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 Small grants achieve big things
Tue, 10 Apr 2018

Media Release: Got a great idea? Need some help to make it happen? Waverley Council’s Small Grants Program offers grants of up to $12,000 for projects that make a difference in the local community.


 People Here: Waverley Council’s latest public artwork
Tue, 10 Apr 2018

Media Release: pH (People Here) is Waverley Council’s newest public sculpture, specifically created for the Waverley community.


 Council conducts second bike cleanup
Tue, 10 Apr 2018

Media Release: Waverley Council will conduct a further clean up of abandoned and broken share bikes tomorrow, (Tuesday 27 March).


 Waverley Council goes live!
Fri, 06 Apr 2018

Media Release: Waverley Council and Committee meetings are now streamed live, making them accessible to everyone.


 On your bike: Council’s new bike advisory committee ready to roll
Fri, 06 Apr 2018

Media Release: Waverley Council now has a Bike Advisory Committee to help make the area more bike-friendly.


 Keeping Waverley LGA safe and clean for everyone
Fri, 06 Apr 2018

Media Release: Waverley Council asks residents not to leave unwanted goods at the back of Bondi Pavilion for use by the homeless population there.


 New General Manager for Waverley Council
Wed, 21 Mar 2018

Media Release: Waverley Council has appointed a new General Manager. Council unanimously confirmed the appointment of Ross McLeod at its meeting last night.


 Sixty and counting: share bikes removed from Waverley streets
Fri, 09 Mar 2018

Media Release: Dozens of dockless bikes have been removed from Waverley Council area beaches, parks and streets with the count still continuing.

Mayor Wakefield said Waverley Council was forced to act due to the number of damaged and discarded bikes building up in public spaces.


 Residents have their say to shape the future of Waverley
Fri, 23 Feb 2018

Media Release: More than 140 Waverley community members attended Council’s Community Summit last week, sharing their thoughts and ideas on what Council’s priorities should be over the next 11 years.


 Update on Oxford Street Mall Markets
Fri, 23 Feb 2018

Media Statement: At this week's Council meeting, Council expressed its strong preference for the current market operation to continue beyond 2 March.


" "  Bondi Pavilion: a new beginning
Wed, 21 Feb 2018

Media Release: At last night’s Council meeting, Council voted to withdraw the previously submitted development application for the Bondi Pavilion project and begin the process of preparing a new, community friendly, refurbishment plan.


 Nominate your Local Hero for an award
Tue, 20 Feb 2018

Media Release: Do you know someone who works selflessly for the community? Someone who has volunteered in the arts, in sports clubs or even in programs aimed at protecting our environment? They can be young – or older. They just need to live locally or have served the Waverley community.


 Bondi Junction Village Markets
Tue, 13 Feb 2018

Media Statement: Council understands the necessity of providing the community and stallholders some clarity as to the future of the markets as soon as possible.


 Waverley Mayor Proposes Biggest Overhaul Of Parking
Thu, 08 Feb 2018

Media Release: Waverley Council’s Mayor, Cr John Wakefield, has unveiled a radical proposal to overhaul Waverley’s parking fees and permits schemes that could save residents hundreds of dollars each year.


 Bondi Pavilion Gears Up For A Winter Feast
Tue, 06 Feb 2018

Media Release: “[The] Bondi Pavilion is transformed into a sanctuary of warmth and fun away from the cold winter nights… it’s the place to be.” - Theatre Now

“Bondi Feast is an eclectic fortnight of fun and wonder.” - Concrete Playground


""  Waverley Council's Acting General Manager Resigns
Thu, 01 Feb 2018

The Acting General Manager of Waverley Council, Cathy Henderson, has announced her resignation to take up a position with the City of Darebin in Melbourne.


" "  Ride the wave on over to Bondi for Surf’s Up
Thu, 25 Jan 2018

Media Release:  Don’t miss out on a series of one-off events and workshops at the Bondi Pavilion this February as we celebrate what we love about summer.


" "  Lifeguard Challenge – Waverley Vs Sutherland Shire Raising Money for Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation
Wed, 24 Jan 2018

Media Release: Lifeguards from Sutherland Shire and Waverley Councils are joining forces on 11 February 2018 to get on board (literally!) and help raise funds for the Sydney Children’s Hospital Foundation (SCHF) in purchasing additional lifesaving equipment for sick kids.


" "  Local Lawn Bowls Clubs Battle it Out in Mayoral Cup
Thu, 18 Jan 2018

Media Release: Local Bowling Clubs will battle it out in the 10th Mayoral Lawn Bowls Cup to claim the prestigious title this Sunday, 21 January at Waverley Bowling Club.


" "  Get snap happy and win prizes in our Youth Photo Competition
Thu, 18 Jan 2018

Media Release: Waverley Council is encouraging teenagers to get involved in our Youth Photo Competition to have their images published and win great prizes.