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""  Pop-Up COVID-19 clinic to open at Bondi Pavilion
Wed, 01 Apr 2020

News item: The St Vincent’s Hospital-run clinic will be open from 9am to 5pm seven days a week for those who meet the testing criteria.

""  Keeping our Library clients connected during COVID-19
Tue, 31 Mar 2020

News item: Waverley Library staff are continuing to provide welfare checks on registered clients of our Home Library Service to ensure they remain connected during this difficult time.

""  COVID-19: compliance in backpacker accommodation
Mon, 30 Mar 2020

Message from the Mayor: Waverley Council is actively carrying out on-site inspections of backpackers and boarding house-type facilities and other residential properties of concern.

""  A message from the Mayor
Fri, 27 Mar 2020

This is a message I did not want to have to share, but we now know Waverley Council currently has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in NSW, with 105 being recorded as at 8pm on 25 March.

""  Temporary closure of playgrounds and outdoor sporting facilities
Thu, 26 Mar 2020

Media release: In line with Australian Government announcements on social distancing, Waverley Council will today be closing all playgrounds and outdoor sporting facilities until further notice.

" "  Supporting the Community during Novel Coronavirus Covid-19
Thu, 26 Mar 2020

Council is focused on supporting the whole community, and particularly vulnerable and at-risk residents, to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and maintain social connections and quality of life.

Bike on the pavement near the shops  Waverley Council announces $1 million per month relief package for small businesses
Wed, 25 Mar 2020

In response to the economic impact on small business caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Waverley Council has prepared a $1 million per month relief package for small businesses operating in the local government area.

""  Supporting the construction industry during COVID-19
Wed, 25 Mar 2020

News item: Waverley Council is helping keep our local economy going by continuing to deliver construction projects across our LGA.

' "  Waverley Council's actions in response to COVID-19
Mon, 23 Mar 2020

News item: Following the ongoing advice from the Australian and NSW Governments’, Council is taking steps to support the health and wellbeing of the community, our staff and Councillors.

" "  March Waverley Local Planning Panel meeting postponed
Mon, 23 Mar 2020

Due to the public health restrictions put in place by the federal government in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Waverley Council has postponed the Waverley Local Planning Panel (WLPP) meeting scheduled for 25 March.

""  A message from the Mayor
Sun, 22 Mar 2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: Waverley Council is supporting the community through these challenging times

""  Beach closures: what you need to know
Sun, 22 Mar 2020

News item: Waverley Council has introduced measures to comply with regulations about mass gatherings.

""  Waverley's beaches closed until further notice
Sat, 21 Mar 2020

Media release: The closure of our beaches will allow the Council to plan ways it can comply with new restrictions around the number of people allowed at beaches in NSW at any one time.

""  A message from the Mayor, 10.20am Saturday 21 March.
Sat, 21 Mar 2020

News item: On behalf of everyone at Waverley Council, I strongly urge the public to observe Health advice about social distancing when visiting our area including our beaches.

" "  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.