Outstanding Service to the Community
Tirelessly working for others rewarded
A WOMAN who helped to
transform the tiny island community of Scotland Island was recognised
at the Australia Day Awards.
Cass Gye, 69, was one of five honoured for outstanding community
service by Northern Beaches Council.
Setting up an emergency water line and a community vehicle are among
Mrs Gye, who has lived on the Pittwater Island for 40 years, said it
was “overwhelming” to be awarded.
Her husband Bill, 64, has previously also been recognised in the
Australia Day honours.
“I’m a bit of a can-do person,” she said. “I really do share this award
with Bill as we’ve been a double act.”
27 Jan 2017 Manly Daily
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Scotland Island Residents Association (SIRA), or
Pittwater Community Association (WPCA)