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

?Malevolent? Society irks locals

By Wendy Parkin and Pam Walker Neighbours of the Benevolent Society site on Ocean and Wellington Streets in Bondi have dubbed it the ‘Malevolent’ Society, … Read more

Eastern lights go out on sale

BY PAM WALKER Opposition to privatisation of the electricity network crosses party lines in the Eastern Suburbs. Both Labor MP for Coogee Paul Pearce and … Read more

Childcare centre closure angers locals

Many Bondi locals opposed to the proposed Benevolent Society development on Ocean Street have also spoken out against the decision to close the Maurice O’Sullivan … Read more

Henson off the hook

By Reuben Brand Controversial photographer Bill Henson will not be charged over allegations of child pornography, as the NSW Director of Public Prosecutions found there … Read more

Search is on for a mascot

Waverley Council wants local primary school kids to get creative and come up with a mascot to spearhead a new road safety campaign. The mascot … Read more