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Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.

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""  Powerful southerly swells prompts safety warning for Waverley’s beaches
Fri, 28 May 2021

Media release: Waverley Council Lifeguards are urging people to stay safe this weekend with hazardous surf and gale warnings issued for NSW.

""  Winners announced for Waverley's 2021 Local Hero Awards
Thu, 27 May 2021

Waverley Council held its biannual Local Hero Awards ceremony to celebrate the work of its volunteers and community heros. Winners have been announced across six award categories.

""  Waverley Council welcomes a new General Manager  
Wed, 26 May 2021

News item: Waverley Council is proud to announce that last night Emily Scott was appointed its new General Manager.

""  Clarke Reserve Playground upgrade complete
Wed, 26 May 2021

News item: Following consultation and the development of concept plans, grant funding to the value of $100,000 was received in February 2019 from the State Governments, Stronger Communities Fund, to upgrade the play space.

""  Reserve your seat at the virtual Bondi Innovation Forum
Wed, 26 May 2021

Media release: A reminder to register for tomorrow's inaugural Bondi Innovation Forum

" "  Bondi Festival roars with an arts program for all ages
Tue, 25 May 2021

Bondi Festival launches its program today with over 30 live shows featuring some of Australia’s favourite artists, as well as revealing a surprise international act that offers an intimate fireside experience on the beach at night.

""  Boost to beach safety at world-famous Bondi Beach
Mon, 24 May 2021

Media release: Plans are underway by Waverley Council to construct a new purpose-built first aid and incident management facility at Bondi Beach.

""  Waverley Council and St Vincent’s Hospital team up for vaccinations
Wed, 19 May 2021

Media release: Having established a highly successful partnership setting up and managing one of Australia’s busiest COVID-19 testing clinics at Bondi Beach, St Vincent’s Hospital is now offering Waverley Council frontline staff the chance to join their vaccination program immediately.

""  Message from the Mayor  
Mon, 10 May 2021

Council is seeking feedback from the community about beach volleyball at Tamarama and Bondi beaches.

""  Experts discuss way of the future at inaugural Bondi Innovation Forum
Fri, 07 May 2021

Media release: Australia’s brightest minds will converge on Bondi Beach on Thursday 27 May for the inaugural Bondi Innovation Forum held by Waverley Council in partnership with Bondi & Districts Chamber of Commerce and the Bondi Innovation Alliance.

""  Amalfi Beach Club
Mon, 03 May 2021

Update: Waverley Council has not received a Development Application (DA) for the proposal for Bondi Beach.

""  Restoration breathes new life into iconic Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club
Sat, 01 May 2021

Media release: Waverley Council in partnership with Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) will on Monday 3 May mark the start of the restoration and upgrade of the iconic surf club building with head contractor Lloyd Group and Chrofi Architects.

""  Waverley Council endorses strategy to increase open space and recreation areas
Fri, 30 Apr 2021

Media release: Waverley Council has endorsed its new Open Space and Recreation Strategy for its almost 80 parks and reserves and associated facilities such as sporting grounds, playgrounds and walking tracks.

""  A new look for one of Australia’s most iconic addresses
Tue, 27 Apr 2021

Media release: Waverley Council is tomorrow celebrating the completion of its streetscape and safety upgrade of Notts Avenue, Bondi Beach, home to the iconic Bondi Icebergs.

""  A new lease of life for Sydney’s second-oldest shopping strip
Fri, 23 Apr 2021

Media release: Waverley Council is set to beautify one of Sydney’s first villages as part of a streetscape upgrade that will breathe new life into historic Charing Cross.

" "   Waverley Arts and Culture Plan
Thu, 22 Apr 2021

The inaugural Waverley Arts and Culture Plan has been endorsed by Council and will provide a roadmap to bringing vibrant, creative and inclusive activities to life.

""  Heritage Boot Factory building transformed for the future 
Mon, 19 Apr 2021

Media release: Waverley Council today marks the start of its heritage restoration and upgrade of the Boot Factory building in Bondi Junction with its head contractor Lloyd Group.

""  Bondi Festival heats up Sydney this winter
Fri, 16 Apr 2021

Media release: Waverley Council in partnership with the Bondi & District Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for the 2021 launch of Bondi Festival from 25 June – 11 July 2021 on the shores of Bondi Beach.

" "  Entries now open for the national Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award 
Tue, 13 Apr 2021

Media release: The Nib Award is Waverley Council’s annual celebration of the best research-based writing and is Australia’s only major national literary award of its kind presented by a local council.

""  Join our Access and Inclusion Advisory panel
Thu, 08 Apr 2021

News item: Waverley Council is currently seeking expressions of interest from community members to join our Access and Inclusion Advisory panel

Media Contacts

Media and Public Relations Officer
Phone Number: 0416 075 532