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|Bondi Beach Party - Sydney WorldPride Special Event road closures and event clearways|
Tue, 07 Feb 2023
With large crowds and very limited parking in the area, the best way to get to and from the event is by public transport. Travel on transport is included in your event ticket.
|A message from the Mayor about our first Dawn Reflection |
Tue, 31 Jan 2023
On behalf of Waverley Council and my fellow Waverley Councilors, I would like to thank the community for attending our first Dawn Reflection on Thursday 26 January at Bondi Beach.
|Grow It Local Awards – a celebration of creativity and fun in homegrown culture|
Mon, 30 Jan 2023
Grow It Local - your local grow community - is proud to announce the third annual Grow It Local Awards, a community-minded celebration of creativity & fun in homegrown culture.
|An invitation to our 26 January 2023 community Dawn Reflection |
Thu, 19 Jan 2023
For the first time, Waverley Council will be holding a 26 January Dawn Reflection at 5.30am at Bondi Beach to acknowledge the resilience and survival of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their continuous connection to Country and culture by reflecting and acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of our land.
|Celebrate safely this Australia Day|
Thu, 19 Jan 2023
Waverley Council is encouraging visitors to our beaches, parks and reserves to celebrate safely this Australia Day, 26 January 2023.
|Bronte Road Closures on Australia Day 2023|
Tue, 17 Jan 2023
As increased traffic is expected, NSW Police Force has advised Council that it is essential to make a section of Bronte Road one-way on Australia Day for vehicle and pedestrian safety, and to ensure emergency vehicles such as ambulances, can access Bronte Beach and Park if necessary.
|Bondi Pavilion welcomes new Artistic Director|
Wed, 11 Jan 2023
Nationally respected and award-winning arts leader Chris Bendall has been announced as the new Artistic Director for Bondi Pavilion.
|Waverley Lifeguards Urge Beachgoers to Stay Safe|
Fri, 06 Jan 2023
Media release: Waverley Council’s professional lifeguards are calling for all beach goers, whether they are experienced swimmers or not, to remain vigilant when using beaches and waterways.
|Glenayr Avenue Streetscape Upgrade update|
Mon, 19 Dec 2022
Our head contractor Mack Civil aims to demobilise the site by the end of today, Monday 19 December and will resume works on Monday 9 January.
|Building Futures helps slash greenhouse gas emissions in the Waverley LGA |
Thu, 15 Dec 2022
Media release: Waverley Council’s award-winning Building Futures program has helped another nine strata apartments in the local area collectively slash their common area energy usage by 20 per cent and greenhouse gas emissions by 277 tonnes in just 12 months.
|Hazardous Surf Warning for Waverley's beaches|
Wed, 14 Dec 2022
Media release: Waverley Council lifeguards are urging people to stay safe at Waverley’s three beaches Bondi, Tamarama and Bronte this week with hazardous surf and marine wind warnings issued for the Sydney, Illawarra, Batemans, Eden and Hunter coasts.
|Merry Christmas and happy Chanukah from the Mayor|
Mon, 12 Dec 2022
On behalf of Waverley Council and my fellow Waverley Councilors, I would like to wish our community a happy and safe festive season.
|Waverley Council’s new Development Control Plan a win for the environment |
Fri, 09 Dec 2022
Waverley Council’s commitment to helping the community achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2035 was strengthened this week after Council voted to adopt an updated Waverley Development Control Plan (DCP).
|Waverley Council announces winners of the 2022 Garden Awards|
Mon, 05 Dec 2022
News item: The Garden Awards acknowledges the role that residential gardens can play in contributing to biodiverse and resilient built environments.
| Randwick City and Waverley councils launch Float to Survive to reduce national drownings |
Thu, 01 Dec 2022
Media release: Randwick City and Waverley councils have joined forces to pilot a new water safety campaign aimed at reducing the record number of drownings in Australia.
|Have Your Say about our Curlewis Street Streetscape Upgrade updated concept design |
Wed, 23 Nov 2022
Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, said community feedback will be used to inform the direction of the project which aims to beautify and increase safety along a key traffic corridor between Bondi Beach and Rose Bay.
|Brightest & Best business awards winners announced|
Tue, 22 Nov 2022
Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, had the pleasure last night of announcing the winners of Waverley Council’s 2022 Brightest & Best business awards at a glittering awards ceremony held at the newly restored Bondi Pavilion.
|Waverley Council announces new funding for mainstream disability inclusion |
Wed, 16 Nov 2022
Media release: This is the first time that Council has offered a grant to promote inclusion for people with a disability to support mainstream participation as identified in consultations for Council’s Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2022-26.
|2022 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award winners announced|
Wed, 16 Nov 2022
Media release: The Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award celebrates excellence in research and writing and is presented annually by Waverley Council with the generous support of principal sponsors Mark and Evette Moran.
|Reusable cups and containers to become second nature in Bondi |
Thu, 10 Nov 2022
Media release: Waverley Council has launched a new campaign in partnership with Responsible Cafes to help local cafes reduce their reliance on single-use products such as disposable cups and containers.
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