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Easterns suburbs beaches closed after fatal shark attack at Little Bay

By DANIEL LO SURDO Waverley and Randwick Councils have closed their beaches for 24 hours following a fatal shark attack at Little Bay in Sydney's south-east yesterday afternoon, with lifeguards set to patrol the closed beaches to "look for any further sightings of sharks". At about 4:30 pm yesterday, police received reports that a man […]

Man and nine-year-old boy die in double drowning at Little Bay

By DANIEL LO SURDO A man in his 40s and a nine-year-old boy have drowned at a popular rock fishing spot at Little Bay in Sydney's southeast yesterday afternoon. Emergency services were called to Little Bay just after 3:00 pm on Monday following reports that a man and a boy had been swept off the […]

Meriton mute on Little Bay high-rise scheme

by ALEC SMART With the NSW Govt delaying their planned mega cruise ship terminal for Botany Bay, campaigners are hoping that the high-rise housing scheme proposed by Meriton, Australia’s biggest home developer, for nearby Little Bay might also be postponed for the foreseeable future. On 12 April NSW Transport and Ports Minister Andrew Constance confirmed […]

Big trouble in Little Bay

By VERONICA ANASSIS Meriton’s plans for a massive 1900-apartment development in Little Bay may still go ahead, despite protests and council opposition. Likely to be rejected by Randwick Council, Meriton’s proposal, which includes controversial 22-storey complexes that will cast shadows on the beach, may still be approved through State Government. The site, a 135,961.6 sqm […]