Offshore Bulky Goods
Monday, August 6
General, White-goods &
- Please read Collection Guidelines before putting your
- The total
quantity per household should not to exceed 3 cubic metres (3m x 1m x
NOTE: NO ASBESTOS TO BE PLACED OUT FOR COLLECTION
Asbestos is extremely hazardous to everyone’s health.
includes what is known as “fibro” which is an asbestos based product.
URM is legally bound and
reserves the right to close down the collection should any asbestos be
found thrown out for the Clear Out
- Computers & TV's
- Asbestos, batteries and household chemicals
- Building materials – wall linings, gyprock, studs,
timber beams, tiles, concrete
- Car, motor and boat parts, rubber tyres – rims are
- Food, full gas bottles (open valve), glass including
windows, panes, mirrors, panels, shower screens, picture frames, liquid
paints, oils, fuel, soil, earth, fill, bricks
- Recyclable materials – paper and cardboard, soiled
wrappings, vegetation, plants
not be collected
responsibility to remove unacceptable items from roadside
- Appliances such as stoves and fridges – remove doors;
frames with glass removed – break glass into newspaper, wrap securely
and put in household garbage
- Paint tins and fuel containers – with the lid off and
- Manageable quantities of: delivery pallets, wooden
stairs, decking, gates, fencing, guttering, down piping, iron sheets
and water tanks – cut down to 1.2 metre lengths and able to be lifted
by one person; nails must not stick out – please hammer down; hot water
systems – emptied
- Metals to be kept separate, where possible, to be
taken to Kimbriki Recycling & Waste Facility for re-processing and
- Place metals in a separate pile to other general
clean up materials
NPWS fox control - 1080
poison (sodium fluoroacetate) ground baiting and ejectors
1080 poison as buried baits and 1080 poison capsules in canid pest
ejector (CPE) devices are laid continually and in an ongoing manner in
the following reserves and stakeholder land (in Greater Sydney Branch):
- Garigal National Park
- Lane Cove National Park
- Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
- Sydney Harbour National Park:
North Head including the Quarantine Station, Dobroyd Head, Middle Head,
Chowder Head & Bradleys Head managed by the National Parks &
- The North Head Sanctuary and
Former School of Artillery managed by the Sydney Harbour Federation
- The Australian Institute of Police
Management, North Head
This notification is for
the period from 1st August 2018 to 31st January 2019
DO NOT TOUCH BAITS OR
DOMESTIC ANIMALS MAY BE AFFECTED
1080 POISON IS LETHAL TO
DOMESTIC DOGS AND CATS
Pet owners must ensure that their pets do not enter baited reserves.
Warning signs are displayed to notify the public. Dogs and cats are
prohibited in National Parks (NPW Act 1974 & Regulations) and the
North Head Sanctuary. Penalties apply.
For further information please contact:
- NPWS Sydney North (Middle Head) Area office: 8968 6300
- NPWS Sydney North (Forestville) Area office: 9451 3479
- NPWS Sydney West (Lane Cove NP) Area office: 8448 0400
- NPWS after-hours Duty officer service: 9457 9577
- Sydney Harbour Federation Trust: 8969 2167
- National Parks and Wildlife Service Pest Officer:
West Pittwater Rural Fire
NSW Fire and Rescue have
excellent website articles on fire safety.
Help us, help you by
taking action to ensure you and your family stay
safe over winter.
Prevent fires from heaters & open fires
- Keep everything one metre away from your heater.
- Install and use as per manufacturer’s instructions.
- If you suspect a fault, have the heater serviced or
- Always supervise young children in rooms with open
fires or working heaters.
- Ensure flues and chimneys are regularly cleaned.
- Strong fire screens should be set up in front of open
- Never use wheat bags in bed.
Carbon monoxide from open fires
Avoid the use of external heating equipment inside your homes. This
includes those that use 'heat beads' or LPG as a fuel source.
This type of equipment is not suitable for indoor use and can lead to a
build up of carbon monoxide which could be fatal. All heating devices
should be used in accordance with manufacturer's recommended practices.
Be prepared with a plan of escape
Have a home escape plan. Identify at least two ways out of each room.
Practise the plan with your family so everyone knows how to get out.
Learn more about making an escape plan
Prevent electrical fires
- Don’t overload powerpoints and powerboards.
- Regularly check electrical leads for damage and
- Never use faulty electrical leads or appliances.
- Store your electric blanket safely – roll don't fold.
- Before going to bed, turn off all electrical
appliances at the powerpoint.
- Turn off electric blankets and heaters when you’re
not at home and before getting into bed.
Keep Looking when Cooking
Never leave cooking in the kitchen unattended.
Our firefighters respond to about 3,865 house fires each year, with 45%
of these originating in the kitchen.
Learn more about cooking fire safety
Prevent clothes dryer fires
- Clean your lint filter before or after each use.
