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The People’s Park

The People’s Park was reconstructed as a public park and opened in 1888 by Sir Henry Parkes as a place in which the people of Sydney could “take in the air” away from the Sydney town centre. 130 years later, Centennial Parklands is not only one of Australia’s best known and loved parklands, but one […]

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The Legacy of a Secret Garden

Most residents of Hall Street, Bondi Beach, would be completely unaware of the incredible enchanting garden that’s nestled behind a cheap and cheerful nail salon on the popular strip. But for the lucky few, a private oasis looms once you walk through the hallway of an otherwise unimpressive block of flats. Home to an eclectic […]

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Clovelly Residents Raise Concerns About Local Pool

If you’re a Clovelly local, the joy of finding light blue bits floating around at the shallow end of the beach is a tale as old as time. One minute you’re frolicking in the shallow water, minding your own business, the next you’re mesmerised (and somewhat confused) by the cyan segments residing amongst the seaweed, […]

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Forever Johnno: Keeping John’s Memory Alive While Helping Sick Kids

The annual Forever Johnno fundraiser, kicking off at 7.00pm on May 25, will bring our whole community together for the 18th year in a row to remember a beautiful boy and raise much-needed funds for sick kids in hospital. Local legend Mal Ward started the monster raffle and auction six months after his son John […]

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Tamarama on Target for New Club

Tamarama Beach was once Sydney’s first coastal amusement park, originally called Bondi Aquarium before being renamed Wonderland Park. After the closure of the fun park a surf club was founded on the northern headland in 1906. Ever since the introduction of surf lifesaving the club has been able to boast “no lives lost” in more […]

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Dockless Bikes Remain a Local Nuisance

Despite new regulations put in place a few months ago, dockless bikes continue to be the bane of local authorities’ existence. Back on March 5, Waverley Council announced that they were impounding abandoned bikes. Council rangers (who already cop enough agro as it is) went out and collected 65 of the buggers, with each bike […]

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Bondi Locals Take Litter Problem Into Own Hands (Literally)

Whether you believe in evolution or think God made the world in six days (chucking a sickie on the seventh like a good Aussie), I think we can all agree that somehow humans were miraculously given an amazing planet to call home. And, in the years since we came to be, we have slowly but […]

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Why The Bondi Road Tram is the Wrong Way To Go

It’s easy to look back to the 1950s and 60s and think about the good ol’ days and the beautiful old wooden trams that shot through the Eastern Suburbs, and how amazing it would be to bring back this wonderful piece of history. My parents often talk about catching the tram in the days of […]

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One of Bondi’s Best Forever In Our Hearts

In March last year the Bondi community suffered a sudden and devastating loss of one of its beloved comrades – a young man named Cale Remnant. At 26 years of age and affectionately known as ‘Superfoods’, he made a lasting and positive impression on people who were lucky enough to meet him, and left a […]

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A Hippy Tale That’s Full of Aussies

The heady days of the ‘60s and ‘70s saw many hit the hippy trails of India, Kathmandu and other parts of Asia in search of their Nirvana. This was a time of free love, sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll, the turmoil of the Vietnam War, revolutionary ideas and the beginning of the Whitlam era. […]

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