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2017 – Bare-footed Prime Minister visits lifesavers at Bondi

A relaxed Malcolm Turnbull took off his shoes and walked bare-footed across the golden sands of Bondi beach last Saturday while mingling with surf lifesavers, officially launching the 2017-18 surf lifesaving season for the four Waverley district clubs and christening three generously donated inflatable rescue boats. The Prime Minister and Member for Wentworth called in […]

1915 – Bondi Surf Bathers’ Life Saving Club – The Anzac Story

Amongst the first members of Bondi Surf Bathers’ Life Saving Club to head off to the Great War were J.E. ‘Jack’ Barlow and R.H. ‘Robert’ Crow (the Club honour board misspelt his surname as ‘Crowe’). Reflecting the middle class background of many of the Club’s members, and the fact that the military looked favourably on […]

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