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the Carburettor, the Clutch, the Gear Shift, the Water Radiator, the Speed Regulation System and Ignition using a battery to produce the spark. A significant achievement for someone who studied as a locksmith.

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At this moment of climate change gloom his contribution reminds us that many of mankind’s greatest achievements have been made by exceptional people finding a way to solve a problem. This edition of the paper shows us that many people are already working to solve the problems of climate change and sustainability, and they are not waiting for government instructions to do it.

The arrival of Sculpture By The Sea reminds us that it’s time to get ctive, plan a BBQ, attend a Street Festival, go for a bracing walk and shrug off all the bad habits of winter. We celebrate its 'Sculpture By The Sea' in the lead article of our new Bondi Buzz 4-page liftout. This also features: What to do in Bondi, Events in Bondi, Bondi News, Local Businesses and locator map, and a North Bondi Backstreet Walkabout. Visit www.bondibuzz.com.au to keep you up-to-date with what’s happening in between ESL newspaper editions. The website also lets any member of the community publish their own news, views and articles online at any time, providing immediate updates to whatever is happening in the area. Pop along and give it

a try, some of what is published may even end up in the Eastern Suburbs Life hard copy paper. With your permission, of course. As usual we have a lot of community news from the local charities and community bodies that provide the fabric that nurtures our society and have increasing content on sustainable living including details of the 'Grow it Local Festival' that takes place between NovSUBURBS 8-24. OCT-NOV, 2019 WHAT’S ON EASTERN At the other end of the scale, we congratulate April Strauss on her record breaking sale of $23.25 million for an Eastern Suburbs residential home and also include an article on the Audi RS “A Classic Car in the Making” says Josh Thatcher, owner of Edgecliff Automotive. As an aside, the article informs us that Karl Benz took out patents on the Spark Plug,

Never heard of Momos before? Then pop down to Bondi Beach and you’re in for a treat. Simply put, Momo is a Nepali style dumpling - with minced meat or vegetables mixed with ground coriander, ginger, turmeric, cumin and chilli inside a wrapper made of flour. In Nepal it is rumoured to be the only food that can turn enemies into friends. Logan, by the way is the owner’s son

Need to get away from it all, but without leaving the Eastern Suburbs? Piccola Baiai could be just the place for you. The location is out of the way, the beach is great and this trattoria style Italian wood fired pizzeria and coffee shop makes you feel you could be overseas. Conveniently located on the retail strip at Prince Henry, it is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner most days.

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Visit this quirky bookshop café at any time and you will find endless people poring over books, or writing notes whilst enjoying coffee and a bite to eat. Never been there? You’re in for a treat and can enjoy the feeling of literally turning over a new leaf.

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Once online, there is no end to the number of ways it can be shared in social media, digital format and even hard copy. We see publishing community news as a joint venture between the publisher and the community, so if you have something to say, or news to share head on over to www.bondibuzz.com.au and publish it for the world to see. Want to see your handywork published instantly online? Simply visit the website, click on THE BONDI BLOG and there it will be, assuming it is respectful, informative and useful.

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CLIMATE CHANGE LOOMS LARGE AT SCULPTURE BY SEA

as a beacon of hope for the numerous bleached coral gardens that they may recover and flourish once again if we let them.”

SALLIE PORTNOY's 'SEA GARDEN'

Also fanning the global warming debate is an artwork called ‘One Day Will Come’ by Jane Gillings, made from 150 discarded pedestal fans. Here’s her artist statement: “As the world warms, so do we. As we try to cool ourselves down we contribute to the drain on the energy systems that are warming us up. This cycle of demand outstripping supply spins around and around like the fans so commonly discarded. The fans are presented as the unknown soldier. Disposable and wasted regardless of whether they work or not.” While some exhibits may spark reflection on the environment, others may transport you to a spiritual sphere. This year there’s an installation six little tabernacles for people to gather, congregate and celebrate the Jewish festival of Sukkot.

Sam’s tree – he describes it as a “native dead tree” – is just under six metres high (six metres being the height limit for Sculpture by the Sea exhibits). “It depicts a bit of what life will be like if we don’t do anything about climate change,” he says.

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At Rose Bay Community Garden, they are creating a beautiful garden for the local community, where people can learn, socialise and have fun. The garden is built on sustainable organic principles that are in harmony with the nature of the local area. It provides a place to learn and share knowledge of organic gardening

The installation is the creation of Sydney architect and academic William Feuerman in collaboration with six other architects and the community organisation Shalom.

MANION AVE, ROSE BAY 0402 287 393 www.rosebaycommunitygarden.org Another work looks at coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. NSW artist Sallie Portnoy’s creation, titled ‘Sea Garden,’ is made of recycled glass. Her artist statement says: “Animated by the light shining through the glass, these luminous blooms stand

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You can’t get a much stronger environmental statement than a dead tree. That’s what Perth sculptor/artist Sam Hopkins has created in aluminium, a lifeless tree trunk with jagged broken branches, giving the surface of the metal an acid treatment so it is dull grey.

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Climate change forms a strong theme in this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, with many of the 111 entrants making strong statements on the environment.

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As always we extend a big thank you to our readers and contributors and hope you enjoy the changing tempo of longer days.

Sculpture by the Sea runs from Oct 24 to Nov 10. Now in its 23rd year, it is one of Sydney's key annual arts events, drawing half a million people to the 2km coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama. The line-up this year features entries from countries across the globe including Japan, China, Denmark, Spain, USA and Finland, competing for the $70,000 first prize.

ON THE GRAPEVINE Logan’s Curry & Momo Joint

Those reflections aside we have articles on Individualised Home Care, an Uplifting story on Dementia, a Grand European Indulgence Tour, Vaccinating Your Pets, Outdoor Furniture and our regular favourite Paddington Patter..which keeps readers up-to-date with everything happening in Paddington.

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5 TOP ANTI-AGING

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BREAKS ANOTHER SOUND BARRIER Cochlear (Australian hearing implant company) and GN Hearing (Danish hearing aid company) have collaborated with Google to develop technology that allows direct streaming of audio from Android mobile phones to GN hearing aids or Cochlear’s latest sound processor – the Nucleus® 7 Sound Processor. This technology is available on Google’s latest Android platform. Around 466 million people worldwide live with disabling hearing loss, and the number is increasing by millions every year, according to the World Health Organisation.

The new streaming technology will be available by way of an update to Android 10, plus a firmware update on the hearing devices. The streaming specification is open source, which allows other manufacturers of hearing aids and Android devices to offer direct audio streaming in the future. Cochlear approached local Audiology Clinic, Edgecliff Hearing, to assist in the promotion of this new technology advance, as the clinic is well known to be experts in both hearing aids and cochlear implants. Cochlear staff spent a day filming at Edgecliff Hearing last month to see the technology ‘in action’.

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This green high Vitamin C content enhances collagen production to keep skin firm and smooth. The Vitamin A it provides may promote strong, shiny hair, while Vitamin K has been shown to help reduce inflammation in cells.

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Individualised care at home

Home Sweet Home Care is the perfect solution for seniors who aren’t ready to leave the familiarity and comforts of home for an institutional setting when they have an illness or chronic medical condition. They understand how important it is for people to be surrounded by the things that they love; family, friends, pets and memories, and how it can have a positive impact on mental health and physical well being. Receiving compassionate, one-on-one care, be it for a few hours a day or 24/7 livein-care, enables people to remain in their own home and connected to community they’ve grown to love. Home Sweet Home Care is the brainchild of Marella Stigler and Karen Kelly who have combined lifetimes of experience in nursing. Marella and Karen met whilst working together on a common project in 2010. They quickly realised there was a common level of professionalism, care and experience between them. Their working relationship developed quickly and naturally as they continued to work together over the years. This working relationship resulted in the unique set of values that makes Home Sweet Home Nursing such a breath of fresh air in the care industry. Both Marella and Karen share a common can-do attitude. Their values are based on integrity, honesty, compassion and a belief in the saying that “to lose yourself in service to others is to truly find yourself”. The approach to “Individualised Care” is ingrained into every aspect of the HSHN culture. Their training and systems are completely focused on ensuring every one of our carers and nurses behaves in a genuinely caring, supportive and nurturing way with complete integrity to ensure you and your loved one feel safe, happy and properly cared for. Marella Stigler is a Registered Nurse with 35 years of experience in the public hospital system, public and private residential care and private home nursing, being qualified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist, specialising in aged care, dementia and palliative care.

Marella has personally experienced each aspect of these different environments and as a result has developed a passion for, and commitment to the benefits of quality in-home care. Karen Kelly is a Registered Nurse with more than 25 years’ experience working in both public and private hospitals, residential care, community care and home nursing. She has an infectious enthusiasm that she brings to everything she does and is a true ‘people person’. Karens’ personal mission is to provide an in-home care service that exceeds the expectations of her clients, their families and the community. Another important result of both Marella and Karens’ extensive experience is the knowledge about working in cooperation with multi-disciplinary teams to ensure effective, client-centred care. This experience has been translated into the HSHN Academy where the skills and experience of each of the carers and nurses are continuously developed to ensure that values are consistently applied to every client at all times. The caregivers are highly qualified and trained and are ready to help with a wide variety of daily activities, including: • Light house keeping • Sleep over services • Assistance with bathing and grooming • Groceries • Dining out for meals • Driving to visit family • Attending funerals or weddings • Movies • Groceries and shopping • Hairdresser appointments • Church services • Preparing meals • Day outings and opera At Home Sweet Home Care they understand that everyone has different needs and expectations, and they tailor each home care service, placing the person at the centre of their own care and considering the needs of their family and friends. Schedule a free in-home assessment and be on your way to a happier, healthier life for your loved one

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An uplifting story about Dementia

