The managing committee of the Sydney ladies-only swimming pool at the centre of a controversy earlier this year for threatening to ban transgender women who had not undergone reasment surgery has been ousted with a new interim president and committee elected to run it. McIvers Ladies Baths in Coogee.
Credit: Kate Geraghty. A special meeting held on Thursday night of more than 50 members of the Randwick and Coogee Ladies Swimming Club, which manages the ocean pool in the eastern suburbs, voted unanimously to elect new office holders. Interim president-elect Tracy Grujovic of Coogee said there was a strong feeling at the meeting that in recent times the pool was being run more as a business than a not-for-profit, which is why they asked current president Marianne Kadunc and her committee members to step down.
She said she stopped when the current management took over. Credit: Louise Kennerley. She said for more than 90 years the pool had been run per cent by volunteers, but the recent management had employed up to 28 paid staff members and introduced unnecessary rules and regulations unrelated to COVID Our Morning Edition newsletter is a curated guide to the most important and interesting stories, analysis and insights.
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