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""  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.


""  Play it safe this Australia Day long weekend 
Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Media release: Waverley Council is working closely with local Police to ensure people follow all Public Health Orders and relevant health advice this Australia Day long weekend, Saturday 23 January to Tuesday 26 January.


" "  Waverley Council General Manager
Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Ross McLeod, General Manager Waverley Council has tendered his resignation effective February 26, 2021.  The impact of the COVID 19 pandemic and travel restrictions on his family has led to the decision to return to New Zealand.


""  A new place to charge your electric vehicle in Sydney’s east
Thu, 21 Jan 2021

3-Council media release: Electric vehicle owners now have a new place to charge their vehicles in the Bondi Junction commercial centre with the installation of an on-street public electric vehicle charging station in Spring Street.


 A message from the Mayor about public gatherings at North Bondi
Wed, 20 Jan 2021

Resources are being stretched to the limit to encourage safe use of our public places and we all need to focus on how we can limit the spread of COVID-19.


""  Commercial tenancies sought for iconic Bondi Pavilion (Shop 2 + 3)
Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Media release: Waverley Council is seeking to appoint a vibrant mix of commercial tenants to operate from the iconic Bondi Pavilion when the building reopens either later this year or early next year.


""  A message from the Mayor 
Sat, 26 Dec 2020

Waverley Council will continue to work with NSW Police and other agencies to ensure people use our public places safely.


""  Contractor fined $4000 for dumping waste material at Bondi 
Mon, 21 Dec 2020

News item: The Sydney RID Squad has fined a contractor $4000 plus administration costs for dumping waste material on council land.


""  A message from the Mayor this festive season
Mon, 21 Dec 2020

Compassion, resilience and determination have characterised the way Council and community have dealt with the unprecedented events of the past few months.


""  Celebrate safely in Waverley
Fri, 18 Dec 2020

News item: As 2020 draws to a close, Waverley Council is reminding residents and visitors to observe all current Public Health Orders and health advice when celebrating with family and friends.


""  Flickerfest returns to Bondi this summer 
Fri, 18 Dec 2020

Media release: Waverley Council is delighted to announce that the 30th annual Flickerfest International Short Film Festival is returning to Bondi this summer.