Rose Sevitt's husband Lex (Alex) was a practising psychologist up until 6 years ago. Lex specialised in helping children with ADD. Suddenly, Lex started to forget where he parked his car and he had to give up driving. He soon forgot how to count backward, and he could not remember things. Rose remembers the decline as slow, but it was happening. She realised that he could not be left home alone and hired the help of a full-time carer whilst she worked. Lex battled with the stairs and the family had to look into full-time care options. This led them to a nursing home which Rose calls an 'institution.' Rose and Alex's two children believe that Alex would be dead if he were still at the nursing home he was at prior to moving into one of the Group Homes Australia's homes. Rose and her children are incredibly grateful. Rose says: "The care is wonderful. It is a pleasure to walk into the home. It smells and looks beautiful. The residents are well loved and cared for by the homemakers. They take them on a bus for amazing outings, to the beach, BBQs, museums, Vaucluse House and meals." Rose visits every night at meal times to help feed Lex, as his hands shake. Rose adds: "The food itself is fabulous, placemats are set at the table, the table is set beautifully. Nothing is spared. Great quality, excellent cooked meals are given to the residents. I know that if for some reason, I cannot go that the carers will give Lex the attention he needs." Rose remembers that meal times at the previous aged care home were like a mad asylum. She was worried about hygiene and would not even drink a coffee there. At Group Homes Australia, family members are offered drinks and meals. Rose knows that it's so clean and she is happy to share a meal or drink with her husband. Rose used to feel depressed every time

she visited Lex at the previous aged care home. Rose states: "The previous aged care home was an 'institution' with 100 people who were 'institutionalised'. It's a very bad environment. People go quickly that way." "Lex has six other residents in the home with him. They are made to feel that they are in their own home. They can water the plants and bake and they can set their own routines. I cannot get over the display of love." "My children say to me:' Mum, we don't know how you got him in there, but you have made all of our lives great as we know he is looked after and loved'." Rose's son visits every Wednesday and plays guitar and sings with the residents. A 94-year-old resident dances to the music. The minute the music plays the residents get up and dance. Rose exclaims: "That place becomes alive". "This type of care should be the future for the aged and dementia in Australia", says Rose.

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• There are more than 400,000 people in Australia with dementia. Of those people, about 55% are women. More than 50% of residents in Australian residential aged care facilities have dementia. • Nearly 1 in 10 people over 65 have dementia. • It's thought that there will be more than 589,000 people with dementia by 2028 and over a million by 2058. • Dementia is the single greatest cause of disability in Australians over the age of 65 years, and the third leading cause of disability burden overall. • Dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia and the leading cause of death among Australian females. • On average, the signs and symptoms of dementia are noticed by families three years before a firm diagnosis is made.


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QUALITY EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION

ESL caught up with Elke Crowe, Director

Tutu Studios Ballet

ESL: What inspired you to start Tutu Studios Ballet? Elke: Honestly, I was very interested in

early childhood dance and creating a program specifically for very young children. So I just went for it. I was completely unprepared for how successful it would be. I went from teaching 4 classes in 2 days in 2011, and it rapidly grew to 90 classes in 8 locations. I was also fascinated by the way young children learn and I felt pure joy in seeing children grow in so many ways with ballet. The immediacy and spontaneity of teaching young children is rewarding and really keeps me on my toes.

ESL: How many years has Tutu Studios Ballet been established? Elke: Since 2011, so 9 years. ESL: What ways is business is unique? Elke: We teach children from 18 months

– 12 years but we have a particular focus, specialisation and interest in teaching children 18 months – 7 years. Teaching early childhood dance requires a particular skill set and it is this that really fascinates me. Our strength is in teaching young children in the way they can best learn. Through stories and pretend play. Pretend play is the way young children make sense of the world and because we use this in our teaching engagement, enjoyment and learning is very high for the children. Using pretend play in our ballet classes strengthens children’s social and emotional skills, nurtures their imaginations and creativity, strengthens their thinking skills and language skills.

ESL: You have a lot of studios. Where are they located? Elke: We have locations at Double Bay,

Bellevue Hill, Bronte, Randwick, Clovelly, Coogee, Maroubra, Kensington, Alexandria. We have a number of locations in response to demand. Our classes are very popular and it is wonderful to be able to offer our classes to more children.

ESL: Who else works with you? Elke: I have 7 gorgeous teachers and 7

assistant teachers. I also have an amazing Studio Manager and an Admin Assistant.

ESL: What do you like about your business? Elke: I love the immediacy, spontaneity

and satisfaction of seeing children flourish through dance. I love to see their joy as they dance and the confidence and sense of personal achievement it brings to each child.

ESL: What outcome would you like to achieve in your business? Elke: For children to find joy in movement

and music and be nourished by the arts and creativity. To create magical childhood memories and to feel the strength of their bodies through dance. A strong, child-centred dance program supports better results in literacy, numeracy, teaches them social skills and how to work as part of a team, supports them emotionally and supports sustained attention. I want our classes to help young children in their journey to be successful adults.

ESL: How do you enrol in your classes, and what are the costs? Elke: Enrolment and tution is paid by

the term. Cost for classes: Tutu Toddlers ballet 18 mth – 3 yrs: $19.50 per class Little Tutus ballet 3-5 yrs: $21.50 per class Pre-Primary ballet 5-6 yrs: $22.50 per class Primary ballet 6-7 yrs: $22.50 per class Grade 1 ballet 7-8 yrs: $23 per class Grade 2 ballet 8-9 yrs: $23 per class Grade 3 ballet 9-10 yrs: $25 per class Grade 4 ballet: 10 –12 yrs: $25 per class Jazz for 6-8 yrs and 8-10 yrs Our classes run 6 days a week, from Monday – Saturday

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St Stephen’s Children’s Centre is a small community-based non-profit long day-care centre tucked away in Bellevue Hill, which accommodates 46 children between the ages of 18 months to school age. At St Stephen's Children's Centre educators work in partnership with families to ensure the best outcomes for children, while providing continuity of care between home and the Centre. The Centre's philosophy believes that all children have the right to experience quality childcare and that each child is treated as an individual with unique abilities.

afternoon tea. All dietary requirements are respected and easily catered for. A preschool program is also offered for the older children, and specialist educators visit the Centre to run regular extra-curricular activities such as music and French. The Centre directors Kylie and Sarah, have both been at St Stephen’s Children’s Centre for 13 years. Having families of their own, they understand the pressures on families in this current climate, they have created an educational environment that supports the families, by providing quality care in a safe, warm, nurturing atmosphere. Both have a love for the outdoors and believe the benefits of children being in nature are endless.

The staff are committed to providing a warm, caring, secure and stimulating environment in which each child can be a constructor of their own learning, supported by high staff ratios.

Because there is minimal staff turnover there is respect, trust and friendship between the staff, families and children. This is all reflected in the dedication and commitment they have to the environment and program.

What is unique about the Centre is that the children are offered endless opportunities to interact with nature and natural resources, including gardening and caring for the environment in a beautiful space that is encouraged to be appreciated.

The Centre is open from 8am to 6pm, 48 weeks of the year and is only closed for public holidays and approximately 4 weeks over the Christmas/New Year period. There is no charge for public holidays.

They take the stress away from the morning rush by providing all meals for the day. There is a qualified and experienced chef who provides freshly cooked nutritional meals for morning tea, lunch and

The premises are leased from the Church however, there is no religious affiliation.

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For over 20 years, Assistance Dogs Australia have been training and placing very special dogs with Australians with physical disabilities such as; cerebral palsy, spina bifida, multiple sclerosis, and those injured in serious accidents.

There is much controversy about pet vaccinations and the need to do it. Pet owners can go to the expense of titre testing but that would tell you at a point in time not the future of viral protection.

The benefits of the Assistance Dogs are immediate and impactful, reducing stress and isolation for individuals and families, while improving relationships and allowing people with disabilities to save muchneeded money on paid care. Additionally, recipients of dogs are more likely to venture out of the house with their buddy, increasing their physical activity and often reducing reliance on medication. Physical Disability Dogs lower taxpayer costs to the National Disability Insurance Scheme, and help people with disabilities participate more actively in their community, stimulating the economy and helping to educate the public about their very special companion. For people with physical disabilities, dogs are trained to do tasks including, but not limited to: • Retrieving dropped items • Opening and closing doors, wardrobes and drawers • Opening and retrieving items from the fridge • Pulling washing out of the machine • Removing items of clothing such as socks and jumpers • Retrieving the phone • Alert bark if their owner fall out of their wheelchair or is in danger • Press the buttons at the traffic lights and lifts • Accompany their owner on public transport • Brace when need to support their owner if they become unstable in their chair • Emergency bark • Deliver and retrieve items at the shop counter • Help carry or pick up shopping items A Physical Disability Service Dog has full public access rights meaning they are allowed in any public place and on all public transport. It is illegal to refuse entry Service Dog are provided with a photographic identity badge as proof of Service Dog status, which they must take with them in public, and a Service Dog jacket for the dog.

KALINDA SCHOOL AND ECHO’S STORY

Echo the Educational Support Dog spends her days working at school, and evenings and weekends with Principal Belinda Wallace. She is a much-loved part of Kalinda Support School, a school in Griffith, NSW, for children with a wide range of disabilities. “Echo provides emotional support to students suffering anxiety, pain, discomfort or any number of playground boo boos, picks up items that students who are in wheelchairs have dropped, walks next to students on their way back to class, listens to students read, lets students learn grooming skills and brings smiles to staff and student’s faces.’’ said Belinda. “There is no doubt that she is a clever dog and we are extremely fortunate to have her on our team!’’ “I don’t get students coming to show me their work anymore… they come to show Echo!’’ said Belinda. Echo was provided to Kalinda SSP completely free of charge by Assistance Dogs Australia. As part of the Sponsor a Puppy Gang, Echo’s training was paid for by generous monthly donations from the general public. Supporters are pleased to see her progress, commenting, “Delighted to see Echo doing such a wonderful job after being one of her sponsors from a puppy. Lovely to see my monthly donations helping to have such a beautiful result.’’

ASSISTANCE DOGS AUSTRALIA

1800 688 364 www.assistancedogs.org.au

Vaccinations are not only important for the individual pet but also for the pet community to reduce the amount of susceptible pets in the community and outbreaks. There are now core vaccines that can be done once every 3 years for some viruses. In dogs (distemper, hepatis and parvo) and cats (panleucopaenia) which have 3 year protection in some vaccines. Dr Jon Berkowitz, grew up with 5 dogs and 11 rescue cats in South Africa. He always had an affinity for pets and then became a vet.

