October 15 - 21, 2017: Issue 333

Front Page Issue 333:

Newport B-Line Update October 2017: Roundabout proposed for Neptune/ Barrenjoey roads - Newport Residents Association is holding a Community Rally around these issues on Sunday October 22nd at 12.30 p.m. at Newport Surf Club - all welcome. Transport for NSW is holding drop in sessions so you may ask questions and provide feedback - dates, times and places in page

Pilot Project Puts Microplastics in the Spotlight - What’s in our Lagoons? launched at the Narrabeen Lagoon

Surf Club Open Day 2017 Set To Make A Big Splash: Sunday October 15th

Local Surfers Shine in Round Two of Woolworths Grom Comp at Cronulla from Surfing NSW

The Long Hop to Freedom by Lynleigh Grieg, Sydney Wildlife

Soldier On Launches Side By Side: Soldier On NSW will be hosted by the Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club on October 22nd for a Family Sailing Day and BBQ - this week Soldier On HQ announced the launch of support for current and former staff from Departments of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Immigration, Attorney-Generals and Defence and agencies such as the Australian Federal Police and Australian Border Force

Next Generation Of Sydney and Northern Beaches Surf Athletes Put Through Paces from Surf Life Saving NSW

Aussie Backyard Bird Count 2017: Take part from 23 - 29 October - how many birds live here?

The Newport Sculpture Trailblazers 2017: runs from October 27th to November 13th

Aquatics: MC38s Draw Record Fleet And A Bevy Of Superstars by Lisa Ratcliff

Pictures: Couta Boat Australian Championship And Wattle Cup 2017: On Pittwater - Hosted by Avalon Sailing Club by Lisa Ratcliff

Park Bench Philosopher Pacific Highway Koala Holocaust by Sue Arnold

Food: Mekong: Merchants of Taste - great new place to enjoy fresh authentic Vietnamese street food in Avalon Parade, Avalon Beach: salads, Pho (soup) Baguettes and more

Artist of the Month: October 2017: Adriana Labate Brazilian photographic artist and biologist living in Sydney since 2009 and on Scotland Island since 2015. For the last 16 years I have studied photography in all its aspects - technological, historical and philosophical. I have participated in various contests and exhibitions, such as "Gardens in Focus" at the Royal Botanical Garden in Sydney, when I was selected as a finalist.

Adriane is currently working on the "Aether" series which brings together my passion for photography and my passion for the natural world. Using an in-camera technique I aim to capture the "spirit" of the 4 elements (Air, Earth, Fire and Water). Two images of this series have recently been selected to be part of an art exhibition organised by the Northern Beaches Council this coming November.

Available for photography tuition and workshops for all ages such as: "Thinking Photography", "The Magic of Light: Pinhole Camera", "Lightpainting", "My place", "Cabinet of Curiosities", "Seeing Light".

Profile: Norman Godden: joined Warriewood SLSC in 1953, witnessed visiting American surfers at Avalon Beach in 1956, was born in Manly a little before that! 

A few insights into an earlier Warriewood and Manly - and surfing's turning point!! + a few extra Historical Warriewood insights

History: Traces Of WWII 1942 Coast Watchers Found On Bangalley Headland After Recent Fire  a reader and regular walker along the tracks of the 'little hill' overlooking Avalon Beach has sent in some photographs of carvings dated with Service numbers and dated in 1942 - we investigated what was going on then, not only in WWII service by the enlisted and the Plane Spotting volunteers, but also who and what else was going on here

Reflections by George Repin 

This week: DIDYMA

Park Bench Philosopher Pacific Highway Koala Holocaust by Sue Arnold

Books: October 2017 Living The 1960s by Noeline Brown, The Catch: The Story Of Fishing In Australia by Anna Clark, Seeing Saltwater Country by Sally Mayman and Dale Kentwell, Outback Mates by Daniel McIntosh, Dampier, The Dutch And The Great South Land by Rob Mundle, The Meaning Of Cricket by Jon Hotten

Old Booksread in full online!  The Edible Fishes Of New South Wales: Their Present Importance And Their Potentialities - By Stead, David George, 1877-; New South Wales. Dept. Of Fisheries, Publication Date 1908 + Edible Fishes And Crustaceans Of New South Wales By Ogilby, James Douglas, 1853-1925 - Publication Date 1893

DIY Ideas Bushfire Season Preparation 2017: Home and Outdoor Areas - The NSW Rural Fire Service recommends the following checklist to prepare your home and property, including sealing, installing metal gutter guards + 

Events:  B-Line Newport Rally, Melbourne Cup 2017, Pittwater YHA 50th Celebrations, Music, Markets, Golf, Bird Walks, Art Classes, Pittwater Camera Club 2017, Permaculture NB, + A Heap more!

