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Maroubra Woman Wins Lotto

A Maroubra woman was so excited to discover she’d won $1 million in Lotto Strike on Wednesday night that she says she stayed wide awake, waiting for a lottery official to call and confirm the life-changing news. The Sydney player held the only division one winning entry in Lotto Strike draw, winning a total prize […]

Hope after lockdown: Randwick City Council Candidates on the local issues they aim to address

By EVA BAXTER Randwick City Council is divided into five Wards: North Ward  Each Ward has four to six candidates contesting three seats. There is at least one Labor, Liberal, Greens and Independent standing for each ward, and the Arts Party has a candidate in the East Ward and two in the North Ward. Kim […]

Young Archies Set To Impress With Depictions Of Siblings

By Lucinda Garbutt-Young Winners were announced this week for the ninth Young Archie competition hosted at the Art Gallery of New South Wales.  The contest, inspired by the esteemed Archibald Prize, invites children from 5-18 years of age to submit their portraits. A winner is picked for each of four categories (5-8 years, 9-12 years, […]

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 […]

FEDERAL ELECTION: Kingsford-Smith electorate profile

By ALLISON HORE Australia heads to the polls in May to decide who will represent us over the next four years. For those in NSW it'll be the second election in a matter of months. Will the status quo result of the NSW election be repeated? Or will there be the shake-up that many pundits […]

The race for Maroubra

BY ALLISON HORE With less than a month until the state election, the race for the seat of Maroubra is reaching its final leg. Labor has held the seat of Maroubra since the electorate’s inception in 1950, making it a very safe seat for the party. Labor’s margin was broadened from 1.6% to 2.3% after […]

Candidate profile: Noel D’Souza & James Cruz

Candidate profile: Noel D’Souza By KYLE HUWALDT Running as an independent in the race for Maroubra is former Mayor of Randwick Noel D’Souza. Mr. D’Souza has lived in Matraville for 35 years, where he attended public school and eventually worked as a local chemist. He considers himself a family man and someone whose previous occupation […]

Lifejackets and scare tactics may not be best way to save lives of rock fishers

BY CHRISTOPHER HARRIS For many, it would have been overwhelming to see someone drowning from their lounge room. Not for father and son duo, Graham and Lucas Toms, members of South Maroubra SLSC, who quickly attempted to rescue a man who had been fishing off the rocks near their house last year. The pair got […]

“It’s game on in Maroubra,” says Liberal candidate

By Lauren O'Connor Coming up to the March election the seat of Maroubra will be one to watch. With a deep-seated or ‘rusted on’ Labor allegiances the seat is marginal for the first time in more than 50 years this election. The electorate includes a former working port, a high immigrant population and is earmarked […]