Parks & Playgrounds

Rocket ship touches down at Waverley Park

Waverley Council is thrilled to announce that the “landing” of our new rocket ship at Waverley Park playground successfully took place on Friday 20 October 2023. The excitement began at 10.30am when the rocket ship was delivered on truck to the park, followed by being craned into place alongside a bespoke launch control play tower. The rocket ship begins its journey to Waverley Park from our Sydney-based manufacturer. Image: Proludic. Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, said the installation of the new rocket ship was a sight to behold and a major milestone in the Waverley Park upgrade project, proudly co-funded…

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Events, Inspiration, What to do

Recycle it Saturday

The Waverly Council, City of Sydney and Woollahra Council are organising a problem waste drop-off on recycle it Saturday Recycle a range of household items for free at problem waste drop-off events throughout the year. Problem wastes cannot be recycled through standard facilities and often require specific machines or processes to recycle them. Only certain materials are accepted at these events, so please have a look at the list of materials below. The next Recycle it Saturday event is open to residents of Waverley Council, City of Sydney, and Woollahra Council and is scheduled for: Saturday 26 August 2023 at the Alexandra Canal…

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Events, Inspiration, Kids

Waverley Library Kids Book sale

A huge range of ex-library junior and young adult fiction is for sale. Vintage, modern, Australiana and classic books will be available. Eftpos or cash. No change facilities available. Books will be continually added throughout the day. Don’t forget your library bag! Where: Waverley Library Ron Lander Centre, 32-48 Denison Street, Bondi Junction NSW 2022 When: Saturday 24 June from 10am to 2pm Sunday 25 June from 1:30pm to 4pm

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Events, Kids, School holidays, What to do

Waverley Council’s winter school holiday program

As the winter season approaches, Waverley Council is gearing up to provide an exciting and educational program for kids during the school holidays. With a diverse range of activities, workshops, and events, the Winter School Holiday Program aims to ensure that children have a memorable and enriching experience. From sports and dance at Margaret Whitlam Recreation Centre to workshops at Waverley Library, and family experiences at Bondi Pavilion, there is something for every child to enjoy. Dates and Booking Information The Winter School Holiday Program will run from 3rd July to 14th July, providing a two-week window of fun-filled activities….

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Business & Career, Inspiration

Time Management for Local Creatives

This workshop answers the age-old question – how are we supposed to find the time to run a creative career, pursue our arts-based practice, and have a life as well? This fun and informal workshop discusses practical strategies to help you keep all the juggling balls in the air. Participants will also discuss the larger issues of: + Setting and keeping goals; + Staying motivated and understanding procrastination; + Recognising self-sabotage, and; + Finding the balance between being creative and making money. What do I get? All participants of this workshop also receive: + Lifetime access to a dedicated Time…

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Waverley community members shine at our 2023 Local Hero and Best of the Best Awards

Waverley Council paid tribute this week to our dedicated community workers and volunteers at the 2023 Waverley Local Hero and Best of the Best Awards held at North Bondi Surf Club. The awards celebrate and recognise the achievements and contributions of those in the community who volunteer their time and go above and beyond to ensure Waverley is a resilient, caring and cohesive community. Mayor of Waverley, Paula Masselos, said the community members honoured in the Awards all play a vital role in fostering social cohesion, addressing local needs and improving the quality of life for residents. “They make Waverley…

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Health & Wellbeing

Free RAT tests from Waverley Council in conjunction with NSW health

Free RAT tests from Council in conjunction with NSW health Ahead of winter, residents can now collect free rapid antigen tests (RATs) from various locations across Waverley. Receive up to two packs of five RATs per person, and up to two packs per household member. The tests can be picked up from: Customer Service Centre 55 Spring Street Bondi Junction, open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday Welcome Centre in Bondi Pavilion, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach, open 10am to 4pm 7 days Waverley Library, Denison Street Bondi Junction And families using our Childcare Centres can collect RATs from their…

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Waverley Anzac Day 2023 Dawn Services.

Waverley Council and the Bondi Junction/Waverley RSL Sub-Branch invite you to Waverley Park Cenotaph on Tuesday 25 April for our community Anzac Day service. Please join us at 7.45am as we gather to mark the anniversary of the Gallipoli landing on 25 April 1915 and to honour the service and sacrifice of our veterans. Anzac Day is a time to pay our respects to the servicemen and women who have helped defend our freedoms so that we can live in a free and democratic society.We also acknowledge the Frontier wars and the loss by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples…

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Join the Compost Revolution

Did you know as an Eastern Suburbs resident you can received subsidised worm farming and composting equipment delivered straight to your door? The Compost Revolution was founded by Randwick, Woollahra and Waverley Councils in 2010 with the intention to minimise the amount and impact of waste being sent to landfill. Over 10 years on, the program has seen great success with a large uptake amongst locals. Since its inception, several developments have occurred, including recently with the addition of a number of new products now available. These new products include an enclosed worm farming system known as ‘The Cube’ which…

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School holidays, What to do

Waverly School Holiday Program

NO NEED TO BE BORED IN THE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS YOU CAN HELP GROW YOUR CHILDREN’S PASSION AND TALENTS WITH WAVERLEY SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM! If you’re staying close to home, the Waverely council has a great line-up of fun filled activities, workshops and events coming up for the Autumn School Holiday program. Included will be, both free and paid activities facilitated by a combination of Waverley Council specialist staff, artists, industry professionals and partner organisations. The following locations will be offering  different programs to suit all ages: Bondi PavilionThis external link will open in a new window   Waverley LibraryThis external link will open…

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