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For any media enquiries relating to Waverley Council please call 9083 8125 or email media@waverley.nsw.gov.au

Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.


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""   Merry Christmas and happy Chanukah from the Mayor
Mon, 12 Dec 2022 | News

On behalf of Waverley Council and my fellow Waverley Councilors, I would like to wish our community a happy and safe festive season.


" "   Waverley Council’s new Development Control Plan a win for the environment
Fri, 09 Dec 2022 | News

Waverley Council’s commitment to helping the community achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2035 was strengthened this week after Council voted to adopt an updated Waverley Development Control Plan (DCP).


""   Waverley Council announces winners of the 2022 Garden Awards
Mon, 05 Dec 2022 | News

News item: The Garden Awards acknowledges the role that residential gardens can play in contributing to biodiverse and resilient built environments.


""   Randwick City and Waverley councils launch Float to Survive to reduce national drownings 
Thu, 01 Dec 2022 | Media Release

Media release: Randwick City and Waverley councils have joined forces to pilot a new water safety campaign aimed at reducing the record number of drownings in Australia.


""   Have Your Say about our Curlewis Street Streetscape Upgrade updated concept design
Wed, 23 Nov 2022 | Media Release

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, said community feedback will be used to inform the direction of the project which aims to beautify and increase safety along a key traffic corridor between Bondi Beach and Rose Bay.


""   Brightest & Best business awards winners announced
Tue, 22 Nov 2022 | Media Release

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, had the pleasure last night of announcing the winners of Waverley Council’s 2022 Brightest & Best business awards at a glittering awards ceremony held at the newly restored Bondi Pavilion.


""   Waverley Council announces new funding for mainstream disability inclusion
Wed, 16 Nov 2022 | Media Release

Media release:  This is the first time that Council has offered a grant to promote inclusion for people with a disability to support mainstream participation as identified in consultations for Council’s Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2022-26.


""   2022 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award winners announced
Wed, 16 Nov 2022 | Media Release

Media release: The Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award celebrates excellence in research and writing and is presented annually by Waverley Council with the generous support of principal sponsors Mark and Evette Moran.


""   Reusable cups and containers to become second nature in Bondi
Thu, 10 Nov 2022 | Media Release

Media release: Waverley Council has launched a new campaign in partnership with Responsible Cafes to help local cafes reduce their reliance on single-use products such as disposable cups and containers.


""   Waverley Council celebrates the countdown to Sydney WorldPride 2023
Wed, 09 Nov 2022 | News

Sydney WorldPride 2023 is expected to draw up to 1.2 million attendees and will be a major boost to the Greater Sydney tourism economy.


""   Meet the Mayor community sessions
Wed, 09 Nov 2022 | News

News item: Share your thoughts with the Mayor about the local matters that are important to you.


""   A Message from the Mayor about Head On Photo Festival
Fri, 04 Nov 2022 | News

Head On Photo Festival returns to Bondi Beach this November.


""   New chapter in the Bronte Surf Life Saving Club and Community Facilities Upgrade
Wed, 02 Nov 2022 | Media Release

Media release: The Bronte Surf Life Saving Club and Community Facilities upgrade has reached another milestone with the Council and the Club lodging a development application (DA) for the upgrade.


""   Charing Cross Streetscape Upgrade aims to transform Waverley’s oldest suburb
Tue, 01 Nov 2022 | Media Release

Media release: The Council's concept design for the streetscape upgrade aims to preserve and celebrate the traditional village look and feel of this much-loved neighbourhood.


""   Waverley Council adopts measures to strengthen awareness of the Uluru Statement from the Heart
Fri, 28 Oct 2022 | Media Release

Media release: Mayor Masselos, said Council supports the entire community in working together for reconciliation.


""   Waverley Council announces finalists of the Brightest & Best Business Awards 2022
Mon, 24 Oct 2022 | Media Release

Media release: the awards bring together our local business community to recognise their contribution towards making Waverley a dynamic place to live, work and shop.


""   A message from the Mayor about Sculpture by the Sea 2022
Fri, 21 Oct 2022 | News

After a two-year hiatus, this world-famous event again transforms our spectacular Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk, and Marks Park, into an outdoor art gallery with around 108 sculptures by 116 artists from Australia and around the world, including 35 first-time exhibitors.


""   Have Your Say about our draft street performance policy
Thu, 20 Oct 2022 | Media Release

Media release: The draft policy responds to the Council and Waverley community’s desire to showcase and support our creative sector in our vibrant network of spaces and places for arts and culture participation, production and experience.


""   2022 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award Shortlist Announced
Tue, 27 Sep 2022 | Media Release

Media release: The shortlist was announced by Waverley Council this evening at an event hosted by media personality Mikey Robins and featuring special guest, 2021 Nib People’s Choice Prize winner, Tim Olsen, at the newly restored Bondi Pavilion, now reopened to the public.


""   2022 Waverley Art Prize winners announced
Fri, 23 Sep 2022 | Media Release

Media release: Waverley Council is proud to announce that Tonee Messiah as won this year’s Waverley Art Prize for her work Accounting for Archetypes.


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Media and Public Relations Officer
Phone Number: 0416 075 532
Email: media@waverley.nsw.gov.au