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" "  A bright future ahead for Waverley Council
Thu, 27 Jul 2017

Media Release Today’s announcement from the State Government that they will not progress with any pending amalgamations provides Waverley residents with a bright future.

" "  Is your business the Brightest and Best?
Fri, 21 Jul 2017
Media Release Nominations are now open for Waverley Council’s Brightest and Best Business Awards which recognise, promote and reward the contribution by local businesses towards making Waverley a dynamic and economically vital place to live, work and shop.

""  City2Surf 2017 NEW road closures and event clearways
Fri, 21 Jul 2017

Road closures and special event clearways will be in place throughout the Sydney CBD and the Eastern Suburbs on Sunday 13 August 2017 for the annual City2Surf.

" "  Council Elections – Saturday 9 September 2017
Thu, 20 Jul 2017
Media Release: The Waverley Council election will be held on Saturday 9 September. All residents will have the opportunity to vote on the day for who will represent them on Council. 

" "  Key Waverley Council projects acknowledged at NSW Architecture Awards
Wed, 12 Jul 2017
Media Release: Waverley Council wish to congratulate two leading architects for their design and construction projects at Bondi Beach after receiving a prestigious accolade at the New South Wales Architecture Awards held at Luna Park recently.

" "  Winners Announced – Waverley Art Prize
Fri, 07 Jul 2017
Media Release:The winners for the 2017 Waverley Art Prize have been announced overnight at a vibrant awards ceremony at the Waverley Woollahra Art School.

" "  Waverley Council endorses Plastic Free July
Thu, 06 Jul 2017
Media Release: With scientists predicting there will be more tonnes of plastic in the ocean than fish by 2050, Waverley Council is encouraging everyone to pledge to be Plastic Free this July to help our environment.

" "  Lane closure trial – Eastgate Carpark Spring Street exit
Fri, 30 Jun 2017
Media Release: To improve pedestrian safety in Spring Street, one of two lanes at the exit of Eastgate Carpark will close on 7 July in a seven month trial.

" "  Outcomes of adjourned Council Meeting on 27 June
Thu, 29 Jun 2017
Item CM/10.2/17.06 – CONFIDENTIAL REPORT – Code of Conduct Complaint – May 2016.  Resolution adopted by Waverley Council 27 June 2017:Treats this report as confidential in accordance with section 11(3) of the Local Government Act 1993, as it relates to a matter specified in section 10A(2)(i) of the Local Government Act 1993...

" "  Bondi Wave Music Conference Returns
Thu, 15 Jun 2017
Media Release: The Bondi WAVE Music Industry Conference is back this June with an exciting line up of professionals to help equip budding talent with the information and resources needed to be successful in the industry.

" "  And the winner is….Youth Art Prize announced
Tue, 13 Jun 2017
Media Release: On Thursday night, Waverley Council celebrated the opening of the Waverley Youth Art Prize with a marvelous turn out to congratulate the winners. 

" "  Exciting new name for Waverley’s prestigious award - Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award launched
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Media Release:  Mayor of Waverley, Sally Betts is thrilled to announce an expansion of the partnership with Mark and Evette Moran into a multi-year sponsorship for the Nib Literary Award.

" "  Bondi Feast announces stellar line-up to shake-off Sydney’s winter blues
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Media Release: Sydney’s favourite indie pop-up winter festival Bondi Feast is back - bigger and better than ever with 40 shows and 158 artists over a two week period at the iconic Bondi Pavilion.  

" "  Freeze! Winter Magic is back at Bondi Beach
Fri, 02 Jun 2017
Media Release: For the first time in history, the Bondi Eye, a 32 metre high ferris wheel, will give visitors a birds eye view of the iconic beach during the annual Bondi Winter Magic program. 

" "  Waverley Development Assessment Panel meeting the needs of residents
Thu, 01 Jun 2017
Media Release: Following an announcement from the State Government today about theintroduction of Independent Hearing and Assessment Panels as part of a packageto increase the supply of affordable housing, Waverley Council confirmed thatit has already been using a panel of independent experts to determinedevelopment applications for over three years with positive results. 

 " "  Council leads the way with sustainable street lights
Mon, 29 May 2017
Media Release  Council leads the waywith sustainable street lights

" "  No surprises on special leave to appeal being granted
Fri, 12 May 2017
Media Release Today’s judgement from the High Court, granting Woollahra Council special leave to appeal, has come as no surprise to Waverley Council following an earlier decision from the Court of Appeals in late March on the Ku-ring-gai Council merger.

.  Council wins prestigious award
Fri, 05 May 2017
Media Release:  Waverley Council was theproud recipient of a Publications Award at the National Trust Heritage Awards lastweek.

" "  Drawing with a difference - Waverley Library
Thu, 04 May 2017
Media Release: Two new exhibitionsare now open at the Waverley Libraries Galleries which use drawing- but not asyou would expect.

" "  You’ll want a piece of this – Global Table
Mon, 01 May 2017
Media Release Everyone is taco-ing about it – Global Table is back. The heart of Bondi Junction will be transformed into a cultural extravaganza of food, music, dancing and entertainment this May.