After 12 years in UK he headed down under with Gregory his cat. Dr Berkowitz, now runs the first mobile service for pet vaccinations and heartworm injections in Australia. Vaccination is routine and non-emergency, so the mobile service is ideal for pets who dislike travel, people who are time poor, people who have no transport or it's just pure convenience. "It's lovely to meet pets and their parents in a relaxed environment at home. After 25 years being a vet I know how important a good health check up is", says Dr Berkowitz. Usually, the cost for a home visit vaccine is costly, but Dr Berkowitz does not charge a call out fee.

VACCINE VET

8011 4221 0410 800 984 jon@vaccinevet.com.au www.vaccinevet.com.au


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Shop ethically at

Loja Watsons Bay Loja Watsons Bay, is a contemporary concept store bringing together the philosophy of ethically sourced upcycled and new products, aiming to reduce our footprint on the planet. Loja is situated in the Watsons Bay village, and is a space where locals can find exclusive pieces, and tourists can take home unusual souvenirs made by local artists and artisans. The store stocks clothes, jewellery and art and many of their pieces are timeless, and have been carefully curated over many years before the store opened in 2017.

They also offer workshops to bring the community together to learn new skills and to socialise. A recent event was a “Makeup Workshop” conducted by Brazilian makeup artist, Bruna Reis, Loja’s manager. The workshop was well received, and the group had a lot of fun learning new tricks, and how to use their existing makeup products to enhance their natural beauty.

SIGN UP TO OUR MAILING LIST IN-STORE FOR A 20% DISCOUNT FOR PURCHASES OVER $100. MAKEUP WORKSHOP

Loja Watsons Bay, aims to stock good quality ethically sourced products which are not only beautiful and stylish but also made of pure organic raw materials.

proud to have hosted the work of young ceramists, photographers and artists.

It is becoming common knowledge that synthetic fabrics and colouring are common sources of allergies affecting our general health and wellbeing. Favouring natural fibres such as cotton, silk, wool, straw, wood, bone, seeds and natural rubber, they avoid mass produced items. Loja gives preference to products coming from more old fashioned and primitive sources with little chemicals and less artificial materials. Loja's aim is also to support local artists by opening the space for exhibitions of innovative designs of new and well established artists. Since opening, Loja is

LOJA WATSONS BAY

21 MILITARY RD, WATSONS BAY 9337 1866 @lojawatsonsbay www.lojawatsonsbay.com.au


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BUYING OR SELLING? April Strauss is your local, personal guide How can you get more for your property? Maybe a lot more? With extensive real estate insight as well as an impressive knowledge of the eastern suburbs, April Strauss ensures you will sell or buy with the advantage of local know-how.

Having lived locally for over 10 years plus a long history of investment makes April perfectly positioned to advise. “Property is like a life library of people; each is different – it is fascinating to me!” she enthuses. This enthusiasm translates into a dedication to selling vendors’ properties at the best price as well as helping to tweak buyer focus in locating and securing their ideal property. In February, she assisted at a Rose Bay waterfront auction: “I was helping the whole campaign and knew that one of the Chinese families really loved the house.” As she speaks Cantonese and Mandarin she explained the process in their own language: “To decrease their stress and help them understand.” It turned out that their final bid of $23.25 million was a record for a residential home in Australia. Ensuring a property looks its best for the market draws on another of April’s strengths. As her initial qualification was in design and fashion, when a friend couldn’t sell his Bondi bachelor pad and changed the colour in his property to her recommendation, he sold it within two weeks!

Her former IT career qualifies her as a quick problem solver and she can pinpoint exactly what a client needs – a strong fit with real estate. Work ethic is also very important: “Because of my IT background I understand that you have to be honest with your clients and to put their interests first.”

April is passionate about the Eastern Suburbs market: She loves the lifestyle and the community and works hard for it, including organising regular social drinks for the Double Bay Community– “my way of giving back to the local community”. Similarly she likes Eastern Suburbs Life: “Because it focuses on the local community and supports local business. Also it tells you what’s really going on in the Eastern Suburbs.”

APRIL STRAUSS

180 CAMPBELL PDE, BONDI BEACH 0414 690 218 aprilstrauss@theagency.com.au www.theagency.com.au

Commercial workspaces Times are changing and so is the way we work. As employers embrace a modern approach to the nine to five, their expectations for workspaces have also altered considerably. The increased demand for a workspace that meets not only the functionality requirements of an office, but recognises the new expectations of the modern market, poses a new hurdle for agents looking to lock in tenants. Savills’ Liz Braithwaite says tenants are now seeking a space where they have everything at their fingertips. “They’re wanting a commercial building similar to a hotel, in that they have everything in the building so their staff don’t have to leave.” Among the growing lists of requests is concierge services, health and fitness amenities and cafés on their doorstep.

She believes if there were two buildings, exactly the same, but one offered a concierge service, tenants would pay more for that, because they know they’ll be able to retain staff and poach younger members of the workforce. Along with a higher demand for amenities, agile workstations are becoming the new norm for high-earning companies.

JLL’s recent report of top trends for tenants in 2019, found larger companies are already locating a third of their total real estate to flexible space, a figure which could climb as high as 45% by 2020. Braithwaite says she’s seen an uptake in co-working commercial space in areas like Parramatta and Wollongong, as CBD based companies attempt to lure locals with a shorter commute. While these firms are taking up more space, they’re not signing on to customary long

leases, instead they’re seeking flexible term options. This is “not only for the flexibility of their staff, but the flexibility of their business and their balance sheet at the end of the day.”

OTHER LURING FACTORS

Braithwaite identified a series of other wants and needs, including:

• Inbuilt tech facilities • Adequate cabling and connection points • Fast internet • Third spaces, including a range of meeting rooms and ‘chill’ out areas • Proximity to public transport

Source: Real Estate Institute of NSW

TRACEY CHANDLER BUYERS AGENT

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SCULPTURE BY THE SEA • WHAT'S ON AROUND BONDI • THINGS ON IN BONDI • FACTS ABOUT BONDI • LOCAL BUSINESSES AND BUSINESS LOCATOR MAP • BACKSTREET WALKABOUT - NORTH BONDI • WHAT'S THE BUZZ? Welcome to BONDI BUZZ, the place to visit when you’re visiting Bondi, and the place to visit when you live and work here. It’s also the place to visit when you have news and information to share about the Bondi area, because it’s the first website designed to let locals, and visitors publish news, views and information online, at any time they wish. Once online, there is no end to the number of ways it can be shared in social media, digital format and even hard copy. We see publishing community news as a joint venture between the publisher and the community, so if you have something to say, or news to share head on over to www.bondibuzz.com.au and publish it for the world to see. Want to see your handywork published instantly online? Simply visit the website, click on THE BONDI BLOG and there it will be, assuming it is respectful, informative and useful. We look forward to joining you in cyberspace and creating Bondi’s most interesting, up to date and informative community website. Once there it can be shared by everyone and may even end up in this paper. (With your permission of course)

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CLIMATE CHANGE LOOMS LARGE AT SCULPTURE BY SEA

Sculpture by the Sea runs from Oct 24 to Nov 10. Now in its 23rd year, it is one of Sydney's key annual arts events, drawing half a million people to the 2km coastal walk from Bondi to Tamarama. The line-up this year features entries from countries across the globe including Japan, China, Denmark, Spain, USA and Finland, competing for the $70,000 first prize.

as a beacon of hope for the numerous bleached coral gardens that they may recover and flourish once again if we let them.”

Climate change forms a strong theme in this year’s Sculpture by the Sea, with many of the 111 entrants making strong statements on the environment.

SALLIE PORTNOY's 'SEA GARDEN'

You can’t get a much stronger environmental statement than a dead tree. That’s what Perth sculptor/artist Sam Hopkins has created in aluminium, a lifeless tree trunk with jagged broken branches, giving the surface of the metal an acid treatment so it is dull grey.

While some exhibits may spark reflection on the environment, others may transport you to a spiritual sphere. This year there’s an installation six little tabernacles for people to gather, congregate and celebrate the Jewish festival of Sukkot.

Sam’s tree – he describes it as a “native dead tree” – is just under six metres high (six metres being the height limit for Sculpture by the Sea exhibits). “It depicts a bit of what life will be like if we don’t do anything about climate change,” he says. Another work looks at coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef. NSW artist Sallie Portnoy’s creation, titled ‘Sea Garden,’ is made of recycled glass. Her artist statement says: “Animated by the light shining through the glass, these luminous blooms stand

Also fanning the global warming debate is an artwork called ‘One Day Will Come’ by Jane Gillings, made from 150 discarded pedestal fans. Here’s her artist statement: “As the world warms, so do we. As we try to cool ourselves down we contribute to the drain on the energy systems that are warming us up. This cycle of demand outstripping supply spins around and around like the fans so commonly discarded. The fans are presented as the unknown soldier. Disposable and wasted regardless of whether they work or not.”

The installation is the creation of Sydney architect and academic William Feuerman in collaboration with six other architects and the community organisation Shalom.

SCULPTURE BY THE SEA SAM HOPKINS 'NATIVE TREE'

BONDI TO TAMARAMA Oct 24-Nov 10 www.sculpturebythesea.com


What's happening...

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This funny and touching play tells the true story of a Bondi teenager and her mother who take on the might of big business after the girl’s prized show pony is ravaged by a horse shampoo. What follows is nail-biting, fish-out-of-water comedy thriller. Written by Rose Bay solicitor and comedian Tony Laumberg. Directed by Richard Cotter with an all-star cast. WHERE: BONDI PAVILION, BONDI BEACH WHEN: OCT 11-26 7PM

1km run on the beach. The event also includes a 2km ocean swim, a beach sprint, a junior Splash n' Dash as well as a Duck Dash for Cash where each participant will be given an inflatable duck and set of flippers for a 400m run and 300m swim. WHERE: BONDI BEACH WHEN: NOV 16

SPLASH N' DASH

Bondi Theatre Company Season BONDI LEGAL

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NO LIGHTS No Lycra

A weekly workout at the Seagull Room, for locals who want to work up a sweat after work and shake off that feeling of always being on show. WHERE: BONDI PAVILION WHEN: EVERY MONDAY NIGHT 8.30PM

DONNA HAY FOOD + Wellness Festival

A Food + Wellness Festival by Donna Hay is coming to Bondi Pavilion. There’ll be Pilates classes, fresh produce markets, cooking workshops, free coffee all day and sunset drinks sessions.

