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BONDI LIFEGUARDS QUESTION THEIR IMPOSSIBLE AT MOLOKAI PADDLE

You might think that saving lives daily as part of your job would qualify you for a bit of a break in your time off. Maybe crack open a cold one, slob around a bit, watch The Bachelor. However, this kind of logic seems not to apply in the minds of Bondi’s lifeguards. It’s almost […]

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HOILES’ ‘CLASSIC WALLABIES’ A LIFELINE FOR RETIRING RUGBY PLAYERS

As a concept, retirement is a double-edged sword. On the one hand, you’ve made it; you’ve yourself alive for 65 years or so. However, the prospect of idle hours and a lack of purpose can also be incredibly daunting. Now imagine that rather than retiring at 65, the intensity of your chosen career requires that […]

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FESTIVAL SEASON HITS THE EASTERN BEACHES AS SPRING BEGINS TO BLOSSOM

Stuff Coachella. Say sayonara to Burning Man. The best festivals to attend this year are to be found right here in our own backyard. This September brings to the not one, but three wonderful community events, each with a singular focus and an epic vibe to boot. Randwick’s Eco-Living Fair will be kicking off the […]

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PINK ELEPHANTS THERE TO SUPPORT MOTHERS WHO HAVE MISCARRIED

While many lament the ‘unfiltered’ nature of the Internet, there are innumerable ways in which the Internet’s democratising pathways to knowledge and international communities are changing lives for the better. In particular, those who have experienced trauma can use the Internet to foster relationships with others who have gone through the same or similar things. […]

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COUNCIL MERGERS CANNED AS LOCAL ELECTION LEAD-UP GETS UNDERWAY

After all the hubbub, controversy, and blame games, it is now certain that the proposed ‘Super Council’ merger between Waverley, Randwick, and Woollahra Councils is no longer going ahead. This outcome was the result of a long wave of vocal resistance to the forced mergers in various councils across the state, including Woollahra Council, which, […]

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EASTS GROUP PLANS SOUND DEATH KNELL FOR ICONIC WAVERLEY BOWLING CLUB

As usual, controversy is afoot in the cutthroat world of Eastern Suburbs commercial real estate development. However, the latest furore could detrimentally impact the lives of many Eastern Suburbs locals, and could cut short the legacy of a crucial community institution: the Waverley Bowling Club. Waverley Bowling Club was established in Bondi Junction in 1893, […]

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UNPACKING THE CONFUSION AROUND SOFT PLASTICS RECYCLING

Walk down any supermarket aisle or peer into the pantry and it’s pretty clear a plastic-free world is a distant dream, especially with the plethora of hard-to-avoid soft plastics and packaging. So is there a planet-friendly solution? Following on from ABC’s War on Waste and Plastic Free July, we’ve sought expert advice from Liz Kasell, […]

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LOCAL COMIC VICTORIA ZERBST PROVES THE DICKHEADS WRONG

If we had a dollar for every time we’d heard some dude shrug and say, “Women just aren’t funny, man,” we would literally have all the dollars in the world. The sexist misconception that women are innately less humorous than men is ideologically concerning on a societal level, but for female comics, it is worse […]

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Cutting Depression Adrift: Ex-Beast Writer Sails For Mental Health

In Australia, it’s estimated that 45 per cent of people will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. If you are not suffering from ill mental health yourself, it’s likely that you know someone who is. So how do you help if you’re not a doctor or psychiatrist? The key, according to ex-Beast magazine […]

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BONDI RESIDENTS RALLY FOR BUS SERVICE TO ROSE BAY FERRY

Even those of us not living in Bondi are well aware that getting from Bondi to the city can be a bit of a nightmare, especially in the morning. Despite the relatively small distance between the two (approximately 9 kilometres), and the fact that in regular traffic the drive only takes about 15 minutes, in […]

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