Waverley’s new GM

BY PAM WALKER Waverley Council’s new general manager Tony Reed has taken up stewardship of the organisation just as the State Government’s new planning laws … Read more


Econscious with Natalie Penn Next time you admire the rich, dark grain of a mahogany sleigh bed or eye up a teak table, bear in … Read more

Skate park decay

By Jed Smith It took almost a decade’s worth of lobbying to get it built, but today, if local skating supremo John Fox’s claims are … Read more

Indigenous culture centre stage

BY RUTH MELVILLE Discover more about Aboriginal culture by participating in a series of events to celebrate NAIDOC Week from July 6 to 13.  The … Read more

End of an era for beach kiosk

BY PAM WALKER Concrete rot has ended a long family connection with Bondi beach for kiosk owner Neil McDonald. For 80 years, three generations of … Read more

Kindly ?king of vice? bombed

BY PETER McCALLUM It was 1950 when a 20-year-old migrant, Joe Borg, stepped off the boat from the Mediterranean island of Malta. But, where many … Read more

Birrell Street for Tamarama Park

BY FRANCESCA ORI Tamarama Park is not as big as it looks. The top entrance to the reserve, an unmade section of Birrell Street, is … Read more

Bondi Bohemia winter festival

BY JEREMY BROWN The winter solstice has just passed heralding the return of the annual Bondi Bohemia Winter Festival, which this year will be held … Read more

Councils having a whale of a time

BY NED KOSTA Australia’s inaugural National Whale Day was held on June 14 at Bondi beach to raise awareness of the threat facing humpback whales. … Read more

Bondi champs again

Surf Life Saving Sydney has named Bondi Champion Club of the branch for the 2007/08 season ‘ and for the second time in the past … Read more