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The towering seawall dominating the Collaroy coastline has divided not just the stretch of sand itself, but also the community. Questions continue as to why public space is being sacrificed to save private property and whether a dangerous precedent for...

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Avalon adventurer Jonathan King tracks whales in Hervey Bay with former Beaches resident Wally Franklin who helped save the humpbacks from extinction. “Whales ahead – off portside!” shouts Captain Wally Franklin. “Quick, it’s a mother with calf, up close!” I rush to...

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A war of words has broken out between Premier Chris Minns and local councils over its push for housing density. We speak with the Mosman, North Sydney and Willoughby mayors about their fight to have a say on local planning. Like...

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Ravenswood celebrates women’s art as the 2024 Art Prize opens for entries. The Ravenswood Australian Women’s Art Prize was established in 2017 to advance art and opportunity for emerging and established women artists in Australia. The Prize has grown extraordinarily since then...

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To acknowledge the International Day of People with Disability, Peninsula Living Pittwater showcases some of the organisations who help them to join the workforce and businesses that are already making use of their talents. The independence, friendships and confidence gained from...

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As this month’s International Day of People with Disability shines a spotlight on the need for inclusion in the workplace, North Shore Living showcases some of the local organisations that are already supporting those with disability to join the world...

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You are always young enough to enjoy the benefits of the water. Get fitter, happier and healthier with the Warringah Masters Swimming Club. It has been over 30 years since some friends of a certain age decided to spend their days...

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The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act comes into effect on 28 November. Peninsula Living Pittwater explores changing attitudes to death. When Olivia Penton’s nan, Avalon’s Mavis Hiller, was diagnosed with dementia in 2016, her world fell apart. Mavis had raised Olivia, 37, and...

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With the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act coming into effect this month on November 28, North Shore Living explores how locals are changing their approach to death. On 28 November, people with a terminal illness in New South Wales will be able...

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Shoplifting is costing retailers $9 billion a year – and is on the rise on the Lower North Shore. With cost of living biting consumers, North Shore Living looks at the causes. There’s been a noticeable increase in shoplifting in retail...