News & Media
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|Bondi Beach reopens|
Fri, 16 Nov 2018
News item: Bondi Beach has reopened this morning after it was closed yesterday following a number of shark sightings.
|Waverley Council congratulates our Brightest and Best local businesses!|
Thu, 15 Nov 2018
Media release: The winners of the Waverley Brightest and Best Local Business Awards were announced last night at a stellar gala dinner held at Easts Leagues Club, Bondi Junction.
|Dockless electric bikes launched in Waverley|
Tue, 13 Nov 2018
News item: What is Lime Bikes and who do I contact if I need more info?
|South Bronte Amenities and Community Centre upgrade|
Mon, 12 Nov 2018
Media release: Concept designs for the South Bronte Amenities and Community Centre upgrade are now open for community feedback until Sunday, 9 December.
|Improving pedestrian safety in Bronte Cutting|
Wed, 31 Oct 2018
Media release: A pedestrian walkway linking Calga Reserve and the Coastal Walk through Bronte Cutting is due for completion in mid-November.
|Tracing the history of the Waverley Artist Studios|
Wed, 31 Oct 2018
Media release: A new exhibition showcasing past and present artists of the Waverley Artist Studios is launching tomorrow, 1 November at the Bondi Pavilion Gallery.
|Racism does not have a place in Australia’s diverse society|
Wed, 24 Oct 2018
MEDIA RELEASE: 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.
|English man saves a life after watching Bondi Rescue|
Thu, 18 Oct 2018
Waverley Council recently received a thank you letter from John Wolstenholme, from Hampshire England thanking Bondi Rescue for giving him the knowledge to save a child at his local unpatrolled beach.
|Marks Park the endorsed location for the Bondi Memorial Project|
Wed, 17 Oct 2018
Media release: Waverley Council and LGBTI health organisation ACON have reached another milestone in the Bondi Memorial Project after Council last night endorsed Tamarama’s Marks Park as the next site for the commissioning and installation of public art in the Waverley local government area. The endorsement allows for the commissioning of a memorial in the form of a public artwork in the park to acknowledge the men targeted in homophobic attacks from the 1970s to 1990s.
|Waverley Council joins landmark renewable energy agreement to cut emissions and costs|
Fri, 12 Oct 2018
Media release: Waverley Council has joined 17 other NSW councils to sign a landmark agreement that will result in around 30% of council’s retail electricity being supplied by a renewable energy generator from 1 July 2019.
|Waverley Cemetery Coastal Walk reopens|
Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Media release: Join us on Saturday, 13 October from 10am to 11.45am for the official celebrations.
|Sydney Craft Week is here |
Tue, 09 Oct 2018
Sydney Craft Week is an initiative of Australian Design Centre (ADC), a not for profit organisation showcasing and supporting contemporary craft and design.
|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.