“From little things, big things grow.” This catchy little tune is regularly played in the media, but it can also be applied to local councils as far as development is concerned. Small suburban streets have been turne...

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A local longboarder and a journalist have teamed up to take a petition to NSW parliament calling for government-funded sports clubs to distribute equal prize money to men and women in sporting competitions. Lucy Small an...

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The September edition of The Beast alerted readers to the prime parking spots in Bronte Cutting signposted exclusively for Bronte SLSC which, adding to the chagrin of residents frustrated by the scarcity of parking oppor...

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Last year, in June 2020, as part of a survey of 1,370 Australians, researchers at the University of Sydney asked a relatively unconventional question; ‘In your life, have you experienced any positive effects from the C...

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Precinct committees are a vital part of local government public consultation and open government processes going back to the early 1980s. Waverley, Woollahra and Randwick Councils all have precincts run by volunteer resi...

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The hard work of two local mums to bring health and education around pregnancy and birth to women across Australia has been recognised by the 2021 AusMumpreneur awards. Former Eastside Crew trainer, Kimmy Smith, and wome...

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It was one of those big winters swells that only come around once in a blue moon, an east coast low caused by an August full moon generating giant sets that pounded the Eastern Beaches for nearly a week. You could hear t...

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If you head down to PCYC Eastern Suburbs almost any afternoon of the week, you will find an extensive range of activities on offer, catering to young people of all ages from all walks of life. On most of those days, you ...

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Dog sniffed out Maroubra cash and drugs haul – police Labrador cross Leo was the hero of an Australian Federal Police raid on a Maroubra home. Leo, aged six, has been trained to sniff out cash as well as drugs. His...

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A new development proposal for Waverley’s War Memorial Hospital site by aged care provider Uniting has provoked the ire of the local community. The main issues surrounding the proposal, which has received objections fr...

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