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" "  Waverley Council appoints head contractor for $1.8M Seven Ways Project
Wed, 18 Sep 2019

Waverley Council has appointed Hibernian Contracting Pty Ltd as head contractor for the $1.8 million Seven Ways Streetscape Upgrade project in Bondi.

" "   A new era for Bronte Surf Life Saving Club
Mon, 09 Sep 2019

Waverley Council in partnership with Bronte Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) has announced it will embark on a proposed $9 million redevelopment of the club and community facilities building.

" "  Bondi Pavilion Restoration early works begin
Fri, 06 Sep 2019

Early works to restore the roof of Bondi Pavilion to its original design will begin on Tuesday 10 September, marking an important step in the progress of the restoration and conservation project.

""  Council moves to ban glyphosate
Thu, 29 Aug 2019

Media release: Waverley Council has moved to immediately cease using glyphosate-based weedkillers such as Roundup in sensitive areas and phase out all use by 2020/21.

""  Removalist fined $2000 for illegal dumping
Fri, 23 Aug 2019

News item: A Bondi man, 25, was fined $2000 in Waverley Court on Wednesday 21 August for illegally dumping mattresses, packaging and other items in Paul Street, Bondi Junction.

""  Plan your trip to Festival of the Winds 2019
Fri, 23 Aug 2019

Media release: Almost 70,000 people are expected to visit Bondi Beach on Sunday, 8 September for Waverley Council’s 41st annual Festival of the Winds.

" "  Festival of the Winds is back at Bondi Beach on Sunday 8 September!
Thu, 22 Aug 2019

Who would have known back in 1978, when a group of wind energy champions decided to run a kite festival on Bondi Beach, that the Festival of the Winds would be born and end up as one of the biggest and most loved kite flying festivals in the world!

""  Turning rubbish into roads
Fri, 16 Aug 2019

Media release: Waverley Council is building its first roads made from recycled soft plastics, glass bottles and printer toner.

" "  2019 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award longlist announced
Wed, 14 Aug 2019

Waverley Council is thrilled to announce the longlist for the 2019 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award celebrating excellence in research and writing in Australia.

""  Waverley Council wins major awards for innovation
Mon, 12 Aug 2019

Media release: Waverley Council’s outstanding achievement in the fields of renewable energy, sustainable transport and creativity have been recognised at a state and national level.

""  The future of the Bondi mural
Sat, 10 Aug 2019

The now vandalised Luke Cornish mural will be replaced after the completion of an EOI process run by Council staff, Waverley Mayor John Wakefield explains.

""  Bondi Memorial Project
Fri, 19 Jul 2019

News item: Waverley Council and ACON are inviting artists to submit their expressions of interest for the first phase of the Bondi Memorial Project at Marks Park, Tamarama.

 Waverley Council calls for expressions of interest for the Bondi Memorial Project
Thu, 18 Jul 2019

Media Release: Expressions of interest are now open for the Bondi Memorial Project at Marks Park, Tamarama.

""  Sculpture by the Sea license agreement
Tue, 16 Jul 2019

News item: Waverley Council has voted unanimously to approve a license for Sculpture by the Sea for 2019 supporting the event for this year.

""  Waverley Art Prize winners announced
Thu, 11 Jul 2019

Almost 400 entries were received across a range of mediums including drawing, print making and oil painting.

""  Sculpture by the Sea 2019
Wed, 10 Jul 2019

News item: Waverley Council’s focus in upgrading Marks Park has been on improving amenities for the community and providing access and facilities for those with accessibility needs that meet our obligations under Australian law.

""  Marks Park Landscape and Playground Upgrade
Wed, 10 Jul 2019

News item: Our upgrade will deliver better access whilst retaining around 95% of green space.

""  A big tick for Council's Notts Avenue Pedestrian Safety and Streetscape Upgrade
Tue, 09 Jul 2019

News item: 98.3% of online respondents were in support of Council’s proposed concept for a 10km/h shared zone.

""  Archibald artist E.L.K brings THE SEA to Bondi Winter Magic
Tue, 02 Jul 2019

News item: Waverley Council is proud to present Archibald Prize-nominated artist Luke Cornish’s solo exhibition THE SEA at Bondi Pavilion Gallery until 8 August as part of Bondi Winter Magic, 28 June to 29 July.

""  The high-wire antics of Waverley's very own Phil O'Sullivan
Tue, 25 Jun 2019

News item: Phil O’Sullivan OAM talks about his 96-year connection to Waverley for our Waverley 160 social media campaign.