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Rescue revamp: First aid facility on the way for Bondi Beach

By ALLISON HORE Bondi is set to get a major safety upgrade with plans for a purpose-built first aid facility on the world-famous beach underway. Now, when a beach goer needs first aid they have to go to the lifeguard tower to receive it. But, when plans are approved, the space under the promenade to […]

Father’s Day With Bondi Rescue’s Maxi

Trent Maxwell, better known as Maxi, is a firefighter and lifeguard well known for his time on Bondi Rescue and being the youngest lifeguard to patrol Bondi Beach. In an interview with City Hub, Maxi revealed his plans for this Father’s Day and how his dad inspired his life changing career. “He [Dad] got me […]

Bondi Rescue HQ

“I’ve been rescuing people for over 23 years, but now I want to help people with their eating habits,” says Bondi lifeguard and co-owner of Bondi Resue HQ, Bruce ‘Hoppo’ Hopkins.

Is surfing sexist?

By Shami Sivasubramanian When 13-year-old Melbournite Olive Bowers wrote to Tracks magazine about its sexualisation of female pro surfers, it caught the attention of surf communities and mainstream media nationwide. The self-proclaimed “surfers’ bible” featured a ‘Girls’ section containing not female surfers but bikini models. “I urge you to give much more coverage to the […]