Dual Currency System to Operate in Yarra Bay

Satire

The suburb of Phillip Bay is set to operate under a system of dual currencies once the Mega Cruise Ship terminal is completed at Yarra Bay. The entire suburb will be re-classified as a Mega Economic Zone and will accept ...

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The Unreliable Guide to… Birthdays

Satire

It’s The Unreliable Guide’s birthday soon and we couldn’t be more delighted. We have already started to sing 50 Cent’s ‘In Da Club’ – “Go shorty, it’s your birthday, we gonna party like it’s your ...

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Local Bloke… Graham Hosking from Coogee

People

Coogee resident Graham Hosking has recently released his debut picture book, Sidney Opera Mouse. He shares his local favourites with The Beast… How long have you lived here? I moved over from Knutsford, England in Janu...

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The Light Fail

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It’s 10.22am on a Wednesday morning and I’m sitting in the middle of Crown Street, Surry Hills. We haven’t moved for over 15 minutes. Why? I’m on the light rail, doing a review for our dear readers of The Beast, ...

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Bronte Boardriders Qualify for Aussie Championships

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Elite Athletes. Photo: Michael FairbairnThe boys from Bronte Boardriders will be heading to the Surftag Australian Championships after a big win at the South New South Wales State Championships, a one-day event held at C...

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The Bondi Lifesaver Remembered

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Back in 2012, The Beast published an appeal to anyone who had information about a long-forgotten music venue that once stood near the corner of Newland and Ebley Streets. The Bondi Lifesaver had lived on in the minds of ...

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Community vs Convenience? Locals Differ Over Woolies Plan

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Small business owners need our support. Photo by James Hutton.Bronte locals will soon have another chance to voice their opinions on the proposed Macpherson Street Woolworths Metro. The development application was deferr...

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Bronte Surf Club Development Plan Passes Its First Test

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The proposed $9 million development of Bronte Surf Club has passed the first stage of being accepted, with Waverley Council endorsing Option 4 of the Bronte Surf Club and Community Facilities Building Upgrade. Under the ...

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Waverley to Trial Road Closures to Allow Safe Street Play

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Wouldn’t it be nice if you could let your children play in the street with their friends and neighbours without having to worry about them being run over by cars? Well, Waverley Mayor Paula Masselos agrees with you. Sh...

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The Beast’s Monthly Mailbag

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A Fact Check For Our Local Member Dear Editor – I read James Hutton’s interview with Dave Sharma in the February 2020 edition of The Beast with great interest, and in particular his attempt to explain away Scott ...

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