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This 6km walking track on the eastern suburbs coastline, dips in and out of Sydney's most popular beaches.

For the first time Australia’s leading cookbook author Donna Hay is set to bring her recipes and styling focus to life with a threeday festival at Bondi Pavilion WHERE: BONDI PAVILION, BONDI BEACH WHERE:OCT 11-13 12AM

The full stretch takes you by Waverley Cemetery. You can swim and snorkel at Gordons Bay, and you’ll pass several ocean pools and local swimming spots; Bronte Pool and Coogee’s rock pools. WHERE: BONDI BEACH TO COOGEE

FOCUS ON WOMEN Mel Hayton

BONDI ICEBERGS POOL

SYDNEY Int. Women's Jazz Festival

Waverley Council and the Sydney Improvised Music Association are proud to present a feature event of the 2019 Sydney International Women’s Jazz Festival, international Brazilian star Anna Setton in concert.

www.icebergs.com.au

BONDI ICEBERGS POOL

Join local artist Mel Hayton for an exhibition of recent works celebrating women through oil paintings. Using her Paddington Terrace as the backdrop for these works, Hayton references the many amazing women who have advanced the cause for women’s equality. WHERE: WAVERLEY LIBRARY GALLERIES, BONDI JUNCTION WHEN: SEPT 26-OCT 28

The 50m saltwater pool is a popular spot for sunbathers and for walkers on the Bondi to Coogee walk. The Bondi Icebergs have been a landmark of Bondi for 100 years, and if you want to become a member of the oldest winter swimming club in Australia, you must swim three Sundays a month for a period of five years. WHERE: 1 NOTTS AVE, BONDI BEACH

Gould Street's BEST BOUTIQUES

You'll find luxury labels, organic cosmetics, locally made activewear, playful jewellery and ethically made denim, all on the one strip at Bondi Beach. WHERE: GOULD ST, BONDI BEACH

BONDI MARKETS

Performing the popular music of Brazil, the accomplished vocalist and guitarist’s music draws on classic Brazilian styles such as samba, bossa-nova, choro as well as jazz. WHERE: BONDI PAVILION WHEN: NOV 3 7-10PM

SCULPTURE BY THE SEA

BONDI FARMERS MARKET

Sculpture by the Sea, Bondi, the world’s largest annual free-to-the-public outdoor sculpture exhibition will be returning to the spectacular Bondi to Tamarama coastal walk. The coastline is transformed into a sculpture park, featuring 100 sculptures by artists from Australia and around the world. WHERE: BONDI BEACH TO TAMARAMA WHEN: OCT 24-NOV 10

BONDI BEACH WHEN: EVERY SUNDAY 10am-4pm

BONDI Pavilion

The Bondi Pavilion hosts many activities in the centre throughout the year, including theatre productions, events, festivals, art exhibitions, regular classes to attend, pottery classes, workshops, screenings and much more. WHERE: BONDI PAVILION, BONDI BEACH

BONDI Splash n' Dash

The Bondi Splash n' Dash event is a 1km run on the beach, 1km swim followed by another

Established in 1993, the Bondi Markets are open every Sunday from 10am-4pm in the beachfront grounds of Bondi Beach Public School. Stalls are filled with clothing from up-and-coming designers, handmade jewellery, exotic imports, retro-chic furniture, vinyl records, one-off vintage pieces, homewares, art and so much more. Bondi Markets are a treasure trove of unique pieces. WHERE: BONDI BEACH PUBLIC SCHOOL,

BONDI PAVILION


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BIZZ SCENE IN BONDI MICHELLE BROOKS

1 RAINE & HORNE, DOUBLE BAY & BONDI BEACH

Michelle has a deep passion for property and has intimate knowledge of the local market. Michelle's impressive results speak for themselves, and her reputation, enthusiasm and boundless energy makes her a great agent.

19-23 HALL ST, BONDI BEACH 0414 317 317 www.rhdb.com.au michelleb@rhdb.com.au

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BONDI BEACH OPALS

There is something truly magic about Australian opals and the thrill of the treasurehunt has kept us on the mining fields for over 30 years! Just like snowflakes, there are no two opals alike. Our family boasts three generations of jewellery making, specialising in Australian opal.

SHOP 7B, 164 CAMPBELL PDE, BONDI BEACH 9300 9418 www.bondibeachopals.com.au

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GET IT FIXT

MOBILE SERVICE EXPERTS

At Get it Fixt we are offer: • 20 plus years experience in industry, with true value and quality • Original LCD’s and parts • Fast, repairs in as little as 20 minutes • 12 months warranty on all repairs using OEM parts

SHOP 7/27 HALL ST, BONDI BEACH 7901 2899 www.getitfixt.com.au

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HEART CAFE

Heart Cafe is Bondi's first social enterprise cafe, where diners can enjoy delicious, local dishes while helping to bridge the gap from unemployment to mainstream employment for some of Sydney's most disadvantaged young people.

95 ROSCOE ST, BONDI BEACH 9581 9150 www.heartcafe.com.au

5 Alice's Garden offers French Designed Outdoor Furniture at affordable prices. We stock outdoor lounges, dining sets, gazebos, outdoor umbrellas and sun loungers. FREE SYDNEY METRO DELIVERY, including EASTERN SUBURBS. We ship Australia-wide.

SHOP 1/1 DENHAM ST, BONDI 1300 872 171 www.alicesgarden.com.au

6 WAYS is a community based non-government organisation whose mission is to work with young people aged 9-24 years and their families to create successful and meaningful pathways.

63A WAIROA AVE, NORTH BONDI 9365 2500 www.ways.org.au

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WAYSIDE CHAPEL

Wayside Chapel has provided unconditional love, care and support for people on the streets of Kings Cross since 1964. Each year, thousands of people visit Wayside's two centres in Kings Cross and Bondi for assistance in gaining equitable access to health, welfare and related services.

95 ROSCOE ST, BONDI BEACH 9581 9150 www.waysidechapel.org.au

PUT YOUR BUSINESS ON BONDI MAP

0408 998 058

greg@easternsuburbslife.com www.bondibuzz.com.au

Bondi 1. BONDI BEACH POPULATION

According to the 2016 census of population, there were 11,656 residents in Bondi Beach. In Bondi Beach, 45.3% of people were born in Australia. The most common countries of birth were England 8.7%, New Zealand 3.4%, South Africa 2.3%, United States 2% and Brazil 2%. 64.8% of people only spoke English at home. Other languages spoken at home included Spanish 3.5%, French 2.4%, Portuguese 2.1%, Italian 1.9% and Russian 1.7%.

2. THE LENGTH OF BONDI BEACH

The crescent-shaped Bondi Beach measures about 1km long. It has an area of 1.22sq km.

3. BUSIEST DAY ON RECORD

The busiest summer day for Bondi Beach was when its estimated the number of beach goers exceeds 40,000.

3. THE MOST INFAMOUS DAY AT BONDI BEACH

In 1938, on a day known as 'Black Sunday' some 200 people were swept into the sea in one moment after several huge waves hit people gathered on the sand bar. Five died and dozens were injured in the deadliest day on record at the beach. Earlier in the day lifeguards had pulled 74 people from the surf in one hour.

4. RECORDED SHARK ATTACKS AT BONDI BEACH

Between 1990 and 2017 there have been a total of 3 unprovoked shark attacks at Bondi Beach. None have been

FACTS fatal. The beach is protected by shark nets, air surveillance teams, and lifeguards.

5. HOTTEST DAY ON BONDI BEACH

The hottest day on the beach happened in January, 2018 when a scorching 47.3 0 C was recorded. That beat the previous record from 2013 of 45.8 0 C.

6. LARGEST SWIMSUIT PHOTO SHOOT

In 2007, the Guinness World Record for the largest swimsuit photo shoot was set at Bondi Beach, with 1,010 women wearing bikinis taking part.

7. WI-FI AT BONDI BEACH

In 2011, Waverley Council implemented WiFi to Bondi Beach users. Service is free with limits on access periods and downloads per use. The cost of setup was estimated to be between $34,000 and $50,000 with annual costs of $25,000.

8. WORLD'S FIRST SURF LIFESAVING CLUB

Bondi Surf Bathers' Life Saving Club claims to be the world's first surf lifesaving club.

9. THE BONDI ICEBERGS

The Bondi Icebergs Swimming Club origin dates back to 1929 and owes its origins to the desire of a band of dedicated local lifesavers who wished to maintain their fitness during the winter months. They formed the Bondi Icebergs Winter Swimming Club and drew up a constitution and elected office bearers. Included in the constitution was a rule that to maintain membership it was mandatory that swimmers compete on three Sundays out of four for a period of five years.


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EASTERN SUBURBS Ed 14 Oct-Nov, 2019

Backstreet Walkabout NORTH BONDI with Ruth

What's the Buzz? NEW MAYOR & DEPUTY MAYOR

Welcome to the first of a series of Backstreet Walks in the Eastern Suburbs.

In this edition of ESL, I through the backstreets of North Bondi, looking for hidden finds that most of us just don't notice. So get your walking shoes on, leave the car at home, breathe the fresh air, and walk your neighbourhood with me, and get some exercise at the same time.

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Crossing Michell St, I head down Glenayer Ave, passing a rather oddly designed wooden block house, nestled amongst Federation, Modern and Art Deco architecture.

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Walking up steep, Military Rd towards the bus terminal I notice a Minion bollard, what a great idea to use street art to cover those ugly bollards!

In Sept, Waverley welcomed a new Mayor and Deputy Mayor, Labor Councillor Paula Masselos and Greens Councillor Elaine Keenan, both of Lawson Ward, were elected Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Waverley.

