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" "  South Head General Cemetery becomes Heritage Listed
Mon, 11 Sep 2017

Media Release: From the moment you walk through the impressive bronze entry gates, it is no surprise South Head General Cemetery has officially been listed on the State Heritage Register.

" "  Prepare to be blown away - Festival of the Winds
Fri, 01 Sep 2017

Media Release: Prepare to be blown away at the annual Festival of the Winds. It’s back – bigger and better than ever on Sunday 10 September at the iconic Bondi Beach from 11am-4pm.

 Waverley Library hosts Sydney Jewish Writers Festival
Mon, 21 Aug 2017

Media Release: Do you love reading? Or do you love writing? Whatever your forte, Sydney’s Jewish Writers Festival is back at Waverley Library on the 26-27 August.

" "  Have Your Say on Ausgrid's Eastern Suburbs Cable Project
Tue, 15 Aug 2017

News: Have Your Say on Ausgrid's Eastern Suburbs Cable Project by attending an information session, calling 1800 604 765 or emailing Your feedback will help Ausgrid plan the project and minimise impacts to you during construction.

" "  JOINT STATEMENT - Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe and Waverley Council
Thu, 10 Aug 2017

Media Statement: Waverley Council and the Friends of Refugees of Eastern Europe held a ‘without prejudice’ meeting on 9 August 2017 to discuss the proposed synagogue and apartments at 105 Wellington Street, for which the development application was refused by the Land and Environment Court on 2 August.

" "  Synagogue DA at 105 Wellington Street, Bondi
Tue, 08 Aug 2017

MEDIA STATEMENT: There has been a large amount of misinformation and incorrect commentary in relation to a recent decision of the Land & Environment Court regarding a Development Application (DA) for residential units and a synagogue at 105 Wellington Street, Bondi.

" "  Land and Environment Court decision - 105 Wellington Street, Bondi
Fri, 04 Aug 2017

Media Statement: The Waverley community is enriched by our diverse faiths and places of worship including our synagogues. Waverley Council has a strong history of partnerships with the Jewish community and will continue to work closely with the Jewish community and Jewish organisations.

" "  Parking review sees many positive changes
Tue, 01 Aug 2017

Media Release Waverley Council has introduced several positive changes to parking in the last two years including the
2015 Parking Price Review and the Residential Parking Scheme (RPS) Rezoning.

" "  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.