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Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.


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""   Community to come together for a candlelight vigil in wake of Bondi Junction tragedy
Wed, 17 Apr 2024 | Media Release

A candlelight vigil, supported by Waverley Council and the NSW Government, will be held on Sunday 21 April to allow community to come together and honour the victims of the Bondi Junction tragedy.


""   Community update following the Bondi Junction Westfield attack
Wed, 17 Apr 2024 | News

Please see our list of updates for the community including information about support, condolences and public transport.


""   A message from the Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos
Sat, 13 Apr 2024 | News

The Waverley community is in a state of deep shock about the events that unfolded this afternoon at Westfield Bondi Junction.


""   Waiora School celebrates access and inclusion at Waverley Park Playground
Fri, 12 Apr 2024 | Media Release

The district-level inclusive play space caters to all visitors and was proudly co-funded by the NSW Government, through the NSW Public Spaces Legacy Program, in association with the Council.


""   Housing the hot topic at Women’s Council to the Mayor gathering
Thu, 11 Apr 2024 | Media Release

The provision of affordable and appropriate housing for women, including those with young families, who may be fleeing family and domestic violence, dominated the group's discussions.


""   Join us for Movies in the Park these school holidays
Wed, 10 Apr 2024 | News

Waverley Council’s free Movies in the Park community event returns these autumn school holidays with everyone’s favourite Minions, penguins and more.


""   Waverley Council urges the community to stay safe this weekend
Sat, 06 Apr 2024 | Media Release

Waverley Council is urging residents and visitors to heed warnings from emergency services to stay indoors and avoid unnecessary travel after significant rainfall last night caused widespread damage along the NSW east coast.


""   Bondi Mermaids inspire new public artwork for future generations
Wed, 27 Mar 2024 | Media Release

Artist Lyall Randolph’s fabled Bondi Mermaids sculpture is the inspiration for a new mermaid-themed public artwork Waverley Council is installing in the southern end of Bondi Park near Notts Avenue, Bondi Beach.


""   The fight to Save Our Buses continues in Waverley
Tue, 26 Mar 2024 | Media Release

Waverley Council will be making a submission this month to Transport for NSW to help safeguard bus services and passenger safety in Sydney’s eastern suburbs.


""   Entries open 2 April 2024 for the national Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award
Tue, 26 Mar 2024 | Media Release

The Nib Award is Waverley Council’s annual celebration of the best Australian research-based literature and remains the only award of its calibre in Australia to be presented nationally by a local government.


""   Applications now open for the Bondi WAVE youth band song-writing program
Mon, 25 Mar 2024 | Media Release

Sydney’s much-loved youth band program Bondi WAVE returns to Bondi Pavilion Music Studios from 6 May to 9 August this year for students wanting to learn how to write and arrange original music.


""   Campaign to save Harry Seidler-designed Bondi synagogue continues
Fri, 22 Mar 2024 | Media Release

Moves to protect the 1950s Harry Seidler-designed synagogue at 34 Flood Street, Bondi from demolition have ramped up a notch with Waverley Council seeking another Interim Heritage Order (IHO) for the site.


""   Community feedback informs planning controls to mitigate future flooding risk in Waverley in line with state legislative requirements
Thu, 21 Mar 2024 | Media Release

Waverley Council has adopted updated planning controls to ensure that future development reduces risk to property and life during extreme weather events.


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Mon, 11 Mar 2024 | News

Accessing Waverley Council’s most popular services is now easy-as.


""   Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club receives coveted Blue Plaque
Sun, 10 Mar 2024 | Media Release

The Blue Plaques program is a state-wide initiative that celebrates and shares the stories of people and events that have shaped NSW.


""   A message from the Mayor this International Women’s Day (IWD)
Fri, 08 Mar 2024 | News

IWD is a very important day in the international calendar where we pause to celebrate the achievements of women and girls around the world and to raise awareness of the challenges that we continue to face.


""   North Bondi Shops and Bus Terminus consultation gets the green light
Thu, 07 Mar 2024 | Media Release

Waverley Council has voted to publicly exhibit the concept design for community feedback.


""   Waverley Art Prize expands in 2024 with a new Local Prize category
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 | Media Release

The Waverley Art Prize is aimed for early to mid-career artists and is awarded across four categories.


""   Sydney Coastal Councils Group calls on the NSW Government to continue to resource the Beachwatch water quality monitoring program
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 | News

Waverley Council strongly supports the continuation of Beachwatch and looks forward to working with the NSW Government so that they continue to resource it.


""   Net Zero Month of Action empowers our community to reach 2035 target
Tue, 05 Mar 2024 | Media Release

During the month of March, Waverley Council, in collaboration with neighbouring Councils and Member for Wentworth, Allegra Spender, is providing education, tools and support to help everyone take action to reduce emissions and save money.


Media Contacts

Media and Public Relations Officer
Phone Number: 0416 075 532
Email: media@waverley.nsw.gov.au