The Australia Day Awards were presented at a function at Avalon SLSC on Thursday 21 January 2016.
There were three award categories; the Pittwater Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year (under 26 years) and Sportsperson of the Year.
Young Citizen of the YearKayleigh Greig
Kayleigh is only 12 years of age and is already an active wildlife ambassador. Her various roles include membership of Sydney Wildlife, a volunteer for Southern Cross Wildlife Care and a member of the Wildlife Roadkill Prevention Association. She’s also negotiating with Ernst & Young to establish a wildlife ambulance and clinic.
Pittwater Sportsperson of the YearCharlie Brooks & Alyse Saxby
Charlie is a highly accomplished member of the Newport Surf Life Saving Club. Last year he won medals at local and state events with 5 gold and 2 silver medals at the Australian Championships, earning him the title of ‘Male Athlete of the Carnival’. This year he also represented Australia in the Youth Surf Life Saving team.
Alyse has represented Australia at the World Games for Special Olympics three times. This year she won a gold medal in Sailing Level 3 at the World Games in Los Angeles with her sailing partner and coach on board. She was also a finalist for Sailor of the Year with a Disability at the 2015 Yachting Australia Awards.
Pittwater Citizen of the YearRomilly Madew
Romilly is a passionate advocate for sustainable living, holding positions of both the Deputy President of the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council and is the CEO of the Green Buildings Council of Australia. Romilly is the first Independent Chair of the Currawong State Park Advisory Board (NSW) and as President of Bilgola Surf Life Saving Club is a well-respected member of the Pittwater community.
Mayor Jacqui Townsend with Pittwater Citizen of the Year - Romily Madew.
Citizen of the Year – Special mentionMichelle Heaton-Armstrong
A special mention was given to Michelle Heaton-Armstrong for her work with ‘Fight on the Beaches’. Michelle is the driving force behind the ‘Fight on the Beaches’ charity that has seen a staggering $326,000 raised for cancer research.
Check out the image gallery of the Australia Day celebrations in Pittwater.
Literary Luncheon - Inlaws and OutlawsWed 17 Feb, 12-1:30pm
Listen to author Kathleen James discuss her book (and own story) Inlaws and Outlaws at Mona Vale Library and be amazed at a family secret or two around adoption and bigamy while getting a real love story fix.
Inlaws and Outlaws
‘Kathleen James deals with the issues of adoption with grace, sensitivity and sincere compassion. This is a wonderful read and personally it touched me on so many levels…. To bring to others the dilemma that is adoption with such understanding is a huge achievement.’ Penelope Wise, representative of the Adoptive Parents Association (APA) on the NSW Standing Committee on Adoption, Australia, 1977 - 1990.
Cost is $8 or $6 for concessions and includes a light lunch.
Bookings essential on 99701600.
Including workshops by Scotland Island artist Nettie Lodge
All the Wine that's fit to Drink :)
Good news! The Pittwater syndicate is announcing our next tasting - and just in time for your editor who has run out of white! OMG
In perfect time to stock up for the long winter months - to get you through the snow and sleet we must expect in winter...
THE DATE:Sunday 20th March 2016
THE TIME: 3pm
THE PLACE:The wonderful waterfront home of George and Deryn, on the south western corner of the island.
You know the house? If not sure just reply to this mailing.
NOTES: Yes you can bring family and friends.
This is just a preliminary advice so that you can circle the date in your calendar, if anyone still has a paper calendar :)
Tasting notes and more detail when they come to hand.
February 2016 Bookings
Church Point Cafe - Artists play between 3:30 - 6:30pm
Sun Feb 7: Mitch Anderson :
Sun Feb 7: Mitch Anderson is quite simply one of the best white soul singers of our time. With a career spanning 20 years as a vocalist and piano player, he recently won the hearts of millions of people throughout Australia and the rest of the world with his emotionally charged heartfelt performances on the Voice Australia where he was the top finalist on the winning team Seal. This is Mitch & band’s first time at the Co-Op Club and definitely not one to be missed. Check out a live clip here https://youtu.be/xbBd1oVSMTY
“..everything that comes out of Mitchell’s mouth is soulful…” - Seal
Sun Feb 14: Helen Ryder :
Sun Feb 14: Helen Ryder is a Melbourne based singer who will be joining us at the Co-Op Club in February as part of a tour to promote her new album Someday Love. A rich 11 track offering of lush country & soul infused pop featuring duets with Spencer P. Jones (Beasts of Bourbon) & Kevin Bennett. (The Flood) Helen and band were featured in the Age & SMH’s top 5 gigs in 2015 so don’t miss the chance to hear them.
