Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    ""   Staying safe in Waverley during COVID-19 
    Thu, 30 Jul 2020

    News item: As we work together to stop the spread of the COVID-19 outbreaks occurring across Sydney, Waverley Council is reminding the community to maintain social distancing and limit outdoor gatherings to no more than 20 people in public places.


    " "   An update on Waverley Council services and facilities during COVID-19
    Mon, 22 Jun 2020

    News item: Read the latest about what the changing restrictions mean for you.


    " "   Waverley Library services reopen from tomorrow
    Tue, 02 Jun 2020

    Media release: The Waverley Home Library Service and 'Grab and Go' services are among the first to resume after restrictions on public gatherings lead to the closure of libraries and other public institutions across Australia.


    ""   Managed access at Waverley’s beaches
    Fri, 15 May 2020

    Media release: In line with the latest Public Health Orders, there is now managed access at Waverley’s beaches for a range of activities including walking, running, sunbathing, swimming and surfing. Our ocean pools are also now open for a maximum of 10 persons at any one time.


    ""   Update on Waverley's outdoor public spaces
    Thu, 14 May 2020

    Media release: Waverley’s ocean pools, playgrounds, outdoor gyms and sporting courts will be open from tomorrow, Friday 15 May.


    ""   A message from the Mayor
    Tue, 28 Apr 2020

    I would like to congratulate the Waverley community for embracing our strict ‘Swim & Go’ and ‘Surf & Go’ measures at our beaches.


    ""   A message from the Mayor about our beaches
    Mon, 27 Apr 2020

    As Waverley Council prepares to provide access to the water at our beaches from tomorrow for the sole purpose of exercising, Mayor Paula Masselos reminds the community about our strict 'Swim & Go' and 'Surf & Go' measures.


    ""   Waverley Council announces ‘Swim & Go’ and ‘Surf & Go’ measures at Bondi and Bronte beaches
    Wed, 22 Apr 2020

    Media release: Following discussions on Monday 20 April with the Minister for Health and Medical Research, Brad Hazzard, the Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, today announced strict new ‘Swim & Go’ and ‘Surf & Go’ measures at Bondi and Bronte beaches and ‘Surf & Go’ at Tamarama Beach.


    ""   Message from the Mayor
    Sat, 18 Apr 2020

    It has been reported that Council is working on a proposal to reopen its beaches. I strongly reiterate that this is not the case.


    ""   A message from the Mayor
    Tue, 14 Apr 2020

    I’d like to thank everyone who stayed at home over the long weekend and maintained social distancing when exercising in our public places.


    ""   A message from the Mayor
    Thu, 09 Apr 2020

    On behalf of everyone at Waverley Council, I would like to wish our community a safe and happy Easter and Passover. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we’ll be spending these holidays, so it’s important that we continue to maintain our community connections during these challenging times.


    ""   Development application assessment during COVID-19
    Thu, 09 Apr 2020

    News item: It is business as usual for the Waverley Council DA team who is continuing to assess and determine applications during the pandemic.


    ""   COVID-19 and the environment
    Tue, 07 Apr 2020

    News item: a drastic reduction in litter in our parks and beaches and fewer cars on the road are just some of the unintended effects of COVID-19 restrictions in Waverley.


    ""   St Vincent's Hospital to open a drive-through COVID-19 testing clinic at Bondi Beach
    Sun, 05 Apr 2020

    News item: The clinic in Park Drive North, Bondi Beach car park is expected to open tomorrow.


    ""   Message from the Mayor COVID-19 update
    Thu, 02 Apr 2020

    I would like to start by thanking the Waverley community for their acts of kindness during these unprecedented times and their overall civil and compliant behaviour.


    ""   Pop-Up COVID-19 clinic to open at Bondi Pavilion
    Wed, 01 Apr 2020

    News item: The St Vincent’s Hospital-run clinic will be open from 9am to 5pm seven days a week for those who meet the testing criteria.


    ""   Keeping our Library clients connected during COVID-19
    Tue, 31 Mar 2020

    News item: Waverley Library staff are continuing to provide welfare checks on registered clients of our Home Library Service to ensure they remain connected during this difficult time.


    ""   COVID-19: compliance in backpacker accommodation
    Mon, 30 Mar 2020

    Message from the Mayor: Waverley Council is actively carrying out on-site inspections of backpackers and boarding house-type facilities and other residential properties of concern.


    ""   A message from the Mayor
    Fri, 27 Mar 2020

    This is a message I did not want to have to share, but we now know Waverley Council currently has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in NSW, with 105 being recorded as at 8pm on 25 March.


    ""   Temporary closure of playgrounds and outdoor sporting facilities
    Thu, 26 Mar 2020

    Media release: In line with Australian Government announcements on social distancing, Waverley Council will today be closing all playgrounds and outdoor sporting facilities until further notice.


    " "   Supporting the Community during Novel Coronavirus Covid-19
    Thu, 26 Mar 2020

    Council is focused on supporting the whole community, and particularly vulnerable and at-risk residents, to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and maintain social connections and quality of life.


    " "   Waverley Council announces $1 million per month relief package for small businesses
    Wed, 25 Mar 2020

    In response to the economic impact on small business caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Waverley Council has prepared a $1 million per month relief package for small businesses operating in the local government area.


    ""   Supporting the construction industry during COVID-19
    Wed, 25 Mar 2020

    News item: Waverley Council is helping keep our local economy going by continuing to deliver construction projects across our LGA.


    ' "   Waverley Council's actions in response to COVID-19
    Mon, 23 Mar 2020

    News item: Following the ongoing advice from the Australian and NSW Governments’, Council is taking steps to support the health and wellbeing of the community, our staff and Councillors.


    " "   March Waverley Local Planning Panel meeting postponed
    Mon, 23 Mar 2020

    Due to the public health restrictions put in place by the federal government in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Waverley Council has postponed the Waverley Local Planning Panel (WLPP) meeting scheduled for 25 March.


    ""   A message from the Mayor
    Sun, 22 Mar 2020

    COVID-19 UPDATE: Waverley Council is supporting the community through these challenging times


    ""   Beach closures: what you need to know
    Sun, 22 Mar 2020

    News item: Waverley Council has introduced measures to comply with regulations about mass gatherings.


    ""   Waverley's beaches closed until further notice
    Sat, 21 Mar 2020

    Media release: The closure of our beaches will allow the Council to plan ways it can comply with new restrictions around the number of people allowed at beaches in NSW at any one time.


    ""   A message from the Mayor, 10.20am Saturday 21 March.
    Sat, 21 Mar 2020

    News item: On behalf of everyone at Waverley Council, I strongly urge the public to observe Health advice about social distancing when visiting our area including our beaches.


    " "   Business support during Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)
    Fri, 20 Mar 2020

    In response to Covid-19, Council is working to ensure the local business community is supported, well informed and knows where to access immediate advice and financial support.


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