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""  A message from the Mayor
Thu, 10 Jun 2021

Waverley Council has been working with St Vincent’s Hospital since April last year on our emergency responses to the pandemic including helping the hospital establish one of the state’s busiest COVID-19 testing clinics at Bondi Beach.

""  Waverley Youth Art Prize winners announced
Fri, 04 Jun 2021

Media release: Come see our exhibition of youth art works at Waverley Library, until 27 July.

""  Action to save bus routes in Sydney’s east 
Fri, 04 Jun 2021

Media release: Waverley Council has voted unanimously to support a Mayoral Minute calling on the state government to rethink plans to cut 25 bus routes in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

""  Bondi Junction Cycleway and Streetscape Upgrade 
Wed, 02 Jun 2021

Media release: The Bondi Junction Cycleway and Streetscape Upgrade has entered its next phase with works commencing along the western side of Bronte Road between Ebley and Spring streets.

""  Waverley Council investigates new targets for net zero carbon emissions 
Wed, 02 Jun 2021

Media release: Waverley Council will investigate declaring new targets for the reduction of carbon emissions by becoming net zero by 2030.

""  Memorial to honour the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete
Fri, 28 May 2021

Media release: Waverley Council will on Sunday unveil a memorial in Bondi Junction to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete.

""  Powerful southerly swells prompts safety warning for Waverley’s beaches
Fri, 28 May 2021

Media release: Waverley Council Lifeguards are urging people to stay safe this weekend with hazardous surf and gale warnings issued for NSW.

""  Winners announced for Waverley's 2021 Local Hero Awards
Thu, 27 May 2021

Waverley Council held its biannual Local Hero Awards ceremony to celebrate the work of its volunteers and community heros. Winners have been announced across six award categories.

""  Waverley Council welcomes a new General Manager  
Wed, 26 May 2021

News item: Waverley Council is proud to announce that last night Emily Scott was appointed its new General Manager.

""  Clarke Reserve Playground upgrade complete
Wed, 26 May 2021

News item: Following consultation and the development of concept plans, grant funding to the value of $100,000 was received in February 2019 from the State Governments, Stronger Communities Fund, to upgrade the play space.

""  Reserve your seat at the virtual Bondi Innovation Forum
Wed, 26 May 2021

Media release: A reminder to register for tomorrow's inaugural Bondi Innovation Forum

" "  Bondi Festival roars with an arts program for all ages
Tue, 25 May 2021

Bondi Festival launches its program today with over 30 live shows featuring some of Australia’s favourite artists, as well as revealing a surprise international act that offers an intimate fireside experience on the beach at night.

""  Boost to beach safety at world-famous Bondi Beach
Mon, 24 May 2021

Media release: Plans are underway by Waverley Council to construct a new purpose-built first aid and incident management facility at Bondi Beach.

""  Waverley Council and St Vincent’s Hospital team up for vaccinations
Wed, 19 May 2021

Media release: Having established a highly successful partnership setting up and managing one of Australia’s busiest COVID-19 testing clinics at Bondi Beach, St Vincent’s Hospital is now offering Waverley Council frontline staff the chance to join their vaccination program immediately.

""  Message from the Mayor  
Mon, 10 May 2021

Council is seeking feedback from the community about beach volleyball at Tamarama and Bondi beaches.

""  Experts discuss way of the future at inaugural Bondi Innovation Forum
Fri, 07 May 2021

Media release: Australia’s brightest minds will converge on Bondi Beach on Thursday 27 May for the inaugural Bondi Innovation Forum held by Waverley Council in partnership with Bondi & Districts Chamber of Commerce and the Bondi Innovation Alliance.

" "  Apply for the NSW Government's small business fees and charges rebate
Tue, 04 May 2021

If you are a sole trader, the owner of a small business or a not-for-profit organisation in NSW, you may be eligible for a small business fees and charges rebate of $1,500.

""  Amalfi Beach Club
Mon, 03 May 2021

Update: Waverley Council has not received a Development Application (DA) for the proposal for Bondi Beach.

""  Restoration breathes new life into iconic Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club
Sat, 01 May 2021

Media release: Waverley Council in partnership with Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) will on Monday 3 May mark the start of the restoration and upgrade of the iconic surf club building with head contractor Lloyd Group and Chrofi Architects.

""  Waverley Council endorses strategy to increase open space and recreation areas
Fri, 30 Apr 2021

Media release: Waverley Council has endorsed its new Open Space and Recreation Strategy for its almost 80 parks and reserves and associated facilities such as sporting grounds, playgrounds and walking tracks.