Bondi Badlands Historical Violence Walking Tour

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Delivered by Greg Callaghan, author of the true crime novel Bondi Badlands, the tour provides a detailed insight into the lives of four gay men who sadly went missing or lost their lives nearby Marks Park, Bondi.

Intended to raise awareness and contribute to community healing, the tour explores local and LGBTIQ history and sheds light on the circumstances that gave rise to the wave of violence during the 1980’s and 1990’s and pays respect to the many lives impacted.

This engaging and informative walking tour will take you around picturesque Mackenzies Headland, Bondi.


Walk 1: Saturday 18 May, 3pm (ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED)

Walk 2: Saturday 22 June, 3pm (ALLOCATION EXHAUSTED)

Duration: 90 minutes

Distance: approx. 1.5kms easy walking with some steep steps*

Group size: max. 15 people

Cost: FREE (RSVP Essential)

Bookings essential: please bring your printed booking sheet.

Access: please advise if you require assistance.

Meeting point and other details provided upon booking.

More information:

This Walking Tour was developed by ACON with funding and support from Waverley Council.

To donate, please go to Donate page.


Updates about the walk, such as cancellations, will be sent to your email address.


Honour the past, celebrate the present, create an inclusive future!