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TURLAND’S TIPS FOR CITY2SURF SUCCESS

There are few races as notoriously beautiful, or as notoriously difficult, as Sydney’s City2Surf. It’s always a massive deal, with thousands of supporters lining the streets, and this year there will also be eighteen musical acts be stationed along the course, encouraging runners to go faster and to not give up. We salute those of […]

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PLASTIC ADDICTIONS: GETTING DOWN TO BUSINESS

What’s the issue? It’s not surprising that plastic pollution has been receiving much deserved public attention lately, from ABC’s Craig Reucassel declaring War on Waste, to Channel Ten’s The Project’s ‘Ban the Bag’ petition. The pressure is mounting for business, government, and the public to do more in the battle against ‘fast plastic.’ ‘Fast plastic’ […]

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MAROUBRA’S BEACH BREAKS CARNIVAL AN HOMAGE TO THE OCEAN

This month’s Beast cover star, Martine Emdur, is an artist who paints bodies submerged in the sea, from the vantage point of someone who is also beneath the slick surface of the ocean. In our talk with her, one thing that rang particularly true is how she described her fascination with the world that exists […]

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Mark Mathews Overcomes His Very Own Cape Fear

In most professions, losing your leg isn’t really something you need to worry about. Sitting at your desk snacking on almonds every two hours is probably not going to result in a limb getting amputated. But for professional big wave surfers, every day on the job is accompanied by an acute possibility of serious, career-threatening […]

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THE TIMES THEY ARE A CHANGIN’ FOR BRONTE BEACH CAFES

They say a change is as good as a holiday, but there are some things that it’s fair to expect will always remain the same. You can presume that freshly baked bread will always smell delicious. If you cook, someone else has to wash up. And if you go for an early morning swim at […]

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IT’S TIME TO GET FAIR DINKUM ABOUT HOUSING AFFORDABILITY

Malcolm Turnbull is not fair dinkum about housing affordability because he won’t touch negative gearing and capital gains tax discounts. Housing affordability in our community has become more topical than the weather, the surf, and coffee – combined. Many young people fear they will never be able to afford to buy a home in the […]

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PLANET FRIENDLY TIPS FOR DUMPING YOUR JUNK

Whichever way you cut it, we always wind up with stuff we don’t need – in our garage, cupboards, attics, and elsewhere. It makes moving house a far more frustrating endeavour. For some it’s a buzz to offload unwanted junk from a declutter session. But where does it all go? Unfortunately some of it winds […]

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COMMUNITY BANK A LIFE SAVER

Bronte Surf Club’s equipment ranks have been bolstered by the addition of a new inflatable rescue boat (IRB) courtesy of the Clovelly Community Branch of Bendigo Bank. As part of their ongoing commitment to give back 80 per cent of their profits to support local community organisations such as surf clubs, the local bank presented […]

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CLOVELLY CROCS CELEBRATE 100 YEARS

It’s hard to define what it is that makes a community. People, surely. A general location. A sense of spirit. They’re all necessary factors, but not quite enough. There has to be an element that draws all of these disparate people together, and cements their loyalty to each other. In most communities that element is […]

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BONDI TRATT TO CHANGE HANDS AFTER 30 YEARS

The commonly regurgitated stat is that nine out of ten restaurants fail in their first year. While it is hard to find statistics that explicitly support that, the message remains: the restaurant business is notoriously difficult to succeed in. So when a restaurant manages to stick around for not just one year, but for 30 […]

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