Scotland Island Energy
continuing in Church Point Reserve Carpark
9 April 2020
As you are aware, Ausgrid is currently installing a new
electricity cable between Church Point and Scotland
Island. This cable will improve the reliability of the
power supply to Scotland Island.
Dunstans Construction Group is doing this work on behalf
of Ausgrid. The work involves using a directional drilling
machine to bore a hole to Scotland island and install
conduits (plastic pipes) through the borehole. The cable
will then be installed through it. Please see map.
Progress to date
Work started in early February and we have now completed
the preparation work for the drilling rig. Preparation
work has also started to construct the connection point
near Pittwater Road in the Church Point Reserve Carpark.
The drilling rig and associated equipment are expected to
be delivered to site from Tuesday 14 April 2020. During
this work, you will notice large trucks entering the car
park during normal construction hours. We will use traffic
control to assist pedestrians and cars move around the
The project team will then set up the drilling rig within
our compound and additional noise reduction blankets will
be installed around the rig and on the compound fencing.
The drilling will then start from Monday 27 April
2020. We still expect to complete the project
in late June 2020, weather and ground conditions
permitting. We will notify you if this program changes.
At this stage, work hours will continue to be Monday to
Friday from 7am to 6pm and Saturdays from 8am to 1pm.
What to expect during our work
Work will be noisy at times, and there will be an increase
in vehicle movements. We will minimise the impacts to you
We apologise for any inconvenience that this work may
- installing noise blankets around excavations and
noise generating equipment
- directing lighting away from residential properties,
- carrying out regular inspections to ensure minimal
impact to surrounding residents.
Parking and traffic
The temporary parking restrictions in the Church Point
Reserve Carpark will remain in place, while the work is
work at Scotland Island Wharf, Vivian Street (Bells
will need to carry out some protective maintenance
work at the Bells Wharf (see map below), to ensure
that a safe and reliable electricity supply to the
island continues. Pedestrian, boat and ferry access to
Bells Wharf will be maintained during this work.
This work will start on Monday 20 April 2020
and should take two days to complete. We will notify
affected residents separately.
will issue email notification updates detailing work
locations and dates. Residents can register for these
updates to be emailed to them at
For enquiries related to construction, please contact
Dunstans on 0490 750 197 (24 hours) or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information related to the project visit our
website at www.ausgrid.com.au/scotlandisland.
Alternatively, you can contact Ausgrid on 1800 604 765
We apologise for any inconvenience this work may cause
you and thank you for your continued patience.
Dunstans Construction Group
Scotland Island Energy Reliability Project – Work
Request from our Waste Contractor
Due to the current
coronavirus outbreak, Covid-19, we make the following
Do not abuse the skips on each public wharf by placing
inappropriate materials inside e.g. NO BUILDING
MATERIALS, carpets and other material which should go
out in the bulky goods collection or disposed of
privately. These skips only have sufficient
capacity for domestic waste and recently they have been
full of this material. Please put
bottles/cardboard out for the recycling collection.
DO NOT MIX YOUR
One crate for bottles/PET
and one crate for cardboard/paper.
Please be mindful and empty
the bottles of all liquid i.e. wine and beer.
The cardboard must be
REDUCED TO A SIZE THAT FITS IN THE CRATE and not
We will NOT
pick up large pieces of cardboard i.e. packing
Any material not presented
correctly will NOT be collected.
These issues have been around for some time and
residents are asked to be more vigilant with the way
they dispose of their waste and abide by the guidelines
to assist the guys with collections.
We are in very unusual times at the moment and it is
important that everyone does the right thing to cut out
the risk of any possible infection.
We will get through this!
Moving off the Island
Husky double outdoor bar fridge $650 or nearest offer
Great for boat shed
See specs here https://www.appliancesonline.com.au/product/husky-alfc2840-190l-beverage-centre
Two Rinnai gas fires with gas bottle (+$25)
$425 each ono
See details of fires and other items here
Kitchen crockery, cutlery, pans assorted
Decorative items - lobster pot, large wicker wood
basket, timber wood tray, statues, photographic images
and lots more
Books and board games
Gardening tools including whippersnapper, chainsaw,
Moving off the island
Please call Peter Norton 0417489815 or Kylie Norton
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