Inbox News: Narrabri Wins NSW Healthy Town Challenge, Major Reforms To Make Private Health Insurance Simpler and More Affordable, Native Title Minister's Meeting, New Guide To Navigate The NDIS, Residency In Rome Now Open For Australian Visual Artists, Rewards For Reducing Power Use, Forum Focused On Issues Confronting Female Veterans, $200 Million Research Boost To Improve The Lives Of Australian Patients, Appointments Of New Chief Justice Of The Family Court And Chief Judge Of The Federal Circuit Court, Providing Affordable Access To New Treatment For Leukaemia And Lymphoma, ASIC's Client Money Reporting Rules Finalised, Turnbull Government To Convene 5G Working Group, 600 Construction Jobs To Be Created As Lendlease Selected To Build Osborne South Shipyard, NSW Government Introduces Nation-First Aboriginal Languages Bill, Winter Crop Production Forecasts To Be Downgraded

Community News: Urgently Seeking Sponsors for Carols at the Beach 2017!, Expressions Of Interest: Palm Beach Walkway Aesthetics Advisory Group, Pink October at Pittwater RSL: Network Breakfast Oct. 25th, Planning Proposal 2 Macpherson Street Warriewood, Grand Opening of Dogue, Friends Of Barrenjoey, Pittwater Artists Trail October 2017, Pasadena Progress?, Pittwater Paddle 2017, President Of Ireland To Give An Address At UNSW, Please Adopt Coco, Sydney Wildlife Critter Of The Month: The Long Hop To Freedom, Residency In Rome Now Open For Australian Visual Artists, Clothes Swap at Barrenjoey HS, Planning Proposal - 9, 11, 12 & 13 Fern Creek Road Warriewood, Frenchs Forest Road And Naree Road Traffic Changes (link to PDF with all Info), Newport Bowling Club Introduces Barefoot Bowling, MVHA 2017 Fashion Parade, NBI Pittwater Paddle 2017, Seeking Accommodation, Give Waste The Boot At The Avalon Car Boot Sale, Start Of The Bushfire Danger Period – Fire Permits Required, Apply For A Liveable Communities Grant, Draft Brookvale Structure Plan Public Exhibition, Aboriginal Cultural Heritage In New South Wales: Public Consultation, Red Cross Shop Newport, Funding For Anzac Community Projects, Surf Clubs Open Day 2017, Dr Marian Baird To Speak At Zonta Annual Dinner: ‘Women, Work And Family’, The Palmy Old Mal Old Log Rally 2017, Save Ingleside From Over-Development, Avalon Beach Market Day 2017 stalls, Pesticide Notification, Pittwater Offshore Newsletter, Mona Vale Hospital Auxiliary Stalls, Local Groups +

Environment; Changes To Sydney Water Protections Hard To Swallow, Aussie Bird Count 2017: Birds In Pittwater - What's Here?, Palmy Beach Clean: November 12, Pittwater YHA 50th: November 19, Sydney's Drinking Water Should Not Be Polluted By Rogue Coal Mine, New Law Overturns Springvale Mine Court Ruling, Breeding Failure Of Nearly 20,000 Adélie Penguins in Antarctica, Buildings And Precincts To Go Carbon Neutral, Spike In Particulate Air Pollution Prompts Calls For Action, Scientists Develop Tool Which Can Predict Coastal Erosion And Recovery In Extreme Storms, Commercial Use Of Protected Plants: Public Consult., Forestry Corporation Of NSW Fined $8,000 For Licence Breach, Edmondson Regional Park Now Open For Visitors, Breeding Salt-Tolerant Plants, Indonesian Fishing Vessel And Crew Apprehended, Friends Of Narrabeen Lagoon Catchment Activities, Have your say on Kooragang Liquefied Petroleum Gas Storage Facility, Help Shape Crawney Pass National Park's Future, New “Coastal Management Guide” Teaching Resource Released, $3 Million In Grants Now Available For Community Recycling Centres, PNHA Birdwatching, Long Reef Walks 2017/18 Season, Asparagus Fern, Update On Baleen 2D HR Seismic Survey: now Oct 31, Navigation Warning - NSW Coastal Waters: Whale Migration Season, Petition: Rescind Adani's Water License!, Pittwater  Community Gardens, Environment Groups, Bushcare dates and groups

Aquatics:  MC38s Draw Record Fleet And A Bevy Of Superstars by Lisa Ratcliff

Lynda Hill (Astrologer): 

Getting Above And Beyond It All: October's Libran New Moon


PicturesCouta Boat Australian Championship And Wattle Cup 2017: On Pittwater - Hosted by Avalon Sailing Club by Lisa Ratcliff

Artist of the Month: October 2017: Adriana Labate Brazilian photographic artist and biologist living in Sydney since 2009 and on Scotland Island since 2015. For the last 16 years I have studied photography in all its aspects - technological, historical and philosophical. I have participated in various contests and exhibitions, such as "Gardens in Focus" at the Royal Botanical Garden in Sydney, when I was selected as a finalist.

