Try to find the spot where the photographer was standing.
maybe we can date it from the cars, anyone?
The most modern of the cars look to be approximately 1938 vintage.
... and the Surf Carnival. I seem to remember someone mentioning those concrete piers were demolished after WW2 ... Guessing 1940s.
Good observations guys ! Thank you, the cars sure have style
Another (earlier?) view of a Surf Carnival (also from State Records NSW):
and looking north (State Records NSW):
11 months ago
a contributor from Bondi, Australia suggested this image
is from 1938