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 Bondi Beach is nearing capacity
Mon, 05 Oct 2020

Waverley Council wishes to advise that Bondi Beach is nearing capacity. If people continue to come to Bondi Beach and crowds grow further, restricted access to the sand may need to be implemented.

" "  A new permanent public artwork for North Bondi
Thu, 01 Oct 2020

Media release: Waverley Council is calling on artists to register their interest in developing a concept for a new permanent artwork at the North Bondi kid’s pool.

""  Waverley Council releases plan for managing open spaces during summer
Mon, 28 Sep 2020

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, today released Waverley Council’s plan for the operational management of open spaces and beaches over the upcoming summer period.

""  Exploring possibilities for a COVID-Safe Sculpture by the Sea
Sat, 26 Sep 2020

Media release: Waverley Council and Sculpture by the Sea are reviewing options for the 2020 exhibition including staging the event later this year or early next year.

""  A message from the Mayor about summer in Waverley
Thu, 17 Sep 2020

News item: This week I moved a Mayoral Minute noting a range of measures to help keep the community safe when visiting our public places during the warmer months.

""  September Council meeting outcomes
Thu, 17 Sep 2020

News item: A bumper agenda was debated at this week's Council meeting including the election of Deputy Mayor.

 Solar my School wins highest design and innovation honour
Tue, 08 Sep 2020

Media release: Waverley, Randwick and Woollahra councils’ multi award-winning Solar my School program has won a Good Design Award in the Australia’s International Good Design Awards.

" "  Magpie Swooping Season 
Fri, 04 Sep 2020

Magpies usually breed during Spring every year, and it's during this time that their protective swooping behaviour is in full force.  Magpies are urban species too, so there is generally no escaping them but you can try to prevent and avoid a magpie attack by following these tips.

""  Celebrate the essence of Festival of the Winds
Thu, 03 Sep 2020

Media release:  Waverley Council and the Australian Kiteflyers Society invites you to celebrate the essence of the 42nd Festival of the Winds through an exciting offering of online events for the whole family.

""  Bondi Surf Club Conservation and Upgrade project
Wed, 02 Sep 2020

News item: Waverley Council is inviting the community to register to take part in our upcoming information session about this exciting project.

""  Update on our beaches
Sun, 30 Aug 2020

News item: Waverley Council is pleased with the overall behaviour of visitors to our beaches and reminds people to observe Public Health Orders at all times.

""  A message from the Mayor about our beaches
Sat, 29 Aug 2020

The behaviour of visitors to our beaches and parks today has been really pleasing so far and we encourage that behaviour to continue as we head into the warmer months.

""  Stay safe in Waverley this weekend 
Fri, 28 Aug 2020

News item: Waverley Council is encouraging anyone considering visiting our public places this weekend to observe the current Public Health Orders in place which limit outdoor gatherings to 20 people.

""  Bondi Park outdoor fitness station improvement works
Thu, 27 Aug 2020

News item: Waverley Council will be carrying out maintenance works in early September to improve the safety of the Bondi Park outdoor fitness station at North Bondi.

""  Travel safely in Waverley with PUDO
Tue, 25 Aug 2020

News item: Our new pick-up and drop-off (PUDO) bays provides safe access for ride share vehicles, taxis and the general public to move around high traffic areas such as Bondi Junction interchange and Bondi Beach.

""  Help keep safe by preparing for emergencies
Tue, 25 Aug 2020

News item: To mark Emergency Preparedness Week, 31 August to 6 September, Resilient Sydney member Waverley Council is encouraging residents to download a free app that helps users prepare for emergencies through the development of an emergency plan on their phone.

""  Bondi Memorial Project design announced
Wed, 19 Aug 2020

Media release: Acting Mayor of Waverley, Elaine Keenan and Chief Executive Officer of LGBTQ+ health organisation ACON, Nicolas Parkhill, today officially announced that Urban Art Projects (UAP) will be commissioned to create the Bondi Memorial Project at Marks Park, Tamarama.

""  Historic upgrade breathes new life into Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club
Wed, 19 Aug 2020

Media release: Waverley Council in partnership with Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club (Bondi Surf Club) is embarking on an historic heritage upgrade of the world’s oldest surf club.

""  August 2020 Council meeting outcomes
Wed, 19 Aug 2020

News item: A number of significant community projects were debated and progressed at last night’s Council meeting including the Bondi Memorial Project and the Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club conservation upgrade.

""  Dogs off-leash at Mackenzies Bay, Tamarama
Mon, 17 Aug 2020

News item: Waverley Council is inviting the community to have its say about allowing dogs at Mackenzies Bay, Tamarama.