Adriane is currently working on the "Aether" series which brings together my passion for photography and my passion for the natural world. Using an in-camera technique I aim to capture the "spirit" of the 4 elements (Air, Earth, Fire and Water). Two images of this series have recently been selected to be part of an art exhibition organised by the Northern Beaches Council this coming November.

Available for photography tuition and workshops for all ages such as: "Thinking Photography", "The Magic of Light: Pinhole Camera", "Lightpainting", "My place", "Cabinet of Curiosities", "Seeing Light".

Children: What's In Our Lagoons?, Horse Playing With Rubber Chicken Squeaky Toy!, Aussie Hoops at Narrabeen, Peppa Pig - Halloween: The Fairy Princess!, Newport Water Carnival: Nippers, Aboriginal Rangers Connect Kids To Country In 360-Degree Videos: Learn Online, Women’s Qualifying Series Finale: Surfing, Childrens' Holidays: A Story-Book For The Whole Year, Cinema By The Sea, Clothes Swap at Barrenjey, Tractor Tom: Compilation 3, Mice Twice Read By Ty Burrell, Long Reef Walks 2017/18 Season, Lego at the library + 

Youth: Good Luck To All Those Commencing Their HSC Exams, What's In Our Lagoons?, Learner Driver Log Books Go Digital, Really Bad Poetry For Older Children and Young Adults, Simple Ben: Morning of the Earth Soundtrack, Water Carnival at Newport, Explore Cave Paintings In This 360° Animated Cave, Beautiful Girls At Narrabeen RSL, 2017 Women's Qualifying Series; Surfing, Barrenjoey Clothes Swap, One Hour Of Exercise A Week Can Prevent Depression, Licence Changes For New Drivers, New “Coastal Management Guide” Teaching Resource Released, The Palmy Old Mal Old Log Rally 2017,  Long Reef Walks 2017/18 Season, +

SeniorsPresident Of Ireland To Give An Address At UNSW, Calling For Expressions Of Interest For A Board Sub-Committee: National Seniors, Pensioner Concession Card Returned To 90,000 Former Pensioners, Cheap Wine and a 3 Day Goat, MVHA 2017 Fashion Parade, 19th Australian Computer Conference For Seniors, Apply For A Liveable Communities Grant, Moove & Groove at Narrabeen or Manly, AvPals Term 4 2017, Retirement Village Inquiry: led by Kathryn Greiner AO,  The Palmy Old Mal Old Log Rally 2017, Country Pensioner Excursion Ticket: $2.50, Boating Anthology Seeks Contributors, Hearing Devices For Seniors, Local Groups and Services +

Food: Mekong: Merchants of Taste - great new place to enjoy fresh authentic Vietnamese street food in Avalon Parade, Avalon Beach: salads, Pho (soup) Baguettes and more

Collector's Corner: Year Dated Beer Bottles Found In The Estuary Adjacent To Taylors Point - Roger Wickins recently made a donation to the Avalon Beach Historical Society which lends an insight into times past

Previous Profiles:

