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""  Tracing the history of the Waverley Artist Studios
Wed, 31 Oct 2018

Media release: A new exhibition showcasing past and present artists of the Waverley Artist Studios is launching tomorrow, 1 November at the Bondi Pavilion Gallery.


""  Racism does not have a place in Australia’s diverse society
Wed, 24 Oct 2018

MEDIA RELEASE: Waverley Council supports and celebrates our culturally diverse community and strives to ensure that our beautiful and vibrant part of the world remains welcoming, strong, inclusive, resilient and fair.


 English man saves a life after watching Bondi Rescue
Thu, 18 Oct 2018

Waverley Council recently received a thank you letter from John Wolstenholme, from Hampshire England thanking Bondi Rescue for giving him the knowledge to save a child at his local unpatrolled beach.


""  Marks Park the endorsed location for the Bondi Memorial Project
Wed, 17 Oct 2018

Media release: Waverley Council and LGBTI health organisation ACON have reached another milestone in the Bondi Memorial Project after Council last night endorsed Tamarama’s Marks Park as the next site for the commissioning and installation of public art in the Waverley local government area. The endorsement allows for the commissioning of a memorial in the form of a public artwork in the park to acknowledge the men targeted in homophobic attacks from the 1970s to 1990s.


""  Waverley Council joins landmark renewable energy agreement to cut emissions and costs
Fri, 12 Oct 2018

Media release: Waverley Council has joined 17 other NSW councils to sign a landmark agreement that will result in around 30% of council’s retail electricity being supplied by a renewable energy generator from 1 July 2019.


""  Waverley Cemetery Coastal Walk reopens
Wed, 10 Oct 2018

Media release: Join us on Saturday, 13 October from 10am to 11.45am for the official celebrations.


" "  Sydney Craft Week is here
Tue, 09 Oct 2018

Sydney Craft Week is an initiative of Australian Design Centre (ADC), a not for profit organisation showcasing and supporting contemporary craft and design.


""  Media release: Sydney Catholic Schools joins Solar my School movement
Mon, 08 Oct 2018

Sydney Catholic Schools is the latest education provider to sign up to Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick Council’s free Solar my School program to install solar panels at all 18 of its schools in the east.


""  Solar my School a finalist in the Banksia Sustainability Awards
Fri, 28 Sep 2018

Media release: Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick Council’s free Solar my School program is a finalist in the 2018 Banksia Sustainability Awards, the world’s longest-running sustainability awards.


""  Deputy Mayoral election
Fri, 28 Sep 2018

Councillor Dominic Wy Kanak re-elected for a 12-month term.


" "  Roosters paint the town red and blue
Thu, 27 Sep 2018

It’s the NRL grand final time and our local sporting heroes the Roosters are preparing for victory. This year’s grand final is on Sunday 30 September. If they take home the win, the boys in red and blue will be taking a victory lap...


""  Support for Waverley’s cultural diversity
Wed, 26 Sep 2018

Waverley Council supports and celebrates our culturally diverse community and strives to ensure that our beautiful and vibrant part of the world remains welcoming, strong, inclusive, resilient and fair.


""  Media release: Shortlist announced for 2018 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award as voting opens for The Nib People’s Choice prize
Fri, 14 Sep 2018

Waverley Council is excited to announce the exceptional shortlist for the 2018 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award, which celebrates excellence in research and writing in Australia.


""  Bondi Pavilion Concept Design unveiled
Fri, 07 Sep 2018

Media release: The Bondi Pavilion Restoration and Conservation Project concept design is now open for community feedback.


" "  Plan your trip to Sunday's Festival of the Winds
Wed, 05 Sep 2018

Bondi Beach will be very busy this Sunday as thousands of people are expected to attend the 40th anniversary of Festival of the Winds. Trackwork will affect trains between Bondi and Central so plan ahead and allow for plenty of extra travel time.


""  2018 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award longlist announced
Fri, 31 Aug 2018

Media release: Waverley Council is thrilled to announce the longlist for the 2018 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award celebrating excellence in research and writing in Australia.


""  UPDATE: Bondi Beach closed for the remainder of today
Tue, 28 Aug 2018

Media release: Bondi Beach will remain closed for the remainder of the today following the removal of the body of a whale calf.


""  Festival of the Winds is turning 40!
Tue, 21 Aug 2018

Media release: Prepare to the celebrate the 40th anniversary of Festival of the Winds- Australia’s largest kite flying festival- in high-flying action as it returns to iconic Bondi Beach on Sunday, 9 September, from 11am to 4pm.


""  Improving water security in times of drought
Tue, 21 Aug 2018

Media release: Waverley Council is reducing its reliance on drinking water to carry out irrigation and for other uses by almost doubling the capacity of its groundwater harvesting system at Waverley Park.


 Waverley focuses on improving beach management and safety
Fri, 17 Aug 2018

Media release: Waverley Council would like to thank the community for participating in the Waverley Lifeguard Service Risk Review survey.