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For any media enquiries relating to Waverley Council please call 9083 8125 or email

Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.

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""  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

" "  Our Harmony Concert is back!
Wed, 31 Mar 2021

Bring all the family to our Harmony Concert on Saturday 11 April, 11am to 3pm at Oxford Street Mall, Bondi Junction.

""  Waverley Council celebrates World Surfing Champion, Pauline Menczer 
Sat, 27 Mar 2021

Media release: Waverley Council will investigate options for the appropriate recognition of 1993 World Surfing Champion, Pauline Menczer.

""  Footpath improvements at Bronte
Thu, 25 Mar 2021

News item: Waverley Council is inviting the community to provide feedback on our footpath improvements works at the intersection of Bronte Road and Pacific Street.

""  A safe and inclusive workplace for all
Thu, 25 Mar 2021

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, moved a Mayoral motion at the March meeting of Council reaffirming Council’s commitment to being a safe and inclusive workplace for all staff.

""  Greek National Day
Wed, 24 Mar 2021

Message from the Mayor: On behalf of everyone at Waverley Council, I would like to wish the Greek community in Waverley a happy Greek National Day, also known as the Greek Independence Day, which is being celebrated tomorrow, 25 March 2021.

""  Hazardous surf conditions prompts safety warning for Waverley’s beaches
Sat, 20 Mar 2021

MEDIA RELEASE: Waverley Council’s Lifeguards are urging people to stay safe this weekend after the Bureau of Meteorology this morning issued a Hazardous Surf Warning for the Sydney coast.

""  UPDATED: Hazardous surf warning for NSW coastal waters
Sun, 07 Mar 2021

Media release: Waverley Council Lifeguards are urging people to stay safe this weekend with a hazardous surf warning in place for much of the state’s coastline.

""  Waverley Council celebrates International Women's Day
Sat, 06 Mar 2021

Be sure to RSVP for Not so Pretty, our International Women's Day discussion on Monday 8 March via Zoom.

""  Waverley Council joins fight against microplastics 
Sat, 06 Mar 2021

Media release: Waverley Council is helping staff and the community map dangerous litter and marine debris at our beaches and waterways.

""  Investigating Dark Skies in Waverley
Wed, 03 Mar 2021

News item: Waverley Council will be looking at ways we can further incorporate key principles of Dark Skies into our existing Creative Lighting Strategy for our own works and on private land.

""  Waverley Council unveils gardens in the sky project to cool our cities
Mon, 01 Mar 2021

Media release: Car parks, terraces and other urban spaces will be transformed into thriving gardens in a Waverley Council project to increase green cover across the local area.

" "  Mill Hill Community Centre renovations
Wed, 24 Feb 2021

As part of Waverley Council’s Innovation Hub project, the Mill Hill Community Centre is being renovated. When completed, the works will create a revitalised precinct with the Boot Factory, with both buildings upgraded, connected and sharing facilities.

""  Scooter and motorbike parking in Waverley
Mon, 22 Feb 2021

News item: Waverley Council is looking at ways to better support the 10.2% of local residents who own a motorcycle or scooter.

""  Waverley Council wins campaign for affordable housing for NSW families
Fri, 12 Feb 2021

Media release: Waverley Council has contributed to a five-year campaign giving councils in metropolitan NSW the power to levy developers to pay for losses in affordable housing.

""  NSW Health alert for Bondi Junction clinic customers
Thu, 04 Feb 2021

Waverley Council wishes to advise that NSW Health yesterday issued an alert for customers who attended a Bondi Junction wellness clinic for certain procedures over the past seven years.

""  Mental health boost for Waverley Council lifeguards
Fri, 22 Jan 2021

Media release: With the assistance of Bruce Hopkins, Lifeguard team leader, Council enlisted Allan Sparkes, a former NSW Police officer and former Deputy Commissioner for NSW Mental Health Commission, and Dr David Said, a medical expert with 22 years’ clinical experience with the military to deliver a bespoke mental health training program aimed specifically at people who work in frontline emergency settings.

""  Waverley Council recycling program halves contamination rates
Fri, 22 Jan 2021

Media release: Waverley Council’s Recycling Improvement Program reached a milestone this month with more than 100 apartment buildings now involved in the program which has helped reduce contamination rates in household recycling bins in participating buildings by more than a half.

Media Contacts

Media and Public Relations Officer
Phone Number: 0416 075 532