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" "  Bondi Festival returns this spring!
Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Sydney’s favourite all-ages winter festival will get a spring awakening when Bondi Festival returns from 26 September – 10 October.

" "  34th Waverley Art Prize winners announced
Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Narrative painter and former Waverley Artist in Residence, Philjames, of Sydney’s east, has been named winner of this year’s Waverley Art Prize for his oil on vintage canvas Still Life Day.

" "  Mayor of Waverley joins call to extend COVID-19 support to people seeking asylum
Mon, 06 Jul 2020

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, is one of 38 Mayors who today signed onto an open letter calling on the Federal Government to extend crucial supports to people seeking asylum affected by the impacts COVID-19.

""  Bronte Surf Club and Community Facilities Building Upgrade
Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Media release: Waverley Council this week unanimously voted to develop two concept designs for the new Bronte Surf Club and Community Facilities Building.

""  Commercial tenancies sought for iconic Bondi Pavilion (Shop 4)
Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Media release: As part of the Bondi Pavilion Restoration and Conservation Project, Waverley Council is seeking to appoint a vibrant mix of retail businesses to operate from the iconic building from when it reopens.

""  Apply to be an artist on the Bondi Beach Sea Wall
Mon, 29 Jun 2020

Media release: To support the diverse and dynamic character of Bondi Beach, Waverley Council is inviting artists to submit their unique designs for the historic Bondi Beach Sea Wall.

""  Learn a new skill these school holidays
Mon, 29 Jun 2020

News item: Stenciling with acclaimed local street artist Cam Scott aka Not Not is just one of the highlights of Waverley Council’s Winter School Holiday Program

""  Celebrating Bronte Ocean Pool’s Olympians
Fri, 26 Jun 2020

Media release: Waverley Council is celebrating Bronte Ocean Pool’s link to defining moments in Olympic history with the unveiling this week at the pool of a photographic installation honouring local women Olympians Fanny Durack, Mina Wylie and Evelyn Whillier nee de Lacey.

""  Have Your Say about culture in Waverley
Wed, 24 Jun 2020

News item: Council’s draft Cultural Plan is open for public exhibition until tomorrow, Thursday 25 June. The Plan is our vision for activation, participation and innovation for arts and culture in Waverley.

" "  An update on Waverley Council services and facilities during COVID-19
Mon, 22 Jun 2020

News item: Read the latest about what the changing restrictions mean for you.

""  A new era for iconic Bondi Pavilion as building works begin
Thu, 18 Jun 2020

Media release: Waverley Council today celebrated a major milestone in the Bondi Pavilion Restoration and Conservation Project, with Waverley Mayor, Paula Masselos, announcing that head contractor Buildcorp will commence building works in the coming days.

""  35th Waverley Youth Art Prize winners announced
Thu, 04 Jun 2020

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, said each artist had a unique take on the 2020 Waverley Youth Art Prize theme ‘Framed’ which asked artists to create an artwork about someone inspiring.

""  Bondi Memorial Project reaches shortlisted design phase
Wed, 03 Jun 2020

Media release: Waverley Council and LGBTQ+ health organisation ACON are calling for community feedback on the shortlisted designs for the development of a site-specific public artwork in Marks Park, Tamarama.

" "  Waverley Library services reopen from tomorrow
Tue, 02 Jun 2020

Media release: The Waverley Home Library Service and 'Grab and Go' services are among the first to resume after restrictions on public gatherings lead to the closure of libraries and other public institutions across Australia.

""  Waverley Council provides secure parking for residents
Tue, 26 May 2020

Media release: Waverley Council is increasing access to secure overnight parking for Waverley residents with the introduction this month of a new residents’ parking pass for the Hollywood Avenue Car Park, Bondi Junction.

""  Green light for the Boot Factory DA
Tue, 26 May 2020

Media release: The Sydney Eastern City Planning Panel has approved Waverley Council’s development application to transform the heritage-listed building at Bondi Junction.

""  Waverley Council delivers vital community funding
Tue, 26 May 2020

Media release: Waverley Council’s Small Grants Program will this financial year help support 22 unique community projects.

""  Hazardous surf warning for the NSW coast
Thu, 21 May 2020

Media release: Authorities are urging people to stay out of the water over the next three days and avoid walking near surf-exposed areas.

" "  Bondi Pavilion works to start in June
Wed, 20 May 2020

""  Be a part of Bondi Festival 2020
Mon, 18 May 2020

Media release: Expressions of interest are now open for local businesses to partner with Waverley Council and Bondi & Districts Chamber of Commerce on the newly reimagined Bondi Festival in October 2020.