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""  Dogs off-leash in Waverley
Wed, 09 Dec 2020

Media release: Waverley Council will investigate the opportunity to provide a new off-leash dog area with water play at a suitable location to address the shortage of off-leash areas in the Bondi basin

""  Our Vision for Inclusion
Thu, 03 Dec 2020

On International Day of People with Disability, meet the team behind our Waverley Community Living Program. This group of extraordinary locals have worked together to develop a video addressing topics such as bullying, employment, relationships and social stigmas faced by people with disability. Their story is also one about inclusion, resilience, love and laughter.

""  A message from the Mayor
Tue, 01 Dec 2020

The easing of some restrictions today in NSW is a welcome relief in the lead-up to Christmas but not a time for complacency, Mayor Paula Masselos said.

""  Waverley Council wins national award for helping strata apartments slash energy consumption
Mon, 30 Nov 2020

Media release: Waverley Council’s award-winning Building Futures program has helped slash energy consumption in selected buildings by almost a quarter.

""  Stay safe in Waverley this weekend
Thu, 26 Nov 2020

Media release: With temperatures set to soar in Sydney this weekend, Waverley Council is encouraging anyone considering visiting our public places to plan their trip and observe all current Public Health Orders (PHOs) in place which still limit outdoor gatherings to 30 people.

""  National Asbestos Awareness Week
Wed, 25 Nov 2020

Media release: It's easy to forget that asbestos is still present in millions of Australian homes, but Waverley Council reminds residents that it's a fact that if a house was built or renovated before 1990, there's a good chance it has some asbestos.

""  November Council meeting wrap-up
Wed, 25 Nov 2020

News: Plenty of items were debated at the November Council meeting, the second-last Council meeting for 2020.

""  Pedestrian safety improvements in Bronte Cutting
Mon, 23 Nov 2020

Media release: Waverley Council is finalising its plans to replace the temporary walkway in Bronte Cutting (Calga Place) with a permanent concrete footpath that connects to the existing footpath to the north of the cutting and extends to Macpherson Street.

""  Save money and shop second-hand at this year's Garage Sale Trail
Sat, 14 Nov 2020

As Garage Sale Trail heads into its tenth year, this grassroots event that started in Bondi is set to be the best one yet! Taking place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November, take part in person or online.

""  Staying safe at Waverley’s beaches and parks
Fri, 13 Nov 2020

Media release: This weekend is going to see some great beach weather and Waverley Council is ready to help beach visitors follow NSW Health’s current public health orders.

" "  2020 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award Winners announced
Thu, 12 Nov 2020

Waverley Council is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award. For the first time in Nib Award history, these winners were announced in an online celebration at 8am, Thursday 12 November.

""  Men take a stand against domestic violence in new campaign
Fri, 06 Nov 2020

Bondi Rescue's Bruce 'Hoppo' Hopkins and several other well-known Sydney men have lent their voices to a new domestic violence video campaign called 'We're Better Than That'.

""  A message from the Mayor
Thu, 05 Nov 2020

A message from the Mayor: Find out the latest from Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, on COVID-19 testing in Waverley, Sculptures by the Sea, Waverley Cultural Advisory Committee, HeadOn Photo Festival and Remembrance Day.

""  A message from the Mayor about Sculpture by the Sea
Wed, 04 Nov 2020

Waverley Council is committed to supporting Sculpture by the Sea and as such, is continuing to work with them on options for a COVID- safe world-class sculpture exhibition in 2021 while ensuring our community’s safety.

""  October Council meeting outcomes
Tue, 03 Nov 2020

News item: A bumper agenda was debated at the October Council meeting, which began with an acknowledgment of Councillor Sally Betts’ 25 years of service to Waverley.

""  New additions arrive at Council's problem waste recycling stations
Mon, 02 Nov 2020

Waverley’s two problem waste recycling stations have expanded to accept x-rays, light globes and oral care products in addition to batteries, mobile phones and printer cartridges.

""  Next phase in the Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club upgrade 
Fri, 30 Oct 2020

News item: Waverley Council this month unanimously voted to progress the draft concept design for the Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club upgrade to detailed design stage.

""  Hazardous surf conditions prompts safety warning for Waverley’s beaches 
Mon, 26 Oct 2020

News item: Bondi, Bronte and Tamarama beaches, and Bronte Pool, are currently closed for swimming and will likely remain closed all day today.

""  Help shape the direction of culture in Waverley 
Mon, 26 Oct 2020

Media release: Waverley Council is currently seeking Expressions of Interest for a new Cultural Advisory Committee to provide advice to Council on major cultural issues, initiatives and opportunities.

""  Illegal dumpers nabbed in enforcement blitz
Tue, 13 Oct 2020

Media release: The Sydney Regional Illegal Dumping (RID) Squad has issued 21 fines for recent illegal dumping outside charity shops in Waverley.