Profile interviews, unless otherwise indicated, are by A J Guesdon

Barton Lynch  Shane Withington Commodore Graham Sloper Herminie Swainston Teresa Cutter Joanne Brigden-Jones  Tamara Sloper Harding  Katie Spithill Chris Salisbury Doug Crane Henry MacPhillamy Aim for the Stars Foundation Broken Bay Marine Rescue Pittwater Environmental Foundation  Rotary Club of Pittwater  Sophie Haythornthwaite Joan Fisher  Mark Ferguson Veteran   Carolyn McKay  Christine Hopton  Ian White  Jack Elsegood  Robert Grace  Colin Casey  Bob Waterer  The Surfers Group  The Palm Beach Yacht Club  Pittwater Natural Heritage Association Pittwater Friends of Soibada  Pam Bayfield  Denise Casey  Lynda Hill  Belinda Grundy  Paul Christie  Neil Evers  Andrew Holder  Ian Curlewis  Lange Theory  Phil Colman-Peter Mitchell and Exploring tidal waters on Australia’s temperate coast  Geoff Clarke  Palm Beach Sailing Club  The Bopulaters  Pittwater Camera Club  Dragonfly Environmental  Pittwater Community Hub  Pittwater Community Arts   Hayley Turner   Samantha Shaw Danielle Du Bois  Mumpreneurs  Neil Johnston  Simon Hyland  Paul Wheeler  Ian McGiffen Brian Friend  Pittwater Council Zonta Club of Northern Beaches  Sydney Northern Beaches Symphonic Wind Ensemble Bei Loon Dragon Boat Club   Margaret Molloy OAM   Patricia Giles OAM   Doreen Cherry   Cindy Goode Milman   Stephen Marr  Bob  (Robert) Hamilton  Simon Abbott  Peter Rumble  Graham Spong  Sailability Pittwater  Mona Vale Hospital Auxiliary  Avalon Active Seniors Group  Northern Beaches Orchestra  Sonja Elwood  June Lahm  Valerie Vickers  Karen Draddy  Betty King  David Hanley  Les Ball  Paul Webb  Malo Legardinier  EGConstructions   Integrity Candles  Monatones  The Narrabeen Lakes Ladies Probus Club Nina Curtis   Robyn McWilliam  Gretel Pinniger  Ted Blackall  Edwin Barnard  Doug Elliott  Anthony Patrick Chandler Walter 'Wal' Wardle  Avalon Beach RSL Fishing Club  Avalon Voices  Surfing Mums Inc. Northern Beaches Social Riders  Stephanie Brown  Judith Bennett  Gemma Rasdall  Gwynneth Ross  Peter Verrills  Tom Gilbert  Tony Carr Gwenyth Sneesby  Bobbie Squire Philip Bond  Save Mona Vale Hospital Committee  Southern Cross Wildlife Care Wingala Lapidary Club  Surfers Against Suicide  Tracy Ponich Katerina Cosgrove  Christina Stewart  Mermaids of Palm Beach  Rob Romer   Bert King OAM   John L Gordon  Jackson Davies  Mona Vale Mountain Cub Scouts  Sydney Wildlife  Henry John Chisholm  Easy Transport Manly - Warringah - Pittwater  John and Bob Johnson - The Johnson Brothers  Meredith Scott Shelagh Bokenham  Brenda Allsop  Elly Willan  Cade Turner  Jervis Sparks  John Black  Gary Cook  John Ogden  Doggie Rescue  Marine Rescue Sydney - Terrey Hills Radio Base  Manly Warringah Radio Society Pittwater Model Yacht Club  Jan Roberts Romilly Madew  Elizabeth (Liz) Daly  Karen Baldwin Kate MacDonald Owen Ravenscroft Hon. James Joseph Macken (Jim)  Allan Collins  Narrabeen Youth Club Northern Beaches Creative Leisure and Learning Inc. Couta Boat Club - Pittwater Chapter Mums For Mums Inc. Rob Brown OAM  Nick Carroll Ray Gascoigne  Reginald Charles Wood Roper Lars Scott (Buster) Brown Q.C.B.C.  