunday 21 May from 8am to 11am at Gilgandra Reserve to help answer any questions about the project.

""   Bondi Pavilion wins at National Trust Heritage Awards
Sat, 13 May 2023 | Media Release

Bondi Pavilion has been named the winner of the Judges Choice Award

""   Apply to join our Reconciliation Action Plan Advisory Committee
Tue, 09 May 2023 | Media Release

The RAP Advisory Committee provides cultural advice, guidance, feedback and support to Council around the implementation and monitoring of actions, projects and commitments identified in our Waverley Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan 2019—2021.

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Phone Number: 0416 075 532