Football, Meat Pies, Roos and the Women’s World Cup

Sport

Finally, some good news! In case you missed it, Australia and New Zealand have won the right to host the next Women’s Football World Cup in 2023. It’s still a while off, but I think we can all agree it’s nice to ha...

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Eastern Suburbs Residents Save Australia from Economic Ruin

Satire

Residents of the Eastern Suburbs are being lauded as national heroes after it was discovered that their expensive renovations have rescued an economy destined for certain collapse following the COVID-19 lockdown. The ent...

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All Animals Are Equal

Other

It’s hard to believe that spring is just around the corner. As we start to shrug off the effects of winter, the impending season is looked upon as a time of anticipation and regeneration. The days get longer, temperatu...

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The Unreliable Guide to…Normal

Other

  There’s been a lot of talk about getting back to normal, but what is ‘normal’? So far, 2020 has been like an episode of Black Mirror, directed by David Lynch, but was 2019 really normal? The dictionary defin...

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Local Lad Takes Out Australia’s Most Prestigious Portraiture Award

News

Food and lifestyle photographer Rob Palmer was too busy to talk. It was mid-morning in a pre-COVID world and he was flat out in his studio shooting a job for an important client. He knew he’d been shortlisted for the N...

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Manny, JFK, and The Little Book

News

When Clovelly Lawyer John Kambas from JFK Legal placed his first advertisement in The Beast he never imagined it would lead to him taking on AMP Limited on behalf of a 94-year-old Holocaust survivor almost four years lat...

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Growing Local Schools Drive Residents up the Wall

News

Frustrated residents are concerned that a new Development Application for Emanuel School will increase traffic and congestion problems in the local area. Residents living in the small residential streets between Emanuel,...

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Randy Petes Builds on Solid Innings

News

Local Cricket Club Randwick Petersham will not only celebrate its 20th season this year, but they will also do so as defending champions of the Belvedere Cup. The club, a local community fixture that is partially based a...

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Public Opinion Forces Council to Reconsider Surf Club Proposal

News

The proposed development of the Bronte Surf Club has divided the local community and it’s time everyone sat down, took a deep breath, and looked at the big picture. When the plan went up for public opinion in June, a l...

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The Beast’s Monthly Mailbag

People

What is Bronte Surf Club? Bronte Surf Club has been a much loved institution since it arose from the community in the very early 1900s. It has done more than patrol the sands on summer weekends; it has had a very importa...

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