Bondi detectives are investigating three separate fires that occurred between 1.30am and 2.30am on Monday morning. At around 1.30am a fire was started in Gould St Bondi destroying 4 motorcycles. Another fire was also present in a garbage bin at the rear of a property.
Bronte has become the place for surfers to use the sea, but how to safely and legally access the ocean has become an issue. Surfers have said that they can access the sea via the rocks to the north of the beach and legally enter, but this is faced with the risk of injury.
OnScene Bondi has talked to surfers this evening who had made the decision to utilise Bondi Beach as their place to exercise and de-stress. Dozens of surfers entered the closed off beach the moment life guards ended their patrols and exit well after the night sets in.
A 16-year-old female has been rescued after a 3 hour operation in Diamond Bay overnight It's understood the teenager was socialising with friends prior to falling 15 metres from a cliff.
Bondi Beach has closed after health officials declared no more than 500 people can be on the beach at a time. A decision by lifeguards was made to close Bondi Beach as they simply do not have the resources to continually count numbers and deny entry when the number is exceeded.
It was "Business as usual" at Bondi Beach with thousands descending upon the sand, water and grassy areas. "Social Distancing" was the last thing on many minds as many just enjoyed the seasonably hot day.
Waverley police are investigating an alleged assault on Bondi Rd in Bondi Junction overnight which has ended with a man needing hospital treatment. Police are searching for the offender. The incident occurred at around 3.30am. The man was transported in a stable condition with suspected abdominal injuries.