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""  Waverley Council unveils the area’s first electric vehicle fast charging station
Fri, 05 Aug 2022

Media release: The two new 50kW fast chargers provide around 150 kilometres of driving range in just 30 minutes of charging.


""  Tamarama Marine Drive pedestrian safety upgrade begins
Thu, 04 Aug 2022

Media release: The upgrade includes replacing the existing pedestrian island with a raised pedestrian crossing and upgrading existing bus shelters to increase visibility and enhance pedestrian safety.


""  2022 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award longlist announced
Tue, 02 Aug 2022

Waverley Council is delighted to announce the longlist for the 2022 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award.


""  Waverley Council investigates expansion of library services 
Wed, 27 Jul 2022

Media release: Waverley Council has adopted a Mayoral Minute calling on officers to investigate the expansion of the Council’s library services including adding an additional floor to Waverley Library.


""  Councils support UNSW to create Skyparks garden for a cool learning environment
Tue, 26 Jul 2022

Joint media release: UNSW is joining forces with Randwick City and Waverley Councils to establish a SkyParks garden at its Kensington campus.


""  Bondi Pavilion housewarming artists bring our restored heritage venue to life
Tue, 26 Jul 2022

Media release: Waverley Council has welcomed its new Artists in Residence to Bondi Pavilion in the lead-up to the community reopening of the newly restored heritage building in spring.


""  Waverley Council maintains opposition to proposed changes to developer contributions
Tue, 26 Jul 2022

Media release: Waverley Council has unanimously adopted a Mayoral Minute instructing the Mayor to write to all NSW Upper House members and ask them to “categorically reject” the state government’s proposed developer contribution reforms.


""  Sydney’s famous Bronte Pool set for improvements
Fri, 22 Jul 2022

Media release: Waverley Council has this month voted to investigate options for resurfacing Sydney’s famous Bronte Pool to make it safer for swimmers and better equipped to withstand hazardous surf conditions.


" "  City2Surf 2022: Special Event road closures and event clearways
Wed, 20 Jul 2022

Road closures and special event clearways will be in place throughout the Sydney CBD and the Eastern Suburbs on Sunday 14 August 2022 for the World's Largest Fun Run, the City2Surf.


""  Destination Hall Street is set to revitalise  Bondi Beach
Tue, 19 Jul 2022

Media release: Waverley Council is preparing for a six-month trial to transform Hall Street into a pedestrian friendly space with outdoor dining, street gardens and creative lighting.


""  Waverley Council ramps up push to reverse bus privatisation
Mon, 11 Jul 2022

Media release: The Waverley Mayor told a recent Upper House inquiry that commuters are worse off under privatisation.


""  Green light for Council Chambers refurbishment to progress to detailed design
Fri, 08 Jul 2022

Media release: Waverley Council’s Chambers Refurbishment Project has progressed with Council last month voting to progress to detailed design following extensive consultation with the community and Councillors which resulted in changes to the initial concept.


""  A message from the Mayor for NAIDOC Week
Wed, 06 Jul 2022

NAIDOC Week is an opportunity to celebrate and recognise our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, cultures, achievements and people.


""  Excitement builds about the reopening of stunning Bondi Pavilion
Fri, 24 Jun 2022

Media release: The countdown is on to Waverley Council’s official reopening in spring of the legendary Bondi Pavilion.


""  A week to go until Bondi Festival
Fri, 24 Jun 2022

Media release: The three-week, all-ages arts festival will take in various locations across Bondi from 1-17 July, celebrating local artists, immersive performance and more; all programmed for ultimate play.


""  Waverley Council investigates ways to make it easier for children to walk to school
Wed, 22 Jun 2022

Media release:  Waverley Council has adopted a Mayoral minute to investigate establishing a series of safe walking routes to schools.


""  Hazardous conditions prompts safety warning for Waverley’s beaches
Sun, 12 Jun 2022

News item: Lifeguards are urging people to stay safe this long weekend with surf and swell conditions expected to remain hazardous for coastal activities such swimming, boating and rock fishing.


""  Celebrate the opening of the Bondi Junction Cycleway
Thu, 09 Jun 2022

MEDIA RELEASE: Waverley Council is inviting the community to join us on Tuesday 14 June for the official opening of the Bondi Junction Cycleway and Streetscape Upgrade (Bondi Road to St James Road section).


""  Waverley Council’s Small Grants Program brings ideas to life
Wed, 08 Jun 2022

Media release: Waverley Council is awarding $43,938 in Small Grants to 14 individuals and organisations to help make Waverley an even better place for the community.


" "  Cooler streetscapes with the NSW Government’s Greening our City Program
Tue, 07 Jun 2022

Waverley Council will be planting over 400 trees across Waverley’s parks and nature strips, thanks to $50,000 worth of funding from the NSW Government’s Greening our City Program – Cooler Streetscapes.