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""  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.

" "  Explore Waverley
Thu, 09 Apr 2020

News item: With many of us keen to stay physically and mentally fit right now, outdoor exercising can also be a great opportunity to explore other parts of Waverley if you cannot exercise at home. Escape the well-trodden paths and discover new jogging and walking routes on your daily workout. Here we've listed our top 5 favourite gems in Waverley to get you started!

""  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.

""  South Bronte Amenities and Community Centre works
Thu, 09 Apr 2020

Media release: The building will be closed for three weeks while works are carried out.

""  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.

" "  Top things to do this long weekend
Tue, 07 Apr 2020

News item: Whether you’re at home with the family or you’re a lone rider, here’s our list of the top free things do this long weekend.

" "  New trees planted in Waverley Park
Tue, 07 Apr 2020

Seven new trees have been planted in Waverley Park to help provide habitat for native species and protect Council's Water Harvesting infrastructure under the sports field.

""  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.

Bike on the pavement near the shops  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.