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Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.

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""  Kites and culture: Festival of the Winds at Bondi Beach
Fri, 08 Sep 2023

Media release: This Sunday 10 September from 11am marks the return of Australia’s most anticipated kite flying event, Festival of the Winds at Bondi Beach. Professional kite flyers and makers will descend on the beach to show off kites big and small to the soundtrack of concerts in Bondi Park.

""  A Message from the Mayor about the Voice to Parliament referendum
Thu, 07 Sep 2023

The referendum is an historic opportunity to change the Constitution to recognise the First Peoples of Australia by establishing a body called the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice.

""  2023 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award shortlist announced
Mon, 04 Sep 2023

Media release: Now in its 22nd year, the Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award has evolved into one of Australia’s most prestigious and respected literary awards.

""  Have Your Say about our draft Eastern Suburbs Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy
Fri, 01 Sep 2023

Joint media release: Randwick City, Waverley and Woollahra Councils are inviting the community to provide feedback about its first ever draft Eastern Suburbs Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Strategy 2023— Leading the Charge.

""  Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club upgrade and Boot Factory restoration nearing completion
Wed, 30 Aug 2023

Media release:  The Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos and representatives from Schiavello today toured the two sites to celebrate the progress made in breathing new life into these community assets.

""  Waverley Council hosts the Prime Minister of Australia at Bondi Pavilion
Thu, 24 Aug 2023

Media release:  The Hon. Anthony Albanese MP, Prime Minister of Australia, today officially commemorated Waverley Council’s heritage restoration of the historic Bondi Pavilion at a plaque unveiling and tour of the beachside venue hosted by the Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos.

""  Tamarama Marine Drive now a safer scenic walk
Tue, 22 Aug 2023

Media release:  Tamarama Marine Drive is now safer for pedestrians and road users thanks to a recent streetscape upgrade by Waverley Council.

""  New Net Zero Alliance puts sustainability first in Sydney’s east
Tue, 15 Aug 2023

MEDIA RELEASE:  The Alliance, launched today, will support and assist Waverley Council to achieve its community target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2035.

""  Applications open for our newly created Arts, Culture and Creativity Advisory Committee
Tue, 08 Aug 2023

Media release: The committee will foster the ongoing development of quality, diverse and creative arts and culture in Waverley across all art forms and unites the functions of the former Waverley Public Art Committee and Arts and Culture Advisory Committee.

""  Explore Croatian heritage through an Indigenous lens at the screening of COUNTRYMAN
Tue, 08 Aug 2023

Media release: Waverley Council is proud to host Bondi surfer Peter Pecotić and First Nations Warumungu artist Joseph Williams' feature documentary COUNTRYMAN at Bondi Pavilion Theatre.

""  Moves to protect architecturally valuable Flood Street synagogue
Fri, 04 Aug 2023

Media release: Waverley Council is inviting the community to provide feedback about the proposed heritage listing of the 1950s Harry Seidler-designed synagogue at 34 Flood Street, Bondi.

""  A new chapter in the Bronte Surf Life Saving Club and Community Facilities upgrade project
Fri, 04 Aug 2023

Media release: Waverley Council is advising the community that our updated development application (DA) for the Bronte Surf Club and Community Facilities upgrade project has been formally submitted.

""  Waverley Council announces new Thinker In Residence pilot program at the Boot Factory
Wed, 02 Aug 2023

Media release: The aim of the Thinker In Residence 12-month pilot program is to innovate, support and engage with the Waverley community in actively addressing priority environmental issues in the areas of sustainability, climate resilience and circular economy.

" "  Garbage Truck Fire - Sir Thomas Mitchell
Tue, 01 Aug 2023

Waverley Council has renewed calls for people to dispose of batteries correctly following a fire at around 7.20am today in a garbage truck in Sir Thomas Mitchell Ave, Bondi Beach.

 A safer walk to school means less traffic and healthier kids
Mon, 31 Jul 2023

Heavy traffic congestion around schools at drop off and pick up times is a frustrating reality for many families but a new plan by Waverley Council aims to address that headache – and improve health for children. The Safer Walking Routes to School program will make getting to school without the car safer and easier, and encourage parents and children to choose walking, scootering or riding to school.

""  2023 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award longlist announced
Sun, 30 Jul 2023

Media release: Waverley Council is delighted to announce the longlist for the 2023 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award which celebrates excellence in research and writing in Australia.

""  Helping make strata buildings be more sustainable
Sun, 30 Jul 2023

Media release: With more than 80% of buildings in Waverley being medium to high density, the Council is helping strata buildings save costs and energy.

""  Waverley Council’s latest road improvements put people and the environment first
Sun, 30 Jul 2023

Media release: Waverley Council’s latest road improvements works have helped save the equivalent of 39 tonnes of carbon dioxide from impacting on the environment.

""  Explore climate resilience with The End of Winter at Bondi Pavilion
Thu, 27 Jul 2023

As part of our commitment to a sustainable future, we are proud to present Noëlle Janaczewska’s latest masterpiece at Bondi Pavilion Theatre on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 August at 7.30pm.

" "  New builder to nail down completion of Boot Factory and Tamarama Surf Club upgrades
Wed, 19 Jul 2023

The upgrade of two much-loved locations in the Waverley Council area, Bondi Junction’s Boot Factory building and Tamarama Surf Life Saving Club, is now back on track with the signing on 30 June of a new construction company, Schiavello Constructions.

Media Contacts

Media and Public Relations Officer
Phone Number: 0416 075 532