Current Development Applications Forgotten people? I read last month’s letter from Simon Furness, Uniting’s Director of Property & Housing (Opening Up the Heritage of the Waverley War Memorial Hospital, Letters, ...

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Coogee artist Alex Snellgrove is one of 57 finalists in the Portia Geach Memorial Award with her portrait of Sydney Morning Herald journalist and fellow Coogee local Helen Pitt. In Her Element was painted at Ross Jones M...

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I woke with a start, all senses in overdrive. In the predawn light, paranoia had me tense and listening hard. What was that noise? I crept over to the window and waited. Nothing. In the distance a kookaburra called, foll...

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Local Development Applications THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE There is an aspect of the proposed redevelopment of the Coogee Bay Hotel and surrounds that has not received the attention it deserves. The proposal includes 60 new apa...

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Nick Boshier has been an Eastern Suburbs resident for over fifteen years. In that time he has contributed some significant landmarks to the Sydney cultural landscape as one of the masterminds behind Bondi Hipsters, Beach...

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The area of advice that often causes the most headaches is estate planning. We have seen families lose millions of dollars in legal battles and lost tax savings simply because the estate plans were poorly done, or not do...

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The recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a sobering wake-up call. It makes clear that climate change is already happening. The planet is already warming, by about 1.5°C since 1850. ...

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While we have been in lockdown experiencing something akin to Groundhog Day, waiting each morning with bated breath to hear the latest figures and receive our instructions, spring has arrived! Despite our daily gloomy br...

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COVID-19 IN THE EAST Myopic Carrots, Deficient Sticks In the September edition of The Beast, Dave Sharma addresses the federal government’s plan to exit lockdowns (Planning Ahead: A Four-Phase Path to Freedom, The Beas...

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What is your favourite beach? North Bondi. What is the best thing about where you live? I have lots of friends on my street. What do you love about art? You can make almost anything you want out of whatever you want! Wha...

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