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""  Waverley gets festive
Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Media release: Waverley Council is helping spread the joy this holiday season with a festive lights community initiative, window display competition, Christmas carols in Oxford Street Mall and plenty more!

""  Waverley Council declares a State of Climate and Biodiversity Emergency
Wed, 11 Dec 2019

Media release: Waverley Council last night declared a State of Climate and Biodiversity Emergency that requests all levels of government to act now to protect our environment and community for future generations.

""  Waverley Council supports international Human Rights Day
Tue, 10 Dec 2019

Media release: Waverley Council is joining the millions of people around the world observing international Human Rights Day today.

""  Waverley Council celebrates milestone step towards reconciliation
Mon, 09 Dec 2019

Media release: Community leaders gathered at Waverley Council chambers this morning to celebrate the launch of the Council’s Innovate Reconciliation (RAP) Plan.

""  Bondi to Manly Walk now officially open!
Sat, 07 Dec 2019

Joint media release: Representatives from all three levels of Government in Australia came together today to officially open an 80km public walking track from Bondi Beach, around the harbour foreshore, all the way to Manly Beach.

""  A new chapter for the Boot Factory building at Bondi Junction
Fri, 06 Dec 2019

Media release: Waverley Council has lodged a development application to restore the heritage building for use as a learning and innovation hub in the future.

""  Solar my School wins NSW Green Globe award
Thu, 28 Nov 2019

Waverley, Randwick and Woollahra Councils' free solar program has helped more than 120 schools make the switch to solar.

""  Alcohol restrictions remain unchanged in Waverley
Wed, 20 Nov 2019

Media release: As in previous years, Ranger patrols will also be increased during summer to more effectively enforce the restrictions and better educate visitors.

""  Check out our new Waverley Council-sponsored police vehicle
Tue, 19 Nov 2019

News item: Waverley Council and Eastern Suburbs Police Area Command are helping keep the community safe.

""  Announcing the winners of the 2019 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award
Thu, 14 Nov 2019

Media release: The 2019 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Awards were announced this morning at a breakfast event at North Bondi RSL, hosted by author, ABC broadcaster and literary champion Richard Glover.

 Waverley goes 40km/h to achieve ‘Vision Zero’
Tue, 12 Nov 2019

Media release: Waverley Council is reducing traffic speeds from 50km/h to 40km/h along local roads as part of a road safety project.

""  Bondi Pavilion Restoration & Conservation Project
Mon, 11 Nov 2019

Media release: We would like to update the community on how Council has progressed this much-anticipated project so far.

""  Sydney residents warned to avoid bush fire prone areas
Mon, 11 Nov 2019

News item: A statewide total fire ban has been declared for all areas of NSW for all of today and Tuesday.

""  Waverley Mayor welcomes award-winning artist to Bondi
Fri, 08 Nov 2019

Media release: Greek artist Danai Nikolaidi-Kotsaki is taking part in Sculpture by the Sea as part of an initiative of the Mayor of Waverley, Councillor Paula Masselos and developed by the Hellenic Club of Sydney and members of the Greek Australian community.

' "  Report local issues to Council in a SNAP!
Thu, 07 Nov 2019

We’re making it easier for people to get in touch with Council with a free app called Snap Send Solve.

""  Waverley Mayor takes action on bus privatisation
Wed, 06 Nov 2019

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, is calling on the state government to reverse its decision to privatisate the last remaining State Transit-operated bus regions in NSW.

""  Sculpture by the Sea 2019
Wed, 23 Oct 2019

As the newly elected Mayor of Waverley, I would like to welcome artists and visitors to Sculpture by the Sea 2019.

 Alcohol Free Zones and Alcohol Prohibited Areas in Waverley
Sat, 19 Oct 2019

Media Release: Council has extended 24/7 Alcohol Free Zones in force on its streets and footpaths in Bondi Junction and Bondi Beach.

 Garage Sale Trail is about to hit Waverley
Mon, 14 Oct 2019

Australia’s biggest weekend of garage sales is just around the corner, with the annual Garage Sale Trail taking place on Saturday 19 October and Sunday 20 October.

""  Waverley welcomes new Mayor and Deputy Mayor
Thu, 26 Sep 2019

NEWS: Labor Councillor Paula Masselos and Greens Councillor Elaine Keenan, both of Lawson Ward, were tonight elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Waverley.