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" "  Business support during Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)
Fri, 20 Mar 2020

In response to Covid-19, Council is working to ensure the local business community is supported, well informed and knows where to access immediate advice and financial support.

""  A message from the Mayor
Thu, 19 Mar 2020

COVID-19 update: I would like to assure the community that the Council has measures underway to enable the continued delivery of essential services and to contribute to efforts to prevent further spread of coronavirus in line with advice from Commonwealth and NSW Government health authorities.

Pound Paws  Applications for Waverley Council’s small grants program now open
Mon, 16 Mar 2020

Waverley Council's small grants program, which offers funding of up to $5,000 for individuals and community groups, is now open. If you have a great idea that would benefit our community, apply now.

" "  Bondi Beach Latin American Festival Sun 15th March 2020 Postponement
Fri, 13 Mar 2020

Waverley Council and Bondi Association of Arts and Music have today made the difficult decision to postpone indefinitely this Sunday’s Bondi Beach Latin American Festival at the Bondi Pavilion.

""  Bondi to Cronulla Lifeguard Challenge
Fri, 06 Mar 2020

Media release: It’s a gruelling 30km challenge on Sunday 15 March that pits some of Sydney’s fittest and fastest lifeguards against each other, all with the aim of raising funds for kids in need.

""  Top gong for Waverley Cemetery Coast Walk project
Mon, 02 Mar 2020

News item: The Waverley Cemetery Coast Walk project has won the Excellence in Infrastructure award at the 2020 Stormwater NSW Awards for Excellence.

""  North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club Advanced Response Lifesaving Facility
Thu, 27 Feb 2020

News item: Waverley Council in partnership with North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club is building an advanced response lifesaving facility to improve lifesaving services at North Bondi.

""  Bondi Memorial Project reaches detailed design phase
Wed, 26 Feb 2020

Media release: Waverley Council and LGBTQ+ health organisation ACON have reached another milestone in the Bondi Memorial Project through the commencement of design concept development for the site-specific public artwork.

""  Increase to residential parking
Tue, 25 Feb 2020

News item: Council has endorsed for public exhibition a new monthly overnight parking permit fee for Waverley residents at Hollywood Avenue Car Park, Bondi Junction.

""  Waverley Council trials new street play initiative
Tue, 25 Feb 2020

Media release: Participating streets will be closed to traffic on Sunday afternoons to allow children and families to play and socialise safely.

""  Hazardous Surf Warning issued for Waverley’s beaches
Thu, 13 Feb 2020

News item: Waverley Council is urging people to stay safe this weekend with cyclonic conditions forecast to impact the NSW coastline from tomorrow.

""  Bondi Junction Cycleway and Streetscape Upgrade enters next stage
Tue, 11 Feb 2020

News item: Stage 3 of the Bondi Junction Cycleway and Streetscape Upgrade will begin in the first week of March on Spring Street between Newland Street and Bronte Road.

""  Lithium batteries cause garbage truck fire
Fri, 07 Feb 2020

Media release: Waverley Council staff were lucky to escape injury last week after the contents of their rubbish truck caught on fire during a routine collection.

""  Making Australia's most famous beach accessible for all
Mon, 27 Jan 2020

Media release: Waverley Council in collaboration with Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club is celebrating the launch on Saturday 1 February of Access Bondi, a community inclusion initiative at Bondi Beach.

""  A big thank you to our community
Mon, 20 Jan 2020

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos and Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club president, Brent Jackson, have thanked the eastern suburbs community for their assistance and generosity during the ongoing NSW bushfire crisis.

" "  Ways Waverley can help the bushfire efforts
Fri, 03 Jan 2020

As bushfires spread across Australia, we’ve had a number of calls from residents wanting to help those affected by the devastation.

""  Free energy saving advice for Waverley residents
Fri, 20 Dec 2019

Media release: Waverley Council has engaged the Australian Energy Foundation to provide free energy saving advice to residents.

" "  Green light for Bondi Pavilion restoration
Thu, 19 Dec 2019

Waverley Council is scheduled to begin its restoration of the iconic Bondi Pavilion in May 2020 after the Sydney Eastern City Planning Panel approved the Council’s development application.

""  Waverley Council celebrates its first ‘recycled roads’
Wed, 18 Dec 2019

Media release: Waverley Council has just completed its first roads made from recycled soft plastics, glass bottles and printer toner.

" "  Waverley Council named winners at Local Government NSW Awards
Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Waverley Council is thrilled to annouce that it took home several award wins at the Local Government NSW Excellence in Environment Awards 2019.