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Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.

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" "  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.

" "  Bondi Feast announces stellar line-up to shake-off Sydney’s winter blues
Thu, 08 Jun 2017
Media Release: Sydney’s favourite indie pop-up winter festival Bondi Feast is back - bigger and better than ever with 40 shows and 158 artists over a two week period at the iconic Bondi Pavilion.  

" "  Freeze! Winter Magic is back at Bondi Beach
Fri, 02 Jun 2017
Media Release: For the first time in history, the Bondi Eye, a 32 metre high ferris wheel, will give visitors a birds eye view of the iconic beach during the annual Bondi Winter Magic program. 

" "  Waverley Development Assessment Panel meeting the needs of residents
Thu, 01 Jun 2017
Media Release: Following an announcement from the State Government today about theintroduction of Independent Hearing and Assessment Panels as part of a packageto increase the supply of affordable housing, Waverley Council confirmed thatit has already been using a panel of independent experts to determinedevelopment applications for over three years with positive results. 

 " "  Council leads the way with sustainable street lights
Mon, 29 May 2017
Media Release  Council leads the waywith sustainable street lights

" "  No surprises on special leave to appeal being granted
Fri, 12 May 2017
Media Release Today’s judgement from the High Court, granting Woollahra Council special leave to appeal, has come as no surprise to Waverley Council following an earlier decision from the Court of Appeals in late March on the Ku-ring-gai Council merger.

.  Council wins prestigious award
Fri, 05 May 2017
Media Release:  Waverley Council was theproud recipient of a Publications Award at the National Trust Heritage Awards lastweek.

" "  Drawing with a difference - Waverley Library
Thu, 04 May 2017
Media Release: Two new exhibitionsare now open at the Waverley Libraries Galleries which use drawing- but not asyou would expect.

" "  You’ll want a piece of this – Global Table
Mon, 01 May 2017
Media Release Everyone is taco-ing about it – Global Table is back. The heart of Bondi Junction will be transformed into a cultural extravaganza of food, music, dancing and entertainment this May.

" "  Mayor praises work of Waverley Lifeguards
Wed, 26 Apr 2017
Media Release Following last night’s powerful episode of Bondi Rescue, Mayor of Waverley, Sally Betts publicly acknowledges the tireless work the Council Lifeguards do on a day-to-day basis.

" "  Paint your dreams on Bondi Beach Sea Wall
Tue, 11 Apr 2017
Media Release Applications are now open for artists seeking to paint their mural on the famous Bondi Beach Sea Wall. Since the late 1970’s, the Sea Wall which runs along the length of south Bondi Beach promenade and skate park, has featured a mix of street and contemporary art.

" "  Waverley Awards its Local Heroes
Mon, 10 Apr 2017
Media Release At a special presentation on Wednesday 5 April, Waverley Council recognised the honourable achievements of three of its community members at the Waverley Local Hero Awards 2016.

" "  A Feast of Entertainment at Bondi Pavilion
Thu, 06 Apr 2017
Media Release Bondi Feast is back at the Bondi Pavilion this winter and we are looking for artists to be part of the line-up. 

" "  Bondi Pavilion Development Application Submitted
Wed, 05 Apr 2017
Media Release Waverley Council has now submitted the Development Application (DA) for Stage 1 of the Bondi Pavilion Upgrade and Conservation Project.

" "  Help us combat littering in Waverley! Litter Blitz
Thu, 23 Mar 2017
Media Release Council wants to ensure our local area is as beautiful as it can be and we’re asking the community to help us.

" "  Flick the switch to save the planet – Earth Hour
Wed, 22 Mar 2017
Media Release Local businesses will unite to protect the planetby switching off their lights for Earth Hour on 25 March. 

" "  Hall Street Bondi to become smoke-free
Tue, 21 Mar 2017
Media Release Waverley Council will extend its smoke-free areas to include Hall Street, Bondi to help protect the community from passive smoke.

" "  Entries open for Waverley Art Prize
Tue, 21 Mar 2017
Media Release Waverley Council is calling for entries into the 31st Waverley Art Prize with a $12,000 prize pool up for grabs.The annual prize is open to painting, drawing and printmaking. Entries are open to artist’s 18-years and over. 

" "  Heroes and Heroines in the making - Youth Art Prize
Mon, 13 Mar 2017
Media Release Waverley Council is calling for entries into this year’s Youth Art Prize with the theme Heroes and Heroines – the everyday and the extraordinary.

Media Contacts

Media and Public Relations Officer
Phone Number: 0416 075 532