Northern Beaches Mums Market   Northern Beaches Youth Bands Crew With Me Avalon Quilters Palm Beach SLSC Surf Boat Crews 2014  Geoff Searl Tony Edwards  Ken Beashel Rick Millar  Lucinda Rose  Lynleigh Grieg Beryl Driver The Antiques Masters Womens Boat Crew of Avalon Beach SLSC John Stephen Ayliffe Woolly Wednesday Community Knitting Group at Mona Vale Library Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay - Multihull Division Community Care (Northern Beaches) Peninsula Music Club Takashi Tachibana Bryan Webster Harry Bragg Ken Davidson Andrew (Andy) Cross  Carol and Don McManus Gordon Lang  Graham Howard  June King  Nada Herman Virginia Head Patrick McGrath  Frances Black  Pittwater Community Gardens  Veterans Centre Sydney Northern Beaches (VCSNB) Barrenjoey Breakers Swim Group Michael King The Maritime Model Museum at Mona Vale  Avalon Palm Beach Business Chamber Inc.  Roger Sayers  Adriaan van der Wallen  Bob Head  Robert Berry  Ed Wells  Louise Lindop  Sandy Menzies Debby Waters  Katherine Roberts   Marian Purvis  Warren Young OAM   Matthew Sheridan  Richard Stewart OAM Whale Beach SLSC Julie Janson  Jamie Nilsson  EcoTreasures   The Palm Beach & Whale Beach Association Inc.  Nan Bosler Tim Hixson   Martin Lynch  Fiona Rae, Annabelle Chapman, Diane van Ooi and Karen Begg: Palm Beach SLSC – Ladies Masters  Adrian Boddy  Reese Halter  Avalon Art Gallery  Manly Warringah Netball Association  Daniel Fitzgibbon and Liesl Tesch  Lisa Wilkes-Hunter  Traudi Line  Michael Stringer AM  Jane Rosenson Ann Howard  Cedric Vincent Williams Peter Carter  Nat Bromhead Four New Presidents and A New Club Captain in our Sydney-Northern Beaches Branch: Andy Cross, Richard Cole, Frank Traugott, Peter Kinsey, Alex Tyrrell  Pittwater Outrigger Racing Club  Pittwater Dragon Boat Racing Club  Palm Beach Longboarders Club  Katarina Wells Computer Pals for Seniors Northern Beaches  Christopher Chubb  Jason Waterhouse  Michelle Ball    Brett Crowther    Richard Cole   Mona Vale SLSC Boat Club   Antonia Hoddle  WestPittwater.com.au - West Pittwater Community Association Website   Thomas Victor Carroll - Tom Carroll  Kayleigh Grieg Linda Haigh  Northern Beaches Concert Band  Michael Stanley-Jones  Paul Collins  Jessica b Watson Louise Park Warriewood SLSC Boat Section  Liz Muir  Anne Sargeant OAM  Alexandra Tyrell  Lorrie Morgan  Permaculture Northern Beaches  Cottage Point Rural Fire Brigade  Penel Bigg  Isabelle Wise Julie Hegarty   Peninsula Community Gardens: Woolcott Reserve Newport   Sydney Wildlife Rehabilitation Facility at Waratah Park Sydney Northern Beaches Woodturners Inc  Megan Webster John W Stone  The  Green Team   Michael Kitching  Avalon Boomerang Bags  Jools Farrell  Blaze Roberts Newport Arms Fishing Club Sarah Tait  Avalon Bulldogs 2016 Premiership Teams Celebration Elanora Players Kurt and Robin Ottowa  David Whiteman Avalon Computer Pals (AvPals) Narrabeen RSL Fishing Club Pittwater Pinks Dragon Boat Team and Club Mignon Parker  J. L. Lennard Pty Ltd.   Pumped for Life  Russell Lamb  Linda Buchan  Bill Phillips  Kamikaze Corner Roundabout Pop Up Art  Jacqueline Andronicus Bob Langbein  Paul Hughes Christine Hopton OAM: 2017 Reprise  Meredith Rasdall  Issue 300: Everyone So Far on one page  Stephan Jacek  Avalon Groms  Jude Rose Volker Klemm  Bayview-Church Point Residents Association  Bungan Boardriders  Christopher John Raggatt  Ron Turton Walter (Wal) Williams  John Seaton MBE  William (Bill) Fitzgerald OAM  Pittwater Artists Trail 2017-2018: The Artists Pearl Turton   Trent Morgan  Chuck Bradley  Living Ocean Surf Collective  Ingleside Riders Group Pam Bayfield 2017 Early Bayview - insights courtesy Don Taylor and Margaret Tink  Newport Residents Association Clareville & Bilgola Plateau Residents' Association (CABPRA) John McInerney OAM Roland Luke Pittwater Baseball Club  Sally Mayman and Dale Kentwell  Paul Cunningham  Alistair Shields  Lara Boyle Adriana Labate  Norman Godden 

