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""  NSW Health alert for Bondi Junction clinic customers
Thu, 04 Feb 2021

Waverley Council wishes to advise that NSW Health yesterday issued an alert for customers who attended a Bondi Junction wellness clinic for certain procedures over the past seven years.

""  Mental health boost for Waverley Council lifeguards
Fri, 22 Jan 2021

Media release: With the assistance of Bruce Hopkins, Lifeguard team leader, Council enlisted Allan Sparkes, a former NSW Police officer and former Deputy Commissioner for NSW Mental Health Commission, and Dr David Said, a medical expert with 22 years’ clinical experience with the military to deliver a bespoke mental health training program aimed specifically at people who work in frontline emergency settings.

""  Waverley Council recycling program halves contamination rates
Fri, 22 Jan 2021

Media release: Waverley Council’s Recycling Improvement Program reached a milestone this month with more than 100 apartment buildings now involved in the program which has helped reduce contamination rates in household recycling bins in participating buildings by more than a half.

""  Play it safe this Australia Day long weekend 
Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Media release: Waverley Council is working closely with local Police to ensure people follow all Public Health Orders and relevant health advice this Australia Day long weekend, Saturday 23 January to Tuesday 26 January.

" "  Waverley Council General Manager
Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Ross McLeod, General Manager Waverley Council has tendered his resignation effective February 26, 2021.  The impact of the COVID 19 pandemic and travel restrictions on his family has led to the decision to return to New Zealand.

""  A new place to charge your electric vehicle in Sydney’s east
Thu, 21 Jan 2021

3-Council media release: Electric vehicle owners now have a new place to charge their vehicles in the Bondi Junction commercial centre with the installation of an on-street public electric vehicle charging station in Spring Street.

 A message from the Mayor about public gatherings at North Bondi
Wed, 20 Jan 2021

Resources are being stretched to the limit to encourage safe use of our public places and we all need to focus on how we can limit the spread of COVID-19.

""  Commercial tenancies sought for iconic Bondi Pavilion (Shop 2 + 3)
Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Media release: Waverley Council is seeking to appoint a vibrant mix of commercial tenants to operate from the iconic Bondi Pavilion when the building reopens either later this year or early next year.

""  A message from the Mayor 
Sat, 26 Dec 2020

Waverley Council will continue to work with NSW Police and other agencies to ensure people use our public places safely.

""  Contractor fined $4000 for dumping waste material at Bondi 
Mon, 21 Dec 2020

News item: The Sydney RID Squad has fined a contractor $4000 plus administration costs for dumping waste material on council land.

""  A message from the Mayor this festive season
Mon, 21 Dec 2020

Compassion, resilience and determination have characterised the way Council and community have dealt with the unprecedented events of the past few months.

""  Celebrate safely in Waverley
Fri, 18 Dec 2020

News item: As 2020 draws to a close, Waverley Council is reminding residents and visitors to observe all current Public Health Orders and health advice when celebrating with family and friends.

""  Flickerfest returns to Bondi this summer 
Fri, 18 Dec 2020

Media release: Waverley Council is delighted to announce that the 30th annual Flickerfest International Short Film Festival is returning to Bondi this summer.

""  Wall collapse, Gilgandra Road, North Bondi
Mon, 14 Dec 2020

News item: The collapse occurred within a building site and SafeWork NSW and Police are currently on-site investigating.

""  Curlewis Street partial building collapse
Fri, 11 Dec 2020

Waverley Council officers are assisting SafeWork NSW with their inquiries into a partial building collapse at around 5pm yesterday in Curlewis Street, Bond

""  Dogs off-leash in Waverley
Wed, 09 Dec 2020

Media release: Waverley Council will investigate the opportunity to provide a new off-leash dog area with water play at a suitable location to address the shortage of off-leash areas in the Bondi basin

""  Our Vision for Inclusion
Thu, 03 Dec 2020

On International Day of People with Disability, meet the team behind our Waverley Community Living Program. This group of extraordinary locals have worked together to develop a video addressing topics such as bullying, employment, relationships and social stigmas faced by people with disability. Their story is also one about inclusion, resilience, love and laughter.

""  A message from the Mayor
Tue, 01 Dec 2020

The easing of some restrictions today in NSW is a welcome relief in the lead-up to Christmas but not a time for complacency, Mayor Paula Masselos said.

""  Waverley Council wins national award for helping strata apartments slash energy consumption
Mon, 30 Nov 2020

Media release: Waverley Council’s award-winning Building Futures program has helped slash energy consumption in selected buildings by almost a quarter.

""  Stay safe in Waverley this weekend
Thu, 26 Nov 2020

Media release: With temperatures set to soar in Sydney this weekend, Waverley Council is encouraging anyone considering visiting our public places to plan their trip and observe all current Public Health Orders (PHOs) in place which still limit outdoor gatherings to 30 people.