September 24 - October 7, 2017: Issue 331
Articles This Week
Funding Secured For Narrabeen Athletics Track Upgrade from Office of Member for Mackellar, Jason Falinski
NSW Surf Patrol Season Starts by Surf Life Saving NSW (includes link to 2017 NSW Coastal Safety Report)
Reducing Roadkill On Mona Vale Road by David Palmer, Pittwater Natural Heritage Association
Aquatics: Club Marine Pittwater To Paradise Regatta - Rikki's New Aussie Adventure by Lisa Ratcliff
The Catch: The Story Of Fishing In Australia a new NLA book by Anna Clark: Berkelouw's at Mona Vale are hosting Anna on Thursday October 12th for a focus on this new work, details and how to book here
Pictures: School Holidays 2017: Take a Bush Walk in Our Pittwater Reserves, Catch a Ferry Offshore or Picnic With a View
DIY Ideas School Holidays DIY Ideas for Children: Little Vegetables Garden, Swing, Windchimes + For those looking for a bigger Spring project Johnson Brothers Mitre 10 catalogue - Renovate, Make it Great, is available now with items on sale to 1 October 2017
Profile: Lara Boyle - Whale Beach SLSC Captain for her second year in a row, the 2017 Surf Life Saver of the year at both Branch and State level, currently undertaking two degrees, Lara wants to promote a healthy lifestyle as her career, she loves the outdoors – being fit, and sharing ways to do this. Lara is also a dynamo – intelligent, intent on continuing self development with a lifelong learning ethos, and yes, also a really lovely young woman who is grateful for any opportunity to help others.
History: Early Pittwater Surfers: Avalon Beach I - 1956: The Carnival That Introduced The Malibu Surfboard And Being Able To Surf Across A Wave Face - In autumn 2014 a report on the Arrival Of The Mal - 1956 Surf Boards, the Avalon Beach Historical Society Meeting with speakers David Lyall and Bob Head, who witnessed a revolution in riding waves here, recorded the introduction of the Mal. Through Roger Sayers and courtesy of Reg Wood, an insight into that 1956 Avalon Beach SLSC carnival adds more to that record of how seeking to highlight the great work of surf lifesaving in conjunction with the Melbourne Olympics brought with it a giant wave of a surfing change
Artist of the Month: September 2017: Seeing Saltwater Country - by Sally Mayman and Dale Kentwell
Sally Mayman has been a photographer since the 1980s, working professionally in London and Australia. Sally has specialised in photographing people and landscapes, with many clients from corporate, editorial and government organisations. Dale Kentwell has been a practising artist since the 1980s and works across different media. She completed an art certificate at TAFE NSW and a BA and MA in visual arts at UNSW Art and Design. She has studied bush regeneration and bush land management and continues to work in this field.
This book will appeal to people interested in art and photography and to those wanting to learn more about Aboriginal cultures and communities. It will also appeal to tourists visiting Australia’s popular Kimberley region.
Pittwater Offshore Newsletter Update 23/9/2017
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Alcohol Free Church Point Discussion
RPAYC awarded Yachting NSW Club of the Year and Coach of the Year Awards
Spring Concert 2017 is now history!
The Lion Island Challenge 2017 Entries open
Red Cross shop Newport
New Funding For Anzac Community Projects
Fielding Applications For Sporting Grants
Community Invited to Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Evening
Elanora Players Spring 2017 Production
Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2017-21
- deliver barrier-free end to end journeys for all customers
- build accessibility into our business processes and systems
- provide accessible planning and cutting-edge assistive technology
- ensure people with disability influence the future of transport in NSW
- become an employer of choice for people with disability.
The Palmy Old Mal Old Log Rally 2017
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- putting on the red and yellow and patrolling the beach;
- helping train up our Nippers into Lifesavers;
- officiating at sport events;
- training up your fellow members;
- supporting the governance of the Club;
- fundraising or running the barbeque;
- jumping onto the radio to aid in communications;
- running social events for members;
- undertaking skilled project work within the club; or
- filling one of the other dozens of roles available within Surf Life Saving.
Petition: Save Ingleside from Over-Development
Breakwater Ball 2017
Pet of the Week
Northern beaches Veterans and community day
2017 Mosman Art Prize
- Mosman Art Prize (major acquisitive prize) sponsored by Mosman Council - $50,000
- Allan Gamble Memorial Art Prize sponsored by Mosman Council - $3,000
- Commendation Prize sponsored by Mosman Council - $2,000
- Fourth Village Providore Emerging Artists’ Prize (under 35) - $2,000
- Mosman Art Society Viewers' Choice Prize - $1,000
Mona Vale Hospital Auxiliary Stalls 2017
Pittwater Community Groups:
School Hols Break
Avalon Beach Carnival November 18th 1956
Planning Proposal - PP0003/17 - 66 Bardo Road and 2-4 Nooal Street Newport
Preliminary Notification of Planning Proposal for 2 Orchard St Warriewood - PP0002/17.The draft Proposal relates to 2 Orchard Street, 204 and 206 Garden Street, Warriewood (also known as 226-266 Garden Street, Warriewood) and seeks to permit 4 and 5 storey residential flat buildings by amending the Pittwater Local Environmental Plan 2014 to:
- Increase the residential dwelling density assigned to the affected properties under Clause 6.1 Warriewood Valley Release Area to permit an additional 102 dwellings.