Previous History Pages:  

Marie Byles Lucy Gullett Kookoomgiligai Frank Hurley Archpriest JJ Therry Sir Patrick Gordon Taylor Bowen Bungaree W. Bradley 1788 Journal  Midholme Loggan Rock Cabin La Corniche La Corniche II Lion Island Bungan Beach Botham Beach  Scarred Trees  Castles in the Sand Dame Nellie Melba lunches at Bilgola Spring, 1914  First to Fly in Australia at North Narrabeen  Mona Vale Golf Club's Annual Balls  Governor Phillip camps on Resolute Beach  Ruth Bedford  Jean Curlewis  Mollie Horseman  Charlotte Boutin  May Moore  Neville W Cayley  Leon Houreux  Frederick Wymark  Sir Adrian Curlewis  Bilgola Heron Cove  Mullet Creek  Shark Point  Woodley's Cottage  A Tent at The Basin Collin's Retreat-Bay View House-Scott's Hotel  Bilgola Cottage and House  The First Pittwater Regatta  Women Cricketers Picnic  Filmed In Pittwater  Governor Phillip's Barrenjoey Cairn  Waradiel Season The Church at Church Point  Governor Phillip's Exploration of Broken Bay, 2 -€“ 9 March 1788   Petroglyths: Aboriginal Rock Art on the Northern Beaches  Avalon Headland Landmarks  Steamers Part I  Pittwater Aquatic Club Part I  Woody Point Yacht Club  Royal Motor Yacht Club Part I  Dorothea Mackellar  Elaine Haxton  Neva Carr Glynn  Margaret Mulvey Jean Mary Daly  Walter Oswald Watt Wilfrid Kingsford Smith John William Cherry George Scotty Allan  McCarrs Creek  Narrabeen Creek  Careel Creek Currawong Beach Creek  Bushrangers at Pittwater Smuggling at Broken Bay  An Illicit Still at McCarr's Creek  The Murder of David Foley  Mona Vale Outrages  Avalon Camping Ground  Bayview Koala Sanctuary  Ingleside Powder Works  Palm Beach Golf Course  Avalon Sailing Club  Mona Vale Surf Life Saving Club  Palm Beach SLSC Part I - The Sheds  Warriewood SLSC  Whale Beach SLSC Flagstaff Hill Mount Loftus Pill Hill Sheep Station Hill  S.S. Florrie  S.S. Phoenix and General Gordon Paddlewheeler   MV Reliance The Elvina  Florida House  Careel House Ocean House and Billabong  Melrose-The Green Frog  The Small Yacht Cruising Club of Pittwater  Canoe and I Go With The Mosquito Fleet - 1896  Pittwater Regattas Part I - Dates and Flagships to 1950  Shark Incidents In Pittwater  The Kalori  Church Point Wharf  Bayview Wharf  Newport Wharf Palm Beach Jetty - Gow's Wharf  Max Watt  Sir Francis Anderson  Mark Foy  John Roche  Albert Verrills  Broken Bay Customs Station At Barrenjoey  Broken Bay Water Police  Broken Bay Marine Rescue - Volunteer Coastal Patrol  Pittwater Fire-Boats  Prospector Powder Hulk at Towler's Bay  Naval Visits to Pittwater 1788-1952  Pittwater's Torpedo Wharf and Range Naval Sea Cadets in Pittwater S.S. Charlotte Fenwick S.S. Erringhi  P.S. Namoi  S.Y. Ena I, II and III  Barrenjoey Headland - The Lessees  Barrenjoey Lighthouse - The Construction Barrenjoey Broken Bay Shipwrecks Up To 1900  Barrenjoey Light Keepers  Douglas  Adrian Ross Newport SLSC 1909 - 1938 Part I Overview  North Narrabeen SLSC - The Formative Years  First Naval Exercises by New South Wales Colonial Ships –The Wolverene at Broken Bay  Bilgola SLSC - the First 10 years  North Palm Beach SLSC  A History of Pittwater Parts 1 and 4 Pittwater Regattas - 1907 and 1908  Pittwater Regattas - 1921 - The Year that Opened and Closed with a Regatta on Pittwater Pittwater Regatta Banishes Depression - 1933  The 1937 Pittwater Regatta - A Fashionable Affair  Careel Bay Jetty-Wharf-Boatshed Gow-Gonsalves Boatshed -Snapperman Beach  Camping at Narrabeen - A Trickle then a Flood Pittwater's Parallel Estuary - The Cowan 'Creek' RMYC Broken Bay Boathouse and Boatshed Barrenjoey Boat House The Bona - Classic Wooden Racing Yacht Mona Vale Hospital Golden Jubilee - A Few Insights on 50 Years as a Community Hospital Far West Children's Health Scheme - the Formation Years  The First Scotland Island Cup, Trophy and Race and the Gentleman who loved Elvina Bay  Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay NSW - Cruiser Division History - A History of the oldest division in the Royal Motor Yacht Club   Royal Motor Yacht Club€“ Broken Bay€“ Early Motor Boats and Yachts, their Builders and Ocean Races to Broken Bay, the Hawkesbury and Pittwater  The Royal Easter Show Began As the Royal Agricultural Society of New South Wales   The Mail Route to Pittwater and Beyond  The Wild Coachmen of Pittwater - A Long and Sometimes Bumpy Ride on Tracks Instead of Roads  The Fearless Men of Palm Beach SLSC's Surf Boats First Crews - A Tale of Viking Ships, Butcher Boats and Robert Gow'€™s Tom Thumb 'Canoe'   Furlough House Narrabeen - Restful Sea Breezes For Children and Their Mothers   From Telegraphs to Telephones - For All Ships at Sea and Those On Land Mona Vale Training Grounds - From Lancers on Horses to Lasses on