Coogee Surf Club Restores Shark Victim Memorial

News

Coogee Surf Life Saving Club has restored a vandalised cemetery monument commemorating a teenager who lost his life in a horrific shark attack 100 years ago. The marble obelisk in Randwick Cemetery had been pushed from i...

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New arrivals from Afghanistan Welcomed to Bondi Beach

News

Recently arrived Afghan refugees have been welcomed by Waverley Council with a picnic day at Bondi Beach in partnership with Settlement Services International’s Welcome Project. Waverley Council is committed to support...

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Charing Cross Redevelopment Raises Community Concerns

News

The Charing Cross community is divided over a controversial planning proposal seeking to revitalise a third of the historic strip. The main concerns relate to overdevelopment and the heritage of the area. The proposal, u...

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Blake and Gilso Chase That Feeling

News

Blake Thornton and Matthew Gilsenan, two mates from Maroubra, are about to premiere a documentary that showcases the best of the world’s adventure spots. Chase That Feeling charts their journey as they visit a new corn...

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The Beast’s Monthly Mailbag

People

First Things First… Goodbye As possibly the worst columnist that this erstwhile magazine has ever had, in the early days of The Beast when I was allegedly the Health Editor, the publisher has granted me one last in...

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A Man for Our Times

Satire

The Ancient Greeks had Socrates, the Protestants had Wesley and New South Wales has Dominic Perrottet – a man who embodies the greed, individualism, hypocrisy and religious fervour that threatens to pervade Austral...

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Local Artist…Nathan Sheahan from Maroubra

Arts

Local artist Nathan Sheahan is the illustrator behind this month’s cover piece featuring Matt Gilsenan and Blake Thornton. He shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I have been ...

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Star Signs – January 2022

Satire

Capricorn Dec 22-Jan 20 Don’t bother trying to save. You’ll never accumulate a nest egg, so enjoy your money and spend like there’s no tomorrow. Aquarius Jan 21-Feb 19 You’re way too accepting of arseholes. Don...

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Plum and Raspberry Crostata With Mascapone Cream

Food

The colours alone should be enough to make anyone want to create this delicious Italian pastry! Stone fruit is synonymous with summer and these plums and raspberries are a perfect blend of tartness and sweetness, with a ...

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Proper Funding for Our Public Schools

Other

Providing education is one of the single most important jobs a government has responsibility for doing. As a former educator, I have witnessed firsthand the transformational power of education. That is why I am a firm be...

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