Waverley Council: You’re not an investment manager I had to laugh last month when I saw the Waverley Council update celebrating a projected operating surplus of $13.4 million and reserves of $113.7 million for fina...

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Introducing local artist Rosario López, also known as Rosa, who moved from Chile to Bondi eight years ago, fell in love with the joint and never looked back… How long have you lived here? It’s been a bit over ei...

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I am often approached by people who are seeking to better understand our planning system. In particular, they want to know why certain buildings have been allowed, or why their local council has approved something despit...

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Loving the March Cover DERRIERE DISTASTE The March cover, painted by a local female artist, depicting a rear view of a female surfer holding a surfboard while seemingly looking out to sea, has excited your critical corre...

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Kevin McKay has been commuting to the Eastern Suburbs for over 15 years to teach at Waverley Woollahra Art School (WWAS) and run weekly painting classes… How long have you been here? I have been teaching at WWAS on...

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Being able to identify with the perspectives and experiences of others is valued in our society, and for good reason. Empathy narrows the gaps between people and produces tolerance, understanding and kindness. Our litera...

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 Offensive and Misogynistic I found the cover picture of the March 2021 edition offensive and misogynistic. This is supposed to be a local neighbourhood newsletter, not a pornographic magazine. When I looked back at pre...

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Introducing North Bondi’s Jacob Pedrana, the talented local artist behind this month’s cover… How long have you lived here? Just over a year in Ben Buckler. I’ve lived in Bondi for 14 years. What is your favo...

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Bronte Cutting Lighting Proposal There are lots of things I would love to see Waverley Council spending its money on – fixing our potholed roads, sporting facilities for kids, affordable housing and getting rid of ...

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Introducing Bondi’s Yasmin Shima, the local artist behind this month’s cover painting… How long have you lived here? Pretty much my whole life. My grandmother lived in Bondi, so our weekends were spent playing ...

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