- Ensure there is adequate air flow around your dryer.
- Don’t leave the dryer operating when you’re not home.
Andrew Cutler - Captain
West Pittwater Rural Fire Brigade
02 9997 3795
Church Point Cafe -
Artists play between 3:30 - 6:30pm
Sun 5th August - Turner Brown Band -
Broadbeach Blues Fest Favorites
Tickets are selling fast for Festival Favorites The TURNER BROWN BAND.
Touring from the U.S. this is a rare special event. Don't Miss out!
This will be of of our stand out Sunday afternoons. Grab a table while
Sun 12th August: Backbeat
time local favourites Backbeat, from the Northern Beaches of Sydney,
are making their first appearance at The Co Op Club with an always
surprising and eclectic set list that ranges from laid back ballads to
full tilt rock n roll. Come and join us for an afternoon of classic
tunes, and if you feel like dancing... Backbeat will rock your socks
off! Featuring Jeff Longhurst on Guitar, John Stone on Keyboard &
Guitar, Tim Barber on Bass and Josh Wiles on drums.
Sun 19 August : Darren
Heinrich Trio feat Nic Jeffries Soul Jazz with Groove
19th August: The DARREN HEINRICH TRIO featuring Nic Jeffries on Vocals
and Saxophone. Soul Drenched Jazz Classics with an emphasis on Groove!
They bring a hip Vintage sound of the Hammond Organ. A mainstay of the
Chitlin' Circuit in the 1960s, the organ trio re-unite with tenor
saxophonist/vocalist Nic Jeffries and head for that classic sound in
the history of jazz. For an afternoon of wining and dining and whiling
the Sunday afternoon away at the waters edge, come and enjoy some of
Sydney’s best music Northside, don’t miss out! Grab a table!
Darren Heinrich - organ
Steve Brien - guitar
Tim Firth - drums
Nic Jeffries - tenor sax & vocals
Sunday 29th July: The Sly Dogs - Let the Dogs Bite, you'll be glad you
‘music loving’ Scotland Islands very own quintessential Blues band, THE
SLY DOGS!! The Co-Op Club’s house band will be playing the very best
mix of feel good Sunday afternoon faves to fire you up for a great
start to the week. They always have audiences whooping and hollering in
a furor of excitement with songs from JJ CALE, RODRIGUEZ, TAJ MAHAL
& CREDENCE CLEARWATER to name a few. Veteran Blues vocalist,
guitarist and harmonica player Matty “Harp Dog” Trapnell leads the fray
with singer Narelle Lewis, David Richards on bass, Stew Eagles on
keyboard, Nic Anderson on the Violin and Chuck Bradley on drums.
Always a big crowd so grab a table and join in the fun!
The Waterfront Café’s Co-Op Club presents the finest live music North
side of the bridge from 3.30pm every Sunday. Come and immerse yourself
in some wonderful music by the waters edge with great friends, your
favorite beverage, some wonderful music and a huge range of delicious
1860 Pittwater Rd Church Point – bookings 99796633www.facebook.com/thecoopclubchurchpointwww.waterfrontstore.com.au
The Indecisive Moment
An exhibition Invitation
from June Lahm
Opening: Sunday 2pm, 5th
featuring Scotland Islander June Lahm
Image by June Lahm
Haines Hunter V17L with Four Stroke 100 HP Outboard
- Regularly serviced by Ben Johnson Marine
- Very good condition, solid dry floor and transom
- In original condition with a recently replaced Bimini.
- A great safe boat in heavy weather.
- Includes some safety gear.
Phone Eamon : 04079256
For Rent on
Bright spacious upstairs level of house for rent $400
Looking for quiet person, non smoker, no pets.
- Includes electricity and water.
- One large bedroom, office, bathroom and separate
- Totally private from downstairs.
- Water glimpses and near Tennis wharf.
Will consider short or long term.
Please contact Jane 0478454116.
Selling Your House?
Hi, if you’re SELLING your house then we may be very
interested in buying it.
Our family has been renting on the island for some time now and would
like to buy as we have decided to settle in this fantastic place.
We are looking for a house with 2 or 3 bedrooms.
Will consider most locations around the island.
Note: waterfront is not in our price range.
Please get in touch!
Phone: 0405 900 335 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks for reading.
Luigi, Bénédicte & Matteo
and Bays People
My daughter Ruby is hoping to start year 7 next year at
We are not currently living locally but are aiming to move at the end
of this year, and I am hoping we can meet and get to know some of the
local kids who might also be going into year 7 at Pittwater as she
won't know anyone.
If you are a parent of any kids going into year 7 at Pittwater next
year and would be happy to meet up sometime before then to introduce
the kids I would be very grateful.
Thanks and I look forward to hearing from you.
