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""  Waverley Mayor takes action on bus privatisation
Wed, 06 Nov 2019

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, is calling on the state government to reverse its decision to privatisate the last remaining State Transit-operated bus regions in NSW.


""  Sculpture by the Sea 2019
Wed, 23 Oct 2019

As the newly elected Mayor of Waverley, I would like to welcome artists and visitors to Sculpture by the Sea 2019.


 Alcohol Free Zones and Alcohol Prohibited Areas in Waverley
Sat, 19 Oct 2019

Media Release: Council has extended 24/7 Alcohol Free Zones in force on its streets and footpaths in Bondi Junction and Bondi Beach.


 Garage Sale Trail is about to hit Waverley
Mon, 14 Oct 2019

Australia’s biggest weekend of garage sales is just around the corner, with the annual Garage Sale Trail taking place on Saturday 19 October and Sunday 20 October.


""  Waverley welcomes new Mayor and Deputy Mayor
Thu, 26 Sep 2019

NEWS: Labor Councillor Paula Masselos and Greens Councillor Elaine Keenan, both of Lawson Ward, were tonight elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Waverley.


" "  Swooping season
Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Stay alert and pay attention for any magpie and other birds’ (including Plovers and Butcher Birds) nesting sites. Travel in groups where possible as the birds often target individuals.


" "  Waverley Council supports changes to assist local businesses and customers during cycleway construction
Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Waverley Council last night adopted a suite of measures to assist local businesses and customers during the construction of the Bondi Junction cycleway.


" "  Waverley Council appoints head contractor for $1.8M Seven Ways Project
Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Waverley Council has appointed Hibernian Contracting Pty Ltd as head contractor for the $1.8 million Seven Ways Streetscape Upgrade project in Bondi.


" "   A new era for Bronte Surf Life Saving Club
Mon, 09 Sep 2019

Waverley Council in partnership with Bronte Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) has announced it will embark on a proposed $9 million redevelopment of the club and community facilities building.


" "  Bondi Pavilion Restoration early works begin
Fri, 06 Sep 2019

Early works to restore the roof of Bondi Pavilion to its original design will begin on Tuesday 10 September, marking an important step in the progress of the restoration and conservation project.


""  Council moves to ban glyphosate
Thu, 29 Aug 2019

Media release: Waverley Council has moved to immediately cease using glyphosate-based weedkillers such as Roundup in sensitive areas and phase out all use by 2020/21.


""  Removalist fined $2000 for illegal dumping
Fri, 23 Aug 2019

News item: A Bondi man, 25, was fined $2000 in Waverley Court on Wednesday 21 August for illegally dumping mattresses, packaging and other items in Paul Street, Bondi Junction.


""  Plan your trip to Festival of the Winds 2019
Fri, 23 Aug 2019

Media release: Almost 70,000 people are expected to visit Bondi Beach on Sunday, 8 September for Waverley Council’s 41st annual Festival of the Winds.


" "  Festival of the Winds is back at Bondi Beach on Sunday 8 September!
Thu, 22 Aug 2019

Who would have known back in 1978, when a group of wind energy champions decided to run a kite festival on Bondi Beach, that the Festival of the Winds would be born and end up as one of the biggest and most loved kite flying festivals in the world!


""  Turning rubbish into roads
Fri, 16 Aug 2019

Media release: Waverley Council is building its first roads made from recycled soft plastics, glass bottles and printer toner.


" "  2019 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award longlist announced
Wed, 14 Aug 2019

Waverley Council is thrilled to announce the longlist for the 2019 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award celebrating excellence in research and writing in Australia.


""  Waverley Council wins major awards for innovation
Mon, 12 Aug 2019

Media release: Waverley Council’s outstanding achievement in the fields of renewable energy, sustainable transport and creativity have been recognised at a state and national level.


""  The future of the Bondi mural
Sat, 10 Aug 2019

The now vandalised Luke Cornish mural will be replaced after the completion of an EOI process run by Council staff, Waverley Mayor John Wakefield explains.


""  Bondi Memorial Project
Fri, 19 Jul 2019

News item: Waverley Council and ACON are inviting artists to submit their expressions of interest for the first phase of the Bondi Memorial Project at Marks Park, Tamarama.


 Waverley Council calls for expressions of interest for the Bondi Memorial Project
Thu, 18 Jul 2019

Media Release: Expressions of interest are now open for the Bondi Memorial Project at Marks Park, Tamarama.