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Mappen Bondi Junction

A DIY noodle bar where you self-serve your fresh crispy tempura and toppings, sauces and water, it’s got the bustle of a traditional Tokyo style diner, but the with the warmth of Sydney hospitality.

Waverley community rallies against high rise

By Callum Cyrus     Hundreds of rallying residents in Bondi Junction demanded a halt to proposed high-rise buildings in the district in a rally last Saturday May 16. Save West Bondi Junction, the organisers of the rally, estimated over 200 people gathered at Oxford Street in Bondi Junction to listen to speakers including Waverley […]

Cycleways another speedbump in the road for Waverley Council

By Jessica Yun   The community in Bondi Junction have criticised the Cycleways planning proposal, part of Waverley Council’s Complete Streets project. The affected streets in the planning proposal include Denison Street, Oxford Street, and Spring Street. Community groups and small businesses have criticised the proposal for presenting potential risks to personal safety as well […]

Unauthorised backpacker accommodation uncovered in Bondi

Following an investigation into a large ring of illegal boarding houses in the city last week, City Hub has discovered a collection of similarly unauthorised backpacker accommodation in the Bondi Beach area. While posing as a prospective tenant, a City Hub reporter was shown around a series of overcrowded apartments and houses on Bondi Road, […]

Bike paths for Bondi Junction

By Emily Contador-Kelsall Bondi Junction is set to receive new bike paths in the midst of a Sydney-wide push for motorists to take up cycling. Waverley council has entered into a contract agreement with landscape architecture and urban design office Spackman Mossop Michaels to start designing bike paths at Bondi Junction. The creation of bike […]

Council lock-step with state government, critics say

Waverley Council will hold a second community consultation tonight (April 3) regarding its plans for West Oxford Street in Bondi and the Waverley Bus depot. The consultation is part of council’s ‘charrette’, an intensive planning and design phase, to develop a strategic plan for Bondi Junction. Concerns have been raised the charrette may amend parameters […]

New plans for west Oxford Street, Bondi

Labor councillor Paula Masselos has criticised the Waverley Liberals about plans for western Oxford Street in Bondi Junction, alleging a lack of transparency in the negotiation process. The precinct is the focus of an extensive neighbourhood re-development project with proposed changes to the current zoning and development controls in the Local Environment Plan (LEP), in […]

Making Bondi beautiful

Waverley Council will release two demonstration projects in Bondi Junction later this month. As part of Council’s Complete Streets initiative, the two short-term pop-ups will re-activate Spring St and bring more commuters to Bondi Junction. Mayor Sally Betts said the initiative is the first step in making Bondi Junction a more vibrant place. "We want […]

Free Eastgate parking in the balance

The owners of Eastgate Shopping Centre will meet with Waverley Council on September 3, with a view to addressing parking fees at the Bondi Junction shopping centre. For the past three decades, the first hour of parking at the centre has been free under an agreement between the centre’s owner, Industry Superannuation Property Trust (ISPT), […]