Congratulation Robyn Iredale
Australia Day 2020 Honours
Member of the Order of
For significant service to
people with an intellectual disability, and to education
to Robyn Iredale, former President of Fragile X
Association of Australia, who has been awarded Member (AM)
of the General Division of the Order of Australia for
significant service to people with intellectual disability
and to education.
Robyn has been a tireless advocate for the Fragile X
community for more than 30 years - advocating for early
diagnosis of Fragile X disorders, and advocating for the
rights of people with Fragile X syndrome to have the
appropriate supports and the right to inclusion.
Reminder Bushfire Support
Fine Fuel and Vegetation
GREEN WASTE COLLECTION - Monday January 27 (tomorrow!)
Council is working with URM who will be delivering a
vegetation collection to Scotland Island.
What do you need to do?
Present your vegetation in tied bundles or a
hard-sided container. Material presented in
plastic, nylon, hessian bags, cardboard or foam boxes
and untied bundles, will not be collected.
4. Place your vegetation
in the road reserve outside your property for
5. Pick up starts on Monday
Please ensure a three-metre gap is left on the road to
allow trucks to collect the vegetation.
Do not put green clean up materials in the bulka bags
(which are provided for the fine fuels collection).
Who can I ask for more information?
You can contact Scotland Island Residents’
Association Cass Gye on 0418 220 107 or Northern
Beaches Council David Munday on 9970 1248.
For more information about preparing for bushfire and for
the latest updates, visit www.rfs.nsw.gov.au
Executive Manager Community Engagement &
Community Engagement & Communications
FINE FUEL COLLECTION - Thursday January 30
Fine fuel includes leaves, twigs and bark that can easily
catch fire. Fine fuels are less than the diameter of your
What do you need to do?
1. Bulka Bags will be
distributed from Thursday 16 January. Resident’s will
receive one large bag per household.
2.Clear your roof and rake
up all the fine fuel around your house and tip it into
the large bag which you should place in the road reserve
outside your property for collection.
When is it happening?
Bag collection starts from
Monday 20 January until all the bags
2020 Waste Collection
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Ausgrid Scotland Island Reliability Project -
Church Point carpark permit and cashback offer
As you are aware, construction is starting soon to install
a backup electricity cable between Church Point and
Parking changes from 7am Monday 3 February 2020
Parking in the southern part of the Church Point Carpark
will be unavailable for approximately five months during
We are reminding residents with a Church Point Carpark
permit about our cashback offer to relocate to Rowland
Reserve during construction.
To thank volunteers, Ausgrid is offering a $350
cashback offer on your current permit plus extra
financial support to travel between the carparks.
Apply for your Rowland Reserve permit (free of charge):
This offer is available on a first come, first served
basis, and will be limited to 70 Visa Prepaid Cards
- by 5pm on Monday 3 February 2020
to receive an extra $300 on your Visa Prepaid Card
- between Tuesday 4 February and 5pm
on Wednesday 4 March 2020 to receive an extra $200 on
your Visa Prepaid Card.
To find out more about the offer, read our December
2019 community newsletter
You can change over your permit at the Mona Vale
Customer Service Centre anytime during their
normal business hours.
The centre will be open additional hours on Saturday 1
February 2020 between 9am-12pm, to assist residents who
are unable to visit during the week.
Community information sessions
Ausgrid is holding two information sessions so you can
chat with the project team and discuss any questions you
may have. No appointment is necessary, just drop in.
The Waterfront Café, 1860 Pittwater Road, Church Point
Wednesday 22 January 2020, between 5:30 - 7:30pm
Thursday 30 January 2020, between 5:30 - 7:30pm
If you have any questions please call us on 1800 604 765
or email email@example.com.
WANTED: Your old laptop. PC or Mac in almost any condition
but preferably under six years old. I have taken nearly 50
of these devices to my other home in Fiji for distribution
to needy students on the island of Taveuni.
I either format the existing hard disk and use software to
wipe any trace of your data. I use DBAN, software that
scrubs your hard disk and works on PC and Mac laptops..
I then take the laptops, four at a time, to Taveuni.
If you have a laptop that you no longer use and are happy
for me to refurbish I would love to hear from you.
Paul Purvis - 0403442764
We have a surplus 8 ft fibreglass dinghy.
Free to a good home.
Please contact John
or 0416 733 147.
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