- Increase the permitted maximum height of buildings on the western portion of the site from 10.5 metres to 14.5 metres and 17.5 metres.
Council invites you to comment before we decide whether to support the draft Planning Proposal. This notification is not a public exhibition for the purposes of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 but represents preliminary non-statutory notification prior to reporting to Council.
A strategic planning assessment of the draft Planning Proposal and all submissions received will be reported to Council. Council at that stage will decide whether or not to support the rezoning concept and begin the formal process.
The draft Planning Proposal and supporting material will be publicly available from 2 September 2017 until 2 October 2017, copies of the material will be available for viewing at Council’s Customer Service Centres at 1 Park Street, Mona Vale; 725 Pittwater Road, Dee Why and 1 Belgrave Street, Manly during business hours, or online on the Your Say project page.
Any person may make a written submission to Council in relation to the draft Planning Proposal. If you intend to do so, you should make yourself aware of any obligation you might have in relation to Political Donations and Gifts Disclosure.
Please note that all submissions are public documents and are made available on request. Comments received may also be reproduced in future Council reports.
Submissions can be made
· Online or
· In writing – marked ‘Planning Proposal – Orchard St Warriewood PP0002/17’, mailed to Northern Beaches Council, 725 Pittwater Road, Dee Why NSW 2099 or
· By email
Submissions close Monday 2 October 2017.
Please direct all telephone enquiries to Gordon Edgar, Principal Planner, on 9970 1294.
Have Your say at HERE
New footpath at Dolphin Bay
Reminder To Prepare For Bushfire Season
- Trimming overhanging trees and shrubs;
- Mowing your lawn and removing all the cut grass;
- Removing flammable materials from around your home (e.g. door mats, wood piles, mulch, leaves, paint, outdoor furniture);
- Clearing and removing debris and leaves from gutters;
- Ensuring you have a hose or hoses that can cover the perimeter of your home;
- Have a conversation with everyone in your home about what exactly they will do in the event of a bushfire.
Healthy Life Launches New-Look Store and Wellness Hub
Harbour Trust Invites Volunteers to Join the Team at North Head Sanctuary
Curl Curl North Public School Redevelopment
Harbour Trust Invites Community Feedback On Interpretation Strategy For Headland Park
Dr Marian Baird to speak at Zonta Annual Dinner – ‘Women, Work and Family’
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage in New South Wales: Public consultation
Business Grants To Prepare For The NDIS
Avalon Beach Market Day 2017
Fundraiser for Marty Campbell
- Garigal National Park.
- Lane Cove National Park,
- Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park
- Sydney Harbour National Park:
- North Head including the Quarantine Station,
- Dobroyd Head,
- Middle Head,
- Chowder Head & Bradleys Head managed by the National Parks & Wildlife Service.
- The North Head Sanctuary and Former School of Artillery managed by the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.
- The Australian Institute of Police Management, North Head
Come To The Star-Studded Event Of The Year!
New Season for Sailability Pittwater
Sailability Pittwater is a volunteer organisation which provides sailing for people with a disability. Our main recreational sailing activities are at Rowland Reserve, Bayview, and we run competitive sailing for people with a disability out of RPAYC Newport. We are currently looking for new volunteers for our Saturday morning program at Rowland Reserve and Tuesdays at RPA. For more information at www.sailability.org/au/pittwater or call John on 9982 5656
Gone Fishing Gallery at Waterfront Store Church Point
Open again TODAY in the top room Waterfront Store. Open mainly weekends as an addition to the waterfront cafe. Keep up to date on their Facebook page
The purpose of www.westpittwater.com.au - is best defined by the vision of the West Pittwater Community Association.
To be a supportive community, encouraging and promoting civic pride, interest in community affairs and goodwill amongst residents.
To protect local fauna and flora and generally preserve West Pittwater and its environs.
To secure essential facilities including public wharves and reserves and to protect private and public property.
To speak with one voice and represent the interests of the Western Foreshore community when in discussion with Pittwater Council and other relevant government bodies. The WPCA website provides a forum for the better realisation of these objectives. Visit: www.westpittwater.com.au