Transport Courses Fred Verrills; Builder of Bridges and Roads within Australia during WWII, Builder of Palm Beach Afterwards   Communications with Pittwater  Ferries To Pittwater  A History of Pittwater - Part 4: West Head Fortress  Pittwater's Lone Rangers - 120 Years of Ku-Ring-Gai Chase and the Men of Flowers Inspired by Eccleston Du Faur  Early Pittwater Launches and Ferries Runs Avalon Beach SLSC - The First Clubhouse Avalon Beach SLSC The Second and Third Clubhouses  From Beneath the Floorboards at Hyde Park Barracks Bungaree Was Flamboyant  Andrew Thompson - 'Long Harry' Albert Thomas Black John Collins of Avalon Narrabeen Prawning Times - A Seasonal Tide of Returnings  Oystering in the Pittwater Estuary - Oyster Kings and Pearl Kings and When Not to Harvest Oysters  Yabbying In Warriewood Creeks  Eeling in Warriewood's Creeks (Includes A Short History of community involvement in environmental issues/ campaigns in and around Narrabeen Lagoon - 1974 to present by David James OAM)  Eunice Minnie Stelzer - Pittwater Matriarchs  Maria Louisa Therry - Pittwater Matriarchs Manly's Stone Kangaroo, Camera Obscura,  First Maze and 'Chute' - Fun Days in Sea Hazes from 1857 On  A Salty Tale of the Kathleen Gillett – A Small Reminder and Celebration of Our 70th Sydney to Hobart   Katherine Mary Roche - Pittwater Matriarch  Sarah A. Biddy Lewis and Martha Catherine Benns Pittwater Matriarchs A Glimpse of the Hawkesbury.(1883) By Francis Myers. Illustrated by J C Hoyte   Pittwater's New Cycle Track of 1901 Manly to Newport  The Rock Lily Hotel  Barrenjoey House The Pasadena Jonah's St Michael's Arch  The First Royal Visitor to Australia: the Incident at Clontarf March 12th, 1868  Pittwater: Lovely Arm of the Hawkesbury By NOEL GRIFFITHS - includes RMYC Wharf and Clareville Wharf of 1938 + An Insight into Public Relations in Australia George Mulhall First Champion of Australia in Rowing - First Light-Keeper  at Barranjuey Headland  Captain Francis Hixson - Superintendent of Pilots, Lights, and Harbours and Father of the Naval Brigade  The First Boat Builders of Pittwater I: the Short Life and Long Voyages of Scotland Island Schooner the Geordy  The Marquise of Scotland Island  Boat Builders of Pittwater II: from cargo schooners and coasters to sailing skiffs and motorised launches  130th Anniversary of Australia’s Sudan Contingent - Local Connections of the first Australians to Serve  The Riddles of The Spit and Bayview/Church Point: sailors, boat makers, road pavers and winning rowers The Currawong: Classic Yacht VP Day Commemorative Service 2015 –  at Avalon Beach RSL Cenotaph: 70th Anniversary   Captain T. Watson and his Captain Cook Statues: A Tribute to Kindness  Pittwater Reserves: The Green Ways; Hordern or Wiltshire Parks to McKay Reserve – From Beach to Estuary  Pittwater Reserves, The Green Ways: Clareville Wharf and Taylor's Point Jetty Pittwater Reserves: The Green Ways Bilgola Beach - The Cabbage Tree Gardens and Camping Grounds - Includes Bilgola - The Story Of A Politician, A Pilot and An Epicure by Tony Dawson and Anne Spencer  Pittwater Reserves - The Green Ways: Mona Vale's Village Greens a Map of the Historic Crown Lands Ethos Realised in The Village, Kitchener and Beeby Parks Pittwater Regatta Air Race Trophies: from 1934 and 1935 and The Pilot Who Saved William Hughes  Pittwater Reserves: The Green Ways; Bungan Beach and Bungan Head Reserves:  A Headland Garden  Early Pittwater Paddlers,  Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Green Family  Elanora - Some Early Notes and Pictures  The Stewart Towers On Barrenjoey Headland  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Williams Family  Early Cricket in Pittwater: A small Insight Into the Noble Game from 1880's On  The Pacific Club's 2016 Carnival in Rio Fundraiser for Palm Beach SLSC Marks the 79th Year of Support  Bert Payne Park, Newport: Named for A Man with Community Spirit  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Fox Family  Surf Carnivals in February 1909, 1919, 1925, a Fancy Dress Rise of Venus and Saving Lives with Surfboards  Early Pittwater Paddlers, Oarsmen, Rowers and Scullers: The Paddon Family of Clareville  Mermaid Basin, Mona Vale Beach: Inspired 1906 Poem by Viva Brock  Early Pittwater Schools: The Barrenjoey School 1872 to 1894  The Royal Easter Show and 125th Celebration of the Hawkesbury Agricultural College: Farmers Feed Us!  