Scotland Island - Western Shores - Mackerel Beach

September 6, 2015

Newsletter for Offshore Residents of Pittwater, Australia




Community Vehicle - Out of Service Notice

Monday & Tuesday (7-8 September)

The replacement community vehicle has been delivered to the Pittwater Council Depot.

The plan is to take the current vehicle off the Island next Monday 7th September at about 2:30pm and have the new vehicle return to the Island at about 3:30pm the following Tuesday.
Accordingly the vehicle will be out of service next Monday & Tuesday (7-8 September)
Graeme Crayford
Community Vehicle Coordinator
Mobile: 0439 611 918

A Rare Opportunity to Purchase Works

by the late Katie Clemson


Support your local Fire Brigade


Pittwater we all know as a canvas for all life’s colours, with an eternal appeal to the artistic whether that be of talent or temperament. 

Katie Clemson was an outstandingly talented artist, renowned not only here in her native Australia but internationally too.   If you do a web search for Katie Clemson you’ll read of a life lived in glorious technicolour and an incredible list of her works, exhibitions and achievements.

 ‘Pittwater for me is heaven, my haven and inspiration’ wrote Katie in a prelude to an exhibition of her linocuts of Pittwater.   Katie‘s work really does reach into the canvas of Pittwater and captures the energy, the light and indeed the raw beauty of her, and our, haven.
Thanks to the extraordinary generosity of Katie’s husband Alex Allan and her friend Suzanne Akerman, we have a number of Katie’s works for sale with proceeds directed to the Scotland Island Rural Fire Brigade.  These include a few of the limited edition ‘Pittwater Boatshed’ linocuts and her truly superb print of Woody Point.  Additionally we have a few of the posters of ‘Pittwater Boatsheds’ which would be ideal gifts for anyone who has visited and enjoyed this special place.

These will all be available for viewing and sale at the September 12th Scotland Island Fire Shed Dinner and at the Fire Brigade Open Day on Sunday September 13th.  Or, you can contact myself or Penny Wise from the Community Fire Unit and we’ll happily arrange a private viewing – believe me they are something special!

Bill Lee
email –

Scotland Island RFB Fire Shed Dinner

Saturday September 12th from 7.00 pm


OPAL Card Drive

Thank you to all those to have already donated cards and got involved.

We hope to collect 100 cards from the Island and the Bays
You can drop cards off with Brain at the Church Post office or at
2KF Expresso, 2 Bungan Street, Mona Vale.

Your help is so appreciated.

Do call for more details, thank you again.

Louisa 0431 125 142


Island Family looking for a new rental

Hello all..... We are a family on the island looking for a new rental anytime from now.

If you know of any rentals coming up could you please let me know.
A 3-4 bedroom would be preferable.

Contact Essie  0418253870.

For Sale

Office Desk

Desk to sell for $20 to a lucky person.
Large office desk suitable for home office.
90cm x 180cm with one small drawer and one large file drawer.
Pick up from Morning Bay.

Call Rowena 0406046256 to pick up.

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