Maroubra

Coogee and Maroubra join Bondi and Manly as smoke-free beaches, thanks to Randwick Council ban

Lisa Visentin The beaches join the city's other recreational areas as smoke-free zones.

Thai tourist drowns at Maroubra

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A Thai man has drowned at a beach in Sydney's east.

Man, 58, stabbed by teen in Maroubra robbery

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Amy Corderoy A teenager has allegedly stabbed a man multiple times during a robbery in Maroubra yesterday, police say.

Runaway Michelle Levy's two nights with stranger: 'She read, shopped and ate chocolate'

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Emma Partridge Adam Levy said he wanted to thank the man who had taken his runaway daughter "under his wing" but did not think it was important to ask his 11-year-old daughter what his name was.

Man charged over Golden Sheaf Hotel assault

The 35-year-old man believed to be involved in the assault involving Frank-Paul Nu'uausala at The Golden Sheaf Hotel.

A man will face court in Sydney following an argument outside an eastern suburbs hotel which allegedly left another man with a broken nose.

'Roosters suck' gibe at player sparks Double Bay assault

The man believed to have been involved in the assault at The Golden Sheaf Hotel.

A friend of Sydney Roosters player Frank-Paul Nu'uausala has pleaded guilty to punching a hotel patron outside an eastern Sydney hotel.

Police change approach to domestic violence

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Kirsty Needham State Political Editor Police responding to domestic violence incidents across Sydney's eastern suburbs, from Maroubra to Rose Bay, will no longer rely on "gut instinct" to decide if a woman and her children need immediate...

Appointment fuels development fears for the Malabar Headland

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Leesha McKenny One of Sydney's remaining stretches of undeveloped beachside headland is being sized up for possible development by consultants appointed by the federal government.

Man stabbed by girlfriend's mother

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A man has been stabbed by his girlfriend’s mother after she walked into his bedroom in Sydney’s east, police say.

Man stabbed by girlfriend's mother

A man has been stabbed by his girlfriend’s mother after she walked into his bedroom in Sydney’s east, police say.

$7 billion shortfall looming for NSW public schools

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James Robertson and Amy McNeilage The NSW public school system is facing a $7 billion shortfall and declining standards unless the government doubles its spending over the next two decades to meet the state's growing population, a...

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Fisherman dies at Lurline Bay

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Lisa Visentin A fisherman has died at a beach near Maroubra after a helicopter rescue team was unable to reach him in time.

Byron Bay attack: fear of sharks not what it used to be as opposition to culls increases

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Damien Murphy A huge sea change has swept the beach culture and its attitude to sharks. Boardriders want to rock on regardless and conservationists are fighting a rearguard action against the old attitude that the...

Hero surfer saves three people from capsized boat at La Perouse

Chris Noble rescued four people from a capsized boat while he was surfing near La Perouse.

Eryk Bagshaw A 30-year-old high school teacher has been hailed a hero after he rescued four people from a sinking fishing boat in Botany Bay on Friday afternoon.

Racist abuse of Jewish children on school bus an 'isolated and random' attack, say police

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Megan Levy A group of drunken youths accused of chanting anti-Semitic abuse at a busload of Jewish primary school students had engaged in an opportunistic attack and had not considered the consequences of their...

Youths accused of racist attack on busload of Jewish children 'too drunk' to be interviewed

Megan Levy A group of youths accused of launching an anti-Semitic stream of abuse at a bus load of Jewish primary school children were dressed in school uniforms and produced bus passes to board the vehicle,...

Teen faces court after inner west robbery

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Anne Tarasov A teenager has faced court after he forced an eldery woman to the ground and stole her handbag in Sydney's inner west.

Getaway car hits mini-bus, passengers injured

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A getaway car used in an attempted armed robbery has crashed into a mini-bus carrying elderly people in Sydney's eastern suburbs.

NSW planning: Density the price of convenience, says Goward

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Leesha McKenny Pru Goward has sent a stark message to Sydney's established garden suburbs, warning if you live near a train station, be prepared for more density.

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Police close in on security guard killers

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Emma Partridge Police know the men responsible for the cold-blooded killing of Sydney security guard Gary Allibon and have released an image of a getaway car in the hope of finally making an arrest.