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For any media enquiries relating to Waverley Council please call 9083 8125 or email

Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.

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""  A Message from the Mayor about Sydney WorldPride
Thu, 16 Feb 2023

Waverley welcomes  Sydney WorldPride 2023 visitors, speakers, performers and artists to our Rainbow City by the sea!

 Council to apply for Interim Heritage Order for Flood Street site
Fri, 10 Feb 2023

This week Waverley Council unanimously voted to apply to NSW Heritage for an interim heritage order (IHO) for 34-36 Flood Street, Bondi.

""  Appeal for information from the community
Wed, 08 Feb 2023

Waverley Council is investigating reports of suspected dog baiting in Marks Park, Tamarama.

""  Cabaret with Paul Capsis, unconventional comedy, and queer art for kids and families: just some of our top picks for the best Pride Amplified events in Waverley this February and March
Tue, 07 Feb 2023

Sydney WorldPride Festival and Venue partner Waverley Council is hosting a swag of Official SydneyWorldPride and Pride Amplified events at Bondi as well as a hand-picked selection of Pride-inspired local arts and cultural offerings.

" "  Bondi Beach Party - Sydney WorldPride Special Event road closures and event clearways
Tue, 07 Feb 2023

With large crowds and very limited parking in the area, the best way to get to and from the event is by public transport. Travel on transport is included in your event ticket.

""  A message from the Mayor about our first Dawn Reflection
Tue, 31 Jan 2023

On behalf of Waverley Council and my fellow Waverley Councilors, I would like to thank the community for attending our first Dawn Reflection on Thursday 26 January at Bondi Beach.

thumb  Grow It Local Awards – a celebration of creativity and fun in homegrown culture
Mon, 30 Jan 2023

Grow It Local - your local grow community - is proud to announce the third annual Grow It Local Awards, a community-minded celebration of creativity & fun in homegrown culture.

""  An invitation to our 26 January 2023 community Dawn Reflection
Thu, 19 Jan 2023

For the first time, Waverley Council will be holding a 26 January Dawn Reflection at 5.30am at Bondi Beach to acknowledge the resilience and survival of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their continuous connection to Country and culture by reflecting and acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of our land.

""  Celebrate safely this Australia Day
Thu, 19 Jan 2023

Waverley Council is encouraging visitors to our beaches, parks and reserves to celebrate safely this Australia Day, 26 January 2023.

Bronte Park thumb  Bronte Road Closures on Australia Day 2023
Tue, 17 Jan 2023

As increased traffic is expected, NSW Police Force has advised Council that it is essential to make a section of Bronte Road one-way on Australia Day for vehicle and pedestrian safety, and to ensure emergency vehicles such as ambulances, can access Bronte Beach and Park if necessary.

""  Bondi Pavilion welcomes new Artistic Director
Wed, 11 Jan 2023

Nationally respected and award-winning arts leader Chris Bendall has been announced as the new Artistic Director for Bondi Pavilion.

A man floating to survive  Waverley Lifeguards Urge Beachgoers to Stay Safe
Fri, 06 Jan 2023

Media release: Waverley Council’s professional lifeguards are calling for all beach goers, whether they are experienced swimmers or not, to remain vigilant when using beaches and waterways.

""  Glenayr Avenue Streetscape Upgrade update
Mon, 19 Dec 2022

Our head contractor Mack Civil aims to demobilise the site by the end of today, Monday 19 December and will resume works on Monday 9 January.

""  Building Futures helps slash greenhouse gas emissions in the Waverley LGA
Thu, 15 Dec 2022

Media release: Waverley Council’s award-winning Building Futures program has helped another nine strata apartments in the local area collectively slash their common area energy usage by 20 per cent and greenhouse gas emissions by 277 tonnes in just 12 months.

""  Hazardous Surf Warning for Waverley's beaches
Wed, 14 Dec 2022

Media release: Waverley Council lifeguards are urging people to stay safe at Waverley’s three beaches Bondi, Tamarama and Bronte this week with hazardous surf and marine wind warnings issued for the Sydney, Illawarra, Batemans, Eden and Hunter coasts.

""  Merry Christmas and happy Chanukah from the Mayor
Mon, 12 Dec 2022

On behalf of Waverley Council and my fellow Waverley Councilors, I would like to wish our community a happy and safe festive season.

" "  Waverley Council’s new Development Control Plan a win for the environment
Fri, 09 Dec 2022

Waverley Council’s commitment to helping the community achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2035 was strengthened this week after Council voted to adopt an updated Waverley Development Control Plan (DCP).

""  Waverley Council announces winners of the 2022 Garden Awards
Mon, 05 Dec 2022

News item: The Garden Awards acknowledges the role that residential gardens can play in contributing to biodiverse and resilient built environments.

""   Randwick City and Waverley councils launch Float to Survive to reduce national drownings 
Thu, 01 Dec 2022

Media release: Randwick City and Waverley councils have joined forces to pilot a new water safety campaign aimed at reducing the record number of drownings in Australia.

""  Have Your Say about our Curlewis Street Streetscape Upgrade updated concept design
Wed, 23 Nov 2022

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, said community feedback will be used to inform the direction of the project which aims to beautify and increase safety along a key traffic corridor between Bondi Beach and Rose Bay.

Media Contacts

Media and Public Relations Officer
Phone Number: 0416 075 532