…”A beautiful selection of songs interpreted with great feeling and backed by some of Australia’s finest musicians..” Brian Wise, RRR Radio, Melbourne
Sun Feb 21: Kate Lush & band :
Sun Feb 21: Kate Lush & band are a big favourite at the Co-Op Club. Add to her devastating voice, great original material and an outstanding band and you have a Sunday afternoon not to be missed.
Think soul infused rock, Memphis blues with a dash of Susan Tedeschi..
There’s a kind of infectious joy that comes out of Kate Lush’s music that captures your imagination. Go prepared to be blown away.
Sun Jan 17: Matt Trapnell & The Sly Dogs :
Matt Trapnell & The Sly Dogs are one of the most popular bands that play at the Co-Op Club. Come and join us for their brand of dirty, soulful blues with the fantastic Matt Trapnell on guitar, harmonica & voice with special guests.
Music is every Sunday between 3.30 - 6.30pm
1860 Pittwater Rd Church Point – bookings 9999 2793
Starting again on February 2nd
Come and Enjoy
In The Community Hall, Scotland IslandTuesdays, 9 am to 10.30 am
$ 20 per class, $70 for 4 classes.
Through graceful sequences of movement, pranayama asanas, relaxation and meditation, you can release tension and experience the full joy of life.
Suitable for all fitness levels and ages.
Bring a mat, blanket and a bottle of water
Ring Katya on 0414 187 916
Double bed mattressDouble bed mattress – good condition, Chirotonic – has logo of National Chiropractors Assoc. $50
Also free basic double bed base – slats and metal bedheads.
Jenny Cullen 0406 806 648
Small Freezer For Sale
We have a small freezer for sale 550 wide x 830 high. Very good
|Scotland Island Web Site||www.scotlandisland.org.au|
|click to go to the Calendar|
|Scotland Island Residents Facebook Page||click to go to Page|
|Scotland Island Community Vehicle - 0404 103 700||Number, Usage & Charges|
|Scotland Island Rural Fire Brigade - 9999 4404||http://www.sirfb.org.au|
|West Pittwater Rural Fire Brigade - 9997-3795||www.westpittwater.rfsa.org.au|
|Offshore Photo Gallery||offshore gallery|
Island Residents Association
(SIRA) Membership details - click
here for details
|West Pittwater Community Association (WPCA) - http://www.wpca.org.au|
Island Emergency Non-potable water
Island Children's Centre - (SIOCS - Scotland Island
& Offshore Children's Services)
Catherine Park (Long Day Care Service) 7.30am - 5.30pm (Tues, Weds, Thurs & Friday)
Other services include: School Holiday Programme / Facility & Equipment Hire
For information call 02 9979 7856 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Scotland Island Community Hall Bookings: http://www.scotlandisland.org.au/community/community-hall/|
|Pittwater Online News - http://www.pittwateronlinenews.com|
|Tick Fact Sheet|
|Scotland Island Community Vehicle - 0404 103 700 - Number, Usage & Charges||
|Church Point Ferries - 0408 296 997 Ferry Timetable click here|
Water Taxi - 0428 238 190
Offshore Services - Contact Tim Byrne on 0416 003 205
|Broken Bay Lighterage & Mooring Services - Barges - Scotland Island - Toby/Dave - 0418 649 158|
|Manly Warringah Cabs - 02 9972 5600|
|Palm Beach Cruises - 02 9997 4815|
|PMC Hill - 9999 4902 http://www.pmchill.com.au/|
|Tanya Mottl at Residential Real Estate Agents – 9999 4499 www.residentialagents.com.au|
|L.J.Hooker Mona Vale - 9979 8000 http://www.ljhooker.com.au/monavale|
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
|Justice of the Peace - Bob Bolton - 9999 4092|
|Justice of the Peace - Paul Purvis - 9979 9667|
|Justice of the Peace - Bob Mitchell (Mackerel Beach) - 0419 745 628|
|Justice of the Peace - Tony Hendel - 0419 242723|
