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Think of some of the classic movie locations of all time and you might immediately recall the mean streets of New York City, the boulevards of Paris or the historic precincts of Rome. All have been the urban film sets of some of cinema’s greatest classics. Sydney, on the other hand, can’t quite match its […]

Dry beaches this summer

BY JADE MORELLINI After introducing a permanent ban on the consumption of alcohol at Coogee Beach, Randwick Council has extended the ban to other Eastern Suburbs’ beaches, from Clovelly to La Perouse, over this festive season. This has provoked anger amongst locals who disagree. The alcohol ban at Coogee was put in place after 15 […]

Indigenous surf club catches wave

BY MEL SOMERVILLE   A Randwick surfing club is calling for donations from the public to help support surfing programs and events for Indigenous youths.   La Perouse Board Riders Indigenous Corporation (LBRIC), an Indigenous Surfing club established in 1959 has been incorporated and hopes to raise money for surfing programs that will both promote […]

First Hand Aboriginal Workshops and Market Day

Sydneysiders have the chance to learn ancient Aboriginal Arts and Crafts on the first Sunday of every month. Launched on March 2, the interactive craft workshops join Sydney’s Black Markets on La Perouse’s historic Bare Island. The first of these markets were held in December 2013 and deemed such a success that they are built […]

Scout Hall future at a crossroads

Waverley Council will hold a community consultation with members of the La Perouse Aboriginal Land Council to discuss the future uses of the Queens Park Scout Hall. Owned by Scouts Association NSW, the Scout Hall was recommended for demolition by the Waverley Development Assessment Panel last year amid concerns the site was inviting anti-social behaviour. […]