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""  Bondi Festival 2021 cancelled
Fri, 25 Jun 2021

Media release: Following today’s announcement of stay-at-home orders for the Waverley, Woollahra, Randwick and City of Sydney LGAs, Waverley Council has made the decision to cancel Bondi Festival 2021.

""  A message from the Mayor about the latest stay-at-home orders
Fri, 25 Jun 2021

In response to stay-at-home orders announced by the Premier this morning for the Waverley, Woollahra, Randwick and City of Sydney LGAs, effective from 11.59pm tonight until 11.59pm, Friday 2 July, Waverley Council has taken the additional steps to help stop the spread of COVID-19 and help keep the community safe.

""  Cancellation of Waverley Council gatherings until next week
Thu, 24 Jun 2021

Due to Waverley Local Government Area being at the centre of this most recent COVID-19 outbreak, Waverley Council has made the difficult but prudent decision to cancel many of its sporting, recreational and cultural activities.

""  Waverley Council continues to support beach volleyball
Thu, 24 Jun 2021

Media release: Waverley Council this week voted to continue to support beach volleyball at Tamarama and Bondi beaches including increasing the number of courts available at Bondi from three courts to four.

""  A message from the Mayor about Bondi Festival
Wed, 23 Jun 2021

In light of the evolving COVID-19 situation in Sydney, Waverley Council has decided to delay the start of Bondi Festival to Tuesday 29 June.

""  A message from the Mayor about COVID
Mon, 21 Jun 2021

I am urging the Waverley community to continue to come forward for testing to help prevent the further transmission of COVID-19 in Sydney and beyond.

""  A message from the Mayor about COVID-19
Thu, 17 Jun 2021

I would like to congratulate the Waverley community for how it has responded to the news of new COVID cases in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

""  Memorial tree planting to honour the life of the late Mr Jack Mundey AO
Fri, 11 Jun 2021

Waverley and Randwick City councils will on Tuesday plant a tree in Centennial Parklands in honour of the late urban conservationist and unionist Mr Jack Mundey AO in celebration of his pivotal role in defending Sydney’s built environment and heritage.

" "   Bondi Festival counts down to live shows, winter warmers and family fun
Fri, 11 Jun 2021

In two weeks, Bondi Beach will play host to 30 live shows featuring some of Australia’s favourite artists, while revealing a surprise international act that offers an intimate fireside experience on the beach at night.

""  A message from the Mayor
Thu, 10 Jun 2021

Waverley Council has been working with St Vincent’s Hospital since April last year on our emergency responses to the pandemic including helping the hospital establish one of the state’s busiest COVID-19 testing clinics at Bondi Beach.

""  Waverley Youth Art Prize winners announced
Fri, 04 Jun 2021

Media release: Come see our exhibition of youth art works at Waverley Library, until 27 July.

""  Action to save bus routes in Sydney’s east 
Fri, 04 Jun 2021

Media release: Waverley Council has voted unanimously to support a Mayoral Minute calling on the state government to rethink plans to cut 25 bus routes in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.

""  Bondi Junction Cycleway and Streetscape Upgrade 
Wed, 02 Jun 2021

Media release: The Bondi Junction Cycleway and Streetscape Upgrade has entered its next phase with works commencing along the western side of Bronte Road between Ebley and Spring streets.

""  Waverley Council investigates new targets for net zero carbon emissions 
Wed, 02 Jun 2021

Media release: Waverley Council will investigate declaring new targets for the reduction of carbon emissions by becoming net zero by 2030.

""  Memorial to honour the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete
Fri, 28 May 2021

Media release: Waverley Council will on Sunday unveil a memorial in Bondi Junction to mark the 80th anniversary of the Battle of Crete.

""  Powerful southerly swells prompts safety warning for Waverley’s beaches
Fri, 28 May 2021

Media release: Waverley Council Lifeguards are urging people to stay safe this weekend with hazardous surf and gale warnings issued for NSW.

""  Winners announced for Waverley's 2021 Local Hero Awards
Thu, 27 May 2021

Waverley Council held its biannual Local Hero Awards ceremony to celebrate the work of its volunteers and community heros. Winners have been announced across six award categories.

""  Waverley Council welcomes a new General Manager  
Wed, 26 May 2021

News item: Waverley Council is proud to announce that last night Emily Scott was appointed its new General Manager.

""  Clarke Reserve Playground upgrade complete
Wed, 26 May 2021

News item: Following consultation and the development of concept plans, grant funding to the value of $100,000 was received in February 2019 from the State Governments, Stronger Communities Fund, to upgrade the play space.

""  Reserve your seat at the virtual Bondi Innovation Forum
Wed, 26 May 2021

Media release: A reminder to register for tomorrow's inaugural Bondi Innovation Forum