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""  Waverley Council election results declared 
Fri, 24 Dec 2021

The NSW Electoral Commission has this week declared the results of the Waverley Council election held on Saturday 4 December 2021.


" "  Customer Service Centre will be closed Thursday 23/12 morning for deep cleaning
Wed, 22 Dec 2021

Our Customer Service Centre in Spring Street will be closed in the morning of Thursday 23/12 for deep cleaning following a confirmed case of COVID-19. For any Council related enquiries, Customers are advised to call 9083 8000 or email info@waverley.nsw.gov.au


Imagine of young Aghani boy waving to camera while enjoying a picnic at Biddigal Reserve, North Bondi  Waverley Council welcomes new arrivals from Afghanistan to iconic Bondi Beach
Wed, 15 Dec 2021

The Council hosted a picnic day for families and individuals who have recently settled in Australia after being evacuated from the conflict in Afghanistan.


Nib logo (red background, white text)  2021 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award winners announced
Wed, 24 Nov 2021

Media release: Queensland’s Luke Stegemann won the Mark and Evette Moran Literary Award, and accompanying $20,000 prize, for his work Amnesia Road: Landscape, violence and memory (NewSouth Publishing).


Image of shoppers walking past planter boxes installed outside cafes along the Bronte Road village shops  Beautifying our villages
Mon, 22 Nov 2021

News item: Waverley Council is installing planter boxes at various locations across the LGA as part of a village beautification initiative.


Black and white historical sketch of the Great Synagogue, Bon Accord Avenue, Bondi Junction. Credit: Waverley Library  Waverley Council adopts International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance working definition of antisemitism
Fri, 19 Nov 2021

Media release: It follows a Notice of Motion put forward at the November Council meeting.


""  Graffiti incident at Bondi Beach
Thu, 18 Nov 2021

Media statement: Waverley Council has no tolerance for acts of vandalism in our public places


Image of NYE fireworks on the Sydney Harbour Bridge with the colours of the fireworks reflected in the harbour which is dotted with boats  New Year's Eve at Dudley Page Reserve
Tue, 16 Nov 2021

Secure your tickets now to our family-friendly event


" "  Discover your local community with ‘Discover Waverley’
Mon, 15 Nov 2021

Waverley Council has upgraded its interactive online mapping tool, called ‘Discover Waverley’, to provide residents with 24/7 improved access to information about a range of local community information and services.


Image of War Memorial Hospital building (two-storey mansion with balcony on the left) and single-level building to the right  Have Your Say about the Uniting War Memorial Hospital site
Fri, 12 Nov 2021

Media release: Waverley Council is inviting the community to provide feedback about the War Memorial Hospital Birrell Street Planning Proposal.


Image of large Norton Bay fig in Centennial Park  Protection of Centennial Parklands
Thu, 11 Nov 2021

Media release: Waverley Council wants parklands trusts to remain independent to preserve and protect independent local governing authorities of public parklands in NSW.


Image of the Bondi Memorial, a red travertine sculpture in the shape of six tiered levels or steps each representing a band in the pride flag. Behind the sculpture is natural coastland shrubs and a view towards Bronte and Clovelly.  A step towards healing and justice
Fri, 05 Nov 2021

Waverley Council welcomes the announcement of the establishment of a judicial inquiry into historical gay and transgender hate crimes.


Image of shoppers walking past planter boxes installed outside cafes along the Bronte Road village shops  Have Your Say
Tue, 02 Nov 2021

News item: Waverley Council is installing planter boxes at various locations across the LGA as part of a village beautification initiative.


Aerial photo of Waverley Park showing cricket oval and mutlipurpose courts  Have Your Say about the future of Waverley Park
Mon, 01 Nov 2021

News item: Waverley Council is inviting the community to provide feedback about its draft Plan of Management (PoM) for the park, one of our most popular open spaces for sport and recreation.


A young man and two young women enjoy coffee together at an outdoor table at a cafe in Bondi Junction Mall  Outdoor dining policy
Thu, 28 Oct 2021

News item: Council has voted to outline a policy for outdoor dining as local businesses begin their recovery after lockdown.


" "  Bondi Pavilion dining and retail tenants announced
Tue, 26 Oct 2021

Media release: Waverley Council has announced the names of the new commercial tenants taking up residence in the iconic Bondi Pavilion when the heritage beachside venue reopens next year.


Helping local businesses  Waverley Council helps local businesses unlock sustainability savings
Sat, 23 Oct 2021

Media release: Waverley Council has partnered with Better Building Finance to help businesses respond to climate change.


""  Bondi Pavilion dining and retail tenants announced
Fri, 22 Oct 2021

Media release: Waverley Council has the announced the names of the new commercial tenants taking up residence in the iconic Bondi Pavilion when the heritage beachside venue reopens next year.


""  Thank you Waverley
Fri, 22 Oct 2021

A message from the Mayor as Council prepares to enter caretaker mode ahead of the NSW Local Government elections on Saturday, 4 December.


ACON CEO Nicolas Parkhill and Waverley Mayor Paula Masselos at the memorial in Marks Park, Tamarama.  Waverley Council and ACON unveil The Bondi Memorial
Fri, 22 Oct 2021

Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos and Chief Executive Officer of LGBTQ+ health organisation ACON, Nicolas Parkhill, have unveiled Rise: The Bondi Memorial at Marks Park, Tamarama.