|Justice of the Peace
- - Andy
Derijk - Elvina Bay 0418 613 890
|Pittwater Community Arts Inc. - Enquiries Lorrie Morgan 9997 8079 email@example.com|
|Peninsula Music Club - enquiries Janice Tuynman - 99991937 - jt@swift dsl.com.au|
|Woody Point Yacht Club - http://www.wpyc.com.au firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club - 02 9997 1022 http://www.rpayc.com.au/|
|Royal Motor Yacht Club - http://www.royalmotor.com.au/ 02 9997 5511|
|Scotland Island Lodge - Bed & Breakfast - 02 9979 3301 or http://www.scotlandislandlodge.com.au|
Youth Hostel - (02) 9999 5748 (8-11 am and 5-8 pm)
|Handy Service - "No job too small" - Call Alan 0447 775 541|
|Electrician Wayne on Scotland Island 0418 229 277 - offshore community sparky - www.sparky.com.au|
|David Walsh - Graphic Design - Custom Made Sculpture - 0404 239 212 - email@example.com|
|Dog Wash & Grooming Call Jenni: 0450 444 100 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Pittwater ECO Floor Sanding - LUCIO: 0425 376 986 email@example.com|
|Free Pump Outs for Boats - Council with RMS installed a pump out at Careel Bay wharf|
|Pilates, 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|
|@ Nathalie's Table - Cooking Classes - Nathalie - 9999 4449|
|Dru Yoga - Tuesday 9.00 to 10.30 Tuesday morning - Phone Katya on 0414 187 916|
Yoga - Tuesday PM.
& Saturday AM. Phone Nadine 0402 752465 email@example.com
|Tai Chi & Qi Gong classes – Friday 10-11 am. Chris 0416221040 or firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Green Group For Catherine Park - Run by SIOCS - Emmie Collins on 0405 330 781|
|WOW - Women on Water - meets 4 times a year - Jenny Frazer 0410533728 / 99994460.|
|Parents & Kids Groups Playgroup - Run by SIOCS - email Emma email@example.com|
|Scotland Island Players - contact Bob or Kez on 9999 4092|
|Catherine Park Bush Care Group, 2nd Sunday @ 9.30am, Sharon Kinnison @ 9997 6017|
|Elizabeth Park Bush Care Group, 1st Saturday @ 9 am, Bob Bolton @ 9999 4092|
|Island Thinking Group - Roy Baker, 9999 6891, firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Offshore a capella choir – Saturdays at 2:30 pm, SI Community Hall. Call CB on 9997 2035.|
|Pittwater Council - 9970 1111 - email email@example.com Web site click here|
|Member for Mackellar Bronwyn Bishop, email clicking here or Bronwyn.Bishop.MP@aph.gov.au|
|Member for Pittwater Rob Stokes, email firstname.lastname@example.org|
Arrivals and Departures
Sydney Buses: Information.
Timetables & Information.
|Country Link Rail:
|ALL EMERGENCIES (Police - Fire - Ambulance)||000|
|Police Assistance Line & Information||13 1444 or 9281 0000|
|Broken Bay Water Police||9910 7899 or 0412 162 093|
Bay - Weekend
9999 3554 -
(02) 8411 1121
Bay - VHF Radio channel
Radio Channel: VHF 16
27MHz Radio Channel: 86 or 88
|Scotland Island Rural Fire Service||9999 4404|
|Elvina Bay Rural
|Lovett Bay Rural
|Mackerl Beach Rural
|NSW Fire Service General Information 9265 2999||9265 2999|
|Rural Fire Service General information||9450 3000|
|State Emergency Service, Warringah/Pittwater SES||13 25 00 9486 3399|
|National Parks & Wildlife Service: 000, general information||9457 9322|
|Dept of Community Services: general information||9977 6011|
|Sydney Water||132 090|
|Energy Australia||131 388, (ah) 131 909|
You can now join the Scotland
Island Residents’ Association through the online Self-Service Portal at
Alternatively, there are offline methods of joining, read more here or contact email@example.com
Join WPCATo join the Western Pittwater Community Association www.wpca.org.au, contact Michael Wiener at
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