News & Media

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Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.

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" "  Council seeking public assistance for flood study
Wed, 15 Nov 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council is calling on residents and business owners to share their experience and ideas to improve flood management in the Local Government Area.

" "  Brightest and Best Business Winners Announced
Tue, 14 Nov 2017

Media Release: The winners of the Brightest and Best Business Awards were announced at a stellar gala dinner last night at Easts Leagues Club.

" "  Council launches free public Wi-Fi – Bondi Junction
Fri, 10 Nov 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council has launched free Wi-Fi for the public in Bondi Junction thanks to a generous grant by the State Government.

" "  Council working hard to address dockless bike teething problems
Mon, 30 Oct 2017

Media Release: Waverley Mayor, John Wakefield is determined to find a solution to the teething problems that new bike share operators are facing in the area.

" "  Free program helping Eastern Suburbs residents reduce their energy bills
Wed, 25 Oct 2017

Media Release: With recent electricity price hikes of up to 30 per cent affecting most homes, Waverley and Woollahra Councils have teamed up with non-profit initiative Our Energy Future to help Eastern Suburbs residents find ways to cut their energy bills.

" "  Revolutionary backyard composting initiative nominated for prestigious awards
Tue, 17 Oct 2017

Media Release: A popular household composting program taking Australia by storm has been announced as a finalist in two prestigious sustainability awards - the Banksia Sustainability Awards and the NSW Green Globe Awards.

" "  New Council, new approach to Bondi Pavilion upgrade
Thu, 12 Oct 2017

Media Release: At the first Ordinary Council Meeting since the Mayoral election, Council voted to support a new direction for the Bondi Pavilion Upgrade and Conservation project.

" "  Is this fake? Come along and find out
Fri, 06 Oct 2017

Media Release: Quality research and reliable reporting is on the agenda as the Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award and the Walkley Foundation bring together an expert panel of journalists to discuss the increasingly pertinent topic of fake news on 11 October.

" "  Upcoming motion on the Bondi Pavilion upgrade
Wed, 04 Oct 2017

Media Release: At the Waverley Council Extraordinary meeting last night, a motion was passed to mark the next chapter of the Bondi Pavilion Upgrade and Conservation project.

" "  New Lifeguard Tower – North Bondi Beach
Tue, 03 Oct 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council have installed a new Lifeguard tower at the northern end of Bondi Beach and two additional lifeguards will now be rostered on to increase patrol services during the busy summer months.

" "  Waverley Council adopts new waste technology
Fri, 29 Sep 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council and five other councils from the Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (SSROC) collaborated with Veolia Australia and New Zealand to deliver a state-of-the-art Mechanical and Biological Treatment (MBT) facility, which opened at the Woodlawn Eco-precinct earlier this month.

" "  Waverley Council Mayor & Deputy Mayor elected
Wed, 27 Sep 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council has elected a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor at a meeting held last night at Waverley Council Chambers.

" "  Shortlists announced for Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award
Wed, 20 Sep 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council is thrilled to announce the shortlists for the 2017 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award, the Military History Prize and launch this year’s People’s Choice Prize competition.

 Lights, Camera, Action – Don’t miss Screen Citizens!
Tue, 19 Sep 2017

Media Release: Waverley Council is thrilled to announce a series of film screenings and talks, celebrating local and Australian film talent including some of Australia’s most iconic films as part of Screen Citizens.

" "  Waverley welcomes a new Council
Tue, 19 Sep 2017

Waverley Council elections were held on Saturday 9 September. The outcome of the election was declared on 17 September. We have seven returning Councillors, and five new Councillors forming the new Council.

" "  Remediation works commence at Waverley Cemetery
Fri, 15 Sep 2017

Media Release: Remediation works will commence at Waverley Cemetery on Monday 18 September to repair the landslip and damage to the structural integrity of the coastal walk caused by the storms in June 2016.

" "  After Dark in Bondi Junction
Wed, 13 Sep 2017

Media Release: Discover Bondi Junction after dark this September with a series of events featuring great music, delicious food, vibrant street art and much more.

" "  South Head General Cemetery becomes Heritage Listed
Mon, 11 Sep 2017

Media Release: From the moment you walk through the impressive bronze entry gates, it is no surprise South Head General Cemetery has officially been listed on the State Heritage Register.

" "  Prepare to be blown away - Festival of the Winds
Fri, 01 Sep 2017

Media Release: Prepare to be blown away at the annual Festival of the Winds. It’s back – bigger and better than ever on Sunday 10 September at the iconic Bondi Beach from 11am-4pm.

 Waverley Library hosts Sydney Jewish Writers Festival
Mon, 21 Aug 2017

Media Release: Do you love reading? Or do you love writing? Whatever your forte, Sydney’s Jewish Writers Festival is back at Waverley Library on the 26-27 August.

Media Contacts

Media and Public Relations Officer
Phone Number: 0416 075 532