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""  A message from the Mayor about Sculpture by the Sea
Wed, 04 Nov 2020

Waverley Council is committed to supporting Sculpture by the Sea and as such, is continuing to work with them on options for a COVID- safe world-class sculpture exhibition in 2021 while ensuring our community’s safety.

""  October Council meeting outcomes
Tue, 03 Nov 2020

News item: A bumper agenda was debated at the October Council meeting, which began with an acknowledgment of Councillor Sally Betts’ 25 years of service to Waverley.

""  New additions arrive at Council's problem waste recycling stations
Mon, 02 Nov 2020

Waverley’s two problem waste recycling stations have expanded to accept x-rays, light globes and oral care products in addition to batteries, mobile phones and printer cartridges.

""  Next phase in the Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club upgrade 
Fri, 30 Oct 2020

News item: Waverley Council this month unanimously voted to progress the draft concept design for the Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club upgrade to detailed design stage.

""  Hazardous surf conditions prompts safety warning for Waverley’s beaches 
Mon, 26 Oct 2020

News item: Bondi, Bronte and Tamarama beaches, and Bronte Pool, are currently closed for swimming and will likely remain closed all day today.

""  Help shape the direction of culture in Waverley 
Mon, 26 Oct 2020

Media release: Waverley Council is currently seeking Expressions of Interest for a new Cultural Advisory Committee to provide advice to Council on major cultural issues, initiatives and opportunities.

""  Illegal dumpers nabbed in enforcement blitz
Tue, 13 Oct 2020

Media release: The Sydney Regional Illegal Dumping (RID) Squad has issued 21 fines for recent illegal dumping outside charity shops in Waverley.

""  Update on the beach club proposal on Bondi Beach
Fri, 09 Oct 2020

Council is assessing a modified proposal for a beach club on Bondi Beach from a commercial operator. The proposal is for a section of Bondi Beach to be utilised for the commercial activity of a beach club between February and May 2021. Read more.

""  Beach club proposal at Bondi
Thu, 08 Oct 2020

There has been a lot of media attention surrounding a proposal for a beach club on the sand at Bondi. Below is Council’s statement on the proposal.

""  Compost Revolution celebrates its 10th birthday
Wed, 07 Oct 2020

Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick Councils have achieved a massive milestone this October. Compost Revolution, a program started by the three Councils to help locals learn how to compost and reduce food waste, has turned 10!

" "  Wastewater repair work along Diamond Bay Cliff walkway
Wed, 07 Oct 2020

News: Sydney Water is currently repairing a damaged wastewater pipe along the Diamond Bay Cliff walkway, between Kimberley Street and Craig Avenue, Vaucluse. This work will help to improve the wastewater system and ensure it remains reliable, to protect public health and the environment.

 Update on our beaches and parks
Mon, 05 Oct 2020

Our Rangers, Beach Ambassadors and Lifeguards have been monitoring our public open spaces across the long weekend. Whilst our beaches and our parks have been busy, most people have been doing the right thing and following the Public Health Orders.

 Bondi Beach is nearing capacity
Mon, 05 Oct 2020

Waverley Council wishes to advise that Bondi Beach is nearing capacity. If people continue to come to Bondi Beach and crowds grow further, restricted access to the sand may need to be implemented.

" "  A new permanent public artwork for North Bondi
Thu, 01 Oct 2020

Media release: Waverley Council is calling on artists to register their interest in developing a concept for a new permanent artwork at the North Bondi kid’s pool.

""  Waverley Council releases plan for managing open spaces during summer
Mon, 28 Sep 2020

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, today released Waverley Council’s plan for the operational management of open spaces and beaches over the upcoming summer period.

""  Exploring possibilities for a COVID-Safe Sculpture by the Sea
Sat, 26 Sep 2020

Media release: Waverley Council and Sculpture by the Sea are reviewing options for the 2020 exhibition including staging the event later this year or early next year.

""  A message from the Mayor about summer in Waverley
Thu, 17 Sep 2020

News item: This week I moved a Mayoral Minute noting a range of measures to help keep the community safe when visiting our public places during the warmer months.

""  September Council meeting outcomes
Thu, 17 Sep 2020

News item: A bumper agenda was debated at this week's Council meeting including the election of Deputy Mayor.

 Solar my School wins highest design and innovation honour
Tue, 08 Sep 2020

Media release: Waverley, Randwick and Woollahra councils’ multi award-winning Solar my School program has won a Good Design Award in the Australia’s International Good Design Awards.

" "  Magpie Swooping Season 
Fri, 04 Sep 2020

Magpies usually breed during Spring every year, and it's during this time that their protective swooping behaviour is in full force.  Magpies are urban species too, so there is generally no escaping them but you can try to prevent and avoid a magpie attack by following these tips.