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Scotland Island - Western Shores - Mackeral Beach
December 11, 2013
Newsletter for Offshore Residents of Pittwater, Australia


Thursday 12 December
  • Minor excavation works will be carried out alongside the stairs leading up to Richard Rd from Ferry Wharf. Pedestrian access will still be available up and down the stairs.
  • Testing of the new section of submarine cable will be conducted
  • Supply to residences will switch from generator supply to normal supply between midday and 6pm. This will result in an outage for residents for approximately 3 hours within this timeframe
  • Residents will have hot water Thursday night as their tank will have heated as normal during the Wednesday night off peak period

Friday 13 December
  • Meter technicians will be visiting premises again to reset hot water time clocks

Monday - Friday 16-20 December
  • Underboring will take place under stairs leading down to Ferry Wharf. Pedestrian access will still be available however will be a little restricted. These works will not require interruptions to your power supply
  • Richard Rd at the top of the stairs will be blocked  by the underbore machine from Monday to Friday. The remainder of Richard Rd around the Island will be accessible.


Ausgrid is not anticipating problems in restoring power to properties with 3-phase supply

The four mobile generators will remain on the Island as a contingency plan for the time being

Further works will be scheduled for January commencing Monday 13th however this will require minimal power interruption. More accurate dates and times will be communicated closer to the date.

For further information you can contact us on the numbers below during office hours.

Lawrence Bolton – Manager Community Relations & Infrastructure, Central Region 9477 8214
Kylie Baker – Community Liaison Advisor – Central Region – Ph: 9477 8393

You can now join the Scotland Island Residents Association by clicking here. Please print the page and return the completed form to SIRA at this address:
The Treasurer, SIRA, PO Box 70, Church Point 2105.
Please NO CASH.

Contact SIRA at
To join the Western Pittwater Community Association, contact Michael Wiener at

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