Scotland Island - Western Shores - Mackeral Beach

-October 2003 - Special Edition

Newsletter for Offshore Residents of Pittwater, Australia  Volume 5, Issue 47; October 2003


Two SPECIAL Social Events!

November 16th 2003

Sydney Working Harbour Exhibition
Australian National Maritime Museum
Shar Jones, well known Scotland Island resident is the exhibition curator. 

Mary Louise Williams, the Museum Director,  lives in Lovett Bay

The exhibition is being opened by Richard Le Plastrier who lives in Lovett Bay

On your behalf, SIRA has organised a visit to this exhibition at a reduced rate that will include transport (limited places) afternoon tea and a conducted tour. 

Price Breakdown: Entry to exhibition: $10, Afternoon Tea:$5 Bus Ticket:$20. You can certainly come and make your own way. You do not need to catch our special bus. NOTE: Please rsvp (email: by October 15th.

Sunday November 16th is the proposed date and places on the bus are VERY limited. If you wish to attend, please email the editor ASAP. (email:

November 30th 2003

The Making of Sydney Harbour

Meeting at Pyrmont Bay Wharf at 1pm, enjoy a two and a half hour History on the Harbour Tour on board one of the Fleet’s 100 year old heritage vessels.

Check out Goat Island, Garden Island, Mort’s Dock, Woolwich Dock, Spectacle and Cockatoo Islands and learn from a professional Tour Guide’s commentary about their historical significance to Sydney Harbour and the people of Sydney..

Splash out and enjoy this unique harbour tour designed to encourage understanding and appreciation of the history of Sydney Harbour. Educate the kids!

SIRA have tentatively booked 20 places on this cruise. Most other available days are already sold out! A number of tickets have already been sold to Pittwater residents..

Price: Adults: $35 Child: $20 Family (2x2) $90 - includes afternoon tea.

On this occasion you will need to book by ringing 'The Australian Heritage Fleet' 9298-3888 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm). You must tell them you are part of the Scotland Island Residents Association group! It would be nice if you let the editor know if you are coming (email:

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