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<i>Waverley</i> (novel) novel by Walter Scott

Waverley; or, 'Tis Sixty Years Since is a historical novel by Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832). Published anonymously in 1814 as Scott's first venture into prose fiction, it is often regarded as one of the first historical novels in the Western tradition.

Waverley Harrison

Waverley Harrison was a fictional character on the New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street. She was portrayed by Claire Chitham and was introduced as a love interest for Nick Harrison who she eventually married 8 years after her arrival to the show. The character returned along with Husband Nick for the show's 25th anniversary episode that aired on 25 May 2017.

Bernice Waverley is a fictional character from the Australian drama series City Homicide, played by Noni Hazlehurst. She made her first screen appearance in the pilot episode "In The Hands Of Giants Pt 1", which was broadcast on 28 August 2007.

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New South Wales

Waverley, New South Wales Suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Waverley is an eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. Waverley is located 7 kilometres east of the Sydney central business district, in the local government area of Waverley Council.

Waverley was an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of New South Wales, originally created in 1894, with the abolition of multi-member constituencies, out of part of Paddington, and named after and including the Sydney suburb of Waverley. In 1920, with the introduction of proportional representation, it was absorbed into Eastern Suburbs. Waverley was recreated in 1927. In 1959 parts of Waverly and Paddington were combined to form Paddington-Waverley, which was abolished in 1962 and replaced by Bligh. In 1971, Bondi and Randwick were abolished and partly replaced by a recreated Waverley. At the 1990 redistribution, Waverley was abolished again and absorbed into Coogee and Vaucluse.

Waverley Cemetery cemetery in Sydney, Australia

The Waverley Cemetery is a heritage-listed cemetery on top of the cliffs at Bronte in the eastern suburbs of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Opened in 1877 and built by R. Watkins and P. Beddie, the cemetery is noted for its largely intact Victorian and Edwardian monuments. It is regularly cited as being one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. The cemetery contains the graves of many significant Australians including the poet Henry Lawson. It is also known as Waverley Cemetery and General Cemetery Waverley. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 28 October 2016.

Queensland

Waverley, Queensland Suburb of Shire of Boulia, Queensland, Australia

Waverley is an outback locality in the Shire of Boulia, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Waverley had a population of 20 people.

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Victoria

Waverley Province was an electorate of the Victorian Legislative Council. It existed as a two-member electorate from 1976 to 2006, with members holding alternating eight-year terms. It was a marginal seat for its entire existence, often changing parties according to who held government at the time. It was abolished from the 2006 state election in the wake of the Bracks Labor government's reform of the Legislative Council.

City of Waverley Local government area in Victoria, Australia

The City of Waverley was a local government area about 20 kilometres (12 mi) east-southeast of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia. The city covered an area of 60.86 square kilometres (23.50 sq mi), and existed from 1857 until 1994.

Western Australia

Waverley, Western Australia Town in Western Australia

Waverley or Siberia is a ghost town located between Kalgoorlie and Leonora. It is on the Davyhurst to Ora Banda Road in the Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia and has formed part of Maduwongga territory.

Cannington, Western Australia Suburb of Perth, Western Australia

Cannington is a southern suburb of Perth, Western Australia. Its local government area is the City of Canning.

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