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""  What to do with your unwanted items during lockdown
Thu, 05 Aug 2021

Waverley Council is asking residents to hold on to unwanted items while the current stay-at-home orders are in place. Although many recycling services are closed because of the Public Health Orders in place, there are still a few options available if you can’t hold on to your unwanted items.

""  A message from the Mayor about connected communities 
Mon, 26 Jul 2021

I again wish to thank the wonderful COVID-19 testing staff from St Vincent’s Hospital, everyone working in health, our local police, our residents, our families juggling with online learning and our small businesses who have had to diversify.

" "   Waverley Council Statement on managing COVID-19 restrictions
Fri, 23 Jul 2021

Media Release: Waverley Council refutes suggestions it has failed to implement strong measures to avoid the spread of COVID-19 in the community.

" "  Waverley Council declares net zero carbon emissions target by 2030
Fri, 23 Jul 2021

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Waverley Council has become one of the first organisations in Australia to declare a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2030.

""  Waverley Council holds historic LGBTQ+ roundtable
Thu, 22 Jul 2021

Media release: The first-time event by Council will help increase awareness and understanding of issues faced by the LGBTQ+ community.

""  Waverley Council helps clubs and community groups go solar
Tue, 20 Jul 2021

Media release: North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club in Sydney’s east has become the first registered club in Waverley to go solar through an award-winning program jointly created by Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick City Councils.

""  The first three stages of the Bondi Junction Cycleway and Streetscape Upgrade are now open
Fri, 16 Jul 2021

News item: Bike riders can now travel on the cycleway between Bronte Rd and St James Rd via Spring St, Denison St and Oxford St.

""  Waverley Art Prize winners announced
Fri, 16 Jul 2021

Media release: A record-breaking 701 entries were received in this year’s Prize which you can view online.

""  New Waverley Council climate report shows how to keep our dwellings cool
Wed, 07 Jul 2021

Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, is calling on the state and federal governments to act on the results of new award-winning research, which demonstrates simple ways residential developments in Sydney’s east can cope with increasing local temperatures caused by climate change.

" "  Business and childcare relief package supported by Waverley Council
Wed, 30 Jun 2021

Following an extraordinary meeting last night, Waverley Council has agreed to another round of business and community support measures to help local businesses during this current lockdown period.

 Mayors call on State Government for business support
Sat, 26 Jun 2021

Mayors Paula Masselos of Waverley, Danny Said of Randwick and Susan Wynne of Woollahra today urgently called on the State Government to provide a small business hardship grant

" :  Extraordinary Meeting of Council scheduled for Tuesday 29 June 2021, 6pm
Sat, 26 Jun 2021

An Extraordinary Meeting of Council will be held by video conference/at Waverley Council Chambers, Cnr Paul Street and Bondi Road, Bondi Junction at 6.00 PM, TUESDAY 29 JUNE 2021 to consider an emergency economic support package in response to COVID-19 outbreak for Waverley businesses, and associated delegations.

""  Bondi Festival 2021 cancelled
Fri, 25 Jun 2021

Media release: Following today’s announcement of stay-at-home orders for the Waverley, Woollahra, Randwick and City of Sydney LGAs, Waverley Council has made the decision to cancel Bondi Festival 2021.

""  A message from the Mayor about the latest stay-at-home orders
Fri, 25 Jun 2021

In response to stay-at-home orders announced by the Premier this morning for the Waverley, Woollahra, Randwick and City of Sydney LGAs, effective from 11.59pm tonight until 11.59pm, Friday 2 July, Waverley Council has taken the additional steps to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and help keep the community safe.

""  Cancellation of Waverley Council gatherings until next week
Thu, 24 Jun 2021

Due to Waverley Local Government Area being at the centre of this most recent COVID-19 outbreak, Waverley Council has made the difficult but prudent decision to cancel many of its sporting, recreational and cultural activities.

""  Waverley Council continues to support beach volleyball
Thu, 24 Jun 2021

Media release: Waverley Council this week voted to continue to support beach volleyball at Tamarama and Bondi beaches including increasing the number of courts available at Bondi from three courts to four.

""  A message from the Mayor about Bondi Festival
Wed, 23 Jun 2021

In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation in Sydney, Waverley Council has decided to delay the start of Bondi Festival to Tuesday 29 June.

""  A message from the Mayor about COVID
Mon, 21 Jun 2021

I am urging the Waverley community to continue to come forward for testing to help prevent the further transmission of COVID-19 in Sydney and beyond.

""  A message from the Mayor about COVID-19
Thu, 17 Jun 2021

I would like to congratulate the Waverley community for how it has responded to the news of new COVID cases in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

""  Memorial tree planting to honour the life of the late Mr Jack Mundey AO
Fri, 11 Jun 2021

Waverley and Randwick City councils will on Tuesday plant a tree in Centennial Parklands in honour of the late urban conservationist and unionist Mr Jack Mundey AO in celebration of his pivotal role in defending Sydney’s built environment and heritage.

Media Contacts

Media and Public Relations Officer
Phone Number: 0416 075 532