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 Bag a bargain this Spring at the Garage Sale Trail
Fri, 29 Sep 2023

Cash in or bag a bargain when the Garage Sale Trail, Australia’s festival of pre-loved stuff, returns to Waverley this Spring. With garage sales across Australia on two weekends in November (11-12 and 18-19), the event is a great chance to turn your stash into cash and shop epic stuff at retro prices.

""  Digitise your family history: Waverley Library offering digitisation of media and records
Wed, 27 Sep 2023

Waverley Library has become the first library in New South Wales to offer a digitisation service. Free of charge, library members can book a slot anytime during library hours

""  Streets as Shared Spaces parklet trial a success
Sat, 23 Sep 2023

Media release: Waverley Council’s Streets as Shared Spaces (SASS) parklet trial, funded by the NSW Government, has been a success, with Council’s Strategic Planning and Development Committee this week voting to retain the parklets in Wairoa Avenue, Bondi Beach and Watson Street, Bondi for a further six months.

""  Waverley Council to install more dog litter bag dispensers
Sat, 23 Sep 2023

Media release: Waverley Council plans to increase the number of dog litter bag dispensers in the area to help tackle the problem of dog waste in public places.

 Things are heating up: Waverley Council’s spring school holiday program kicks off next week
Fri, 22 Sep 2023

Waverley Council’s spring school holiday program is jam packed with activities that will keep kids of all ages busy. With holidays starting next week, there are limited places available in these activities, and booking soon is recommended.

""  Referendum BBQ to be held at Bondi Pavilion this Sunday
Thu, 21 Sep 2023

This Sunday from 2pm at Bondi Pavilion, Waverley Council is holding an information session and BBQ ahead of this year’s referendum on the Voice to Parliament.

""  Have Your Say about resident parking in parts of Bondi Beach
Mon, 18 Sep 2023

Waverley Council is inviting feedback on a proposal to extend its Resident Parking Scheme (RPS) in on Wallis Parade and parts of Military Road, Hastings Parade, Wairoa Avenue, Glenayr Avenue, Oakley Road, and O’Donnell Street, north of Blair Street, and west of Mitchell Street.

""  A message from the Mayor
Thu, 14 Sep 2023

On behalf of Waverley Council, I’d like to wish our Jewish community L’Shana Tova Umetuka. This 5784th Rosh Hashana, we wish you and your families peace, sweetness and a wonderful new year ahead.

""  Waverley Council elects Mayor and Deputy Mayor
Wed, 13 Sep 2023

Media release: Waverley Councilors last night re-elected Councillor Paula Masselos of Lawson Ward as the Mayor of Waverley. Councillor Ludovico Fabiano of Waverley Ward was elected the new Deputy Mayor of Waverley.

""  Children are the future: Waverley Council holds youth summit
Tue, 12 Sep 2023

Waverley Council’s recent Youth Summit empowered children and young people in our community to have greater influence on council processes that impact on them and programs that benefit them.

""  Bondi Pavilion ‘springs’ into action: seasonal theatre series in full swing
Mon, 11 Sep 2023

Media release: The revamped Bondi Pavilion is the heart of arts, culture and creativity in Bondi, and the theatre’s spring series has a vibrant program of performances lined up for the coming months.

""  Kites and culture: Festival of the Winds at Bondi Beach
Fri, 08 Sep 2023

Media release: This Sunday 10 September from 11am marks the return of Australia’s most anticipated kite flying event, Festival of the Winds at Bondi Beach. Professional kite flyers and makers will descend on the beach to show off kites big and small to the soundtrack of concerts in Bondi Park.

""  A Message from the Mayor about the Voice to Parliament referendum
Thu, 07 Sep 2023

The referendum is an historic opportunity to change the Constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing a body called the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice.

""  2023 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award shortlist announced
Mon, 04 Sep 2023

Media release: Now in its 22nd year, the Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award has evolved into one of Australia’s most prestigious and respected literary awards.

""  Have Your Say about our draft Eastern Suburbs Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy
Fri, 01 Sep 2023

Joint media release: Randwick City, Waverley and Woollahra Councils are inviting the community to provide feedback about its first ever draft Eastern Suburbs Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy 2023— Leading the Charge.

""  Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club upgrade and Boot Factory restoration nearing completion
Wed, 30 Aug 2023

Media release:  The Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos and representatives from Schiavello today toured the two sites to celebrate the progress made in breathing new life into these community assets.

""  Waverley Council hosts the Prime Minister of Australia at Bondi Pavilion
Thu, 24 Aug 2023

Media release:  The Hon. Anthony Albanese MP, Prime Minister of Australia, today officially commemorated Waverley Council’s heritage restoration of the historic Bondi Pavilion at a plaque unveiling and tour of the beachside venue hosted by the Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos.

""  Tamarama Marine Drive now a safer scenic walk
Tue, 22 Aug 2023

Media release:  Tamarama Marine Drive is now safer for pedestrians and road users thanks to a recent streetscape upgrade by Waverley Council.

""  New Net Zero Alliance puts sustainability first in Sydney’s east
Tue, 15 Aug 2023

MEDIA RELEASE:  The Alliance, launched today, will support and assist Waverley Council to achieve its community target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2035.

""  Applications open for our newly created Arts, Culture and Creativity Advisory Committee
Tue, 08 Aug 2023

Media release: The committee will foster the ongoing development of quality, diverse and creative arts and culture in Waverley across all art forms and unites the functions of the former Waverley Public Art Committee and Arts and Culture Advisory Committee.