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|Media release: Sydney Catholic Schools joins Solar my School movement|
Mon, 08 Oct 2018
Sydney Catholic Schools is the latest education provider to sign up to Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick Council’s free Solar my School program to install solar panels at all 18 of its schools in the east.
|Solar my School a finalist in the Banksia Sustainability Awards|
Fri, 28 Sep 2018
Media release: Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick Council’s free Solar my School program is a finalist in the 2018 Banksia Sustainability Awards, the world’s longest-running sustainability awards.
|Deputy Mayoral election|
Fri, 28 Sep 2018
Councillor Dominic Wy Kanak re-elected for a 12-month term.
|Roosters paint the town red and blue|
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
It’s the NRL grand final time and our local sporting heroes the Roosters are preparing for victory. This year’s grand final is on Sunday 30 September. If they take home the win, the boys in red and blue will be taking a victory lap...
|Support for Waverley’s cultural diversity|
Wed, 26 Sep 2018
Waverley Council supports and celebrates our culturally diverse community and strives to ensure that our beautiful and vibrant part of the world remains welcoming, strong, inclusive, resilient and fair.
|Media release: Shortlist announced for 2018 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award as voting opens for The Nib People’s Choice prize|
Fri, 14 Sep 2018
Waverley Council is excited to announce the exceptional shortlist for the 2018 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award, which celebrates excellence in research and writing in Australia.
|Bondi Pavilion Concept Design unveiled|
Fri, 07 Sep 2018
Media release: The Bondi Pavilion Restoration and Conservation Project concept design is now open for community feedback.
|Plan your trip to Sunday's Festival of the Winds |
Wed, 05 Sep 2018
Bondi Beach will be very busy this Sunday as thousands of people are expected to attend the 40th anniversary of Festival of the Winds. Trackwork will affect trains between Bondi and Central so plan ahead and allow for plenty of extra travel time.
|2018 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award longlist announced|
Fri, 31 Aug 2018
Media release: Waverley Council is thrilled to announce the longlist for the 2018 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award celebrating excellence in research and writing in Australia.
|UPDATE: Bondi Beach closed for the remainder of today|
Tue, 28 Aug 2018
Media release: Bondi Beach will remain closed for the remainder of the today following the removal of the body of a whale calf.
|Festival of the Winds is turning 40!|
Tue, 21 Aug 2018
Media release: Prepare to the celebrate the 40th anniversary of Festival of the Winds- Australia’s largest kite flying festival- in high-flying action as it returns to iconic Bondi Beach on Sunday, 9 September, from 11am to 4pm.
|Improving water security in times of drought|
Tue, 21 Aug 2018
Media release: Waverley Council is reducing its reliance on drinking water to carry out irrigation and for other uses by almost doubling the capacity of its groundwater harvesting system at Waverley Park.
|Waverley focuses on improving beach management and safety|
Fri, 17 Aug 2018
Media release: Waverley Council would like to thank the community for participating in the Waverley Lifeguard Service Risk Review survey.
|Waverley Development Assessment Panel renamed Waverley Local Planning Panel|
Fri, 10 Aug 2018
Following some changes to NSW planning laws, the Waverley Development Assessment Panel has been renamed the Waverley Local Planning Panel.
|City2Surf 2018: Road closures and clearways|
Wed, 08 Aug 2018
Road closures and special event clearways will be in place throughout the Sydney CBD and the Eastern Suburbs on Sunday 12 August 2018 for the annual City2Surf.
|Lifeguard Service Risk Review Survey Update|
Fri, 20 Jul 2018
Media statement: Following significant community concerns over the accuracy of some of the information in its Lifeguard Service Risk Review survey, Waverley Council has today revised the survey information and extended the deadline for submissions.
|Bondi Beach Lifeguard Service Risk Review|
Wed, 18 Jul 2018
Media Statement: Mayor of Waverley, John Wakefield confirmed today that “there are no plans to ban surfing on Bondi Beach.”
|Cleaning up the mess of failed share bikes|
Thu, 12 Jul 2018
Media release: Waverley Council is encouraging bike-sharing companies withdrawing from Sydney to continue to be responsible for their property. To date, council has impounded 107 share bikes left in public spaces, of which more than half had been reclaimed prior to companies announcing that they are leaving the market.
|2018 Waverley Art Prize winners announced|
Fri, 06 Jul 2018
The winners of the 2018 Waverley Art Prize were announced overnight at an awards ceremony held at the Waverley Woollahra Art School in Bondi.
|Waverley welcomes new General Manager|
Tue, 03 Jul 2018
Media release: Ross McLeod, our new General Manager, began with Council on Monday 2 July 2018.