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Scotland Island - Western Shores - Mackerel Beach

August 21, 2016

Newsletter for Offshore Residents of Pittwater


20 August 2016



As you may be aware a new Development Application for the Pasadena has been lodged.  While no one is happy with the current state of the building, we believe that the proposal for a 138 seat restaurant with will have serious negative impact on the parking.

The SIRA Committee will this week send out suggested points for residents to use for their letters of objections,
Details of the DA / Council Form / Link to DA on Council Website


Church Point Car Park Works

Stage 1 of the Church Point upgrade will commence on Monday 22 August

From 7am Monday 22 August

No parking in the three  car spaces required for access into the Contractors compound in front of Rostrevor Reserve  for the duration of the works - (orange area on plan).

No parking on the eastern side of Cargo Wharf. This area will become part of the works zone and will be part of the new road alignment and open green space.

There will be no change to Cargo Wharf and the temporary wharf in Rostrevor Reserve will be available for use by commuter permit holders.

Public set down spaces will be provided to service the Commuter Wharf drop off requirements during construction - (blue area on plan).

There will be pedestrian paths through Rostrevor Reserve and around the work zones to ensure pedestrian safety.

From 7am Thursday 25 August

No mooring of boats on the internal side of the existing commuter wharf (pink zone on plan).

Mid September

Construction of alternate access ramp to existing commuter wharf (purple area on plan).
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For further information visit the Major Projects page
Please call me at any time if you have any questions.

We remain committed to minimising disruption to local residents, businesses and offshore users during the construction process.

Grant Tighe
Project Manager Church Point
Northern Beaches Council
M:  0466 513 567
PO Box 882 Mona Vale  NSW 1660

Expression of Interest for Reference Strategic Groups

Dear Community Members

At Council on Tuesday evening the Administrator endorsed the creation of 11 Strategic Reference Groups.

The Expression of Interest process is open from 13 August 2016 until 4 September.

Please click here to see a letter from Beth Lawson, Deputy General Manager, Public Affairs and Public Officer for the Northern Beaches Council.

Applications can be made through the website at:

If you do not intend to complete your application in one session make sure that you save your application by pressing the save and continue link at the top of the screen in the online application form.

Many apologies if you receive duplicate emails.  I would also appreciate it if you can send this information through your networks.

Kind regards

Jane Mulroney
Manager – Community Engagement & Corporate Strategy
Northern Beaches Council
E: jane.mulroney@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au
P: 9970 1108
M: 0409 938 472

Island Kindy Father's Day Cafe


Bush Regeneration at Morning Bay

on Sunday 28th August 2016

 An invitation is extended to all to join our Bush Regeneration event at Morning Bay on Sunday 28th August 2016.

Pittwater YHA is again running a Bush Regeneration Event. 

The work will start around 8.30 am and go till lunchtime. Come even if you can offer an hour or two to help. Instruction given to those new to bush regeneration and equipment provided.
The weekend is supported by the Greater Sydney Local Land Service with funding from the Australian Government and the NSW Government programmes.
Help us to wage war on the Asparagus Fern, Mother of Millions, Lantana  and Bidens of Morning Bay.
Morning tea and a lunch is provided.  Take time in the afternoon to go for a kayak ride on one of the YHA kayaks.
For further information and to let us know you can come along, call  Sarah and Michael at the Pittwater YHA on 9999 5748.
Pittwater YHA
Managers Sarah Polomka & Michael Doherty
p: (02) 9999 5748 (8-10 am and 5-8 pm)
w: http://www.yha.com.au/hostels/nsw/sydney-surrounds/pittwater/

Boat for Sale - $4,000

4 meter De Haviland tinnie

  • 25 HP Yamaha outboard (2 years old)
  • Key start
  • Battery
  • Wooden oars
  • Yamaha petrol tank and spare tank
  • life jackets
  • fire extinguisher
  • nav lights
  • Solid engine bar (cost $600)
Call/text Rachel 0406 239 946

Wanted to Adopt

poly surf ski

We are looking to adopt a small poly surf ski that is not being used.
If you have one that is just collecting dust and want to donate it to a good home, we’d love to come collect it!

We would also be willing to pay if you’d prefer to sell one.




We are looking for a small - medium size rabbit hutch for our furry friends
If anyone has one hanging around in the yard looking for a good home would love to come and collect

Call Lizzie 0477 939 408

For Sale (on Island - can also barge off)

NordicTrac Treadmill

RRP $4,500 - Sell for $1,500

  • Touchscreen - WIFI
  • 15% incline
  • -3% decline
  • Heartrate monitors and belt
  • Speakers - bluetooth and cable
Call Rachel 0406 239 946

For Sale


Small Grey poly water

$250 ono ($750 new),  currently on the island

1400 high x 1460 diameter   2000 litres capacity  good condition

PH:  0417 425 085

Childs Bed for Sale

Near New Childs bed with mattress and built in desk and wardrobe $150
Must dismantle .

Located  near Carols Wharf.
Contact Libby 0434011766


You can now join the Scotland Island Residents’ Association through the online Self-Service Portal at sira.org.au

Alternatively, there are offline methods of joining, read more here or contact  secretary@sira.org.au

Join West Pittwater Community Association

To join the Western Pittwater Community Association http://www.westpittwater.com.au/Contact/join-the-wpca

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