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Media and Public Relations Officer 0416 075 532.

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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.

""  Brightest & Best business awards winners announced
Tue, 22 Nov 2022

Media release: Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, had the pleasure last night of announcing the winners of Waverley Council’s 2022 Brightest & Best business awards at a glittering awards ceremony held at the newly restored Bondi Pavilion.

""  Waverley Council announces new funding for mainstream disability inclusion
Wed, 16 Nov 2022

Media release:  This is the first time that Council has offered a grant to promote inclusion for people with a disability to support mainstream participation as identified in consultations for Council’s Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2022-26.

""  2022 Mark and Evette Moran Nib Literary Award winners announced
Wed, 16 Nov 2022

Media release: The Mark & Evette Moran Nib Literary Award celebrates excellence in research and writing and is presented annually by Waverley Council with the generous support of principal sponsors Mark and Evette Moran.

""  Reusable cups and containers to become second nature in Bondi
Thu, 10 Nov 2022

Media release: Waverley Council has launched a new campaign in partnership with Responsible Cafes to help local cafes reduce their reliance on single-use products such as disposable cups and containers.

""  Waverley Council celebrates the countdown to Sydney WorldPride 2023
Wed, 09 Nov 2022

Sydney WorldPride 2023 is expected to draw up to 1.2 million attendees and will be a major boost to the Greater Sydney tourism economy.

""  Meet the Mayor community sessions
Wed, 09 Nov 2022

News item: Share your thoughts with the Mayor about the local matters that are important to you.

""  A Message from the Mayor about Head On Photo Festival
Fri, 04 Nov 2022

Head On Photo Festival returns to Bondi Beach this November.

""  New chapter in the Bronte Surf Life Saving Club and Community Facilities Upgrade
Wed, 02 Nov 2022

Media release: The Bronte Surf Life Saving Club and Community Facilities upgrade has reached another milestone with the Council and the Club lodging a development application (DA) for the upgrade.

""  Charing Cross Streetscape Upgrade aims to transform Waverley’s oldest suburb
Tue, 01 Nov 2022

Media release: The Council's concept design for the streetscape upgrade aims to preserve and celebrate the traditional village look and feel of this much-loved neighbourhood.

Media Contacts

Media and Public Relations Officer
Phone Number: 0416 075 532