The Local Guide
|Scotland Island Web Site
go to the Calendar
|Scotland Island Residents Facebook Page
||click to go to Page
Island Community Vehicle - 0404 103 700
||Number, Usage & Charges
Island Rural Fire Brigade - 9999 4404
Pittwater Rural Fire Brigade - 9997-3795
|Scotland Island Residents
Association (SIRA) Membership details - click here for details
Pittwater Community Association (WPCA) - www.westpittwater.com.au
Island Emergency Non-potable Water
- Agreement for Sale of Non-potable Water
- SIRA Membership Application
- Emergency Non-potable Water Guidelines
- General Information, Map & Contacts
Island & Offshore Children's Services (SIOCS)
Please call 02 9979 7856 or
- Long Day Care at The Island Kindy in Catherine
- Days of operation: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
- Times: 8.00am - 6.00pm
- Before & After School Care
- 8.00am until walked to school ferry - collected
from school ferry until
- Vacation Care, Casual Care and Playgroup on
- Hire the Kindy for Birthday Parties
Island Community Hall Bookings: Barbara
Labram M: 0473008339 or email@example.com
Pittwater Online News - http://www.pittwateronlinenews.com
|Tick Fact Sheet
Waitlist (Tennis User Group) - Application Form
Services, Clubs & Accommodation
Island Traders - On-line shopping from your computer through www.g2u.com.au -delivered to
your door Scotland Island by Scotland Island Traders - Graeme
Richmond - Mobile: 0419 460 331
of the Peace - Bob Mitchell (Mackerel Beach) - 0419 745 628
Justice of the Peace - Tony Hendel - 0419
Justice of the Peace - Andy Derijk -
Elvina Bay 0418 613 890
| Justice of the Peace - Lexie
Le Blang 0418399674 or
Justice of the Peace - Graham
Stenner - 0407216405
|Justice of the Peace - Carolyn
Milani - 0409914699
Community Arts Inc. - Enquiries Lorrie Morgan 9997 8079
Music Club - enquiries Janice Tuynman - 99991937 - jt@swift dsl.com.au
Point Yacht Club - http://www.wpyc.com.au
Prince Alfred Yacht Club - 02
9997 1022 http://www.rpayc.com.au/
Motor Yacht Club - http://www.royalmotor.com.au/ 02 9997 5511
Island Lodge - Bed & Breakfast - 02 9979 3301 or
Youth Hostel - (02) 9999 5748 (8-11 am and 5-8 pm)
Service - "No job too small" - Call Alan 0447 775 541
Wayne on Scotland Island 0418 229 277 - offshore community
sparky - www.sparky.com.au
David Walsh - Graphic Design - Custom Made Sculpture - 0404 239
212 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Dog Wash & Grooming - Call
Jenni: 0450 444 100 or Email: email@example.com
Free Pump Outs for Boats - Council
with RMS installed a pump out at Careel Bay wharf
purification system installed for offshore homes:
Call Juliette 0418349448
Solicitor - Rachel
Carter - Carter O'Neill Legal - 0406 239 946
Domestic Cleaner - Kath - 0405097424 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Building Design and
Drafting Services - Samuela Madej – Murphy ph.
0450331573 email: email@example.com
Tissue & Swedish Massage - Mona 0405 097 424
Island Based Cleaner - Uses predominantly
Organic & Nnatural products - Mona 0405 097 424
Island Classes (Fitness, Dance, Art etc)
Meditation and Group Fitness with Patrice - 0406 483 036 firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Classes- drawing and painting in oils,
acrylics and mixed media- Marion 0431 457 431
Yoga - Tuesday 9.00 to 10.30 Tuesday morning - Phone Katya on
0414 187 916
Group For Catherine Park - Run by SIOCS - Emmie Collins on 0405
& Kids Groups Playgroup - Run by SIOCS - email
Park Bush Care Group, 2nd Sunday @ 9.30am, Sharon Kinnison @
Thinking Group - Roy Baker, 9999 6891,
Airlines, Buses and Railways
Island Tides, Moon phases, Sun rise & set
for Sydney (128k circle)
Emergency Contact Numbers
|ALL EMERGENCIES (Police - Fire - Ambulance)
|Police Assistance Line
||13 1444 or 9281 0000
|Broken Bay Water Police
||9910 7899 or 0412 162 093
Rescue Broken Bay - Weekend
9999 3554 - (02) 8411 1121
Rescue Broken Bay - VHF Radio channel
Radio Channel: VHF 16
27MHz Radio Channel: 86 or 88
| Scotland Island Rural Fire
Bay Rural Fire Service
Bay Rural Fire Service
Beach Rural Fire Service
Fire Service Headquarters Terrey Hills
|NSW Fire Service General
Information 9265 2999
|Rural Fire Service General
|State Emergency Service,
||13 25 00 9486 3399
|National Parks & Wildlife
Service: 000, general information
|Dept of Community Services:
||131 388, (ah) 131 909
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