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""  PUDO has arrived in Waverley!
Fri, 24 Jul 2020

Media release: Waverley Council has today helped launch a first of its kind project in Australia to increase pedestrian and motorist safety and access to transport links and shared transportation in the area.

""  21 July Council meeting outcomes
Wed, 22 Jul 2020

News item: The Council's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Business Support Package was among the items considered at last night's Council meeting.

""  Waverley Council wins big on sustainability
Mon, 20 Jul 2020

Media release: Waverley Council has been recognised for excellence and leadership across our Environmental Sustainability programs, winning three 2020 LG Pro NSW Local Government Excellence Awards for NSW.

""  Hazardous Surf Warning
Tue, 14 Jul 2020

Waverley Council is urging people to stay safe this week with hazardous surf and wind conditions impacting the NSW coastline.

" "  Bondi Festival returns this spring!
Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Sydney’s favourite all-ages winter festival will get a spring awakening when Bondi Festival returns from 26 September – 10 October.

" "  34th Waverley Art Prize winners announced
Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Narrative painter and former Waverley Artist in Residence, Philjames, of Sydney’s east, has been named winner of this year’s Waverley Art Prize for his oil on vintage canvas Still Life Day.

" "  Mayor of Waverley joins call to extend COVID-19 support to people seeking asylum
Mon, 06 Jul 2020

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, is one of 38 Mayors who today signed onto an open letter calling on the Federal Government to extend crucial supports to people seeking asylum affected by the impacts COVID-19.

""  Bronte Surf Club and Community Facilities Building Upgrade
Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Media release: Waverley Council this week unanimously voted to develop two concept designs for the new Bronte Surf Club and Community Facilities Building.

""  Commercial tenancies sought for iconic Bondi Pavilion (Shop 4)
Thu, 02 Jul 2020

Media release: As part of the Bondi Pavilion Restoration and Conservation Project, Waverley Council is seeking to appoint a vibrant mix of retail businesses to operate from the iconic building from when it reopens.

""  Apply to be an artist on the Bondi Beach Sea Wall
Mon, 29 Jun 2020

Media release: To support the diverse and dynamic character of Bondi Beach, Waverley Council is inviting artists to submit their unique designs for the historic Bondi Beach Sea Wall.

""  Learn a new skill these school holidays
Mon, 29 Jun 2020

News item: Stenciling with acclaimed local street artist Cam Scott aka Not Not is just one of the highlights of Waverley Council’s Winter School Holiday Program

""  Celebrating Bronte Ocean Pool’s Olympians
Fri, 26 Jun 2020

Media release: Waverley Council is celebrating Bronte Ocean Pool’s link to defining moments in Olympic history with the unveiling this week at the pool of a photographic installation honouring local women Olympians Fanny Durack, Mina Wylie and Evelyn Whillier nee de Lacey.

""  Have Your Say about culture in Waverley
Wed, 24 Jun 2020

News item: Council’s draft Cultural Plan is open for public exhibition until tomorrow, Thursday 25 June. The Plan is our vision for activation, participation and innovation for arts and culture in Waverley.

" "  An update on Waverley Council services and facilities during COVID-19
Mon, 22 Jun 2020

News item: Read the latest about what the changing restrictions mean for you.

""  A new era for iconic Bondi Pavilion as building works begin
Thu, 18 Jun 2020

Media release: Waverley Council today celebrated a major milestone in the Bondi Pavilion Restoration and Conservation Project, with Waverley Mayor, Paula Masselos, announcing that head contractor Buildcorp will commence building works in the coming days.

""  35th Waverley Youth Art Prize winners announced
Thu, 04 Jun 2020

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, said each artist had a unique take on the 2020 Waverley Youth Art Prize theme ‘Framed’ which asked artists to create an artwork about someone inspiring.

""  Bondi Memorial Project reaches shortlisted design phase
Wed, 03 Jun 2020

Media release: Waverley Council and LGBTQ+ health organisation ACON are calling for community feedback on the shortlisted designs for the development of a site-specific public artwork in Marks Park, Tamarama.

" "  Waverley Library services reopen from tomorrow
Tue, 02 Jun 2020

Media release: The Waverley Home Library Service and 'Grab and Go' services are among the first to resume after restrictions on public gatherings lead to the closure of libraries and other public institutions across Australia.

""  Waverley Council provides secure parking for residents
Tue, 26 May 2020

Media release: Waverley Council is increasing access to secure overnight parking for Waverley residents with the introduction this month of a new residents’ parking pass for the Hollywood Avenue Car Park, Bondi Junction.

""  Green light for the Boot Factory DA
Tue, 26 May 2020

Media release: The Sydney Eastern City Planning Panel has approved Waverley Council’s development application to transform the heritage-listed building at Bondi Junction.