Heroism in the surf

Yesterday it was 80 years since the Black Sunday surf rescue at Bondi Beach, which was commemorated on the weekend with a re-enactment featuring 150 lifesavers, complete with period costume and equipment. You can listen to Nic and Nicole here:  Listen now  Bondi Beach... read more

Flash coves, deep rogues and rascals

Sydney thrives on crime stories and today on 2SER Lisa thought she’d share a unique dossier held in the State Archives that gives a special insider’s view of law and order in Sydney in the 1840s.   You can listen to Nic and Lisa here:  Listen now  The dossier is... read more

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PIC: Man reading newspaper on deck of ferry approaching Circular Quay, 1906. By Harold Cazneaux. Contributed by National Library of Australia [nla.pic-an23242011].



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