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Obituary: Toby Schmitz Remembers The Rock Surfers Theatre Co.

As of December 17, 2015, the Rock Surfers Theatre Company officially ceased trading. Founded in 1996 as Tamarama Rock Surfers, and established at the Old Fitzroy Theatre in 1997, Rock Surfers soon became an institution in Sydney theatre. The Company moved to Bondi Pavillion in 2011, where it continued to grow and develop new programs […]

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Bottom’s Up: How To Choose Where To Swim At The Beach

Have you ever wondered why different sections of water on the same beach can look so different? Well, it’s quite simple: what you see on the surface of the water is, for the most part, determined by what’s happening underneath. If the tide was to retreat, say, 100 metres, you’d get a fantastic view of […]

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All Systems Go For Tamarama Stormwater Recycling

Remember that big hole in the ground in the park across the road from Tamarama Beach? While it was an unsightly mess at the time, that former eyesore is now one of the key components of Waverley Council’s latest stormwater recycling systems. Having already installed stormwater recycling systems at Bronte and Bondi beaches, the final […]

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Bondi Pavilion Gets A Facelift

The Bondi Pavilion is as much of an icon as Bondi Beach itself, towering above the promenade as a reminder of the area’s rich history, and last month Waverley Council released a concept design to restore the building to its former glory, hiring heritage architects Tonkin Zulaikha Greer to take on the project. According to […]

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Parklands Safe Despite Dog Death

Local dog owners have been asked to remain vigilant after it was reported that one dog died and another fell ill after eating chicken laced with rat poison while on their morning walk in Queens Park. Local businessman Christian Acuna reported that he was walking his twin beagle-cocker spaniel crosses in Queens Park in late […]

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Foamies Forbidden Between The Flags

With summer on our doorstep, the Eastern Beaches area is teeming with bathers and board riders, all clamouring to cool off or catch a few waves. On busy weekends real estate on the sand is scarce, and in the drink things aren’t much better. Trying to find your own piece of paradise can end up […]

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A Decade Of Getting It Done For Premature Babies

It’s that time of year when local resident Sophie Smith and her amazing Running for Premature Babies team announce that they again need your help. More runners and fundraising geniuses are being sought to take part in the SMH Half Marathon on Sunday, May 15, helping to save the lives of tiny premature babies cared […]

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Early Birds To Pay Congestion Tax At Clovelly Beach

A congestion tax will be imposed upon swimmers at the increasingly popular Clovelly Beach in an effort to ease traffic flow during early morning peak hours. Swimmers will be forced to pay an undisclosed fee in order to access the water from 5–7am under a new proposal from Randwick City Council. “Clovelly Beach resembles George […]

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Community Win As Council Cans Dan Murphy’s Plan

Coogee residents have applauded Randwick Council’s decision to refuse recommendation of the development application for a Dan Murphy’s bottle shop on Brook Street. The DA seeks to turn the former Randwick Rugby Club into a liquor store and café, and the matter will now head to the Land and Environment Court. Councillor Murray Matson was […]

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Men, Women, Dogs Set To SUP This Australia Day

Depending on your previous experiences, the words ‘Australia Day’ can rouse up polar emotions. You might recall the time you got maggot at your cousin’s barbecue and ended up chundering whilst hanging off the Hills Hoist. Or you might think of mateship, the outdoors, and celebrating all that makes you proud to be Australian – […]

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