CYCLEWAY CONSTRUCTION

Waverley Council supports changes to assist local businesses and customers during Bondi Junction cycleway construction.

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I begin my walk at North Bondi RSL in Ramsgate Ave, which was founded on Mar 1944 by some of the original members of the Rats of Tobruk. After the Rats of Tobruk came back from WWII they established the RSL Sub-Branch known as Tobruk House in North Bondi, with the nickname of 'The Rathouse'.

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Then onto Blair St, where people are socialising, eating and enjoying the ambiance of the village atmosphere, amongst cafes and eclectic shops. Walking up Blair St towards the "Vent" , I veer right onto Wairoa Ave, noticing streetart on Savion's side wall and on the facade of WAYS Youth Centre. My walk ends back at Campbell Pde, Bondi Beach. I hope you will enjoy walking North Bondi..and remember to look around, look up, look down, smell the roses and enjoy what's in your own backyard.

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The North Bondi bus terminal, is surrounded by village shops, cafes, eateries and other local shops that have a ‘Miami’ vibe, due to the Art Deco architecture.

Changes will include: • Switching off parking meters in the streets immediately surrounding the cycleway construction to assist local businesses and their customers: • Beginning with the parking meters in Denison St (between Ebley St and Oxford St), Spring St (between Newland St and Denison St) and Newland St (between Ebley St and Oxford St) during the current construction stage • Regulatory time limits will remain in place to ensure parking turnover. • A rolling program of similar changes to parking meters will occur throughout the cycleway construction; and • Extending the hours of operation in Council’s Eastgate, Hollywood and Library car parks • Offering 2-hour free parking to all users of the Library car park

SEVEN WAYS STREETSCAPE UPGRADE

Waverley Council appointed Hibernian Contracting Pty Ltd as head contractor for the $1.8 million Seven Ways Streetscape Upgrade project in Bondi.

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COUNCIL MOVES TO BAN GLYPHOSATE 4

Waverley Council has moved to immediately cease using glyphosate-based weedkillers such as Roundup in sensitive areas and phase out all use by 2020/21.

EXTENDED WALKS IN NORTH BONDI

Oakley Rd: Where yuppies have made their mark on cute semis by planting street gardens. Clyde St: Look out for the disused quarry, now backyard to many elaborately designed homes.

READ ABOUT MY NEXT WALK... BACKSTREET WALKABOUT BONDI BEACH... IN THE NEXT BONDI BUZZ LIFTOUT ESL ED 15, DEC-JAN. and read my blog www.bondibuzz.com.au At the top of Blair St you cannot miss the landmark that is recognised as part of Bondi Beach, and is now a heritage-listed sewer vent shaft known as the Bondi Sewer Vent, which I always called “the poo bottle”. It was designed by the Metropolitan Board of Water Supply and Sewerage and it's aim was to provide ventilation to the sewers to prevent the air inside from becoming "dense". Beside the Vent are the Aboriginal engravings in Bondi Golf Course. Here you can see whales, humans fish and mundoes. Sadly, it was re-grooved by Waverley Council

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Paddington For something different, why not graze the day away with a bunch of friends in a spectacular location with The Grand Graze at The Royal Hotel Paddington. The Grand Graze is one impressive (and very Instagrammable) Antipasto board. At just $35pp, this huge board is chock full of selected cured meats, seasonal fruits, cheeses, house-made dips, pickled fennel and more, with servings adjusted to the number of guests booked. WHERE: THE ROYAL HOTEL, PADDINGTON WHEN: EVERY SAT & SUN

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The universal meaning of 'Palooza' is funfilled party with gin. You all know that Gin is now the' In' drink and that the variations of the G&T or Gin cocktail are endless. For a few days, 40 distillers will bring their gin to the Paddington Town Hall to share with you WHERE: PADDINGTON TOWN HALL CORNER OXFORD ST AND OATLEY RD, PADDINGTON WHEN: NOV 22 5 .30-8PM NOV 23 1-3.30PM 5- 7.30PM NOV 24 1-3.30PM 5-7.30PM

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The William Street Festival is a celebration of the unique businesses and heritage of Paddington. A fun-filled day of delicious food, shopping and live entertainment. Take a stroll and check out the amazing outdoor activations and special offers. Grab a drink and enjoy some fantastic food in this Paddington shopping street, home of unique fashion, designer flagship stores, jewellery boutiques, pubs, cafes, hair and beauty salons. WHERE: WILLIAM ST, PADDINGTON WHEN: SAT, OCT 19 11am-8pm

VISIT The Intersection

The Intersection in Sydney's Paddington is home to Australia's best fashion talent including; Zimmermann, Sass and Bide, Scanlan Theodore, Ksubi, Bassike, Rachel Gilbert, Dion Lee, Camilla and Marc, Camilla - the list goes on. Shopping at The Intersection,

HalloQueen TRIVIA

BGF’s HalloQueen Trivia Night is an annual community fundraising event that raises funds to provide practical, emotional and financial support to people living with HIV across NSW and SA.

Paddington gives you the chance to brush shoulders with A-Listers while bagging the same must have outfit as them. WHERE: CNR OF OXFORD ST AND GLENMORE RD, PADDINGTON www.theintersectionpaddington.com.au

The evening will be hosted by drag hosts (Portia Turbo, Joyce Maynge & The Fabulous Wonder Mama), entertainers, games, raffles and live and silent auctions. There will also be prizes for the best HalloQueen look. The event attracts up to 200 guests who come in their scariest Halloween outfits to support BGF’s work. WHERE: PADDINGTON RSL, 220 OXFORD ST, PADDINGTON WHEN: OCT 24 6.30-10.30PM

Celebrate the opening of “This Dream Called Reality” a solo exhibition of paintings by Neil Tomkins. Runs from Oct 25-Nov 1. WHERE: PALACE VERONA, 17 OXFORD ST, PADDINGTON WHEN: OCT 26 6.30-9.30PM

ELVIS An American Trilogy

Paddington MARKETS ELVIS: AN AMERICAN TRILOGY

A Plate of Art

Starring Vic Trevino Jnr, Ben Thompson and Justin Shandor. Three of the world’s leading Elvis performers will take the audience on a spellbinding journey through the many eras of The King WHERE: PADDINGTON RSL, 220 OXFORD ST, PADDINGTON WHEN: OCT 27 7:30pm

Started as a market to encourage local fashion designers, craftspeople, jewellery makers and artists, the market has over 150 unique stalls filled with creative fashion and accessories, beautiful smelling soaps and candles and pictures that inspire. Paddington Markets is a community based market supporting local people passionate about their craft and the local community. WHERE: 395 OXFORD ST, PADDINGTON WHEN: EVERY SATURDAY 10am onwards

BERKELOUW Bookshop

The three-level emporium next door to Verona Cinemas has been keeping bookish types happy for over two decades. Downstairs you'll find new books, magazines, curios and gifts. The next two levels hold a collection of secondhand titles covering fiction, art, culture and history. The second floor is where you'll also find the store's licensed café. WHERE: 19 OXFORD ST, PADDINGTON

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SYDNEY RIDES photo exhibition

The Paddington Reservoir exhibition features 30 photos revealing the diversity of people and places to ride in Sydney. WHERE: PADDINGTON RESERVOIR GARDENS, 251-255 OXFORD ST, PADDINGTON WHEN: OCT 1-31 8am-8pm

Join us for guided meditations with simple techniques to help reduce stress and achieve the peace of true meditation WHERE: PADDINGTON PUBLIC SCHOOL, 399-435 OXFORD ST, PADDINGTON WHEN: WEDNESDAYS 7.30-9pm

WILLIAM STREET FESTIVAL

The first beer was poured at the Unicorn Hotel, Paddington, in 1941, after a rebuild of the Croft’s Family Hotel (1800’s). Unicorn Hotel is now owned by a crew of mates from some of Sydney’s most iconic hospitality names Porteno, Mary’s and Young Henrys. WHERE: 106 OXFORD ST, PADDINGTON


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If you have a business that is "Tucked Away" (not on the main shopping strip, in an arcade, in shopping centres, in offices, above street level etc..) then this is the section for you. We have a SPRING SPECIAL OFFER that rewards people who place three consecutive "Tucked Away" locator ads and placement on the map and includes a FREE HALF PAGE advert or article.

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April focuses on properties in Darling Point, Rose Bay, Vaucluse, Double Bay and Bellevue Hill.

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Ruth Marks has over 20 years experience in Tarot Card reading and offers advice and guidance through the Tarot session in matters concerning relationships, business plans, finance, family matters, career choices and health.

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HAIR BY YOLANDA Yolanda runs her own boutique one-on-one hair salon in Elbon Arcade, Double Bay. Her clientele have followed her for many years. Yolanda's main purpose is client satisfaction. At Hair by Yolanda, you’ll receive personalised care and attention.

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HOME SWEET HOME NURSING Home Sweet Home Nursing's fully qualified carers are specially trained to keep your loved ones safe, happy and secure at home.

21 LEVEL 5, 203-233 NSH RD, EDGECLIFF 1300 000 170 www.homesweethomenursing.com.au (By Appointment)

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Tarot Reading bookings are available for both private readings and event functions. At: Rozelle markets (Sat) Bondi markets (Sun)

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Highly organised, diligent and hard working, April delivers results every time. She is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin and is able to bridge the gap between her western and eastern clientele.

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EDGECLIFF We are an independent audiology clinic with over 50 years combined audiology experience.

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A hidden gem! Family friendly bistro, bar and function venue that offers pub classics and Sunday roasts with sun drenched balconies and leafy green outlooks. Check out our newly renovated function space, perfect for birthdays, engagements & corporate functions.

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Our school readiness program includes French and music lessons and outdoor education including; gardening and caring for the environment. All meals are provided. Open from 8am-6pm with the option to pick up by 4pm.

