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" "  City2Surf 2018: Road closures and clearways
Wed, 08 Aug 2018

Road closures and special event clearways will be in place throughout the Sydney CBD and the Eastern Suburbs on Sunday 12 August 2018 for the annual City2Surf.


 Lifeguard Service Risk Review Survey Update
Fri, 20 Jul 2018

Media statement: Following significant community concerns over the accuracy of some of the information in its Lifeguard Service Risk Review survey, Waverley Council has today revised the survey information and extended the deadline for submissions.


 Bondi Beach Lifeguard Service Risk Review
Wed, 18 Jul 2018

Media Statement: Mayor of Waverley, John Wakefield confirmed today that “there are no plans to ban surfing on Bondi Beach.”


 Cleaning up the mess of failed share bikes
Thu, 12 Jul 2018

Media release: Waverley Council is encouraging bike-sharing companies withdrawing from Sydney to continue to be responsible for their property. To date, council has impounded 107 share bikes left in public spaces, of which more than half had been reclaimed prior to companies announcing that they are leaving the market.


Art prize pic  2018 Waverley Art Prize winners announced
Fri, 06 Jul 2018

The winners of the 2018 Waverley Art Prize were announced overnight at an awards ceremony held at the Waverley Woollahra Art School in Bondi.


Waverley Chambers  Waverley welcomes new General Manager
Tue, 03 Jul 2018

Media release: Ross McLeod, our new General Manager, began with Council on Monday 2 July 2018.


Parking meter- Bondi Junction  Fairer parking for all
Tue, 26 Jun 2018

Media release Waverley Council is adopting a fairer approach to parking with the introduction next month of significant changes to parking fees and permits.


This picture depicts Waverley Council Chambers  Waverley Council Chambers – Temporary Building Closure
Thu, 24 May 2018

Media Statement:  Council has made alternative location arrangements for staff usually located at Waverley Council Chambers, Corner Bondi Road and Paul Street, Bondi Junction during the temporary close.


High rise goes low emissions  High rise goes low emissions
Wed, 09 May 2018

Media Release: Waverley Council has launched its Building Futures program for Bondi Junction strata buildings.


Home Grown  Music: home grown
Tue, 08 May 2018

Media Release: Some of Sydney’s best new talent is home grown, right here in Bondi. Home Grown is a series of youth concerts that celebrates the wealth of singer talent in our community.


Greek Presidential Guard Surfs  Greek Presidential guards learn to surf
Tue, 08 May 2018

Media Release: Eleven elite guards, part of a ceremonial unit who protect the Greek President’s mansion and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Athens will have their first-ever surfing lesson at Bondi Beach on Sunday.


Shark  Bondi Beach open again after shark sighting
Tue, 08 May 2018

Media Release: Bondi Beach was closed for half an hour this morning after lifegards spotted a shark at around 7.15am.


Global table  Get a pizza this! What a feast!
Tue, 08 May 2018

Media Release: You've heard of matching food and wine, why not try matching food and music at this year's Global Table on Sunday 6 May. Oxford Street Mall will again be the site of a 35-metre long communal table laden with dishes from around the world,enjoyed by Waverley's global population.


Fiona Harari  We are here: Talking with Australia’s oldest holocaust survivors
Tue, 08 May 2018

Media Release: Fiona Harari’s book about memories of the holocaust is about life, not about death. Ms Harari wanted to find out how the holocaust shaped some survivors’ unexpectedly long lives.


draft Community Strategic Plan  Your feedback needed: draft Community Strategic Plan
Tue, 08 May 2018

Media Release: Waverley Council’s draft Community Strategic Plan and its associated documents are now on public exhibition.


Greek Presidential Guard  The Greek Presidential Guard visits Bondi for Dawn Service
Tue, 08 May 2018

Media Release: The Evzones, the soldiers of the Greek Presidential Guard will join the Australian ANZAC community for the Dawn Service at North Bondi.


NIB Literary Award  Call for entries for the 2018 Mark and Evette Moran NIB Literary Awards
Tue, 08 May 2018

Media Release: Nominations for the prestigious Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award, presented by Waverley Council, are now open.


 The meter is running! Deadline extended to have your say on parking fees
Fri, 13 Apr 2018

Media Release: Waverley Council is reviewing parking fees to make things fairer for both business and residents and the deadline to have your say has been extended a week to 23 April 2018.


 Waverley Council hopes to be next to turn off the meters
Fri, 13 Apr 2018

Media Release: Waverley Council’s Mayor, Cr John Wakefield, has unveiled a radical proposal to overhaul Waverley’s parking fees and permits schemes that could save residents hundreds of dollars each year and benefit local business.


 There's even an APP for that! Find your way through Waverley Cemetery
Fri, 13 Apr 2018

Media Release: If you are tracing a family member's life, want to know where a relative is buried or just want a peaceful walk through Waverley's historic, heritage-listed cemetery, Waverley Council's new iCemetery App will help you find what you are looking for.