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Vaucluse electorate profile

By Allison Hore The electoral district of Vaucluse is made up of Watsons Bay, Vaucluse, Rose Bay, Dover Heights, Bondi Beach, Bellevue Hill, Point Piper, Double Bay, Darling Point, most of Woollahra and some parts of Bondi. Socio-economically, the area is very well off, according to the 2016 census. The median weekly household income in […]

Bondi Pavillion Plans Flushed Out

By Michael Hitch Bondi is one step closer to restoring its famous Pavilion and putting an end to its toilet terrors. The Bondi Pavilion Restoration Project has successfully progressed to the detailed design phase, with Waverley Council endorsing the community’s changes to the original concept design. After a 28-day community consultation period in September, Waverley […]

Post office stamped out

BY JOHN MOYLE If developers get their way a brass plaque will be all that remains of Bondi’s landmark post office. The Development Application (DA) 475/2017 lodged with Waverley Council in November calls for the demolition of the heritage-listed Hall Street site, along with the removal of trees and planter boxes at its front. The […]

Marine Discovery Centre swims away

The Marine Discovery Centre at Bondi Pavilion has closed after almost five years in operation. As a not-for-profit organisation, the centre was introduced in 2002 to educate people about the diversity of ocean life surrounding Sydney’s eastern beaches. Over the past 11 years, the venue catered for school excursions with up to 30,000 children. Since […]

North Bondi SLSC design proves popular

The Federal Opposition’s commitment to fund North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club’s (SLSC) $500,000 second stage redevelopment has received glowing praise. Waverley Mayor Sally Betts stressed the community significance of the North Bondi Club. "North Bondi is the biggest Surf Life saving Club in Australia, with the biggest membership and almost 1,000 nippers," she said. […]