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A CLASSIC CAR IN THE MAKING: AUDI RS AUDI FACTS • AUDI origins are complex, going back to the early 20th century and the initial enterprises (Horch and the Audiwerke) founded by engineer August Horch; and two other manufacturers (DKW and Wanderer), leading to the foundation of Auto Union in 1932. • DKW (Dampf-Kraft-Wagen-in English means 'steam-powered car'). By late 1920’s, DKW was the pre-eminent world motorbike manufacturer and also made small cars. Wanderer made midsized cars. • AUDI produced luxury midsized cars. Issues with his CFO caused a split allowing Horch to register the register new AUDI company. • Horch, in 1909 registered the new name AUDI Automobilewerk. 'AUDI' is the Latin translation of Horch, derived from the German word 'horchen' which means 'hark/listen'. Horch made highend luxury vehicles.

A while ago, an AUDI RS came into Edgecliff Automotive for servicing. Josh said “You should write about this car, it is a classic in the making!” ...So here is everything you need to know about the AUDI RS! August Horch, who began the AUDI Automobilewerk PL Company had previously worked as a Production Manager for Karl Benz. His AUDI team began to make racing cars developed by Ferdinand Porsche and Robert Eberan von Eberhost. Porsche was the Chief Engineer and von Eberhost the Development Engineer. What could possibly be more auspicious than a group of people with those names coming together the create The AUDI high performance cars? Then came cars with the RS badge. The RS is AUDI’s highest performance level model range. They are eligible to be given the title ‘halo vehicles’ According to Wikiedia a 'halo effect' is the tendency for positive impressions of a person, brand or product to positively influence one’s opinion or feeling in other areas.' It is due to the pioneering of some of AUDI’s engineering ability and far advanced technology that the AUDI RS model falls into what Josh called “a classic in the making.” The RS models are the most powerful cars ever made by AUDI, usually avail-

able only for a limited time and only into select markets. For example, they are too spartan for the US market who want luxury touches like power-adjustable front seats and power windows on all doors. The focus on the RS models designed for Europe is on performance rather than luxury. The RS4 for example has lightweight racing-style front seats and wind-up windows in their rear doors. The focus is not on sport luxury, just sport. When the AUDI RS comes into the workshop, it is noticed. It sits sleek and powerful in it's space. It sounds amazing in the unbaffled space of the garage. The RS branding are initials from the German 'RennSport' that translates literally into 'racing sport.' You know what you are looking at.

Eberan von Eberhost designed 'The Silver Arrow' and gave it to Rosemeyer, Stuck and von Delius to race.

• During WWll Automobile manufacturing plants in Germany were turned towards military hardware production and of course, became prominent targets for destruction; only AUDI survived.

The combined geniuses, August Horch, Ferdinand Porsche and Robert Eberan von Eberhorst resulted in the 'classic in the making' AUDI RS model.

• In 1958, Auto Union was bought by Daimler-Benz and was sold just 7 years later to the Volkswagen Group.

If you have a car like this, or a state of the art, beautiful and expressive car, Josh and his team at Edgecliff Automotive (Terry, Adam, Joel and Grant) and Cooper Park Garage (Jeff, Matt and Clint) and the backend team invite you to bring it in. They know how to look after your car and keep it in pristine running order and they look forward to meeting you and your car.

These RS cars due to their cost and characteristics put them into the 'supercar class' which is a group of high-performance, street-legal cars. Some say, a super car must be very fast, with sporting handling to match. It should be sleek and eye-catching and it should be in a rarefied atmosphere of its own, and exclusive with limited volume. However, the definition can sort of be your alone, inside certain perameters, subjective and a matter of prejudice – hence a 'halo car.' However you cut it, it fits the AUDI RS model. You could say that this spectacular car had it’s origins decades ago when August Horch from Karl Benz, Ferdinand Porsche & Robert

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• The four rings logo represent the fourcompanies which survived together for close on three decades and ultimately became AUDI. Things, however, have not always been rosy for the AUDI, due to the fact that its similarity to the Olympic rings caused the International Olympic Committee to sue Audi in International Trademark Court in 1995. It was found that the four rings in the logo have nothing to do with the five Olympic rings, as they “represent the five parts of the world, which now are won over to Olympism and willing to accept healthy competition,” according to Pierre de Coubertin, one of the founders of the Olympic Games

DID YOU KNOW?

Karl Benz, studied as a locksmith, then got into locomotive engineering. He led the way in development of new engines, and to make ends meet he began to invent and patent ideas. He built a twostroke engine and patented his design. Then he patented: • The speed regulation system • Ignition using a battery to produce the spark • The spark plug • The carburettor • The clutch • The gear shift • The water radiator

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Summer is around the corner!

It's time to set up your Outdoor Furniture

Are you ready to enjoy your outdoor for summer? What's missing on your deck? Perhaps, an outdoor lounge to enjoy sunset cocktails with friends and family? Or a sun lounger to chill close to the pool?

When browsing outdoor furniture, 3 years ago, Sebastien Guyot, a French entrepreneur living in Bondi, found the expensive and slow delivery process frustrating. This was the perfect opportunity to launch Alice's Garden, a French Outdoor Furniture company offering stylish and affordable outdoor furniture, with free and fast delivery across all Eastern Suburbs. The inspiration for Alice's Garden's collection is European. Inspired by French fashion, English gardens or Italian "farniente" (doing nothing). The choice of material is adapted to the Australian climate and made of wicker, wood, textile, aluminium and are easy to maintain.

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Why you may need income protection insurance What would you do if the main breadwinner in your household could no longer bring in an income? Do you have a Plan B? Most people don’t. That’s where insurance comes in. For a lot of people, their income is their most valuable asset. If you are currently 45 on a salary of $80,000, you could earn around $2.15 million over the next 20 years. But what if you suffer a debilitating illness or accident that deprives you of your ability to work? What if you get retrenched and can’t get another job that brings in the money to meet your mortgage repayments and other expenses? You could run down your savings very quickly and face financial difficulty. “Income protection insurance gives you peace of mind because you know you’ll be able to meet your financial commitments in the event of that worst-case scenario,” says financial planner Brendan Whitehouse, who specialises in retirement and pre-retirement strategies. You typically receive a monthly benefit of up to 75% of your income to replace lost earnings while you recover. “The costs are tax-deductable, unless the premiums

are part of your superannuation package,” says Brendan, Director of BRW Financial Group. “Some people find it more convenient to pay for income protection out of their super because it defers the costs of premiums. On the other hand, it eats away at the balance of your super account. It’s helpful to get professional advice about what form of income protection will suit you. For instance, if you are self-employed people may prefer an ‘agreed value’ policy that covers you regardless of your employment status at the time of the event.” According to the Australian financial regulator ASIC, income protection insurance “is especially suitable for self-employed people, small business owners or professionals whose business relies heavily on their ability to work.” Brendan tells how he had one self-employed client who (some anecdote about one of your self-employed clients and income protection insurance). Understanding the policy conditions Most income protection policies offer a range of waiting periods before you start receiving the insurance benefit (with options normally between 14 days and two years).

You can also choose from a range of benefit payment periods, with a maximum cover generally available up to age 65. “Income Protection insurance premiums will generally be lower if you choose a longer waiting period and shorter benefit payment period,” says Brendan.

And should you need to claim on your policy, you’ll need to know what kinds of medical or other documentation will be required. All the more reason to get professional advice.

You can pay for income protection insurance in either stepped or level premiums. “Stepped premiums start out cheaper, but increase over time, while level premiums typically start out more expensive but stay constant so they become the cheaper option after about ten years,” says Brendan.

1300 650 574 www.brwfg.com.au

Royalty & the Beauty of Opal Queen Victoria had already been on the throne for 38 years when Opals were first mined in Listowel Downs, Queensland in 1875.

They amazed all who saw them, but back in Europe many thought they brought bad luck, despite the fact that they had been valued as a gem far back as 4,000 BC and were later even coveted by Mark Antony (of Cleopatra fame) That sentiment was soon to change as Queen Victoria became an ardent fan and made sure her subjects knew that she did not subscribe to these rumours and superstitions. To prove her point she collected and wore Opals throughout the whole of her reign, a period of more than 64 years. During that time Australia became the largest producer of opal in the World and created much of the world’s most treasured jewellery, including the Andamooka Opal, given to Queen Elizabeth in 1954, to mark the occasion of her first official state visit to Australia. The opal was selected by the South Australian Government after an extensive search for the finest opal ever found at the South Australian opal fields. Once cut it weighed 203 carats and displayed a magnificent array of colours including red, blue and green. It was set with diamonds into an 18 carat palladium necklet and presented to the Queen at a state banquet in Adelaide, togethwith matching earrings. Incredible opals are still available direct from Lightning Ridge miner Roy Hopkins-Deacon,

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including the beautiful “Eagle & Dolphin” stones. Roy describes his find below. “Here is a great example of what makes Australia's investment opals gems without parallel. When we split this gem on the diamond saw, we discovered that one half carries a distinct picture of an eagle; whereas the mirror-opposite picture is a justas-distinct dolphin. If Mother Nature wanted to take a photograph of her creation, this is how we think she would do it.” 750 carats of beautiful Koroit gem; rich in colour from one end of the spectrum to the other. Approximately 75mm X 65mm and could be worn as matching pendants. A great investment.

DID YOU KNOW?

• OPAL IS THE BIRTHSTONE FOR OCTOBER • OPAL HAS BEEN FOUND ON MARS • OPALS ARE FORMED BY RAIN

Many believe it is formed when water from rain seeps down into crevasses in the rock. Once the water evaporates, the silica that is left behind dries out and hardens into precious opal.

• ANCIENT OPAL

Opallios is the Greek word for Opals meaning "to see a change of colour'. The Roman word for Opal is Opalus meaning precious stone.

FOR A PRIVATE SHOWING OPALS ROY HOPKINS-DEACON 0438 976 038 www.opalminers.com


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WAYS YOUTH SPACE MAKEUP WORKSHOPS

WAYS Youth Space in conjunction with the recently renamed after school care program ‘WAYS Headquarters’ is offering a great new free makeup workshop for young girls aged 12 and above. As part of the Girls Space initiative, the workshop was trialled in Term 3 and is growing in popularity as a safe space for young girls to get together after school and practice makeup application. With expert instructors from Academy of Makeup (AOM) supplying their tools of trade, expert tips and guidance in makeup application, it’s no wonder the girls are loving it. “It’s been such a hit with our young girls, the way they interact is so sweet,” enthuses Loren Maddams, WAYS Youth Space Manager. AOM is a professionally operated, vocational makeup training facility for 20 years, referring student artists wishing to gain further experience in their field. Artists provide a practical workshop, while also developing their contacts within the community; as one parent Yvette praised “My daughter and her friends absolutely love the WAYS makeup workshops – it seems very hands on and the girls have a lot of laughs!”

