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Residents will not be overshadowed

BY JOHN MOYLE On an ordinary Thursday in April a group of disparate community organisations from across Sydney came together under the Tree of Knowledge in Sydney’s Domain to launch the Save Sydney Coalition. From the lower Blue Mountains, to Canterbury and out to the leafy suburbs in the north and northwest, they are uniting […]

Bondi Bursting at the Seams

COMMENT BY PAUL PAECH Part 2 of a 2-part article Bondi Beach Post Office is facing closure. Australia Post is still insisting that “we are committed to the local community,” but with the local community saying NO, that’s looking increasingly difficult to believe, even though Australia Post promises to retain all its product services in […]

THREE SUMMERS

Australian produced comedies have always had difficulty making audiences laugh, but what starts off as a somewhat cheesy comedy with few laughs slowly builds into an engaging and feel-good film. Written and directed by Ben Elton, the story is set at a Western Australian summer music festival affectionately known as 'The Westival' over three consecutive […]

Bondi Pavilion perseveres

BY ANITA SENARATNA It was a scene that might never have been possible again had former Bondi Mayor Sally Betts got her way. Last Friday night, the Bondi community threw a party to celebrate Bondi Pavilion staying in public hands, after a two-year long campaign against the $38 million upgrade proposed by Cr Betts during […]