The Newport School 1888 to 2016  Pittwater's Ocean Beach Rock Pools: Southern Corners of Bliss - A History  The Royal Botanical Garden Sydney Celebrates 200 Years in 2016 The Porter Family of Newport: Five Brother Soldiers Serve in WWI  Church Point and Bayview: A Pittwater Public School Set on the Estuary  The Basin, Pittwater: A Reprise: Historical Records and Pictures  Lighthouse Cottages You Can Rent in NSW - Designed or Inspired by Colonial Architect James Barnet: Includes Historic 'Lit' Days records   Bayview Days Ships Biscuits - the At Sea Necessity that Floated William Arnott’s Success  Mona Vale Public School 1906 to 2012    St Johns Camden: 176th And 167th Anniversaries In June 2016 - Places To Visit  Narrabeen Lagoon And Collaroy Beachfront: Storms And Flood Tides Of The Past  Avalon Beach Public School - A History   Muriel Knox Doherty Sir Herbert Henry Schlink  Shopping And Shops In Manly: Sales Times From 1856 To 1950 For A Fishing Village  Sir Edward John Lees Hallstrom   Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club's 150th Sailing Season Opening: A Few Notes Of Old  A Few Glimpses Into Narrabeen's Past Beauties   Dr. Isobel Ida Bennett AO   Taronga Zoo 100th Birthday Parade: 1000 Reasons To Celebrate  War Memorials: Manly, October 14, 1916  Avalon Beach Golf Links: Pittwater Fields of Dreams II  War Memorials - Mona Vale, November 14, 1926  Annie Wyatt Reserve Palm Beach: Pittwater Fields of Dreams II Tumbledown Dick Hill  Waratah Farm and Narrabeen Plums: Pittwater Fields of Dreams II  Mark Twain, J.F. Archibald And Henry Lawson - Did They Go Fishing At Narrabeen In The Spring Of 1895?: Probably!  Bayview Baths Centenary Celebration in November 2016 hosted by Bayview-Church Point Residents Association  Dr. Jenny Rosen's Historical Timeline  Palm Beach RSL - Club Palm Beach Celebrating 60 Years  Early Years At Narrabeen: The Plane Sailing Day Of 1944 The  Five Ways- Six ways Junction; Kamikaze Corner - Avalon Bilgola  RPAYC Season on Pittwater and coming of Jubilees in Summer of 1938 Local Explorers’ Modern Day Discovery - Governor Phillip’s First Landing site, Campsite and contact with Local Aborigines in Pittwater: The Case for West Head Beach  Rendezvous Tea Rooms Palm Beach: links with 1817 and 1917: Palm Beach Stores  and Fishermen St Cloud's Jersey Stud: Elanora Heights: Pittwater Fields of Dreams  Roderic Quinn's Poems And Prose For Manly, Beacon Hill, Dee Why And Narrabeen  A Historic Catalogue And Record Of Pittwater Art I – Of Places, Peoples And The Development Of Australian Art And Artists: The Estuary Celebrating World Radio Day: The Bilgola Connection With The Beginnings Of Radio In Australia  Emile Theodore Argles - champion of all Australians without a Voice - a very funny Satirist, Manly Poet and Pittwater Prose Writer and Litterateur  Sydney Harbour Bridge Celebrates 85th Birthday: A Few Pittwater Connections  Victor James Daley: A Manly Bard And Poet who also came to Pittwater and the Hawkesbury  Let's Go Fly A Kite !: Palm Beach Whistling Kites Inspire sharing How to Make Standard, Box and Whistling Boy Kites - school holidays fun with a bit of Australian and Narrabeen history  Clifton Gardens Mosman: An Eternal Green and Saltwater Space, and Of Many Captains  Historic Catalogue And Record Of Pittwater Art I: Coastal Landscapes and Seascapes  The Bayview Tea Gardens 1920 to 1923 When Run By Thomas Edward And Annie Newey (Nee Costello) An Australian and RPAYC Commodore Aboard an America's Cup Challenger of 1908 and 1914   Henry Lawson - A Manly Bard and Poet: on his 150th Birthday  Historic Catalogue and Record of Pittwater Art I: Artists and Artists Colonies  Opportunity To Visit Submarine War Grave Renews Memories Of 75 Years Ago  Early Bayview - insights courtesy Don Taylor and Margaret Tink Retracing Governor Phillip's Footsteps Around Pittwater: The Mystery Of The Cove On The East Side   Early Pittwater Surfers – Palm Beach I: John (Jack) Ralston and Nora McAuliffe  Patrick Edward Quinn: A Manly Prose writer who gave us A Run To Pittwater (1889) and Songs for the Federation of Australia  Avalon Beach North Headland Indian Face 'Falls': An Everchanging Coastline  Nautical Treasure In Suburbia    Narani, Captain Cook Celebrations At MVPS And Elvina Bay Memories - 1970s  Early Pittwater Surfers – Palm Beach I: Alrema Becke Queen of Palm Beach  The Beachcombers Surfboard Riding Club: Palm Beach, NSW - 1959 to 1961 Year Dated Beer Bottles Found at Taylors Point  Early Pittwater Surfers: Avalon Beach I  - 1956: The Carnival That Introduced The Malibu Surfboard and Being Able To Surf Across A Wave Face - Reg Wood Anecdotes    Mona Vale SLSC To Be Completely Renewed + A Few Insights from the Pages of the Past  The Firecracker That Closed Narrabeen Hotel By Ken Lloyd (Savalloyd) + Narrabeen Hotel Licence Transfer Trail  Traces Of WWII Coast Watchers Found On Bangalley Headland - 1942  Early Warriewood insights per Norman Godden + Extras  

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