WAYS

63A WAIROA AVE, BONDI 9365 2500 afterschoolcare@ways.org.au www.ways.org.au

The girls get creative as well as familiarise themselves with what products are used for different applications. They experiment a little in a nurturing environment with their peers. With experts on hand they gain a better understanding of what suits them - a real confidence booster!

Grow It Local is your local grow community. A celebration of backyard, balcony, community and window-sill farmers across the country.

GROW IT LOCAL FESTIVAL

Grow It Local began in 2012. It was a ‘crowd farming’ initiative which generated lots of interest and was a lot of fun. The team included Jess Miller, Ben Peacock, Jordan Sly and Sydney's 'Three Blue Ducks' restaurant.

'Grow It Local Festival' is a G&T with Clive Blazey, a local growers seed exchange, composting with Costa, jamming with Country Womens Association, edible gardening with Paul West (River Cottage Australia), local garden tours & tasting and the first ever Picklenic featuring a live broadcast with ABC Radio Sydney.

Local growers were invited to put their patch on the map, and donate some home grown produce in each exchange to a crowd farmed growers feast at 'Three Blue Ducks' in Bronte. The Ducks transformed the locally grown produce into a mind-blowing feast enjoyed by all. The ‘crowd farming’ idea caught on and we were soon approached by Remo Guiffre of TEDx and food extraordinaire Jill Dupliex, with an outrageous idea to crowd farm for 2,200 people at the Opera House. The results exceeded all expectations.

WHY GET INVOLVED?

GROW: get inspired by seeing who’s growing locally & what's under cultivation. SHARE: connect with local growers to learn and share knowledge, expertise, produce, recipes and more. EAT: attend local food experiences that celebrate local produce, growers, chefs & like-minded businesses.

SYDNEY, NOV 18-24

Can you dig it! Local growers, community gardeners, restaurants, bars and cafes are invited to get involved by registering an event that celebrates growing and local food during the Festival week. Registration is FREE and open to all. www.growitlocal.com


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KIDS GIVING BACK Are your children flourishing and happy? What drives their curiosity and makes them resilient? What do your kids care about? Kids Giving Back offers fun opportunities for your children to dive into real life experiences that make a difference. Through volunteering young people develop inner strength, empathy and an understanding of their role as change-makers and future leaders. Volunteering encourages them to

dig deep and discover their inner resources. All while having fun! Join Kids Giving Back in creating the Next Generation of Generosity. Here’s what’s coming up - sign your kids up now, places are limited: • Cook4Dignity for families with kids age 8+ https://tinyurl.

KIDS GIVING BACK www.kidsgivingback.org info@kidsgivingback.org

Wayside Chapel Wayside Chapel’s Community Services Centre’s (CSC) – one in Kings Cross and one in Bondi – have been providing community services to members of the eastern suburbs since 1964.

CSC staff and volunteers work together, seven days a week, to provide those of our community who are sleeping rough with a safe space and amenities such as showers and emergency clothing, as well as, information and referral services within the inner city. At Wayside, we see everyone as a person to be met, not a problem to be solved. We work through meeting people rather than working on them – we never greet anyone at the door with a clipboard or a form with boxes to tick. The issues facing visitors to Wayside are varied and complex, including domestic violence,

mental health, homelessness, social isolation, grief & loss, probation & parole. CSC provides:• Referrals for short and long-term crisis accommodation and housing • Weekly onsite legal, health, and counselling clinics in collaboration with homeless • Persons’ Legal Service, Centrelink and St Vincent’s Homeless Health • Referral services to health and welfare agencies • Advocacy and care-coordination • Meeting spaces for self-help and community groups like SMART Recovery program for people experiencing addiction

WAYSIDE CHAPEL

95 ROSCOE ST, BONDI BEACH\ 9581 9190 www.waysidechapel.org.au

Giant Steps Sydney is an inspiring organisation educating children and young people between the ages of 2-29 all with a diagnosis of autism. There is no cure for autism, it is a lifelong condition. People affected by autism usually display difficulties in social communication and restrictive and repetitive behaviours. At Giant Steps, a combination of education and therapy combine in a transdisciplinary model of service delivery to provide each child or young adult with the opportunity to reach their full potential while giving families support and guidance. Giant Steps is open to students from all walks of life across Sydney and does not charge any fees for our Early Learning or School Programs. While support is provided by the Australian and NSW governments, Giant Steps must raise the majority of funds through corporate or individual donations and fundraising events.

GIANT STEPS 9879 4971 www.giantsteps.net.au


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Get Active & Involved in your Community with JNC The Junction Neighbourhood Centre (JNC) is your local community based organisation, enabling older people to:

Connect over coffee at lunch on the phone

DOUBLE BAY MONTHLY SOCIAL DRINKS

Meet locals from the Double Bay area, hear from Councillors, MPs and Guest speakers and ask them questions. You’ll get a free drink on arrival, food and plenty time to catch up on local news and informally meet other guests. Held the last Thursday of the month.

Learn

Explore

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new places old favourites new cultures

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OCT 31: GABRIELLE UPTON - NSW Member for Wentworth

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429 NSH RD, DOUBLE BAY 6-9pm Tickets: $20 each or $15 early bird. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL thru Eventbrite ORGANISER: APRIL STRAUSS 0414 690 218

Welcome to "Our Local News", the place where you can publish news, information and articles of interest to people in your area:It’s just like Eventbrite except it’s not just for events. You can publish local news, articles, opinions, recipes, classified ads, special offers, items for sale, positions vacant, short stories, local events, reviews, poems, videos, property to let, a thought for the day and more. Like Eventbrite you can publish by Community and Category, making it easy for people to find what they want, and everything is “moderated” so users get no nasty surprises. In addition, everything published gets indexed by Google and can be shared onFacebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Reddit, Digg and more. However, it is different from Eventbrite because "Our Local News" also:• Publishes selected articles in the "Eastern Suburbs Life" hard copy paper. • Creates a digital version of the paper that can easily be shared. • Sets aside two pages of each edition to support charities. • Can help promote your business or organisation. • Provides services like writing articles and graphic design. It is run by people who live and work locally. and we cover the whole of Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs with a hard copy paper, digital

Get in touch today - find out what’s new at JNC. Phone 9349 8200, email agedservices@jnc.org.au

LOCAL NEWS for the community by the community

paper, social media platform, and the three websites shown below. If you live or work in the Eastern Suburbs you’re sure to find one that can help you. Our philosophy is simple. If you want to know what’s happening locally the best people to tell you are the ones that live and work there. Our job is to help them do it as easily and in as many ways as possible. As we say… "Community News for the Community by the Community"

TO FIND OUT ABOUT BECOMING A COMMUNITY BLOGGER CALL: GREG 0408 998 058 www.ourlocalnews.org


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WOOLLAHRA

Mayoral Election results

Councillor Susan Wynne has been elected as the Mayor of Woollahra and Councillor Richard Shields as Deputy Mayor at elections held on Sept 23.

“Having lived in in the Woollahra community for a great deal of my life and served as a Councillor for 11 years, I’m honoured to have been elected as the new Woollahra Mayor and look forward to working with my fellow councillors over the next year to enhance our municipality,” Mayor Wynne says.

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WAVERLEY

Pied Piper needed in Bondi Junction?

A notice of motion to a full council meeting by Liberal councillors Angela Burrill and Leon Goltsman said: “Residents of the streets surrounding the western end of Oxford Street have reported that their properties are becoming inundated with rats, which they believe is due to building site excavations occurring on Oxford Street.

Councillors Burrill and Goltsman pointed out that “Council has historically allocated budgets to carry out rat baiting programmes in Bondi Junction, mainly in the pedestrian mall and in Spring Street.” Peter Monks Director, Planning, Environment and Regulatory, informed the meeting that Council was already taking action “in response to earlier complaints from residents about rats in Bondi Junction” and was getting quotes from pest control companies.

Waverley Council is working on a range of new clifftop safety measures after a young woman plunged 30 metres to her death at Diamond Bay, Vaucluse. She was said to have been taking a selfie at the time.

Imagine tomorrow: Our Woollahra

Council is publicly exhibiting the Draft Woollahra Local Strategic Planning Statement, which is a 20-year vision for Woollahra aimed at guiding local planning controls and ensuring the area continues to be a great place to live, work, and visit, and we’re inviting you to comment. It’s easy to have your say. Just login or register at yoursay.woollahra.nsw.gov.au to make a submission before Fri, Nov 8.

Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize

The Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize Exhibition features works from 43 emerging and established artists. Their submissions – each for a freestanding sculpture of up to 80cm in any dimension – were selected by judges from 634 entries from Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Oct 12– Nov 3. 9am–5pm weekdays, 10am-4pm weekends Woollahra Council, 536 NSH Rd Double Bay www.woollahra.nsw.gov.au/events

New mayor says cruise ship fight a top priority

Randwick’s just-elected mayor is working closely with the community coalition fighting state government plans for a cruise ship terminal at Yarra Bay.

A permanent balustrade and temporary fencing have been installed at the site of the tragedy to deter people from accessing the cliff edge. There will also be improved signage and increased ranger presence at the site. Further measures under discussion include CCTV and parking restrictions. Meanwhile, Diamond Bay remains a popular selfie spot. People have been snapping themselves there since April, when there was apparently a lot of exposure in social media. Waverley Council general manager Ross McLeod said in a statement that the additional safety measures and ranger presence were urgently required due to “ongoing behaviour from members of the public creating a potential risk to life”. Councillors have agreed to seek meetings about the clifftop safety issues with the member for Vaucluse, Gabrielle Upton, and Diamond Bay/Vaucluse and Dover Heights precinct committees. Diamond Bay is a popular fishing spot, with a number of long-established tracks, some reasonably safe and others a lot more intrepid, leading down to the rock platform. The local fishing community should be part of the discussions.

