Councillor for Waverley Council – Lawson Ward
I have been your Greens Councillor since 2017 and proud to have been your Deputy Mayor since 2019.
Dominic WY Kanak
Councillor for Waverley Council – Bondi Ward
I have been The Greens Councillor for Bondi Ward since 1999 and have held the positions of Deputy Mayor (2007-2008, 2017-2019) and Chair of East Region Local Government First Nations Forum.
Councillor for Waverley Council, Waverley ward
I am engaged in my local community through my volunteering in South Bondi Tamarama Precinct and Waverley Council Multicultural Advisory Committee.
Our Plans and Priorities
Sign our petition – FOGO for Waverley
Food organics account for around 60% of Waverley’s red bin waste. It all currently goes to landfill. A Food Organics Garden Organics (FOGO) weekly collection will reduce greenhouse emissions, create more compost and cut landfill.
First Nations Peoples on council
“I thoroughly recommend anyone, First Nations and non-First Nations people, with an interest in politics to consider serving a term as a local councillor.” Cr Dominic WY Kanak.
Our Plan for Waverley
There is no time like the present to support The Greens on Waverley Council. Greens have been campaigning on climate change for over twenty years. The global science fraternity has consistently presented evidence for increased storm intensity, changes in rainfall and...
Climate emergency – local action
A Greens motion was passed at Council declaring a Climate Emergency. We joined the UN “Race to Zero” global initiative and are investigating the Dark Skies light-spill reduction movement for further paths to emissions reductions. Council has joined “Cities for Climate...
Enrich Waverley’s cultural programs and the Bondi Pavilion Community Cultural Centre
Waverley has a proud history of artistic support through annual creative events, music studios, artists in residence and the visual arts. We have established a new Cultural Committee. The Greens strongly backed the community campaign to save Bondi Pavilion and stop...
Environment – urban ecology, waste and water use
The Greens drive environmental outcomes on Waverley Council. We have championed stormwater capture and reuse at Bondi, Tamarama and Bronte beaches, and bush regeneration and restoration of the Tamarama and Bronte gully waterfalls. The Greens are working to: Restore...
Planning for people, not profit
NSW governments have stripped local councils of planning powers and tipped the balance in favour of developers. Neighbourhoods are being transformed without meaningful consultation with residents. The Greens will work to: Encourage genuine community engagement in...
Local neighbourhoods – heritage precincts, affordable housing and no more highrise
Waverley is already densely settled. Greens have worked hard and consistently to protect the character of our suburbs. Greens on Council will continue to resist the Liberal support for more damaging overdevelopment. During Covid-19, we supported recovery programs for...
The beauty of life in Waverley is that all our needs are often found within walking, cycling or a short distance on public transport. The Greens support local services and enhanced local transport options. We resisted NSW government changes to local bus routes and...
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