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City slickers race for a greyhound

Retired racing greyhounds are capturing the hearts of inner city dog lovers. Burdened by a lack of space, locals are increasingly looking to the svelte, tidy and surprisingly low-maintenance breed. Sydneysiders adopted more than 70 greyhounds last year through Greyhound Rescue alone, a re-homing organisation in NSW. Content with only a quick zoom around the […]

A stellar year for Tamsett

Coogee resident Lara Tamsett narrowly missed out on defending her national 10000m title at the Zatopek Classic last month, earning second place to cap off a tremendous end to the season. The diminutive 21-year-old athlete was running high on success after victory in the Rebel Sport Run4Fun in November. Tamsett also secured top-spot in the […]

Worth writing for

Former state Liberal MP Andrew Tink is the proud recipient of ‘The Nib’ award (CAL Waverley Library Award for Literature) for his seminal biography about the explorer and politician, William Charles Wentworth. The award, now in its ninth year, recognises the role of research and libraries in Australian writing. The winning biography, William Charles Wentworth: […]

Sun, surf and cinema

The 10th annual Bondi Short Film Festival cemented its place in the festival calendar last month, with sell out screenings and a swanky award ceremony hosted by The Chaser’s Chris Taylor. John Marsh took out best film honours for his production Happenstance. Bondi filmmaker David Ford rounded out the list of 14 featured films with […]