Marjorie O'Neill MP Member for Coogee

What a month it has been! September has brought many new developments in both the campaigns that my office is running, and the fantastic events that make being part of our community so wonderful.

SYDNEY CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL RANDWICK

“Though it is the responsibility of the property owners to provide pest control, Council should also install rat baits in the public domain within the Bondi Junction commercial area to reduce this problem.”

Safety improvements following selfie tragedy Parsley Bay Reserve, a wonderful harbourside sanctuary in Vaucluse is now home to a new inclusive playground. The innovative play space features disability-accessible equipment to provide a range of enjoyable play and social opportunities to challenge and interest children of all ages.

RANDWICK

Councillor Danny Said says helping the community make its case against the proposal is at the top of his agenda and that he will be shortly be meeting port officials with Save the Bay Coalition leader Maria Poulos. Meanwhile the council is trying to get heritage listing for the Yarra Barra/ La Perouse coastal fringe and spending $50,000 on other strategies to fight the cruise plan including commissioning consultants to assess the area’s environmental and cultural heritage. The terminal the government wants to build would cater to mega cruise ships like Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas (pictured). These floating cities tower so high above the water that they can’t fit under the harbour bridge to dock at White Bay. The federal government has dismissed docking facilities for the massive vessels at its naval base on Garden Island, citing security concerns despite recently letting two Chinese war ships dock there. So now it has its sights set on the only remaining patch of unspoiled coastland at the south end of Botany Bay.

Noise nightmare from light rail depot

Residents in Doncaster Ave, Kensington are suffering severe noise pollution from the new light rail depot alongside the Racecourse. Greens Councillor and Deputy Mayor Philipa Veitch said excessive noise was a concern for residents right along the rail corridor and “has affected their health, wellbeing, property, and amenity.” She told full meeting of Randwick Council that Doncaster Ave residents next to the light rail ‘stabling yard’ were among the hardest-hit victims of the new public transport network, now in the testing phase. Despite the construction of an acoustic wall between the rail depot and the homes, residents are suffering an onslaught of noise. They are also being dazzled by the ranks of floodlights illuminating the tram facility at night. The state government has agreed to fund the planting of bamboo between the Doncaster Ave properties and the acoustic wall, but Councillor Veitch wants further compensation for affected residents in the form of double glazing, air conditioning and visual screening blinds.

Our campaign to save paediatric cardiac services at the Sydney Children's Hospital Randwick continues with the parliamentary petition having now been mailed out. This is an issue of deep concern to countless people in our community. Critically ill children will face life-threatening delays in receiving treatment if the NSW government closes this facility. We are asking that you, your friends and family take the opportunity to sign and return the petition to my office – the return postage is already paid. If you would like to be involved in our campaign, please contact my office.

2019 NSW VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARDS

Recently I had the privilege of attending the 2019 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards for Sydney City and Eastern Suburbs. This was a fantastic opportunity to recognise and celebrate the amazing contribution that volunteers make to our communities. I thank each and every volunteer in my electorate of Coogee for giving up their time, effort and expertise for the betterment of others. Volunteers make a phenomenal contribution across the eastern suburbs. People just like Linda Deutsch, who was awarded the 2019 Adult Volunteer of the Year for her work teaching English language skills to people from nonEnglish speaking backgrounds at the Junction Neighbourhood Centre. The Sailors with Disabilities Wright of Passage volunteers were awarded the 2019 Volunteer Team of the Year for their work helping young people who have disengaged from school or TAFE via a workplace learning program that teaches new skills and provides a pathway to work. The Eastern Suburbs 2019 Volunteer of the Year is Philip Feinstein, who founded the Music for Refugees program to help provide self esteem, confidence and happiness for refugees at the Villawood Detention Centre. He has helped collect musical instruments to donate through the program and was invited to extend its work at the Christmas Island Detention Centre. I am pleased to advise my office is now a drop-off point if you have any instruments you wish to donate - no pianos please! More information about Music for Refugees can be found at: www.musicforrefugees.org

CONTACT OUR OFFICE:

15/53-55 FRENCHMANS RD, RANDWICK 9398 1822 coogee@parliament.nsw.gov.au


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Welcome to our new members ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES MALLEYS LAWYERS Malleys Lawyers specialise in:

• Personal injury claims • Compensation law • Motor accident injuries • Work injuries • Public liability claims • Medical negligence • Superannuation and TPD claims Our knowledge and experience will help you to maximise your compensation. We've won millions of dollars for our clients.

SUITE 2/384 OXFORD ST, BONDI JUNCTION 9389 9777 www.malleyslawyers.com

BOAT HIRE

Boat Hire, Events, Corporate Functions and Private Charter Sydney Harbour Pittwater Cairns The Whitsundays Fiji Indonesia Singapore & Thailand Enquiries: Adam Yared Enquiries: Adam Yared (86) 1300 0403881 155860 505 or book at www.boatingo.com

COMMUNITY OUR BIG KITCHEN

Our Big Kitchen (OBK) is a community run, non-denominational, industrial kitchen where meals are prepared for distribution to needy people across Sydney. OBK is Kosher and Halal certified, and HACCP approved. At OBK we offer a place for people to come together and cook for a good cause. OBK nourishes, educates, empowers and supports people in need.

DOROTHY KAMAKER Patient Support & Advocacy

•On your and at your side 24/7. •Ensuring best acute, chronic, critical, palliative and aged healthcare. •Selecting and monitoring residential and home based care services. •Identifying and clarifying medical fees and costs and barriers to good care. •Asking important questions of your medical providers.

157 LIVERPOOL ST, DARLINGHURST 0421 011 430 www.patientadvocates.com.au

TRADES & SERVICES KOMPLETE CLEANING

21 Knox St, Double Bay 9327 2616 www.21espresso.com.au

Perfection

700 NSH Rd, Rose Bay 9317 7357

Santorini on Oxford

227 Oxford St, Darlinghurst 9360 9342 www.santorinionoxford.com.au

HEALTH & WELLBEING

Coogee Yoga

135E Brook St, Coogee 0418 226 330 www.coogeeyoga.com.au

Randwick Physie

25 Sturt St, Kingsford 0410 805 502 www.randwickphysie.com.au

HOUSE & GARDEN Sentosa Designs

2 Bay St, Double Bay 9327 4777 www.sentosadesigns.com

JEWELLERY & FASHION Nici Chic Jewellery

Ariel Bookstore, 98 Oxford St, Darlinghurst 0416 247 669

ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

Our team will spend time with you to ensure that all specifications are performed correctly, in a timely manner, and remain consistent throughout the contract.

29 Asturias Ave, South Coogee 0434 194 202 www.valentlau.com.au Double Bay Camera Shop Shop 2, Roma Arc, 413-417 NSH Rd, Double Bay 9327 4481 www.doublebaycamerashop.com.au

We specialise in: •Cleaning •Building & maintenance repairs •Ground maintenance

5 GEORGE ST, NORTH STRATHFIELD 0449 881 977 www.kompleteclean.com.au

Double Bay 0498 243 556 www.takeoffvisuals.com

Valent Lau Photography

Argyle Glass

0416 247 669 The Rocks Market Sat and Sun

Chillibonbon Creatif - Graphic Design

Graphic design for small businesses 0415 474 215

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Flourish HR

0418 484 578 hello.flourishhr@gmail.com

Since 1995, we have provided front-line support, to anyone in the IrishAustralian community who finds themselves in circumstances of crisis or distress.

Ian J. Arthur & Sons - Funeral Directors

Suite 6, 712-714 NSH Rd, Rose Bay 1800 202 110 www.ianjarthurfunerals.com.au

Tony Maguire - Experienced Spruiker

We also run programs to help promote mental and physical wellbeing, social inclusion and a sense of connection in our community.

64 HOLDSWORTH ST, WOOLLAHRA 9302 3688 info@holdsworth.org.au www.holdsworth.org.au

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IRISH SUPPORT AGENCY

We provide support across our community throughout Sydney, particularly Eastern Suburbs: • Children and adults living with disabilities • Older people who may be frail, ill, lacking mobility, experiencing social isolation or living with dementia • Families with young children • Caregivers • People looking for meaningful volunteering opportunities

FOOD & DRINKS

Komplete Cleaning and Building Maintenance Solutions are founded on passion, hardwork and loyalty.

36 FLOOD ST, BONDI 8084 2729 info@obk.org.au www.obk.org.au

1800 186 966 www.irishsupportagency.org.au

BUSINESS DIRECTORY

0402 388 742

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PUBS & CLUBS Royal Oak

28 Bay St, Double Bay 9363 3935 www.theroyaloakdoublebay.com.au

Parsons Bar & Kitchen

3 Kellett St, Potts Point 8540 6320 www.parsonsbr.com.au

REAL ESTATE April Strauss

180 Campbell Pde, Bondi Beach 0414 690 218 www.theagency.com.au/team/april-strauss SYDNEYDECKSEALING.COM.AU | FREECALL: 1800 DECKSEAL

TO ADVERTISE CALL 0408 998 058 HOUSE & GARDEN SERVICES

Moshav Realty

Level 2, 422-424 NSH Rd, Double Bay 9188 5000 www.moshav.com.au

Tracey Chandler - Buyers Agent

0416 100 839 www.buyersagent-sydney.com.au

TRADES & SERVICES

Murnane Carpentry & Constructions 7 Neptune St, Coogee 0403 256 254 www.murnaneconstructions.com

TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATION The Hughenden Hotel

14 Queen St, Woollahra 9363 4863 www.thehughendenhotel.com.au


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Eastern Suburbs Life - Oct/Nov - Edition 14  

Informative articles by local business professionals and community bodies covering Health & Wellbeing, Finance, Car Care, Local History, Com...

Eastern Suburbs Life - Oct/Nov - Edition 14  

Informative articles by local business professionals and community bodies covering Health & Wellbeing, Finance, Car Care, Local History, Com...